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  • Husband Accidentally Dials Into Wife’s Affair

    10/22/2015 8:55:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Global Times ^ | 2015-10-21
    A man in Shishi, Fujian Province who attacked a neighbor for sleeping with his wife told police his suspicions piqued when he unlocked his neighbor's cellphone by entering his wife's birthday, media reported Wednesday. The 25-year-old man surnamed Zhang committed the assault Tuesday after catching the pair in a rented flat. Hongshan township police responded after receiving a call from Zhang's distressed wife. Zhang said he became suspicious in mid-October during a basketball game with his neighbor, surnamed Wang. Zhang said he picked up Wang's phone and, mistaking it for his own, entered his wife's birthday, which unlocked it. Wang...
  • Chinese Immigrants Chase Opportunity in America(an entire village smuggled into U.S.)

    11/19/2007 4:30:25 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies · 802+ views
    Chinese Immigrants Chase Opportunity in America by Irene Jay Liu Listen Now [7 min 47 sec] add to playlist Irene Jay Liu, for NPR This newly built home stands in the Fujian province. Many newly built homes are empty because the owners live in America. Morning Edition, November 19, 2007 · Over the past two decades, illegal immigrants from the Fujian Province of China have flooded into New York City's Chinatown. Entire blocks of the city have become a microcosm of Fujianese culture. Hundreds of thousands of Fujianese have been voluntarily smuggled into the United States by people known, in...
  • Chinese military plane crashes in Fujian: reports(Jian-7E)

    06/14/2006 8:11:45 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies · 738+ views
    Kyodo News ^ | 06/14/06
    Chinese military plane crashes in Fujian: reports (Kyodo) _ A Chinese fighter jet crashed in southern Fujian Province on Monday, killing at least one person, a second crash of a Chinese military plane this month, local media reported Wednesday. The Apple Daily said a Jian-7E fighter aircraft crashed near a copper and aluminum molding factory along the highway near Fuzhou, the capital city of the province. No one at the factory was injured as most of workers were out for lunch at that time, but a passerby on a motorcycle was killed in the explosion triggered by the crash. The...
  • Flu Virus 'Is The Greatest Bio-Terror Threat Of All'

    11/27/2003 5:15:02 PM PST · by blam · 18 replies · 275+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-28-2003 | Roger Highfield
    Flu virus 'is the greatest bio-terror threat of all' By Roger Highfield, Science Editor (Filed: 28/11/2003) Nature's "on-going experiments" with influenza strains "may be the greatest bio-terror threat of all", with the world alarmingly unprepared for a global epidemic, researchers warn today. Another pandemic of the kind that killed up to 40 million people worldwide in 1918 is inevitable - and could be imminent, according to a team from St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. The threat of such a pandemic influenza is much greater than that posed this winter by the Fujian strain, which is already circulating in...
  • Epidemic fear as Chinese flu kills five

    11/07/2003 7:27:25 PM PST · by Prince Charles · 15 replies · 271+ views
    London Evening Standard ^ | 11-7-2003 | Alexis Akwagyiram
    Epidemic fear as Chinese flu kills five By Alexis Akwagyiram, Evening Standard 7 November 2003 Britain is facing an epidemic of a strain of Chinese flu that has already claimed the lives of five children, doctors warned today. The victims were aged between 18 months and 11. Two were from England and the others from Scotland, although precise details of where they lived are not known. The deaths came after GPs and hospitals were warned by Britain's most senior doctor to be vigilant. Experts say the virus is about to sweep the capital and hit hundreds of thousands of people....