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US futurist touts the rise of the "Global Southern Belt"

[2015-01-30 05:15]

John Naisbitt, the famed American futurist and international best-selling author whose book Megatrends topped the New York Times best-seller list in the early 1980s, recently returned to China to promote his new book and a new set of predictions.

Gas blast at Mexico City children's hospital kills 7, injures 54

[2015-01-30 02:36]

Seven were killed and at least 54 people were injured Thursday morning in a powerful gas tank truck explosion outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City.

New consul general greeted

[2015-01-29 11:28]

Xue Bing (center, in black suit), the newly appointed Chinese consul general in Toronto, meets members of the Chinese-Canadian community at the Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday. Xue is the 10th Chinese consul general in Toronto.

Don't have to be a queen to live in frozen wild of snow

[2015-01-29 10:31]

Though the blizzard that hits northeaster America causes inconvenience to daily life, the snow brings winter fun to anyone who loves and enjoys nature. To those nature lovers, let's go to the wild to check how the animals spend their snow days.

Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel lauded at farewell

[2015-01-29 10:12]

US President Barack Obama (L) hugs outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during a farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia, January 28, 2015.

Ten characteristic streets in Beijing

[2015-01-29 07:59]

Liulichang Street of Chinese Culture is a 750 meter long collection of all kinds of Calligraphy, art, antiques and paintings that China has to offer. The street is a hub of China's culture and one is totally taken in by the aura surrounding it. Located south of the Peace gate in Beijing the street is a favorite with tourists.

Gateway to Houston

[2015-01-29 07:43]

A group of Houston business professionals, led by members from Briggs & Veselka Company, MetLife and JPMorgan Chase, announced the formation of Gateway to Houston on Tuesday.

Your Honor Meets Your Honor

[2015-01-29 07:30]

Tao Kaiyuan, vice-president of Supreme People's Court of China, poses with Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Ginsburg in Washington on Wednesday afternoon.

Ten surprising facts about Jack Ma

[2015-01-29 07:17]

Speaking at a seminar named "An Insight, An Idea with Jack Ma" at Davos, the wealthiest man in China, gave a wide-ranging interview, sharing his childhood experiences, Alibaba's growth process and his view on working with the government.

Across Canada Jan 30

[2015-01-29 06:39]

Across Canada Jan 30

Snow job

[2015-01-28 23:44]

Forecasts of 2 to 3 feet of snowfall in the New York area overnight Monday were greatly exaggerated, but there still was enough of it for these youngsters to make a snowman in Manhattan's Chinatown.

The ancient practice of preserving and drying food

[2015-01-28 15:26]

Preserving and drying is a traditional method of extending the shelf life of food, which offered people more options for food especially in the cold winter.

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