Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
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Flight route fuels protest
Protesters in Taiwan scuffled with police ahead of the mainland launch of a highly controversial flight route, which they say has been allowed to go ahead despite fears over security risks.

Xi airs fears over legal injustice
Miscarriages of justice must be properly tackled or they will hurt the country's efforts to boost the rule of law, state media quoted President Xi Jinping as saying, following a series of embarrassing cases that have incited public anger.

Stray bombs pics put heat on Burma
The defense ministry said yesterday it is investigating whether more stray bombs from fighting between the Burmese army and rebels have fallen in Chinese territory.

Foreign troops to march in Beijing
Military representatives from China-allied Western nations are being invited to march in a parade in Beijing to mark 70 years since the end of World War II.

Crash exposes illegal airport
A secret private airport illegally built by a wealthy businessman was exposed after he crashed his helicopter, killing a passenger.

Tourists die in Phuket crash
Three Chinese holidaymakers died and 17 were injured in a bus crash on Phuket.

Trio behind knife frenzy put to death
Three men convicted of masterminding a knife attack that killed 31 people outside a railway station have been executed.

Bumper crop gives way to safer foods
China will no longer chase bumper grain harvests and instead make safer foods a priority and boost imports as it bids to tackle its rural environmental problems, government officials said.

Graft charges hit former CNPC official
A former senior energy executive has been charged with bribery, abuse of power and other corrupt practices, the latest official to face court in a sweeping crackdown on graft.

Lagarde wraps up visit with praise for new infrastructure bank
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said she welcomes Beijing's creation of a new infrastructure bank an institution that has drawn support from Europe and skepticism from Washington.

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