- Tiger eats tiger in NE China zoo [Xinhua]
A Siberian tiger at the Shenyang Glacier Zoo was killed and eaten by four tigers it had lived with for five years over the weekend. Apparently, the cash-strapped zoo has not been able to feed the tigers with sufficient food for the last two years.
- ‘Spiderman’ Scales Part of China Mountain [AP]
A daredevil French climber nicknamed “Spiderman” scaled part of Hunan province’s Tianmen Mountain using only his bare hands, months after he was banned from the country for clambering up Shanghai’s tallest building without permission.
- Federer ends ‘great season’ in Shanghai [The Press Association]
World number one Roger Federer hailed 2007 as a “breakthrough year” after defending his Tennis Masters Cup title. The Swiss star brushed aside Spain’s David Ferrer 6-2 6-3 6-2 in the Shanghai final on Sunday for his fourth win at the season-ending showpiece in five years.
- China Railway plans $5.5 bln HK and Shanghai IPO [Reuters]
China Railway Group, the world’s third-largest construction contractor by revenue, plans to raise up to $5.5 billion from its Hong Kong and Shanghai initial public offering amid booming railway investment in China, sources familiar with the deal said on Monday.
- Beijing urged to come clean on pollution [Sydney Morning Herald]
The International Olympic Committee has called on Beijing Games organisers to release detailed information about air quality gathered during an August trial when 1.3million cars were taken off the Chinese capital’s roads.
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