|New Guidelines to Make Beijing More Disable-friendly|
New residential complexes in Beijing with 4 or more storeys will have to be equipped with elevators in a bid to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
|Pistorius Sentenced 5 Years for Culpable Homicide|
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
|China's Ebola Aid Timely: WFP|
The Chinese government's latest contribution in the fight against Ebola in West Africa is being lauded by the UN's World Food Program. China has pledged 6 million U.S. dollars to help alleviate food shortages in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three African countries worst hit by the Ebola virus.
|WHO Declares Nigeria Officially Ebola-free|
The World Health Organization has officially declared Nigeria is now free of Ebola.
|Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam Dies at 98|
One of the giants of Australian politics, former Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, died at the age of 98, and current Australian political leaders immediately offered condolences to his family with Prime Minister Tony Abbott describing him as "a giant of his time."
|French Oil Giant Total CEO Killed in Plane Accident|
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of French oil giant Total was killed in Moscow in a plane accident.
|Lenovo in Possible Bid to Buy BlackBerry|
Chinese computer maker Lenovo is reportedly looking at acquiring Canadian-based smartphone maker Blackberry. BlackBerry shares jumped by 3-percent on Monday on the back of a report that Lenovo is in talks for a purchase the former Research In Motion.
|Super Dan Withdrawn from French Open Badminton Series|
Top Chinese badminton star Lin Dan, has withdrawn from the French Open badminton series due to a knee injury.
|Beggars Having Chopped off Camel's Limbs? Just Another Rumor|
Pictures posted on Weibo recently, showing two beggars begging with a camel in Foshan, Guangdong province, have caused severe disapproval on the internet.
The camel is seen kneeled on the ground, looking as if its four limbs have been cut off.
|People's Uber Expands to More Chinese Cities|
App-based ride service provider Uber has expanded its non-profit ridesharing pilot program, People's Uber, to six more cities in China, the company has announced.
|2014 Haining China Leather City Haining Open Has Kicked Off in China|
China's favorite Ding Junhui made a perfect start with a 4-0 defeat of his compatriot Li Wei in Haining Open.
|UK Launches New Scholarship Scheme for Chinese Students|
A consortium of leading UK universities has recently launched a one-million pound scholarship scheme, aimed at attracting the brightest Chinese students to UK colleges and developing their leadership skills there.
|New Simpsons App Launches Today|
All 500 plus episodes of the Simpsons will available on one app from today. From 21st of October FX Networks is launching its much anticipated Simpsons World app and website.
|"The Nightingale" Release Date Announced|
A release date for the China-France co-production film "The Nightingale" has been announced, hitting Chinese screens on Oct. 31.
|China's GDP Expands 7.3 Pct in Q3|
China's GDP expanded 7.3 percent from a year ago in the third quarter of this year. Though the GDP growth in July-September marked the slowest quarterly growth since the Q1 of 2009, it was still within the reasonable range set by policymakers.
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