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Qingming Cultural Festival opens in C China

[2013-04-03 16:34]

The Qingming Cultural Festival which features performances, Song Dynasty (960-1279) dresses and honoring ancestors opens in Kaifeng city, Henan province on April 3.

World Bank seeks end to extreme poverty by 2030

[2013-04-03 14:29]

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim called for global actions toward ending extreme poverty by 2030 and improving the lives of most vulnerable people in the developing countries.

World Trade Center rises again

[2013-04-03 09:47]

Port Authority officials unveiledthe stunning view from the top of One World Trade Center, a eagle's eye panorama that will become one of the city's premiere tourist attractions.

Sotheby's to hold Spring Sale in HK

[2013-04-03 08:16]

A man looks at art pieces during Sotheby's preview in Hong Kong April 2, 2013. According to the organisers, the auction house will hold it's Spring Sale in Hong Kong between April 3 and 8, offering approximately 3,500 lots estimated in excess of US$210 million.

UN General Assembly approves Arms Trade Treaty

[2013-04-03 04:16]

The UN General Assembly on Tuesday voted to adopt the Arms Trade Treaty, which regulates the multi-billion-US dollar international arms trade.

Opening up on autism

[2013-04-03 02:20]

World Autism Day was on April 2, and to commemorate the occasion, buildings in Shanghai and Beijing lit up for the cause.

Cities urged to step up drainage improvements

[2013-04-03 01:44]

The State Council has issued a notice urging cities to step up the construction of drainage networks to prevent flooding during the country's traditional rainy season.

Xi gives green light for planting

[2013-04-03 01:19]

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of further mobilizing public support for tree planting, to aid the building of a "beautiful China".

Graffiti art team recognized with awards

[2013-04-02 11:15]

China's graffiti team ABS won the championship at Asia's biggest graffiti art contest, WALL-LORDS, in 2011 and won second place in 2012.

New frontier of resource wealth beckons Chinese

[2013-04-02 10:57]

Canada in coming years could see steady interest from Chinese companies drawn to its reserves of minerals and other resources.

Obama family enjoy Easter Egg Roll with children

[2013-04-02 10:31]

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle and their daughters Sasha and Malia participate in the 135th annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House.

Slide: Regiment sharpens combat skills

[2013-04-02 06:36]

The regiment weathered a sandstorm to carry out the exercise, designed to sharpen its combat skills.

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