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Snake Kindness Ritual Ends in Slaughter



THAT'S ODD, CHINA June 14, 2016


An act of kindness towards snakes in China has backfired. A woman released several hundred of the animals from captivity into the wild near Dujiangyan. However, the snakes made their way towards a village, where the locals destr...

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Ian McKellen Spotted at Chinese Marriage Market



THAT'S ODD, CHINA, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 13, 2016


Sir Ian McKellen has been spotted advertising himself at Shanghai's marriage market. Shanghaiist reports that the veteran actor held a sign, saying:   ''Ian, 5'11' 77 Years Cambridge University House in London Still Ac...

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Chinese Divers start Sewol Salvage



BUSINESS, CHINA June 13, 2016


Dozens of Chinese divers have begn a massive operation to raise the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea. The vessel capsized en route from Incheon to Jeju in 2014, claiming the lives of 304 passengers and crew. Sewol currently lie...

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Airbus to Assemble Helicopters in China



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, CHINA, EAST MEETS WEST June 13, 2016


European aviation giant Airbus is set to assemble helicopters in China, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The announcement is linked to an order for 100 aircraft by a consortium of Chinese firms. Opening in 2018, the facitli...

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Four Injured in Shanghai Airport Blast



CHINA June 13, 2016


Four people have been injured following an explosion at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The incident happened on Sunday after a man threw a beer bottle containing explosives at a check-in counter. This caused glass to ...

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