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China certifies Sikorsky S-76D helicopter for 'growing' market

[2014-04-15 11:00]

US-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has received approval from China's Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) to begin delivering its S-76D helicopter to China, a move that underscores the growing market for helicopters by Chinese companies.

Biden, Kerry unveil World Cup trophy in Washington

[2014-04-15 09:46]

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) applauds as Vice-President Joe Biden jokes that he is going to pick up the recently-unveiled FIFA World Cup Trophy, at the State Department in Washington, April 14, 2014.

Top 10 picks for global travelers

[2014-04-15 08:29]

TripAdvisor announced the winners of its sixth annual Travelers' Choice Awards.

Xi: Integrate space and air roles

[2014-04-15 07:15]

President Xi Jinping is asking the air force to speed up its transformation into a strong power with an integrated air and space capability.

Leadership hailed

[2014-04-14 22:28]

Congresswoman Grace Meng (center) accepts the Inspirational Leadership Award from the Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE) on April 11 in Los Angeles.

Bus station blast near Nigerian capital kills 71

[2014-04-14 19:50]

A bomb at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Abuja killed 71 during rush hour on Monday morning, witnesses said, the first such attack near the Nigerian capital for two years.

China advised to curb credit growth

[2014-04-14 11:09]

IMF says reining in borrowing is important for long-term stability

US educators embark on Chinese quest

[2014-04-14 11:09]

Members of the School Superintendents Association, a Virginia-based professional group, will visit five Chinese cities for two weeks this summer to increase their understanding of the Asian nation to help them incorporate its language and culture into US school programs.

'Two moms' meet again in Houston

[2014-04-14 11:09]

More than 100 fans attended a conversation between Chinese actress Liu Xiaoqing and former actress Lily Chen Foster (Chen Ye) at the Baker Institute at Rice University.

UCLA will open lab in Shanghai

[2014-04-14 11:09]

A Chinese firm, the Centre Testing International (CTI) Corp plans to team up with the University of California and UCLA's department of pathology to open a unique health laboratory in Shanghai in September.

DPRK opens race to foreigners

[2014-04-14 07:28]

The streets of the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

Death toll from Chile forest fire rises to 16

[2014-04-14 07:11]

The death toll from the massive forest fire in Chile's port city of Valparaiso has risen to 16, while more than 500 houses destroyed and 10,000 people evacuated since the fire broke out Saturday in the hills surrounding Valparaiso, authorities said Sunday.

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