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Nursing home blaze kills 11 residents

[2013-07-27 02:20]

Experts are calling for an overhaul and stricter execution of safety management measures after 11 elderly residents were killed when a resident set fire on Friday morning to a nursing home in Hailun.

Choir sings its way into Chinese hearts

[2013-07-27 01:09]

To the accompaniment of traditional Chinese folk instruments guzheng and erhu, the Children's Chorus of Washington sang the popular Chinese folk song, Mo Li Hua, or The Jasmine Flower, in Mandarin.

Hot times for travel agents

[2013-07-27 00:28]

The best time of the year for travel agencies is here, with most of their overseas tours for summer vacation sold out,especially Europe.

19 industries to shed capacity

[2013-07-27 00:21]

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has ordered the closure of many factories in 19 industries where overproduction has led to wars.

Wuhan a prime spot for international rowing hub

[2013-07-27 00:12]

Abundant waters and a big college student population make Wuhan an excellent venue for rowing races, said foreign rowers at a recent international competition in the city.

LeBron frenzy grips Guangzhou

[2013-07-26 16:08]

LeBron James showed that his popularity has reached far beyond US borders on a two-day layover in Guangzhou.

Police to question driver for Spanish train crash

[2013-07-26 11:26]

The driver of a Spanish train that derailed, killing at least 80 people, was under police guard in hospital on Friday after the dramatic accident which an official source said was caused by excessive speed.

US does not plan decision on Egypt coup

[2013-07-26 08:09]

The Obama administration told Congress on Thursday it does not plan to make a determination on whether a military coup occurred in Egypt.

Top DPRK leader meets Chinese vice-president

[2013-07-26 06:52]

Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), met in Pyongyang Thursday with visiting Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao to discuss relations between the two countries.

Korean War veterans return to peninsula

[2013-07-26 02:02]

Zhang was on her way with former CPV members to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to visit the tomb of Hu’s husband and other Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War.

Tourist safety a priority in S China Sea

[2013-07-26 00:55]

With more Chinese people visiting the tropical islands of the South China Sea, the sea's rescue authority is paying more attention to tourists' safety.

Bo Xilai indicted for corruption

[2013-07-26 00:05]

Bo Xilai, former Party chief of Chongqing, has been charged with taking bribes, embezzlement and abuse of power, according to the Jinan People's Procuratorate in Shandong province.

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