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Drone At­tack on Venezue­lan Pres­i­dent 634,314

Venezue­lan Pres­i­dent Ni­colás Maduro sur­vived an al­leged at­tack by sev­eral drones loaded with bombs on Au­gust 4 as he was ad­dress­ing a mil­i­tary cer­e­mony. The drones were shot down, and Maduro was un­in­jured. Pre­lim­i­nary in­ves­ti­ga­tions ac­cuse far rightwing groups in Venezuela and Colom­bia of be­ing be­hind the at­tack.

Sea Cu­cum­bers’ Heat Death in Dalian 491,883

A huge num­ber of sea cu­cum­bers in the Chi­nese coastal city of Dalian, Liaon­ing Prov­ince, re­cently died from con­sec­u­tive days of high tem­per­a­tures, caus­ing an es­ti­mated di­rect eco­nomic loss of 6.9 bil­lion yuan (US$1.1B).

Amer­i­can Air­lines Kicks off Chi­nese Cel­list 289,060

Amer­i­can Air­lines caused dis­con­tent among the Chi­nese pub­lic by forc­ing cel­list Hu Jingjing, a Chi­nese woman study­ing in the US, off the plane on the re­turn leg of her jour­ney be­cause they claimed her cello was too big, even though she had bought an ad­di­tional ticket for the valu­able in­stru­ment.

Chi­nese Main­land Sup­plies Wa­ter to Tai­wan-con­trolled Kin­men 248,321

Since Au­gust 5, the Chi­nese main­land has supplied wa­ter to the Tai­wan-con­trolled Kin­men Is­land, off the coast of Fu­jian Prov­ince, which is suf­fer­ing from se­vere wa­ter short­ages and had over-ex­ploited its ground­wa­ter.

Amer­i­can Air­craft Warned by Chi­nese Navy over South China Sea 103,505

The Chi­nese navy gave six con­sec­u­tive warn­ings to an Amer­i­can an­ti­sub­ma­rine pa­trol air­craft which flew over four China-con­trolled is­lands in the South China Sea on Au­gust 10.

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