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China's New 'Helmsman' Turns a Congress Into a Coronation President Xi Jinping's speech on the last day of the National People's Congress in Beijing was heavy on patriotism and underscored his dominance.
New York Times | Mar 20, 2018 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How Do You Remove 200,000 Pounds of Trash From Everest? Recruit Yaks. Nepal has begun an ambitious waste management project aimed at “saving the glory of the Everest region” from trekkers' garbage.
New York Times | Mar 20, 2018 11:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
President Xi sets his sights on Taiwan Xi Jinping began his second term as China's president with a blunt warning for Taiwan, an island it views as a breakaway province. | Mar 20, 2018 06:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Five Important Takeaways From China's National People's Congress Lawmakers revoked term limits for Xi Jinping and made other changes that will shape China for years. Here's how The Times covered the annual session.
New York Times | Mar 20, 2018 03:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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John Oliver spoofs Pence picture book about bunny NEW YORK (AP) John Oliver has trolled his way to the top.
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2018 5:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ban on Face Veils at Indonesian University Lasted Just a Week Protests led an Islamic university to reverse its ban on niqabs, a move that advocates of moderate Islam see as a troubling sign.
New York Times | Mar 19, 2018 4:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US-N Korea talk: what you need to know US President Donald Trump's snap decision to accept an invitation to meet Kim Jong Un has triggered a series of secretive meetings to make sure it happens by May. | Mar 19, 2018 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The entire village is a shrine to Xi Jinping It's the kind of artwork you'd expect to see celebrating Mao Zedong, Vladimir Lenin or Kim Il Sung. | Mar 19, 2018 10:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aung San Suu Kyi cancels rare public speech Myanmar's controversial State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has canceled a rare public appearance in Australia due to ill health, where she was expected to face questions from the audience. | Mar 19, 2018 10:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cambodia's Ruler Dared Australians to Burn His Effigy, So They Did Protesters say the visit by the strongman Hun Sen ignores his attacks on free speech and his attempts to influence diaspora communities.
New York Times | Mar 19, 2018 08:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend