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Recon group chair says could pay more than 100 million pounds for Aston Villa

19 May 2016

BEIJING The Chinese magnate who has agreed to buy English football club Aston Villa has said the final purchase price for the club would range between 75 million pounds and more than 100 million pounds, depending on how the club performs next season.

Square dancing runs circles around other hobbies for China's elderly

01 May 2015

BEIJING Chinese-style square dancing is running circles around other hobbies for the elderly, with millions taking to parks and plazas across China, swivelling their hips and rolling their arms - but it's not to everyone's liking. | Video

Square dancing runs circles around other hobbies for China's elderly

01 May 2015

BEIJING Chinese-style square dancing is running circles around other hobbies for the elderly, with millions taking to parks and plazas across China, swiveling their hips and rolling their arms - but it's not to everyone's liking. | Video

Chinese dwarfs shine with shadow puppets

15 Jan 2013

BEIJING For years, Lu Defeng fought back hurt when people visited the warehouse where he worked as an administrator and asked for his parents. Lu is a dwarf, a minority long condemned to lonely lives and lowly jobs in China.

Chinese dwarfs shine with shadow puppets

15 Jan 2013

BEIJING For years, Lu Defeng fought back hurt when people visited the warehouse where he worked as an administrator and asked for his parents. Lu is a dwarf, a minority long condemned to lonely lives and lowly jobs in China.

Chinese dwarfs shine with shadow puppets

15 Jan 2013

BEIJING For years, Lu Defeng fought back hurt when people visited the warehouse where he worked as an administrator and asked for his parents. Lu is a dwarf, a minority long condemned to lonely lives and lowly jobs in China.

Chinese dwarfs shine with shadow puppets

15 Jan 2013

BEIJING, Jan 15 For years, Lu Defeng fought back hurt when people visited the warehouse where he worked as an administrator and asked for his parents. Lu is a dwarf, a minority long condemned to lonely lives and lowly jobs in China.

James powers "hungry" Heat to statement victory in Beijing

11 Oct 2012

BEIJING LeBron James shot down questions about his hunger to repeat as a National Basketball Association champion by dazzling fans in the Miami Heat's 94-80 preseason win over the Los Angeles Clippers in the Chinese capital on Thursday.

China quality group says mistakes were made in report on Mead milk

11 Jul 2012

BEIJING/NEW YORK A consumer watchdog in China said on Wednesday that a testing centre had made mistakes in reporting that some of Mead Johnson's baby formulas contained prohibited additives and expressed "deep regret" for the erroneous findings that led to a sharp fall in Mead's stock.

China's youngest swimming world champion targets London

08 Jun 2012

BEIJING Ye Shiwen astounded the swimming world when she produced a devastating freestyle leg in the women's 200 metres individual medley to land China's first swimming gold medal at the world championships last July aged just 15.

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