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Elderly group sorry about roles in turmoil

[2013-10-18 01:35]

Some elderly Chinese are publicly apologizing for having persecuted the innocent during the "cultural revolution" (1966-76) in a bid to remind young people not to forget history.

China's fine art world on display

[2013-10-18 00:34]

Ever wonder about the overall state of the country's fine arts? The National Exhibition of Fine Arts has put together more than 600 pieces to give a comprehensive picture of the Chinese art scene.

A country at the opera

[2013-10-18 00:23]

As bicentennial celebrations of the opera world's twin titans build up to a crescendo, Raymond Zhou takes time to look back at how far China has come in embracing Wagner and Verdi in our musical life.

US debt deal a temporary fix

[2013-10-17 23:35]

The US government is back in business after a last-minute deal late Wednesday night in Washington prevented the government from defaulting on its loans.
Govt putting US economy at risk

Unwanted imports

[2013-10-17 11:17]

Customs officers in Qingdao, Shandong province, find medical waste among imported solid waste on Oct 15.

A campaign against blue lips

[2013-10-17 11:08]

Volunteers share knowledge about pulmonary edema, characterized by blue lips, to raise public awareness in East China.

Black is losing its luster

[2013-10-17 01:16]

Members of the Heiyi (black-clothed) Zhuang ethnic group still maintain their traditional lifestyle. But villagers worry it is fast disappearing.

Second time around

[2013-10-17 00:57]

Old houses and classic Chinese furniture get a new lease on life as an eager collector is turning his passion into luxury resorts, Xu Junqian reports in Shanghai.

More students back to work after studying abroad

[2013-10-17 00:43]

Facing a stagnant economic situation overseas, more Chinese students are returning home after studying overseas, a trend that looks likely to continue in coming years, a report released this week says.

China, Myanmar deepen military ties

[2013-10-17 00:13]

"China and Myanmar, linked by rivers and mountains, share a paukphaw (fraternal) friendship with each other," President Xi Jinping said.

Hungry World Food Day?

[2013-10-16 12:00]

World Food Day is on October 16, and this year focuses on "Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition".

Brown is unique

[2013-10-16 01:46]

Most giant pandas are black and white. But since 1985, the endangered animals with brown fur have been spotted five times. Scientists tell Ma Lie that further studies are necessary to unravel the mystery of such a rare type.

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