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Property prices rise in more big cities

[2013-02-23 02:38]

Around three-quarters of China's major cities saw price rises for both new and pre-owned housing in January, figures from the NBS showed on Friday.

I Sing Beijing's debut hits a high note

[2013-02-22 14:04]

There's no doubt that I Sing Beijing, a redolent blend of musicians, Western traditions and modern Chinese opera, is an important catalyst in the evolving relationship between the United States and China.

Abe in Washington for meeting with Obama

[2013-02-22 13:44]

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday arrived in Washington D.C. for the meeting with US President Barack Obama scheduled for Friday at the White House.

Pistorius bail decision expected in S.African court

[2013-02-22 09:28]

A judge is likely to decide on Friday whether to grant bail to Oscar Pistorius, with prosecutors arguing he is a cold-blooded killer.

Asteroid scare prompts calls for space research

[2013-02-22 08:06]

With images of fireballs slashing through the skies over Russia still fresh in people's minds, China's top asteroid scientist called for greater research into the dangers asteroids pose.

Movie-themed fortunes 'never guaranteed'

[2013-02-22 07:09]

West Gold has entered into an agreement with the city government of Tongxiang on the establishment of a Journey to the West Film Art Center project.

Terracotta Warriors exhibit to open in US

[2013-02-22 01:39]

Ten life-sized Terracotta Warriors from China will be a central part of an exhibition in San Francisco that opens on Friday.

Heritage being nursed back to health

[2013-02-22 01:36]

Much-needed repairs are under way to preserve exquisite 600-year-old murals at Drepung Monastery in the Tibet autonomous region.

BMW owner protests with cow

[2013-02-21 09:55]

A cow drags a red BMW in Qingdao, Shandong province, Feb 19, 2013. Li Liangkui spent 1,000 yuan to hire the cow to stage a protest after a repair shop repeatedly failed to fix his car since October.[Photo/ asianewsphoto]

Property curbs to stay in bid to check prices

[2013-02-21 07:09]

Property price controls will be maintained, Premier Wen Jiabao vowed on Wednesday, in response to a rebound in the real estate market in some cities.
Brighter outlook for property companies

Companies struggle to find, keep workers

[2013-02-21 03:52]

A labor shortage is sweeping through both the Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta regions, the country's two major economic powerhouses.

City bids farewell to young hero

[2013-02-21 03:51]

Thousands of Xingtai residents came to the streets with white flowers on a chilly Wednesday, bidding farewell to a young hero who died trying to rescue a drowning man.

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