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Justin Bieber Banned From China For ‘Bad Behavior’

The Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber was banned from performing in China, according to Variety. The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture said the ban was necessary to “purify” the country’s entertainment industry but suggested it was not permanent, expressing the hope

China Bans Winnie the Pooh And His Friends From Social Media

Tigger, Piglet and Eeyore are no longer found on the Chinese versions of Twitter and Facebook. All this because the president does not like to be compared to the cute bear, Joinfo.com reports with reference to NewsMonkey.

China landslide leaves at least 140 missing in Sichuan

About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 06:00 local time (22:00 GMT Friday), according to the BBC. Rescue teams are frantically searching for survivors trapped beneath rocks. Pictures posted by

China’s toothpick crossbow nightmare prompts parent petitions on social media

Several cities including Shenzhen and Qingdao have reportedly banned sales of the palm-sized contraptions, which sell for about $1 and are powerful enough to puncture soda cans, apples and cardboard, depending on the projectile, Joinfo.com reports with reference to ABC News. The

Ukraine News Today June 21, 2017: Nine more Ukrainian companies licensed to export dairy products to China; One Ukrainian soldier wounded in 36 attacks in Donbas; Armed man attack and fire at OSCE SMM observers in militant-controlled territory

One Ukrainian soldier wounded in 36 attacks amid Donbas escalation in past day The Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters has reported escalation in the past day in the east of the country: the number of attacks on Ukrainian troops and their intensity in

In China, a robot has started delivering packages to people

Jingdong, or JD.com, China’s second-biggest e-commerce company after Alibaba, sent robots to deliver items for the first time yesterday (June 18), on the last day of a two-week-long shopping bonanza that recorded sales of around $17.6 billion, according to a spokesman with

At Least 7 Dead, 59 Injured In China Kindergarten Blast

An explosion at a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday killed at least seven people and injured 59 others, state media said, according to NDTV. The blast occurred near the nursery, according to the Fengxian county government in Jiangsu province. China Central Television

China debuts driverless train that only needs white painted lines as tracks

Its maker, Chinese rail transit firm CRRC, is calling it a "smart bus," but it's a lot more than that. Like a train, it's modular and carriages can be added on; but like a bus, it runs on the road, according to

U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey traveled close to the Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbors, according to Reuters. China

Chinese jets intercept US Air Force radiation detection plane

The US crew aboard the US Air Force WC-135 characterized the move as "unprofessional," according to the statement from Air Force Lt. Col. Hodge, Joinfo.com reports with reference to CNN. "While we are still investigating the incident, initial reports from the U.S.