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Three dead in knifeman’s rampage in China after drunken karaoke

Three people are dead and 15 others injured after a man went on a drunken rampage - stabbing and driving into pedestrians after a karaoke session.

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma retiring at 54

Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education.
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China to kill 1,332 pigs over swine fever outbreak

Authorities in China’s Zhejiang province said it will cull 1,332 hogs after an African swine fever outbreak was reported in the city of Yueqing, the city government said in a post on its official Weibo account on Thursday.
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Baidu is ready to beat Google if it re-enters China

Baidu is prepared to win against Alphabet’s Google in China, its chief executive officer said on social media, amid rumblings the U.S. search engine giant was planning to re-enter a market it left eight years ago.

Nigerian envoy hails nationals in China

The Consul-General of Nigeria in Shanghai, China, Anderson Madubike, has said that Nigerians resident in China are very hardworking and law-abiding.

China taking anti-corruption battle to public sector

China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.

Air pollution threatens Chinese Lunar New Year

Some regions of China could suffer heavy pollution because of fireworks and unfavourable weather conditions during Lunar New Year celebrations.

Killer who pretended to be dumb for 12 years loses power of speech

A Chinese murderer who pretended to be a mute in an attempt to conceal his past ended up losing the power of speech for real, a local newspaper reported.

China builds world’s first solar-powered highway

The world’s first photovoltaic expressway has begun to take shape in the city of Jinan, east China’s Shandong Province.

Chinese crime writer arrested for murders 22 years ago

Life may be stranger than fiction for an award-winning Chinese crime writer who has been arrested in connection with a quadruple-homicide that took place more than two decades ago.

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