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Lurking threat

[2013-07-23 23:09]

It can take years for a hepatitis B infection to turn into cirrhosis of the liver and even cancer, and the lack of early symptoms means people are far too complacent, experts tell Liu Zhihua.

Under the scorching sun

[2013-07-23 15:33]

Find out what Westerners and Chinese do when the sunlight is a glaring threat.

Yuan: Financial capitals vying for top spot

[2013-07-23 15:13]

Though the money markets have gone into a tizzy recently, there have been some unrelated developments that clearly underscore the growing global influence of China's currency, the renminbi or the yuan.

China wins one more gold at World Championships

[2013-07-23 07:52]

Chinese divers Chen Roulin and Liu Huixia won the second gold medal of the day on Monday after they conquered the women's 10-meter synchronized platform.

Palace: Kate gives birth to a baby boy

[2013-07-23 03:43]

Prince William's wife Kate gave birth to a baby boy on Monday, their first child who will be third in line to the British throne, ending hours of fevered anticipation.
British royal baby dominates world media
Royal baby adds extra sense of history at palace
Royal baby birth brings back memories of Diana

'Black Monday' as WeChat service lost

[2013-07-23 01:38]

For Chen Zidan, a 28-year-old insurance company worker in Shanghai, yesterday's temporary loss of service on WeChat was a "Black Monday".

Villages reduced to rubble

[2013-07-23 01:21]

The death toll has climbed to 89, with 5 others still unaccounted for, in an earthquake that hit northwest China's Gansu province Monday morning.

Documentary clicks capture richness of New China

[2013-07-22 23:18]

In 1949, there were perhaps 100 Chinese who could get their hands on a camera. In the 1960s, there were fewer than 2,000. Today, about 100 million in the country have top equipment.

Images for quake zone

[2013-07-22 10:43]

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted a juncture region of Minxian county and Zhangxian county in Dingxi city of the province Monday morning, local authorities said.

King Albert II of Belgium abdicates

[2013-07-22 07:51]

King Albert II of Belgium delivers an abdication speech during a ceremony at the Royal Palace on Belgian National Day in Brussels July 21, 2013.

Bare buns run in Vancouver

[2013-07-22 07:23]

The yearly run, held at the clothing-optional Wreck Beach, is aimed at raising public awareness on the wholesomeness of naturism.

EU regulation enhances toy safety

[2013-07-22 03:01]

An updated European Union safety regulation on toys will place pressure on Chinese toy makers and affect the nation's exports to an already weakening European market, but could also provide an opportunity to upgrade the domestic toy industry, industrial insiders say.

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