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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 […]

Moon Orbited by China

Moon Orbited by China

China is rapidly ascending as a pre-eminent force in the exploration of the vast frontier beyond earth’s skies. In the wake of a host of poor news coming from the field of space travel and tourism, China is in a lonely position as a positive outlier this week, after having successfully returned a spacecraft nicknamed […]

Three Schoolchildren Stabbed in China

Three Schoolchildren Stabbed in China

Three schoolchildren were viciously attacked and stabbed in China by an unknown assailant. The incident occurred in the southeastern province of Jiangxi in Luojia Village, while the children were on their way home from school for noon break. One of the young first-graders was stabbed to death. The other two children suffered severe injuries and […]

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