Kenny G Disperses Hong Kong Protesters by Playing “Going Home” on Continuous Loop

Friday, October 24, 2014
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HONG KONG — The turbulent Hong Kong democracy protests came to an end yesterday when jazz saxophonist Kenny G dispersed the crowds by playing his hit song “Going Home” on a continuous loop.

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Li Keqiang Seen Loading Entire National Budget into ATM

Thursday, October 23, 2014
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BEIJING — According to multiple eyewitnesses, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is currently loading China’s entire national budget for Q3 and Q4, 2014 into a Bank of China ATM near Tiananmen Square. The bespectacled politician was seen loading over 7 trillion yuan in new 100 yuan bills directly into the machine, printing a receipt for every 10,000 deposited.

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iPhone 6 to Retail in China for One Kidney

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
iPhone 6

BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook announced last week that, in addition to RMB, Chinese customers could purchase the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with working kidneys.

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Drum Circles in Hong Kong Reach Critical Levels

Friday, October 3, 2014
Hong Kong

HONG KONG — As the democracy protests in Hong Kong enter their second week, sources say the number of drum circles in the city has reached critical levels.

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World Leaders Applaud China for Not Killing Anyone Yet

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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BEIJING — This week, leaders from around the world applauded Chinese President Xi Jinping for showing “extraordinary restraint” in dealing with the ongoing chaos spurred by democracy protests in Hong Kong.

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PLA Navy Withdraws from North Sea After Scotland’s “No” Vote

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
PLA Navy

LONDON — Britain’s Royal Navy reported Monday that frigates belonging to the People’s Liberation Army Navy anchored near British waters had turned back for their home port in Qingdao after the Scottish referendum on independence returned a decisive “no” vote.

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Pros and Cons of China’s New Operating System

Thursday, September 18, 2014
China OS

Miniharm had the opportunity to test China’s new operating system, due out in October. Here are the pros and cons of the as-yet-unnamed OS:

  • Looks just like Windows XP.
  • Comes with free, six-month trial of Astrill VPN.

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Dozens Dead from Ingesting Gift-Laden Mooncakes

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Mooncakes

BEIJING — In what could be the deadliest Mid-Autumn Festival in decades, 38 officials were found dead over the weekend after ingesting mooncakes stuffed with gifts intended to curry favor.

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I’m So Ashamed of My Son

Friday, September 5, 2014
Jackie Chan

By Jackie Chan

It’s a terrible thing for a father to publicly chide his firstborn, the apple of his eye. But, given recent revelations about my son Jaycee, I simply can’t remain silent. So I’m just going to say it.

Jaycee, your terrible acting and singing has sullied the good name of Chan.

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Chinese Version of Ice Road Truckers Features Heavy Use of Methamphetamine

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Binglu Qianxing

BEIJING — The highly anticipated Chinese adaptation of Ice Road Truckers premiered last night on CCTV-10, but die-hard fans will find that it strays from the American version to better reflect the dangers that Chinese truckers face, including deadly switchbacks, harsh Dongbei winters and the heavy use of methamphetamine.

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