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GPS devices to tackle food waste problem

[2013-08-05 00:18]

Food waste collection trucks and trash cans will be outfitted with a computerized weighing and GPS device in Wuhan to deal with the problem of "gutter oil", illegally recycled cooking oil.

Bespoke shoes, Italian-style, made in China

[2013-08-05 00:13]

An eager young woman is standing on a piece of white paper in her bare feet. Gianluigi Colombo is on his knees next to her, staring and muttering. His assistant, also kneeling, is drawing on a piece of paper and taking notes.

Police find kidnapped baby alive in Henan

[2013-08-05 00:10]

A baby allegedly kidnapped and sold by an obstetrician in Fuping, Shaanxi province, has been rescued, police said on Sunday.

Elemental design

[2013-08-04 23:53]

Vivienne Tam recently launched her first jewelry collection in partnership with TSL Jewelry, and the collection betrays her influences and inspirations.

Bridging hope and history

[2013-08-04 09:31]

An unexpected disaster has become a rallying call to preserve heirloom and heritage, galvanizing a whole community into realizing how fragile some traditions can become.

International vertical run debuts in Beijing

[2013-08-03 21:31]

German runner Thomas Dold and Australian Suzy Walsham respectively claimed first place in the men's and women's vertical marathon in Beijing on Saturday, the first such event held in the Chinese mainland.

World's 2nd tallest building tops out in China

[2013-08-03 15:24]

A construction crane lift the last piece of steel during the topping out ceremony at the Shanghai Tower, which is undergoing construction, at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai August 3, 2013.

Kate, William register birth of Prince George

[2013-08-03 11:56]

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Friday registered the birth of their son George, who was born on July 22 in a blaze of global publicity and is third in line to the British throne.

Berlusconi loses final appeal in landmark case

[2013-08-03 02:56]

Italy's ex-leader Silvio Berlusconi has lost his final appeal against a tax fraud sentence in a ruling that jolted the political establishment on Friday but left the government in place for now.

Foreign carriers compete in 2nd-tier cities

[2013-08-03 02:54]

Foreign airlines are competing fiercely for business in second-tier cities in West China, despite the lower profitability of the routes in the region.

Lords of illusion

[2013-08-03 02:51]

Behind the magic acts put on privately by some self-proclaimed masters of qigong lies a much more dexterous skill of pulling strings and massaging the egos of China's rich and powerful.

Birds flock together to boost police ranks in Xinjiang

[2013-08-03 02:47]

Some police stations in rural areas of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have new recruits that they know will be high fliers.

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