Cheer up! Zoo builds park for depressed panda

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Staff members at a China zoo built an amusement park complete with a television set to cheer up a giant panda who has become depressed since her pal left last month.

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Pricey puppy: Meet the world’s most expensive dog

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Puppy love has a price — nearly $2 million.

That’s how much a golden-haired Tibetan mastiff puppy has reportedly been sold for in China, potentially making it the world’s most expensive dog.

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Searchers scour South China Sea for signs of missing jet
Crews used planes, boats and helicopters to search the South China Sea off of Malaysia Saturday for any sign of a Malaysia Airlines plane -– carrying 239 people, including three Americans -– that lost contact with air traffic control en route to Beijing more than 12 hours ago.

Wal-Mart recalls ‘Five Spice’ donkey meat in China after tests reveal fox

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc has recalled donkey meat sold at some outlets in China after tests showed the product contained the DNA of other animals.

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Severed hand attached to man’s ankle to keep it alive

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Doctors at a hospital in China saved a man’s hand by grafting it to his ankle after it was severed in an industrial accident, according to reports in the Chinese media.

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China to relax one-child policy as part of economic, social reforms

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'Zombie Car' abandoned in China street, overgrown with ivy

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Residents on a street in China finally said good riddance Friday to a car, almost completely engulfed by foliage, which has become a social media sensation since it was abandoned a year ago.

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China state media blasts US shutdown, calls for a ‘de-Americanized’ world

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With days to go before the US could default on its debt, China’s state media aired its frustrations with the shutdown, saying it was time to consider a “de-Americanized” system.

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Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

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At least 1,600 people in China have been injured and 42 killed by giant Asian hornets alongside a smaller but equally lethal species. 

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China struggles to control spate of hornet attacks as deaths rise

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Authorities in northern China are struggling to control a spate of attacks by aggressive hornets that has now killed 42 people and injured at least 1,640.

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Panda overload! 14 cute babies cuddle in a crib

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It could be the photo that’s so cute it breaks the Internet: 14 baby pandas cuddling in a giant crib.

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Mane event: China zoo’s ‘lion’ was living a lie as dog in disguise

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A Chinese zoo has been accused of lying about a lion and trying to pass off a dog as the king of beasts, state media reported Friday.

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Frothy portraits top Taipei lattes

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A café in Taiwan is giving couples the chance to print their portraits in the froth of their lattes using a special printer. The coffee treat is being offered for Chinese Valentine’s Day, which is today. 

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Doctor ordered to demolish ‘mountain’ built atop penthouse apartment in Beijing

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A doctor who spent six years and $130,000 transforming his penthouse apartment into a mountain retreat has been told to tear it down by officials who said the work was done without permission.

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Beijing’s ban on ‘big & vicious’ dogs keeps canines on the run

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A local law has put some Beijing residents on the run, as they fight to keep their best friends alive and well. 

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