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Buddhist Art at the gateway of the Silk Road

[2013-10-05 02:40]

The exhibition presents sculptures, scrolls, and other objects dating back more than a thousand years from Dunhuang -- an oasis city on the edge of the Gobi Desert and home to the Mogao Caves or the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas.

Embracing innovation

[2013-10-05 02:27]

Gary Locke, US ambassador to China, makes a point during a discussion at the third annual China 2.0 conference, a research and education initiative of Stanford Graduate School of Business that focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship in China, on Thursday with Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society.

Search for a cup holder's identity

[2013-10-05 00:33]

A valuable porcelain cup holder that was auctioned off in Hong Kong recently has a certain amount of controversy surrounding its true origins, as Zhang Zixuan explains in this detailed report.

China and Malaysia set blueprint to boost ties

[2013-10-05 00:32]

China and Malaysia agreed on a five-year economic and trade cooperation blueprint on Friday and pledged to form a comprehensive strategic partnership.
China ups ante with ASEAN
Future rosy for ties with Malaysia

China Open: Li Na loses 1-2 to Petra Kvitova

[2013-10-04 19:22]

Li Na of China leaves the court after the women's singles quarterfinal match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, Oct. 4, 2013. Li lost the match 1-2.

A holiday without much fun

[2013-10-04 09:47]

For many, the National Day holiday from Oct 1 to Oct 7 is a golden week of travelling or family gathering, but there are those whose holiday is nothing but a normal work day, as can be seen the following photos.

Driver shot dead in car chase at US Capitol

[2013-10-04 07:54]

A dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington from near the White House to the US Capitol ended in gunfire when law enforcement officers shot and killed the driver as lawmakers and aides huddled in a lockdown.

Death toll in sunk boat off Italy could top 200

[2013-10-04 03:25]

The death toll from the sinking of a migrant boat off an Italian island carrying about 500 people could well top 200, according to local media reports.

NY SUV driver's wife: We were in 'grave danger'

[2013-10-04 02:55]

The driver of an SUV involved in a bloody weekend confrontation with a throng of motorcyclists was put in grave danger and feared for the life of his family inside when he drove through the crowd, striking a biker on the street, his wife said Thursday.

Tropical Storm Karen aims for US Gulf Coast

[2013-10-04 02:26]

Tropical Storm Karen formed in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and could become a hurricane before hitting the US coast between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle, forecasters at the US National Hurricane Center said.

A southern staple

[2013-10-04 01:55]

In a research report released earlier this year, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization said eating insects could help end food shortages across the world. In fact, it urged people to eat them as a nutritious supplement.

City rush, island time

[2013-10-04 01:40]

Fisherman Lin Jian has lived on Yongxing Island for more than a decade, but today he hardly recognizes the place.

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