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Tourist finds new species of orchid

[2013-04-18 01:17]

Scientists have confirmed that an orchid found by a tourist in South China is a new species.

Ensuring safety of poultry sent to HK, Macao

[2013-04-17 16:02]

The Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau is taking measures to ensure the safety of poultry supplied to Hong Kong and Macao.

Sandstorms hit Northwest China

[2013-04-17 13:49]

Sandstorms will continue to sweep most parts of Northwest China on Wednesday, the National Meteorological Center forecast.

Funeral service to be held for Thatcher

[2013-04-17 09:40]

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at St Paul's Cathedral for Thatcher.

Photos: Shanghai Fashion Week

[2013-04-17 08:18]

Models present creations by Helen Lee during Shanghai Fashion Week April 16, 2013.

New entry fees for scenic town

[2013-04-17 07:12]

Authorities in Fenghuang county, Hunan province, reduced student ticket prices for its scenic old town and gave more people free entry amid rising pressure from people who protested the tourist site's new paid-entry requirement.

Boston mourns bombing victims

[2013-04-17 07:03]

People stand during an interfaith prayer service remembering the victims of Boston Marathon bombings at the Paulist Center in Boston, Massachusetts April 16, 2013.

Beijing's 1st bird flu victim to be discharged

[2013-04-17 01:46]

The 4-year-old Beijing boy confirmed as an H7N9 flu virus carrier has yet to show related symptoms, and the first case of infection will be discharged on Wednesday.

US naval ships make port call in Hong Kong

[2013-04-16 10:56]

Three ships of the US navy Amphibious Squadron Three started to make a visit in Hong Kong.

China's largest patrol vessel soon in service

[2013-04-16 09:48]

A helicopter is pictured on the patrol vessel Haixun01 in Shanghai, East China, April 15, 2013.

President meets 'old friend' in Beijing

[2013-04-16 07:40]

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad renewed his decades-long friendship with President Xi Jinping when they met in Beijing on Monday, for the fifth time.

Three dead in US marathon bomb

[2013-04-16 04:14]

At least two were dead, 100 injured in three explosions taking place near the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday afternoon, US media reported.
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