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William and Kate visit Australia's indigenous academy

[2014-04-22 15:24]

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, looks at a spear with her husband, Britain's Prince William, during a visit to the National Indigenous Training Academy near Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.

College ping pong lures Chinese students

[2014-04-22 11:26]

Table tennis has long been dismissed as a leisurely pastime, but some universities are realizing its value as a collegiate sport and an increasingly effective recruiting tool for international student athletes, according to an official with collegiate table tennis' governing body.

McDonald's will make over mainland stores

[2014-04-22 11:26]

Illinois-based McDonald's, known for its Big Mac sandwich, Egg McMuffin and Happy Meals, has started a make-over of its restaurants in cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, using a local designer.

Chinese reporters shop till they drop in LA

[2014-04-22 11:26]

Four young Chinese women breezed into the Jo Malone boutique - a London perfume brand - at South Coast Plaza in Orange County, leaving Sarah Kruer, the store's director of international and domestic marketing, somewhat surprised.

Obamas host White House Easter Egg Roll

[2014-04-22 09:25]

Children and parents gather on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, April 21, for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll where President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle kicked off the festivities.

Wrongly jailed man lands stable job

[2014-04-22 09:22]

Zhao Zuohai, 61, who was thrust into the media spotlight in 2010 having wrongly served 10 years in prison, has finally landed a job in Shangqiu city, central China's Henan Province.

Fire erupts in E China appliance plant

[2014-04-22 09:01]

Twenty-four fire engines and nine fire-fighting squads were sent to put out a fire.that broke out in adjacent electric appliance plants in an industrial park in Jiangshan County, Ningbo city of East China's Zhejiang province, on Monday. Three injured factory workers were sent to the hospital.

Best of luck

[2014-04-21 22:24]

More than 300 people attended the farewell banquet organized by Chinese Civic Center (CCC) in honor of Chinese Consul General Xu Erwen (third from right, first row) Sunday night. Xu, who came to Houston in 2011, is leaving her post.

Gaza rockets hit south Israel, army strikes back

[2014-04-21 20:59]

Seven rockets fired from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel during the Jewish Passover holiday on Monday.

US, China schools join hands

[2014-04-21 11:24]

The signing ceremony for a knowledge exchange between Tsinghua University's high school and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology was accomplished Saturday at the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Washington.

Gateway a hit in Houston

[2014-04-21 11:24]

Gateway, a work connected to Kung Fu master Jackie Chan, was so powerfully presented at Houston's 2014 Dance Salad Festival (DSF) that the audience gave Bejing's Contemporary Dragon KungFu Dance Company (CDKDC) a standing ovation. That unforgettable reception brought the opening night of the festival and its array of world class performances from China, Spain, Denmark, Germany, France and Britain to a shouting, triumphant close.

Lincoln to enter China's car market

[2014-04-21 11:24]

As the New York auto show opened to the public last week, many eyes were on Western luxury brands targeting China, including one US latecomer.

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