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Investors shake off speculation of new listings

[2013-05-04 01:17]

The Chinese stock market rallied strongly on Friday, as investors ignored predictions of a deluge of IPOs that many fear could depress stock prices by siphoning off investment funds.

Rekindling memories of Nixon's 1972 visit

[2013-05-04 01:07]

Forty-one years after former US president Richard Nixon's landmark visit to China, the two sides are seeking to improve bilateral ties as a delegation from the United States retrace the trip's legacy.

No evidence of human transmission: WHO

[2013-05-04 00:50]

WHO reiterated on Friday there is still no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission of the new strain of H7N9 bird flu or reports of infection in animals outside China.

NASA handout photos of Saturn storm and galaxies

[2013-05-03 14:40]

The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a rose surrounded by green foliage in this false-color handout image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken Nov 27, 2012.

Obama arrives in Mexico on working visit

[2013-05-03 10:59]

US President Barack Obama arrived in Mexico City Thursday aboard the official presidential airplane Air Force One, for an overnight work visit.

Man kills himself after firing shot at airport

[2013-05-03 10:06]

Police guard outside the Terminal B at the Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, the United States, May 2, 2013.

Nixon's grandson retraces historic week

[2013-05-03 07:07]

A delegation of 40 dignitaries from the United States led by a grandson of Richard Nixon arrived in Beijing on Thursday to retrace the 37th US president's 1972 visit to China.

Hollywood looks east

[2013-05-03 01:53]

China is now the second-largest film market in the world, but restrictions on foreign films have provoked US production companies to take special approaches to enter the Chinese film industry.

Efforts 'needed to ensure wider use of renminbi'

[2013-05-03 00:58]

China should build the infrastructure for renminbi internationalization as the currency becomes increasingly used by overseas investors, according to former chairman of the CBRC.

Most schools resume classes

[2013-05-03 00:32]

Most primary and middle schools in the quake-stricken region of Sichuan province have resumed classes, according to the local government.

Obama jokes about radical 2nd term changes

[2013-05-02 14:48]

President Barack Obama joked Saturday about his plans for a radical second-term evolution from "strapping young Muslim Socialist" to retiree golfer.

Rubber duck sails Hong Kong

[2013-05-02 13:54]

Rubber Duck, created by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, makes its debut at Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong on Thursday morning.

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