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Artists paint stark portraits of Chinese corruption

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters Life!) - In a dingy studio flat in southern China, a half-naked painter dabs his brush gently over a portrait of Fu Yunsheng, a land official in northern China sentenced to death for embezzling millions. Full story

China seizes melamine-tainted milk powder

Authorities seized 26 tons of melamine-tainted milk powder from an ice cream maker in southern China three years after widespread use of the chemical in infant formula killed six babies, state media said Wednesday. Full story

Fake flour made in old pigsty latest China food scandal

Authorities in southern China have raided a former pigsty where fake sweet potato flour was being made with corn, ink and paraffin and sold as a delicacy, state media said on Friday, in the latest scandal to strike the country's food industry. Full story

Asia's nuclear plants: Disaster-in-waiting?

At least 32 nuclear plants in operation or under construction in Asia are at risk of one day being hit by a tsunami, nuclear experts and geologists warn. Full story

China's Hu calls for Asian security cooperation

Chinese President Hu Jintao called Friday for Asian nations to better cooperate in security matters in a region increasingly beset by rival territorial claims — often involving China. Full story

Emerging economies face watershed moment at summit

The leaders of the world's largest emerging economies gather this week in southern China for what could be a watershed moment in their quest for a bigger say in the global financial architecture. Full story

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  Flying machines take a dive in China

Creative aviation enthusiasts gather in southern China to participate in an annual flying competition. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown has the story.

  Dozens feared buried by China landslide

Rescue workers are searching for at least 21 people feared trapped under rocks and mud after heavy rainfall sparked a deadly landslide in southern China. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Typhoon comes ashore in China

Strong winds and torrential rain lashed coastal areas as Typhoon Chanthu made landfall in southern China. Contessa Brewer reports.

  China ravaged by flooding

More than a million people have been forced to evacuate southern China, where heavy flooding has washed away homes. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Deadly flooding in China

Torrential rain has caused massive flooding and mudslides in southern China where more than 800,000 residents have been forced to flee their homes. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.

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