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Sun launches Asian Games gold quest with 'dream' 200m title

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JAKARTA Sun Yang launched his quest for a possible five-title haul at the Asian Games by finally landing the 200-metres freestyle crown as China won four of seven golds on the first night of competition in the pool on Sunday.

China's Xi says military must resist 'corrosion' of corruption

BEIJING China's military must resist the "corrosion" of corruption and ensure the fight against graft is deepened, President Xi Jinping told senior officers, state media said on Sunday, offering a renewed warning against a deep-seated problem.

World, Top News 19 Aug 2018

China nabs 26 suspected tomb robbers, recovers valuable relics

BEIJING China has arrested 26 suspects and retrieved almost 650 cultural relics stolen from an ancient burial site in northwestern Qinghai province, the Ministry of Public Security said on Sunday.

19 Aug 2018

China nabs 26 suspected tomb robbers, recovers valuable relics

BEIJING, Aug 19 China has arrested 26 suspects and retrieved almost 650 cultural relics stolen from an ancient burial site in northwestern Qinghai province, the Ministry of Public Security said on Sunday.

19 Aug 2018

Insight: Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

KOROR, Palau Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan.

19 Aug 2018

Empty hotels, idle boats - What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

KOROR, Palau Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan.

19 Aug 2018

Third African swine fever outbreak hits China's hog herd

BEIJING China's Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday 88 hogs had died from African swine fever in the eastern city of Lianyungang, the third outbreak this month, as the highly-contagious disease threatened to spread through the world's biggest pig herd.

19 Aug 2018

Third African swine fever outbreak hits China's hog herd

BEIJING China's Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday 88 hogs had died from African swine fever in the eastern city of Lianyungang, the third outbreak this month, as the highly-contagious disease threatened to spread through the world's biggest pig herd.

19 Aug 2018

UPDATE 1-Third African swine fever outbreak hits China's hog herd

* Total of 615 hogs infected in Jiangsu's Lianyungang; 88 die

19 Aug 2018

China's Guangdong to invest $21.8 billion each year in 2018-2020 into high-end industry

BEIJING China's southeastern province of Guangdong aims to invest more than 450 billion yuan ($65.46 billion) in strategic and emerging industries in the three years through 2020.

19 Aug 2018