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Xi visits fleet, praises Sanya sailors

[2013-04-12 00:33]

President Xi Jinping inspected troops from the South Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army navy in Sanya, Hainan province, on Tuesday morning.

Fossilized tracks show dinosaurs could swim

[2013-04-12 00:27]

Chinese scientists announced that they found swim tracks of a carnivorous dinosaur, producing strong evidence that two-legged dinosaurs were good swimmers.

Homemade submarine, deep pockets

[2013-04-11 11:00]

A homemade "robot submarine" is put into the sea for tests in Yantai city, Shandong province on April 10. The submarine was made by Zhang Wuyi, 38, a laid-off worker in Wuhan city, Hubei province.

Developing Hainan as int'l resort island: Xi

[2013-04-11 09:53]

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for faster development of Hainan province as an international resort island.

Expats prefer Beijing, Shanghai

[2013-04-11 01:22]

The living environment has become a growing concern for expatriates working in Shanghai and Beijing, although the two cities topped a list of the most attractive Chinese cities for expats.

Super rice keeps China's supply self-sufficient

[2013-04-11 01:19]

New super rice strains with an expected yield of 14.9 metric tons per hectare will help China maintain its largely self-sufficient supply of rice, experts said.

President pays visit to Hainan fishermen

[2013-04-11 00:56]

Xi calls for faster development of island as an intl resort when he visited fishing villages and talked with the seamen and maritime militia in Hainan.

US to intercept DPRK missile if threatened

[2013-04-10 03:47]

The US commander in charge of forces in the Asia Pacific region said that if the DPRK launches a missile, he would recommend US forces shoot it down if US homeland was threatened.

At least 15 people stabbed at Texas college

[2013-04-10 03:37]

At least 15 people were injured Tuesday from stabbing at a college in the US state of Texas, officials said.

2012 a peak year for archaeologists

[2013-04-10 01:04]

Chinese cultural heritage authorities announced the 10 most important archaeological discoveries in 2012 on Tuesday, with the earliest dating back to the Paleolithic era.

Capital's jaywalkers to face fines: traffic chiefs

[2013-04-10 00:44]

From this week, people who do not wait for the 'green man' signal to cross at intersections will receive on-the-spot fines of 10 yuan ($1.60).

More research stations planned for Antarctica

[2013-04-10 00:30]

China plans to increase its presence in Antarctica with 2 more research stations, an official in charge of the scientific programs in the polar regions said.

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