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Advisers get down to business

[2013-03-04 02:34]

More than 2,000 national political advisers, about half of them new members, will tackle a host of issues, including corruption, environmental concerns and an increasing income gap, during their nine-day annual session, which started in Beijing on Sunday.

Political advisory body starts session

[2013-03-03 15:58]

The First Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, opened in Beijing Sunday.

Keeping it in the family

[2013-03-03 07:48]

Separate accounts or joint account? We ask several couples how they balance the family books.

Swan love songs

[2013-03-03 07:38]

Swans are synonymous with faithful love because the birds apparently maintain monogamous relationships and "extra-marital affairs" rarely occur. In China, one of the habitats of these romantic creatures is in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Soulful string

[2013-03-03 07:10]

A country musician and teacher who has written more than 50 songs about China, Mark Levine tells Mike Peters that he is here to stay.

Deputies to 12th NPC arrive in Beijing

[2013-03-02 15:29]

Deputies to the 12th National People's Congress arrive in Beijing, capital of China, March 2, 2013.

Armstrong faces more lawsuits, report

[2013-03-02 10:15]

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was facing two more lawsuits on Friday after his admission to drug use during his seven Tour de France victories.

Drug lord and 3 accomplices executed

[2013-03-02 08:21]

The execution of Myanmar drug lord Naw Kham and his three accomplices on Friday is far from the end of the suffering for some of the families of the victims.

Terracotta Warriors cry out for clean air

[2013-03-02 08:07]

Chinese scientists have found that the indoor environment where the Terracotta Warriors are housed could cause them to deteriorate.

Sense of isolation remains for migrant workers

[2013-03-02 02:53]

Migrant workers are happier and more satisfied with their life than last year, but they still constantly feel lonely, isolated and looked down upon, according to a survey jointly released by Renmin University of China and job.gzh.com, a job hunting website for migrant workers.

Manufacturing expands in Feb, but at slower pace

[2013-03-02 02:42]

China's manufacturing industry expanded for the fifth consecutive month in February, but at a weaker pace, influenced by the Spring Festival holiday and a decline in new orders, suggesting a modest economic recovery.

DPRK leader watches basketball game with Rodman

[2013-03-01 13:17]

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s top leader Kim Jong-un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman sat together and watched a basketball game between US and DPRK players Thursday, witnesses said.

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