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Chinese president arrives in Mongolia for state visit

[2014-08-21 11:53]

President Xi Jinping arrived in Ulan Bator for a two-day state visit to Mongolia, the first visit in 11 years by China's head of state to the country.

Biggest ever

[2014-08-21 11:09]

Construction is underway on what's being billed as the largest private real estate development in the history of the US, Hudson Yards, on Manhattan's West Side.

Peking Opera artist honored in NYC

[2014-08-21 06:12]

Dou Xiaoxuan plays the role of Goddess in The Goddess of Heaven Scatters Flowers, one of the six operas performed at Lincoln Center in New York for the 120th anniversary of Beijing opera master Mei Lanfang's birth.

Amazon to open Shanghai platform

[2014-08-20 23:55]

The US e-commerce giant seems ready to capitalize on the massive purchasing power of Chinese customers, as it kicked off a planned foray into the Shanghai FTZ.

China using more natural gas

[2014-08-20 11:23]

China's natural gas consumption is on the rise and large investment in domestic gas production will increase that demand significantly in the future, a new report says.

Who's causing California's real estate bubble?

[2014-08-20 11:23]

According to a report based on the S&P Case-Shiller Index, San Francisco home prices soared 23.1 percent on an annual basis, leading to speculation of a housing bubble among Chinese buyers who want to purchase a home in the San Francisco area.

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer leaves board

[2014-08-20 03:34]

Steve Ballmer, the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his new project.

Opera legend honored in performances in NYC

[2014-08-20 01:58]

A performer from the 120th anniversary of Mei Lanfang from Jingju Theater Company of Beijing in Times Square, New York City on Tuesday.

US dominates Chinese world university rankings

[2014-08-19 14:27]

US universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organisation Friday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford.

Residents caught giant alligator in Alabama

[2014-08-19 10:27]

A monster alligator weighing 1011.5 pounds measuring 15 feet long is pictured in Thomaston, Ala. on August 16, 2014.

Top 10 most attractive Chinese cities at night

[2014-08-19 09:21]

Most of us know our city best by the way it looks during the daylight hours. However, many cities are best viewed at night, and some cities never sleep.

Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew

[2014-08-19 09:14]

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson and began deploying National Guard troops to help quell days of rioting.

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