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  • Ethnic language software platform launched

    2013-07-19 15:48

    A software platform utilizing ethnic languages was launched Thursday in Hohhot, capital of Inner Mongolia autonomous region, propelling the development of information-based technologies in ethnic language areas.

  • Saxophone bonds unlikely friendship

    2013-07-17 12:22

    It was an ordinary summer morning in June in Datong, Shanxi province. An elderly woman wearing the uniform of a city cleaner was sitting on the street corner playing the saxophone.

  • Admission notices written in calligraphy

    2013-07-17 12:45

    Unlike the printed university adimission notice issued by most of universities in China, Shaanxi Normal University organized more than 20 retired lecturers to write the notice by hand this year.

  • The wheel deal

    2013-07-17 10:41

    An amateur cyclist has fulfilled dreams of conquering the toughest tour in China powered by only one leg.

  • Education advocator gets Legion of Honor

    2013-07-15 13:55

    Elisabeth Kichkine, better known in China as Li Sha and wife of the late Communist Party leader Li Lisan, was credited the French title Legion of Honor for her spirit of freedom and universal love on Monday. She is 99.

  • Living below the line

    2013-07-14 13:08

    An expatriate in China looks at food from a different perspective, and takes part in a challenge that allows him only $1.50 a day for meals.

  • 'Tiao Qian' ceremony in China's Qinghai

    2013-07-15 10:13

    Buddhists wearing masks attend a ceremony expressing stories of Gods and ghosts in Tibetan Buddhism at the Taer Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining.

  • Hot tips

    2013-07-14 08:04

    How do you cool down in this steamy summer? China Daily gives you some useful ideas.

  • Marijuana's pollution threat

    2013-07-14 08:05

    It took the death of a small, rare member of the weasel family to focus the attention of Northern California's marijuana growers on the impact that their huge and expanding activities were having on the environment.

  • When a bonus is time at home

    2013-07-14 08:05

    FALL RIVER, Wisconsin - Sara Uttech has not spent much of her career so far worrying about "leaning in." Instead, she has mostly been hanging on, trying to find ways to get her career to accommodate her family life.

  • The transformation of the Futian River

    2013-07-11 09:20

    It took three years from 2008 to 2011 to fully complete the eco-salvage of the Futian River, including planning and all civil engineering work.

  • Saving urban water

    2013-07-11 07:31

    The Futian River runs through the heart of bustling Shenzhen, a Guangdong city that shares a boundary with Hong Kong and is the province's shining example of urban planning.

  • 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.