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Groundbreaking held for Harvard biz center named for a Chinese American

[2014-04-25 11:51]

The first education facility at Harvard University named after a Chinese American is a vivid example of Chinese-American's contributions to the development of United State's society, Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai said at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center.

China's wine consumption is growing

[2014-04-25 11:51]

"China is a large consumer market for a number of products: cars, perhaps consumer electronic items and why not wine?"

At 96, a legendary chef can still inspire 'the best' Chinese food

[2014-04-25 11:51]

In 1979, Time magazine wrote articles about two legendary Chinese figures: one was politician and reform leaderDeng Xiaoping; the other was a chef who moved from the Chinese mainland to the United States - Henry Chung.

Michelle honors 'Take our daughters and sons to work Day'

[2014-04-25 11:05]

US first lady Michelle Obama speaks with children of Executive Office employees at the White House's annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" in Washington April 24, 2014.

Tantrums, trickery and tragedies of World Cups past

[2014-04-25 10:53]

Accidents and tragedies at World Cups over the years.

Gift guide for Prince George's royal tour

[2014-04-25 10:22]

Prince William and his wife Catherine are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George.

Interesting libraries around the world

[2014-04-25 08:57]

Mesmerising modern libraries from around the world

Pop-up cat cafe opens in New York

[2014-04-25 08:30]

The cat cafe is a pop-up promotional cafe that features cats and beverages in the Bowery section of Manhattan.

World's largest model railway 'Northlandz'

[2014-04-24 17:23]

World's largest model railway "Northlandz" which has been open to the public since 1997 - contains more than 3,000 miniature buildings, set up in idyllic cities and villages, as well as 50,000 street and 40 foot bridges spanning vast canyons.

French 'spiderman' scales 33-story building in Macao

[2014-04-24 11:25]

Alain Robert, a well-known French urban climber known as "the French Spiderman" or "the Human Spider", climbs up the 153 meter 33 story Galaxy Macau's East Tower in Macau on Wednesday to promote the upcoming 3D movie, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

US sends troops to Poland for exercises

[2014-04-24 11:01]

A contingent of US Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday and within next few days additional army companies will arrive in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

China calls on talent worldwide

[2014-04-24 10:52]

For 30-year-old Yue Han, driving the two hours from Santa Cruz to San Francisco was not just to pick up a check for $6,000 jointly awarded by the Chinese Consulate General and the China Scholarship Council, but also to start paving an academic route back to China.

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