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    2010-07-16 19:14:02     CRIENGLISH.com
Broadcasting Time: 14:00-17:00, 2010-07-16


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[Metro & Sports]

  • About 1,000 people in three villages in east China's Jiangxi Province have been forced to evacuate their homes after water spilling over two reservoirs flooded their homes.
  • Meanwhile a tropical storm that struck Hainan Province may compound the situation along the Yangtze River and South China, where floods have been making life miserable for millions of people.
  • Despite a nationwide education campaign on HIV/AIDS awareness, the stigma of the incurable disease and discrimination against AIDS sufferers remains prevalent among many people in China.
  • China has agreed to further open its entertainment market to the US before March next year based on the World Trade Organization's arbitration.

[Real China]  Environmental friendly transportation in the city of Malmo
This month at the Shanghai World Expo, the south Swedish city of Malmo is showing off its ability to operate a smooth environmentally-friendly public tranportation system.

Shannan Series 3- Cuona County
In previous editions of our program, our colleague Tingting has brought us stories from two counties in Shannan prefecture in China's Tibet autonomous region.

[Showbiz News]

  • The Chinese-American co-production team for "Double Lives" has held a press conference in Beijing.
  • The Chinese animated 3-D film "Xiong Mao Zong Dong Yuan" or "Panda Story" will be released early next year.
  • A large-scale exhibition of French etchings from the Louvre museum in Paris is currently being held at the Sichuan Museum in Chengdu, offering audiences a rare chance to enjoy some of the best etchings from France.
  • Detectives investigating Mel Gibson on a possible domestic violence case have received audio recordings from a court handling a child custody matter.

[Cultural Voyage] Blogbite
Now it's Blogbite time. Joining us today is our colleague Zhang Ru. Hi, Zhang Ru, what have been the hot topics on the Internet over the past week?

[Strange News]

  • A daring singer has performed his latest number under the sea - to a man-eating shark.
  • A man who had been sneaking snapshots and videos up women's dresses by tying a mobile phone to his foot in Taipei county, Taiwan for over a year has finally been caught.
  • An Indian man has narrowly avoided death after swallowing a poisonous snake in a wager for just over ?1.
  • Recent reports and Internet video footage of a 2-year-old Indonesian boy's smoking addiction have shocked many worldwide and now China has its own pint-sized puffer, a 3-year-old girl named Yawen.

[Flexible Segment] Chinese Kitchen
Hot and Sour soup is a hearty Chinese dish guaranteed to warm you up. It's healthy and light but satisfying, and packed with vegetables.



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