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  • Action men

    2013-05-23 05:36

    When he puts on his armor, Iron Man has all the power. In reality, there is a group of high-performing humans in camouflage uniform who, minus Tony Stark's caprice and quips, have the tasks and physique of a superhero.

  • Jobs scarce as record numbers graduate

    2013-05-23 10:05

    Competition in the job market is expected to intensify this year as the number of fresh college graduates in China hits a record high this summer.

  • Taobao offers free hospital appointments

    2013-05-23 09:36

    Taobao, China's largest online retail site, has joined the fight against scalpers at hospitals by adding a free online appointment service.Caustic composer

  • First-tier cities barely livable, report says

    2013-05-21 14:10

    Most first-tier cities in China are barely suitable for living due to their poor ecological environment, despite rapid economic development and preferential regulations for investment, said a newly released report by a top Chinese think tank on Sunday.

  • Voyage to Mars has its skeptics

    2013-05-21 09:47

    The Dutch businessman behind a planned one-way trip to Mars, which has received a flood of applicants from China, has dismissed accusations that the project is a scam.

  • How to talk Like a boss

    2013-05-17 10:37

    'To be a boss is glorious." What, in truth, could be more glorious than fanning oneself with 100 yuan ($16, 12 euros) notes while being presented expensive cigarettes by obsequious underlings? These are the advantages that being a laoban brings: buckets of renminbi and buckets of face; the two things that make up the sinosphere's central axis.

  • Cute South Korean child monks

    2013-05-17 13:27

    South Korean child monks holding lanterns watch a screen at the SK Telecom T.um Museum in Seoul, South Korea, May 15, 2013.

  • Mothers wary of donated milk

    2013-05-16 16:06

    New mum Cao Yue frowns every time she opens her fridge, as it's filled with bottles and plastic bags, all of which contain her breast milk.

  • Photographer sees value in 1,000 words

    2013-05-16 13:46

    Each of Hei Ming's projects take the documentary photographer years to finish. Hei will spend days chatting or even living with a person before taking a shot.

  • Time tells the truth

    2013-05-16 10:55

    Hei Ming's latest project attempts to write the history of nameless soldiers who sacrificed for China in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.

  • Precarious arrangement

    2013-05-13 15:26

    China's dormitory culture is not that different from the West, but the closer proximity and the turmoil of society at large may provide fertile ground for collisions.

  • Red Dress Run in Beijing for fun

    2013-05-14 09:30

    Hundreds of women – and especially men in their red dresses participate in the Red Dress Run in Beijing, May 12, 2013.

  • 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.