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China

  • Two-year-old rescued from well after 20 hours

  • Fear prevents young people from marrying

    About 80 percent of post-80s and 90s remain single due to a fear of marriage, according to research, chinanews.com reported.

  • Japanese bombs discovered in NW China

    Police have defused three 1930s Japanese bombs found in a construction site in Northwest China's Shaanxi province on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Drivers of Beijing's 'Fast and Furious' car race sentenced

    The drivers of a Ferrari and Lamborghini who crashed in Beijing, in what was dubbed the ‘Fast and Furious’ incident, were found guilty of dangerous driving and sentenced to four and five months in prison, respectively, on Thursday.

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Business

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Life

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Food

  • Falling in love

  • Essence of Napa

    California wineries are getting more serious about the Chinese market. Dong Fangyu samples some of the New World's best tipples at a recent Beijing seminar and wine-tasting.

  • Delicious handbags

    A New-York designer has recreated a range of designer bags that resemble delicious bread, pancakes and pastries.

  • Argentina's Malbec wine as good as Messi: Envoy

    Malbec, the grape variety that represents the brand and uniqueness of Argentina wines, is just like what football star Lionel Messi is offering to the world.

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Entertainment

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Culture

  • When tai chi meets yoga

  • Futian culture and fashion stand out at ICIF

    The 11th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair is underway and the exhibition booth for Futian, a district in Shenzhen city, surprises with its distinguished culture and fashion brand.

  • Heilongjiang showcases business potential in Shenzhen

    While the 11th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair is attracting attention from the public worldwide, Heilongjiang’s business potential was highlighted at a promotion event this week.

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Annual legislative and political advisory sessions

The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.

Spring Festival trends reflect a changing China

Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.

Alibaba head meets with regulators

The head of China's quality watchdog met with Alibaba chairman Jack Ma on Monday to discuss the crackdown on fake and shoddy products.

Merger helps nuclear power grow globally

The approved merger of China's two industrial giants in the nuclear power field will strengthen the country's industrial competitiveness when going abroad.

Anti-graft watchdog learns from military tactics

China's venerable strategists may find their mantle inherited by the Central Committee of Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the Party’s disciplinary watchdog.

Rich Chinese pick Apple as gifts choice

Apple overtook Hermes as the most favored brand for giving by China's richest men, followed by Louis Vuitton. Hermes fell to seventh.

National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre victims

A state memorial ceremony is held in Nanjing for China's first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims.

Corrupt female officials spark debate

Downfall of two female officials in Shanxi province has drawn attention to the lifestyles of corrupt high-ranking women.

1st Shanghai-Kathmandu route

China Eastern Airlines will launch the first route from Shanghai to Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Dec 2.

China-Africa

  • Flying the flag in foreign fields

  • Uganda thrives on China ties

    Ambassador of Uganda to China says more tourism infrastructure will fuel sustainable economic growth.

  • Paving the way for a brighter future

    Residents of five counties in western Kenya are looking forward to the potential economic growth of the region once modernization work on a major highway is completed in the next 12 months.

  • Politician seeks investment for Kenya

    Former Kenyan Prime Minister and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga is in China for an eight-day visit.

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Africa

  • Sudan's Bashir re-elected president

  • Culture spreads its wings in Africa

    More than 200 major Sino-African cultural communication events are being staged this year, the Ministry of Culture said on Tuesday.

  • Morsi faces death verdict

    Mohamed Morsi, affiliated to banned Muslim Brotherhood group, is the first Egyptian president who faces the execution verdict, after a criminal court sentenced him to death on Saturday.

  • China welcomes ceasefire in Yemen

    The Foreign Ministry on Monday said it welcomed the decision by relevant sides in Yemen to agree to a five-day ceasefire, which will allow aid to be delivered.

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World

  • Restorers give shape to Pompeii victims

  • Japanese visit underlines thaw in relations

    A Japanese delegation with more than 3,000 members is visiting China, a development viewed by observers as the latest sign of progress in efforts to drag the relationship between the countries out of a recent low.

  • US sending 2,000 anti-tank weapons to Iraq

    US Defense Department announced Thursday it is sending 2,000 anti-tank weapons to Iraq to help Iraqi forces in fighting the Islamic State (IS).

  • China, Russia end joint naval exercises

    Chinese and Russian naval forces on Thursday ended their joint military exercises in the Mediterranean, according to an online news briefing from the Chinese Defense Ministry.

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Sports

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  • Diving

  • People factor key to 'Belt and Road'

    China's Belt and Road Initiative to boost common development must overcome geopolitical, cultural and security risks, because it should be aimed more at benefiting people and less at making money.

  • Alter family planning rules to suit reality

    Given the huge number of migrant workers, city authorities have to be more flexible with the family planning policy, instead of continuing with their rigid working style.

  • Anti-Japan plays must not play with facts

    The atrocities committed by the Japanese army were immense, and any attempt to underestimate the invaders power will mean belittling the struggle of our forefathers.

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Travel

  • Across the ocean

  • Dongtou: Misty islands amid endless waves

    From the 1,500-year-old architecture on its main island to the cloud-blanketed smaller islets; from sharp mountain spires to jagged cliffs, Dongtou is the hidden treasure on China's east coast.

  • Traveling your own road

    More tourists are opting to take road trips, because sometimes the journey is the destination.

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