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September 16, 20112 Comments

Chinese veterans lose war on poverty despite winning battles

A veteran wearing dozens of medals and insignias was spotted begging on the street, according to a web post on MOP, a popular Chinese discussion forum, provoking another wave of public criticism over the country’s mistreatment of those who went through fire and water and made huge sacrifices for the territorial integrity of the land [...]

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March 22, 20115 Comments

Most Chinese bash U.S.-led attack against Libya, while others amused at the bashing

From IFENG and Sina On March 17, the United Nations Security Council imposed a no-fly zone over Libya and authorized “all necessary measures” to protect Libyan civilians from military attacks. On March 19, British, French and the U.S. forces initiated Operation “Odyssey Dawn” by firing missiles and launching air strikes at Libya. IFENG, official site [...]

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January 27, 201166 Comments

China Central Television news suspected to have stolen fighter jet scenes from Top Gun

From MITBBS and Yahoo Xinwen lianbo (新闻联播), or News Broadcast, on China Central Television (CCTV), comes under fire again for its report of an air force training exercise on January 23. In the newscast, the way a target was hit by the air-to-air missile fired by a J-10 fighter aircraft and exploded looks almost identical to [...]

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January 12, 20112 Comments

Daily China News (01/12/2011) – life imprisonment, emission quota, and more.

According to China Seismological Network, at 9:19 a.m. (GMT+8) on January 12, 2011, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck South Yellow Sea. Residents in Shanghai could feel the quake. J-20, China’s stealth jet took off just before 1 p.m. local time and flew for about 18 minutes, according to Chinese bloggers. The test flight coincides with U.S. [...]

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