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Typhoon Haima causes economic losses worth US$700m

Typhoon Haima has caused estimated direct economic losses of 4.76 billion yuan (702.65 million U.S. dollars) in the three provinces of Jiangsu, Fujian, and Guangdong, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced Tuesday.

Steps taken to 'speed up' corrupt fugitives' return

Chinese and US judicial authorities have been speeding up negotiations on returning five most-wanted corrupt Chinese officials, who are still on the run in the United States, to face trial at home.

Poaching blamed for swans' death in N. China

Tests have revealed that the 233 swans found dead in a lake in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region had died from chemical poisoning, likely at the hands of poachers, local authorities said Tuesday.

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Hillary Clinton: a presidential compromise

With all signs pointing to a Clinton victory on Nov. 8, it's important to consider why she's ahead in the polls and what her presidency will mean for America.


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