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  • World Heritage status sought for corridor

    2013-09-10 23:24

    The Silk Road has played a role in promoting economic and cultural exchanges between East and West as well as building friendship between China and the rest of Eurasia.

  • Giant lantern for Mid-Autumn Festival

    2013-09-11 09:26

    The "Rising Moon", a giant lantern created to celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Sept 19, is designed by four local architectural designers, combining the concepts of environmental conservation and vitality.

  • Former railways official pleads guilty

    2013-09-11 02:01

    A former high-ranking official in China's high-speed railway system pleaded guilty to charges of accepting 47.55 million yuan ($7.77 million) in bribes.

  • Implant surgery for boy's eyes a success

    2013-09-11 01:56

    The ocular prosthesis implant surgery for Guo Bin, the 6-year-old boy whose eyes were gouged out last month in Shanxi province, went very well, a doctor said.

  • Li urges education equality

    2013-09-10 01:17

    Premier Li Keqiang has called for promoting education equality during a visit to students from the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region who are studying in Dalian, Liaoning province.

  • AIDS most deadly infectious diseases

    2013-09-10 06:50

    A total of 1,497 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in August, with AIDS the top cause of death, according to figures released by health authorities on Monday.

  • Official calls for improved elevator safety

    2013-09-10 01:24

    Quality-inspection authorities have called for the training of more elevator maintenance professionals and urged greater public awareness of elevator safety.

  • 2 dead after S China school blast

    2013-09-09 10:09

    At least two people were killed and 17 were injured in an explosion that happened near a school in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Monday morning.

  • China develops new generation of high-speed aircraft

    2013-09-08 23:51

    China is developing helicopters with the ability to fly at speeds twice the current average, according the country's major aircraft maker.

  • Liu Zhijun associate charged

    2013-09-09 00:45

    A businesswoman linked to the corruption case against China's former railway minister has been charged with bribery and illegal business activities.

  • Companies cleared of pollution allegations

    2013-09-09 00:35

    Environmental protection authorities in Shandong province on Sunday cleared 25 enterprises of allegations that they disposed of polluted water by pumping it deep underground.

  • Beijing set to host global tourism center

    2013-09-09 00:14

    The delights and flavors of the world's leading cities are coming to Beijing with the opening of a center dedicated to replicating what tourists will see.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.