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  • Chinese films still struggle for some bling

    2013-08-26 06:57

    Why can Sex and the City make Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik household names, but fashion in China's chick flicks like Tiny Times and One Night Surprise leaves no impression for fashionistas?

  • Electricity: a curiosity no longer

    2013-08-26 06:57

    When Chen Xianxiu opened the first electrical-appliance store in Medog in the Tibet autonomous region in November 2010, she received not only customers through her doors, but curious onlookers.

  • Report examines texting trends

    2013-08-23 14:07

    The 2013 Development Report about Micro Blog Usage among University Students was released recently.

  • Group wedding ceremony in Xinjiang

    2013-08-23 10:34

    Newlyweds take part in a group wedding ceremony in Turpan, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Aug 22, 2013.

  • German touch in Chinese buildings

    2013-08-22 22:57

    Among all the international players in architecture in China, GMP is one of the most productive.The German architecture agency is now revealing the secret of success: "designing in dialogue".

  • Hungry Ghost Festival marked in China

    2013-08-22 09:42

    People participate in a celebration for the Hungry Ghost Festival in Xiangshan county of East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 21, 2013.

  • Center of hope and support

    2013-08-21 08:05

    In Hong Kong, an inspirational concept has launched a place where the sick can learn to heal themselves.

  • Pieces of the past

    2013-08-20 07:50

    In July this year, Lisa Findley was in China again. The 59-year-old architectural professor from California came to Jietou in Tengchong with her students, her eighth visit to the small town in Southwest China's Yunnan province in 13 years, all in memory of her father's two-day encounter here in 1945.

  • Translators need to strike a balance

    2013-08-19 23:03

    Cultural identity, the spirit of introspection and writers'mission are among the topics that Syrian-born poet Adonis explored with Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan and other Chinese writers.

  • Poetry with power

    2013-08-19 22:56

    In the information age, when poetry has been crowded out of the public sphere by the Internet, television, films and novels, Syrian-born poet Adonis is still enthusiastically greeted by Chinese fans.

  • Life changing friendship had a rocky start

    2013-08-19 14:41

    Zhang Zhenhua, 17, never expected to find an "older brother" he can trust and share with.

  • Top 10 pricey destinations for studying abroad

    2013-08-19 10:51

    Studying abroad can sometimes come with a high price tag. HSBC's latest research reveals that Australia is the most expensive destination for overseas students.

  • 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.