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Asian students and political science professor aren't worried about North Korean missile tests

Governments and news centers have reacted with caution to North Korea's most recent missile launching and nuclear tests, but Asian BYU-Hawaii students said they aren't worried about the sword rattling because it’s been happening for a long time.

Qi Xi: a day for romance in China

Valentine’s Day is not the only holiday that symbolizes love. China has long had Qi Xi set aside as s day to commemorate love.

Typhoon Rammasun devastates Asia

A tropical disturbance that began to brew in the Pacific Ocean on July 9 has quickly escalated to a typhoon known as Rammasun.

中国古代四大发明 (China's four great inventions): Ancient Chinese inventions still in use today

CHINESE VERSION:

中国是一個有漫長悠久历史的国家,曾经为世界贡献出四大发明:造纸术,指南针,火药,和活体印刷术。英国汉学家李约瑟和其他許多历史学家普遍认为这四种发明对中国古代的政治、经济、和文化产生了巨大的推动作用。而这些发明经由各种途径传至西方,对世界文明和西方科技发展也产生一定影响:印刷术的出现改变了只有僧侣才能读书和受高等教育的状况,便利了文化传播;火药和火器掙開了欧洲中世纪天主教的思想枷锁;指南针传到欧洲航海家的手里,使他们有可能发现美洲,实现环球航行,为世界贸易和工业奠定基础。

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Students react to North Korean nuclear testing

North Korea carried out an underground nuclear test on Feb.12 shocking the world and neighboring China. Afterward, Beijing declared disappointment toward Pyongyang (the capital of North Korea).

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