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'Panda dog' cafe sparks China animal rights debate

Oct 26, 2019 - 6:20 PM

The Cute Pet Games cafe opened last month in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province which is home to China's famous giant pandas, and features 6 panda-like Chow Chow dogs

OUTRAGE. A dog dyed black and white to mimic a panda cub is pictured at Cute Pet Games cafe in Chengdu in China's southwestern Sichuan province on October 23, 2019. AFP Photo

PT&T, Chinese firm to explore free Wi-Fi during disasters

Dec 19, 2017 - 8:25 PM

The Philippine firm signs a deal with Chengdu Zhongxing Tiantong Technology Corporation to conduct a feasibility study, after which a definitive agreement may be reached

PH stands strong against Israel in FIBA U18 World Cup opener

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:29 PM

The Philippines Ariel John Edu lifts the squad to its first win in the tournament

Terror attacks a growing economic threat – G20 ministers

Jul 24, 2016 - 5:55 PM

G20 finance chiefs say terrorism is one of the issues that complicate the economic environment

Made in China plane makes first commercial flight

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:15 PM

The ARJ21 – which stands for Advanced Regional Jet for the 21st Century – will fly from Chengdu to Shanghai thrice a week

epa05395795 People celebrate the landing of flight EU6679, the first commercial service of ARJ21-700, at Hongqiao airport in Shanghai, China, 28 June 2016. ARJ21-700, the baseline model with a capacity of 70 to 95 passengers, is the first model in China-developed ARJ regional jet family. EPA/XI LI CHINA OUT

China giant panda gives birth to twins

Jun 22, 2016 - 11:05 PM

The two cubs both female are the first twins of the critically endangered species this year

This handout photo taken on June 20, 2016 and released by the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding on June 22, 2016 shows a keeper feeding one of two newborn giant panda twins at the research base's facility in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan Province. A giant panda gave birth to twins on June 20 in Chengdu City, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, the first twins this year anywhere in the world, according to the breeding base. / AFP PHOTO / CHENGDU RESEARCH BASE OF GIANT PANDA BREEDING / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / CHENGDU RESEARCH BASE OF GIANT PANDA BREEDING" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE

China investigates two more allies of former security chief

Apr 13, 2014 - 12:20 PM

Two officials with ties to China s powerful former domestic security tsar Zhou Yongkang are placed under investigation amid ramped up speculation that Zhou himself is being targeted

China tests first stealth combat drone: media

Nov 22, 2013 - 3:46 PM

Chinese media report on the test of the country s first stealth combat drone

'Giant panda channel' coming to web - Xinhua

Jul 28, 2013 - 7:41 PM

The Giant panda channel will start broadcasts from August of pandas in Sichuan province the official Xinhua news agency reported

In this file photo, a panda sits in a pen at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in the Wolong Nature Reserve in China's southwestern Sichuan province on March 22, 2006. Photo by AFP/Liu Jin