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New centers for abandoned babies spark debate in China

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When a 22-year-old mother dumped her newborn baby in a sewage pipe in Jinhua, eastern Zhejiang province, in May last year, the case provoked a flurry of angry posts on Chinese blogging sites and extensive coverage in media around the world. Then on December 3, a newborn baby was found in a Beijing dumpster with [...]


China’s dog and cat meat eaters bite back

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A leading animal rights group has been forced to revise a provocative advertising campaign in northeast China following a public outcry. Since September, Animals Asia has been urging people across the mainland to stop eating cats and dogs by using a head-turning poster series that shows the animals sandwiched between a pair of chopsticks. The [...]


China vows to silence Dalai Lama in Tibet

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China aims to stamp out the voice of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in his restive and remote homeland by ensuring that his “propaganda” is not received by anyone on the internet, television or other means, a top official said. China has tried, with varying degrees of success, to prevent Tibetans listening to [...]


Marian shrine thrives, thanks to China’s president

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Southeastern China’s most famous pilgrimage site wouldn’t be here today had it not been for an act of kindness 20 years ago by Xi Jinping, the new Chinese president. The Rosa Mystica Sanctuary in Fuzhou diocese is a large, white, eye-catching complex built on a hillside near the coastal city of Changle. Managed by 10 [...]


New senators, bishop voice concern over bases access plan

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Malacañang must first secure a commitment from the United States and other allies that they are prepared to defend the Philippines from external threats before the Senate considers an agreement that would allow foreign troops access to military bases in the country, junior senators said on Wednesday. The Palace should also ensure that the Philippines [...]


China executes Filipina drugs mule

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The Foreign Ministry in Manila announced on Wednesday that China executed a 35-year-old Filipino woman for trafficking drugs. Spokesman Raul Hernandez said that the death sentence was carried out despite a government appeal for the sentence to be commuted to life after the woman was found guilty of trafficking six kgs of heroin through Hangzhou [...]


Call for Philippines court to ban US military maneuvers

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Environmental activists on Tuesday filed an urgent motion with the Supreme Court aimed at stopping US military exercises and port calls, as the Philippines government looks to give American forces greater access amid an ongoing territorial standoff with China. The latest legal challenge to the US military presence in the Philippines comes after the Supreme [...]


Howls of protest over China’s dog meat festival

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The people of Yulin city in Guangxi province have been looking forward to today’s summer solstice, as they do every year, for this is the time when they enjoy a festival devoted to the pleasures of eating dog meat. A traditional hotpot of the meat served with lychees and strong grain liquor is a treat [...]


Dalai Lama speaks out at last on self-immolations

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Tibetans setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule are having little effect on Beijing’s policies, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Thursday, while urging China to look harder at the reasons behind the incidents. At least 117 Tibetans have set themselves alight in protest against Chinese rule since 2009, mostly [...]


China issues warning to Philippines over disputed Spratlys

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China yesterday warned Manila that it was concerned over Filipino activity related to a shoal in the disputed Spratly Islands. Chinese ambassador to the Philippines Ma Keqing relayed Beijing’s concerns to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on the sidelines of an event in Manila to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. “They were concerned [...]


What real Mission requires, Bishop Jin had in spades

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I first met Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian in 1987 in Shanghai. Then 71, he had been back in his native city since 1982 after 27 years in jail or custody of one kind or another. Locked up with hundreds of other Catholics in Shanghai in 1955, he came back in 1982 to one of the [...]


China quake survivors face acute shortages

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Tens of thousands of homeless survivors of China’s devastating quake are living in makeshift tents or on the streets, facing shortages of food and supplies as well as an uncertain future. Saturday’s disaster has left at least 193 dead, 25 missing and more than 12,000 injured, and forced the evacuation of some 245,000 people in [...]


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