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Chinese Court Jails Pilot Three Years for 2010 Crash

Chinese Court Jails Pilot Three Years for 2010 Crash

A pilot was sentenced to three years in jail by a Chinese court for his role in a plane crash in 2010 in Heilongjiang province. The Henan Airlines plane crash resulted in the deaths of 44 passengers, according to a Breaking News report by BBC News. The pilot, Captain Qi Quanjun, had 96 people aboard […]

China Economy Passes U.S. as World’s Largest

China Economy Passes U.S. as World’s Largest

The Chinese economy has now passed the U.S. economy as the largest economy in the world, at least according to data provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF has projected that China will produce $17.6 trillion, which edges the $17.4 trillion that the U.S. is expected to produce. Just a decade and a […]

Preventing and Protecting Graffiti on Historical Sites

Preventing and Protecting Graffiti on Historical Sites

Authorities in Rome have levied a hefty fine on a Russian tourist who carved his initial into a brick in the Colosseum. Last year a Chinese teen-aged tourist carved graffiti into a 3,500 year-old temple in Luxor, Egypt. Acts like these are considered to be vandalism and draw a hue and cry from historians and […]

Earthquake in China Kills Two and Creates Stampede at Primary School

Earthquake in China Kills Two and Creates Stampede at Primary School

On Saturday, a 5.9 earthquake that hit the remote Sichuan province of southwestern China resulted in the deaths of at least two people, according to WXII12 News. Panic ensued at a primary school in the province, causing the students to stampede. The earthquake occurred in a mountainous region of the Sichuan province. According to the […]

Tibet Warned Not to Fantasize About Independence

Tibet Warned Not to Fantasize About Independence

Officials in Tibet have been warned not to fantasize about independence from China. Tibetan officials that either follow the Dalai Lama or that support separatism can expect to be strictly punished, according to top Chinese officials. The crackdown on pro-independence efforts follows a report by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), which found that too many local […]

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