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  • China probes Hulk incident

    China's football authority said Wednesday it is investigating Brazilian star Hulk's alleged altercation with a rival club's staffer, but it saw "no malicious intent" in a separate racially-charged row involving Argentina's Ezequiel Lavezzi.

  • Lavezzi denies racism as 'wacky' pose causes storm

    Argentina international Ezequiel Lavezzi has issued an apology through his Chinese club after publicity photos that showed him making a slant-eyed pose caused outrage on social media.

  • China's Tianjin denies Costa transfer report

    China Super League club Tianjin Quanjin have denied reports they signed Chelsea striker Diego Costa for a record-breaking 90 million euros ($99 million).

  • Chinese scientists unlock tea plant genome

    Chinese researchers announce they have successfully sequenced the genome of the evergreen shrub Camellia sinensis, known as tea plant, for the first time.

  • China firm scraps deal to buy Southampton stake

    China stadium builder Lander Sports Development said Monday it had scrapped plans to buy a stake in English football club Southampton, blaming unspecified "policy" changes amid a Chinese government clampdown on overseas investments.

  • N Korea tension has to be stopped: China

    China says tension over North Korea had to be stopped from reaching an "irreversible and unmanageable stage" as a US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test.

  • China badminton head coach to retire after 24 years

    Li Yongbo, who led the Chinese national badminton team to gold medal victory at six Olympic games, will step down as head coach, media reports said on Wednesday.

  • The Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

    Relations between India and China haven't been particularly warm in recent months.

  • Sorry defeats for TT teams

    Bangladesh men's and women's table tennis teams suffered defeats in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday.

  • U-16 women booters to play in China

    Bangladesh under-16 women' team will play four practices matches in China this month as part of their preparation for the upcoming AFC U-16 Women's Championship in Thailand.

  • China power plant collapse kills 9

    An operation platform collapses at a power plant in China, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reports.

  • China stun South Korea

    Yu Dabao struck in the first half as Marcello Lippi's China stunned South Korea 1-0 to keep their slim World Cup hopes alive on Thursday.

  • Tight security for China v South Korea qualifier

    Chinese authorities have stepped up security for Thursday's tense World Cup qualifier against South Korea, whose fans will receive a police escort after protests over Seoul's decision to deploy a controversial missile defence system.

  • Thousands flee Myanmar as army, rebels clash

    Thousands of people have fled clashes between the Myanmar military and ethnic rebels along the border with China, a Chinese official says.

  • ZTE pleads guilty, settles US sanctions case for $900m

    Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp has agreed to plead guilty and pay nearly $900 million in a US sanctions case.

  • How will China shape the international order?

    Much of the world is beset by uncertainty. Regional conflicts and climate change threaten intensified population pressures and migration.

  • Barca to open academy in southern China

    Barcelona will open a soccer academy in southern China this year in partnership with local developer Mission Hills Group, the La Liga club said on Friday.

  • Ronaldo, Manchester United top Chinese internet tables

    Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is comfortably the most influential soccer player online in China, while Manchester United are the most dominant club, according to a report.

  • Rooney's agent in China for transfer talks

    Wayne Rooney's agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain's future, British media said.

  • NBA legend Yao Ming named Chinese basketball chief

    NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming called for "urgent" reform and said he was facing a multitude of problems as he was elected president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.

  • HK marathon runner dies after collapse

    A 52-year-old woman runner who took part in the Hong Kong marathon died Monday, a day after collapsing on the finish line of the 10-kilometre race.

  • Oscar shows golden touch for Shanghai

    Megabucks import Oscar began repaying some of his hefty price tag when he scored on his competitive debut for Shanghai SIPG, helping them seal a spot in the AFC Champions League group stage.

  • Chinese clubs more than double spending on int. transfers

    Chinese soccer clubs spent over $450 million on international transfers last year, around 2-1/2 times more than the year before, according to a FIFA subsidiary report released on Friday.

  • Mourinho understands lures of China

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he would have no problem seeing Wayne Rooney opt for a lucrative move to China in the final years of his career but thinks the club's all-time leading scorer still has much to offer in the Premier League.

  • Cibulkova, Wozniacki win in Sydney

    Slovakia's world number six Dominika Cibulkova dropped just two games in blistering heat to win her opening match at the Sydney International on Monday.

  • Mikel heads to China

    Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel announced on Friday he is leaving English Premier League leaders Chelsea to join Chinese side Tianjin TEDA.

  • Chinese swoop for Witsel

    China's buying binge continued into the New Year with Tianjin Quanjian FC luring Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel away from Zenit Saint Petersburg with an 18 million euro annual pay packet, Belgian media reported Monday.

  • Oscar lands in Shanghai to join SIPG

    Brazilian midfielder Oscar landed in Shanghai on Monday where the 25-year-old was set to smash the Asian transfer record with a reported 60 million euros ($63 million) deal with Shanghai SIPG.

  • Tevez agrees to join Shanghai Shenhua

    Carlos Tevez became the latest high-profile international player to join the Chinese Super League when Shanghai Shenhua confirmed the signing of the Argentine striker from his boyhood club Boca Juniors on Thursday.

  • True Taste of China at Huang Ho

    Fried Bananas with ice cream This recipe was prepared by Jewel Rozari, Chef de partie, Huang Ho, Platinum Suites.

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