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  • Tour offers rare inside look at Shaolin Temple

    2013-09-08 14:06

    The movies of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan have helped to kindle a global fascination with Chinese kung fu. Now, tourists will get a chance to take a closer look at where it all began.

  • China to improve standards for elderly care

    2013-09-08 13:19

    China will issue seven new state standards for elderly care to further protect the rights of old people, according to the Standardization Administration.

  • Old landmark building in Kunming demolished

    2013-09-07 15:34

    The Workers' Cultural Palace collapses after being demolished by explosives in Kunming, Yunnan province Sept 7, 2013. The 70-metre-high building has been a recreational centre for residents since being completed in 1982.

  • Measures to prevent wrongful judgments

    2013-09-07 06:40

    China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) has outlined measures to prevent wrongful and unjust judicial decisions.

  • Chinese officials told to set frugal example

    2013-09-07 06:40

    A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official has urged Party members to maintain a frugal lifestyle for the upcoming festivals and set an example against profligacy for ordinary people.

  • National Games in dire need of reform

    2013-09-07 01:34

    Experts urge reforming the scandal-plagued National Games, in part because the domestic sports gala is a lifeline for many less popular events and athletes.

  • One small splash for man

    2013-09-05 13:51

    Liu Wanyong, 52, rides a waterborne bicycle at a reservoir in Zhenning, Southwest China's Guizhou province, Aug 29, 2013.

  • More eager to become pilots

    2013-09-06 08:33

    After spending a lot of money and three years on training since 2008, Lou Yang obtained both private and commercial pilot licenses three years ago.

  • Shanghai's visa-free policy lifts tourism

    2013-09-06 03:45

    Shanghai authorities said the city's policy allowing citizens from 45 nations to stay up to 72 hours in the city without a visa has noticeably boosted tourism.

  • Films aim for success abroad

    2013-09-06 03:22

    Chinese films have been losing the plot in terms of revenue overseas despite box office success at home, industry specialists say.

  • Ancient beauty of falconry protected 

    2013-09-05 10:14

    Wings spanned, a falcon prepares to fly from a man's hand during the founding ceremony of an association aimed at protecting the ancient skill in Yulou village, China's Northeast Jilin province, Sept 3.

  • Auditor to monitor family planning fines

    2013-09-05 07:58

    The social subsistence fee, a compulsory levy paid by families who have more children than the family planning policy allows, will be strictly monitored to prevent corruption.

  • 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.