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  • Equine arrival

  • Three stand trial for deadly bus accident

    Three people stood trial on Thursday over suspected abuse of power that may partly have led to a fatal bus accident in northwestern China's Shaanxi province that claimed 35 lives in May.

  • Police detain 16 students after drug raid

    Beijing police have detained 16 music students after a drug raid on a dormitory at Beijing Midi School of Music on Tuesday.

  • Famous panda to celebrate 35th birthday

    Basi, the panda who rose to fame as the mascot of the 11th Asian Games in Beijing, will celebrate her 35th birthday-the equivalent of more than 100 human years-on Saturday in Fujian province.



  • Lotus brings pure driving to motorsport festival

  • China takes big step in electricity system reform

    China released documents on Monday on electricity sector reforms covering everything from pricing to setting up a national electricity futures market.

  • China resumes IPOs

    China resumed initial public offerings on Monday, with an industrial explosives maker becoming the first to offer shares to investors following a four-month freeze.

  • First domestic regional jet delivered

    Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China delivered its first regional aircraft-designated the ARJ21-700-to Chengdu Airlines on Sunday, after the jet took 5,258-hour testing flights over the past seven years.





  • Grapes worth their weight in gold

  • The sweet smell of food & flowers

    You do not have to go far to stumble on a coffee shop whose main accoutrement is flowers or to come across a banquet decked with beautiful bunches of the best that nature has to offer.

  • Online rumors' ill effects on food safety

    Dozens of experts, government officials and entrepreneurs recently gathered in Beijing for a seminar organized by Xinhuanet.com, the multilingual website for Xinhua New Agency, to discuss how to tackle online rumors about food safety.

  • App brings Champagne smarts to your fingertips

    If it's not Champagne, the French like to say, it's just bubbles.






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.


  • Flying the flag in foreign fields

  • Xi: Summit in S. Africa to have our full support

    China will work with African countries to make a China-Africa summit late this year a successful event, President Xi Jinping said on Friday while meeting with visiting South African President Jacob Zuma.

  • 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.



  • Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole on Tuesday

  • China, Mauritania pledge closer cooperation

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met in Beijing on Tuesday with visiting Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, calling on joint efforts to enhance capacity cooperation through building steel and cement plants.

  • Stronger ties with Mauritania pledged

    China vowed on Monday to explore new areas of cooperation, including new energy, with the Northwest African country of Mauritania.

  • Chinese peacekeepers set off to Liberia

    A team of 257 Chinese soldiers left Beijing on Monday for a 12-month United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia.



  • Britain's Cameron says time to bomb militants in Syria

  • Kunming enjoys day in sun at Macy's parade

    The float from "The City of Eternal Spring" was treated to some familiar springlike temperatures as it took part in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday in New York.

  • Turkish and Russian FMs to meet in Belgrade

    Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that he expects to meet with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, early in December, in the aftermath of the downing of a Russian SU-24 fighter plane over Syria on Tuesday.

  • Rights panel presses US over scientists' cases

    The United States Commission on Civil Rights has sent a letter to the US attorney general arguing that the government may be "failing to exercise sufficient due diligence" in criminal investigations involving Chinese Americans.



  • The inscrutable Chinese

    This article is based on some stereotypes of Western and Eastern people that are generalizations. I believe individuals should be judged for what they are.

  • 7 reasons why I love China

    I've been in China long enough to see the good and the bad. It isn't hard to balance it all out and realize that the good far outweighs the bad. Here are 7 reasons why 'I love China.'

  • Trip to Xinjiang

    There are powerful sentences you might come across when living in China. One of them is: China is too big.

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  • On the wings of a Persian wind

  • Where you can see thousands of dinosaur fossils

    About a 20-minute drive from the downtown area of Zhucheng, Shandong province on China's eastern coast, a spherical-dome building catches the eye amid a large expanse of farmland.

  • Rally call of nature

    They came from far and wide in the pursuit of adventure, and the competitors in the annual 5,500-kilometer Taklimakan Rally got that and a lot more besides, not the least of which was the exquisite beauty of the ever-changing landscape of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.


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