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Film to pitch US parks to China tourists

The US tourism bureau will be releasing a new documentary in China on America's national parks with the hope that Chinese travelers will visit the natural attractions beyond trips to gateway cities like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

First Capitol billing for Lunar New Year

Kindness walls bringing extra warmth to the needy

Everything on the "Wall of Kindness" is free to those who need it, giving the city's homeless and impoverished residents a chance to dress themselves in warm clothes amid the recent cold.

China-led AIIB announces five new vice-presidents

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank appointed five vice-presidents with work experience in both developed and emerging economies.

Beatles' legacy proves very lucrative for Liverpool, study finds

Half a century after they took the world by storm, the legacy of the Beatles earns $119 million a year for their home city of Liverpool.

Chinese club set to sign Teixeira for 50m euros

Brazilian forward Alex Teixeira is set to move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning, his manager at Shakhtar Donetsk confirmed on Thursday.

General strike against pension reform brings Greece to standstill

Greece came to a standstill on Thursday during the first 24-hour general strike of 2016.

Yugur culture recorded for preservation in NW China

In Southern Gansu, along the middle of the Hexi Corridor, north of Qilian Mountains, the Yugur ethnic minority has a population of only 11,000 people.

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Aerial view of vegetable fields in Nanning

An aerial photo taken on Feb 10, 2016 shows vegetable fields in Nanning, capital of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

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Kristi Heim: Aiming to make a difference

As executive director of Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC), Kristi Heim joined the welcoming committee of government officials and corporate CEOs led by Gov Jay Inslee to greet Chinese President Xi when he arrived in Seattle on the start his US state visit.

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