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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.

Celebrated sculptor seeks to establish art museum

[2014-04-24 10:52]

Houston artist Wily Wang, a sculptor trained at the prestigious China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, has created numerous art works for public spaces from China to the US during the past 50 years. Now he is donating his major art works that are not in private collections to the public and is seeking to build a museum in the Houston area to exhibit them.

MOCA to open Chinese ink show

[2014-04-24 10:52]

Ink has long been a widely used medium in Chinese art, especially in calligraphy or poetry, but an exhibit at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is putting the focus squarely on Chinese ink paintings.

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