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China is ruled by an officially atheist party and Christmas is not a public holiday. But many people do celebrate the occasion. https://www.inkstonenews.com/society/china-translated-does-china-celebrate-christmas/article/2178318
China is ruled by an officially atheist party and Christmas is not a public holiday. But many people do celebrate the occasion.

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Filipinos celebrated as three church bells looted by American soldiers in 1901 returned home for the first time. https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/959967370866533/
Filipinos celebrated as three church bells looted by American soldiers in 1901 returned home for the first time.

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On Saturday morning, more than 60 police officers and officials stormed a children’s Bible class and began a raid on the church that continued well into the evening. (Via Inkstone) https://www.inkstonenews.com/society/china-shuts-christian-church-guangzhou/article/2178292?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545053601
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Clad in electronic armor, he flies through the air to fight villains, revenging the murder of the love of his life. But it looks like Marvel fans aren’t buying it. (Via Abacus) https://www.abacusnews.com/digital-life/move-over-iron-man-armored-monkey-king-wants-be-chinas-favorite-superhero/article/3000317?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545053730
Clad in electronic armor, he flies through the air to fight villains, revenging the murder of the love of his life. But it looks like Marvel fans aren’t buying it. (Via Abacus)

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The landmark ruling represents a huge victory for the LGBTQ community in a conservative country where gay sex remains illegal. https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2178279/singapore-allows-same-sex-fathers-adopt-their-surrogate-son?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545054771
The landmark ruling represents a huge victory for the LGBTQ community in a conservative country where gay sex remains illegal.

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Six farmers from China spent two years and US$391,000 building a full-sized replica of an Airbus A320. https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/2097844960281726/
Six farmers from China spent two years and US$391,000 building a full-sized replica of an Airbus A320.

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Chaudhry Javed Atta has not seen his wife since she was taken to a so-called "education centre" by Chinese authorities over a year ago. “They call them schools, but they are prisons,” he says. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2178385/pakistani-men-wait-news-uygur-wives-amid-sweeping-chinese?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545052129
Chaudhry Javed Atta has not seen his wife since she was taken to a so-called
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The arrest of Huawei's CFO has not dented the tech giant's numbers, with it shipping a whopping 200 million smartphones this year. https://beta.scmp.com/tech/gear/article/2178383/huawei-says-it-target-ship-record-200-million-smartphones-2018-defying?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545050098
The arrest of Huawei's CFO has not dented the tech giant's numbers, with it shipping a whopping 200 million smartphones this year.

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Nights of extreme heat will become more intense, frequent and prolonged as Hong Kong faces a
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Selling noodles can be tough, so this restaurant came up with an enchanting 'noodle dance' to keep things fresh. https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/2032233580175837/
Selling noodles can be tough, so this restaurant came up with an enchanting 'noodle dance' to keep things fresh.

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The young boy was playing with the nail gun when he accidentally killed his cousin, who was just nine years old. https://beta.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2178365/chinese-police-detain-grandfather-after-11-year-old-boy?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545043253
The young boy was playing with the nail gun when he accidentally killed his cousin, who was just nine years old.

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The Chinese president called Lam "courageous" and said she has been "firmly safeguarding one country, two systems and the Basic Law". https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2178368/chinese-president-xi-jinping-gives-official-seal-approval?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545042817
The Chinese president called Lam
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At only 12, she quit school for work to support her younger siblings. Without an education, this 16-year-old girl in China says she has no escape from a future of manual labour. This is part of SCMP Films, must-watch video featuring extraordinary stories from Hong Kong, China and around Asia. More here: http://sc.mp/films1 https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/235880893988358/
At only 12, she quit school for work to support her younger siblings. Without an education, this 16-year-old girl in China says she has no escape from a future of manual labour.

This is part of SCMP Films, must-watch video featuring extraordinary stories from Hong Kong, China and around Asia. More here: http://sc.mp/films1

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Among India’s rich and famous, weddings are often lavish displays of unimaginable wealth. Here are five of the most-extravagant recent nuptials. https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/505219396634292/
Among India’s rich and famous, weddings are often lavish displays of unimaginable wealth. Here are five of the most-extravagant recent nuptials.

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Presented by Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard In Bangkok’s most luxurious neighbourhood, an iconic new condo tower has blossomed. Discover why Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, anchored by the five-starred hotel Waldorf Astoria Bangkok and featuring a select number of beautifully finished prime residences, is one one of the best opportunities in Asia for investing in the luxury property sector. https://www.scmp.com/presented/business/topics/iconic-bangkok-landmark-unfolds/article/2177268/super-luxe-condo-tower
Presented by Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard

In Bangkok’s most luxurious neighbourhood, an iconic new condo tower has blossomed. Discover why Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, anchored by the five-starred hotel Waldorf Astoria Bangkok and featuring a select number of beautifully finished prime residences, is one one of the best opportunities in Asia for investing in the luxury property sector.

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In preparation for the upcoming Winter Solstice, we asked a Michelin-starred chef to show us how to make sweet glutinous Chinese dumplings, or 'tangyuan'. https://www.facebook.com/scmpstyle/videos/614838265625260/
In preparation for the upcoming Winter Solstice, we asked a Michelin-starred chef to show us how to make sweet glutinous Chinese dumplings, or 'tangyuan'.

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Dozens of family members whose loved ones perished in the crash protested in Jakarta last week, demanding the search continue. https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2178321/lion-air-will-resume-searches-victims-crash-killed-189?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545033567
Dozens of family members whose loved ones perished in the crash protested in Jakarta last week, demanding the search continue.

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Peter Kammerer says widespread concern about MSG – despite all evidence – is rooted in distrust of Chinese. Racism, like inhibitions about food, is something that has to be unlearned. https://beta.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/hong-kong/article/2178306/chinese-kitchens-are-dirty-and-msg-bad-you-how?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545032759
Peter Kammerer says widespread concern about MSG – despite all evidence – is rooted in distrust of Chinese. Racism, like inhibitions about food, is something that has to be unlearned.

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The strengthening Hong Kong dollar has catapulted the city to the world’s sixth most costly destination for expatriates to live in. https://beta.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-economy/article/2178308/hong-kong-ranked-sixth-most-expensive-city-expats?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1545034402
The strengthening Hong Kong dollar has catapulted the city to the world’s sixth most costly destination for expatriates to live in.

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