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China

  • Beijing number plates snapped up in 10 minutes

  • Building ban begins to bite

    A half-built office complex in East China's Anhui province has become a hot potato for a local government in the two years since a clean-governance campaign was launched.

  • UN calls for more sex ed in country

    China needs to provide more sex education to youth to ensure the health of the young people, who are critical to the country's future, according to the United Nations Population Fund.

  • Driver's license reform aims at curbing graft

    The Ministry of Public Security is pushing forward a reform on the issuing of driver's licenses in a bid to curb corruption in vehicle management departments.

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Business

  • Huiyuan Juice eyes Australian farms

  • China approves more railway projects

    China has approved construction of four railway lines worth 66.24 billion yuan ($10.79 billion) as the government steps up infrastructure investment to boost growth.

  • China rates cut not to plunge yuan

    The Chinese yuan will not drop significantly amid interest rate cuts, with impacts of declining yields offset by increasing trade surplus and dwindling worry over financial stability.

  • China eases market access for investment

    China will further ease market access to key industries in a bid to spur investment through innovating financing and investment regimes.

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Life

  • Still surprised by nature

  • TCM intern intends to take skills home to Brazil

    Fernando Davino, who has worked at six Beijing hospitals while completing his master's degree in TCM, says it usually takes a few days for his patients to respond to him as a doctor.

  • More go abroad for healthcare

    Western hospitals see China as new market for medical tourism. Although there are no reliable official figures, about 60,000 Chinese have gone abroad for healthcare services each year in recent years.

  • Go on a traditional medicine tour

    With a history of more than 2,000 years, TCM covers herbal medicine, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, deep-breathing exercises and dietary therapy.

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Food

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Entertainment

  • Barbara Hulanicki to return to Biba label

  • Zhang Ziyi, Tony Leung attend 45th India Int’l Film Festival

    Actress Zhang Ziyi and actor Tony Leung attend opening ceremony of 45th India International Film Festival, in Panjim, capital of the Indian state of Goa, on Nov 20, 2014.

  • Best bets

    Girls' Generation 1st Fan Party Mr. Mr. in Chongqing, Ballet Pirate by Théatre du Capitole de Toulouse in Beijing, Tom Odell Concert in Beijing, and more.

  • 'Interstellar' orbits top box office spot

    American director Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar" continues to orbit the top box office spots, hitting number one both in China and abroad.

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Culture

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1st Shanghai-Kathmandu route

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

Cold comfort for former sex slaves

Many women abused inmilitary brothels by the Japanese army during WorldWar II are now neglected by society and living in desperate conditions.

Fishing for solutions

Businesses bank on Chinese palates to help rid US of invasive Asian carp, which are making their way up the Mississippi River and its tributaries and threatening rivers and lakes.

Growing success from the grassroots

A lack of grassroots participation and unprofessional league systems has taken a toll on the development of big-ball sports in China.

Having babies from abroad

An increasing number of Chinese couples turn to foreign surrogacy services for babies, but risks remain as rules on surrogacy vary from country to country.

Slim pickings

More people are needed to help rising number of patients suffering from eating disorders.

Pepping up prevention

More are calling for HIV-prevention procedure amid rising infections among gay men, Shan Juan reports.

High alert

Chinese troops keep close tabs on terrorist threats at the Wakhan Corridor mountain border area in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Northwest China.

Sea change

120 years after its naval defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War, the country looks to stronger maritime power, Peng Yining reports in Weihai, Shandong province.

India adds spice to Chinese investor

An increasing number of Chinese businesses are riding on growing economic and trade ties between China and India in recent years.

Fugitive ends life on the lam

Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.

'Old newcomers'

Elderly people who leave home to take care of their grandchildren account for 10 percent of 144 million people aged 60 or older, according to a survey.

General aviation hub reaches for the sky

As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.

  • Graft fight dents overseas spending

    The China-dependent sector of the global tourism industry has been hurting since President Xi Jinping put fighting corruption at the top of his agenda after coming into power in November 2012.
  • Men spending more on facial care

    A growing awareness of male grooming, a stressful urban lifestyle and environmental concerns are fueling the growth in the male personal care market.
  • Superstition means fewer babies in Year of the Sheep

    Tens of thousands of mothers across China are keen to have a child in the auspicious Year of the Horse, rather than in the "unlucky" Year of the Sheep that will start on Feb 19, 2015.
  • Interracial relationships from the past

    Tireless writer Pan Jianbing shines a light on interracial relationships involving government officials, scholars and royal family members during the Republic of China days.

China-Africa

  • Helping to keep the peace in West Africa

  • Continental divide gone in artistic swoop

    Chinese who love African culture and arts may soon find that artifacts made in Africa that they would love to get their hands on are just a few finger tips away.

  • In step with expansion in Africa

    Chinese direct investment in Africa has greatly expanded in the last few years, exceeding $25 billion by the end of 2013, compared with just $9.33 billion in 2009.

  • Private investors flock to Africa

    Most of China's outbound investments in Africa have centered on the metals and energy sectors that accounted for more than 80 percent of China's outbound investment in the region.

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Africa

  • Slum children trained to be martial arts actors in Uganda

  • Two female bombers kill 30 in Nigeria

    Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, said witnesses and a security official.

  • Morocco King due to visit China

    King Mohammed VI of Morocco will pay an official visit to the China on November 27 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the royal cabinet said on Monday in a press release.

  • Liberia free of Ebola by Christmas

    Liberia's president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.

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World

  • Ferguson protests continue across US

  • EU extends sanctions relief on Iran

    The European Council on Tuesday said it has extended until June 30, 2015 the suspension of EU sanctions specified in last year's Joint Plan of Action agreed by P5+1 and Iran.

  • Turkey, US wide apart on how to battle IS

    The divergence between Turkey and the United States on the strategy to battle the Islamic State (IS) threat remains largely intact even after US Vice-President Joe Biden's two-day visit in the Turkish coastal city of Istanbul.

  • Kate helps launch hospice campaign

    Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R) speaks to ceramics manufacturer Emma Bridgewater at a fund raising event for a children's hospice at the Norfolk Show ground, near Norwich, eastern England November 25, 2014.

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Sports

  • Barcelona beats APOEL 4-0, Messi sets record

  • Ferrari appoints Arrivabene as new team principal

    Maurizio Arrivabene has been appoinated as Ferrari's new team principal to replace Marco Mattiacci, the Italian Formula One team announced on Monday.

  • Sports moments of the week: Nov 17-23

    FC Barcelona doesn't have a record when it comes to keeping its iconic players. Ronaldinho and Pep Guardiola are among many football stars that left the Catalan club for another. Will Lionel Messi follow in their path?

  • Vettel replaces Alonso at Ferrari

    In a widely expected shake-up, four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will replace two-time champion Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season.

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  • Injustice

  • Private investment should go global

    China's average investment return on its foreign assets is much lower than the return China pays to foreigners on their investments in China.

  • What's the fuss about studying abroad?

    Some 80 percent of China's rich have plans to send their children abroad for studies, the highest percentage in the world.

  • More inclusive new normal

    A slowdown is not a problem, but the Chinese economy has some deficiencies that must be solved for it to be a healthy new normal.

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Travel

  • Reliving Haikou's glory days

  • Photos of flight

    Few people realize the pictures of a plane taking of can be so impressive. Wu Ni catches up with a photographer who doesn't mind hanging out at airports.

  • Tradition by the book

    Classic Lu Xun novels enrich the legacy of Keqiao in a grand environment.

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