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Risking life for power

[2015-01-10 08:38]

A special team responsible for the maintenance work of over 20 power transmission lines in Guizhou province risks its life and limbs to ensure uninterrupted supply of electricity.

Crazy, outlandish, bizarre things Chinese rich do

[2015-01-10 07:41]

From giving away $15,000 to strangers, to driving a BMW to collect swill, to selling apples on luxury cars are just some of the odd activities of the rich Chinese. Let's take a look inside the world of wealth.

Penguins play near Zhongshan Antarctic Station

[2015-01-10 07:38]

Breeding penguins were often seen near the Zhongshan Antarctic Station during the summer time.

Shanghai auto show may shut door on model girls

[2015-01-10 06:03]

Female models may no longer be seen at one of the country's most important auto shows, the biannual Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, scheduled for April.

Dunkin' Donuts to open 1,400 outlets in China

[2015-01-09 13:32]

Hoping to emulate the success of US chains like McDonald's, Pizza Hut and Starbucks, coffee and baked-goods company Dunkin' Donuts plans to open 1,400 restaurants in China over the next 20 years.

No longer 'catching up'

[2015-01-09 12:40]

They represented one-fourth of the 3,600 exhibitors displaying the coolest gadgets, gizmos and doodads, and this year Chinese presenters at the international Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showed their own "cool".

Escort security guards: risky profession

[2015-01-08 14:30]

Escort security guards are young, highly-trained and experienced professionals who remain careful, patient and prepared for any incident.

Air China's new Boeing 747-8 lands

[2015-01-08 14:03]

Air China's new Boeing 747-8 aircraft made its international debut on the Beijing-New York route arriving at JFK on Wednesday.

Fund to pay slain officers' mortgages hits goal

[2015-01-08 13:48]

A foundation created to honor a firefighter killed on Sept 11 has raised enough money to pay off the mortgages and make repairs on the homes of two slain New York Police Department officers, foundation executives announced Wednesday.

Changing costumes over 60 years in China

[2015-01-08 08:58]

From 1907 to 1968, a businessmanin in Fuzhou city posed for portrait photos, which not only show how his face and clothing changes over the years, but also reflect the ups and downs during turbulent times in China.

9 websites that provide 'haitao' service in China

[2015-01-08 07:39]

Buying overseas goods online, or "haitao", has become increasingly common as cross-border e-commerce booms in China.

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