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Feeling the H7N9 strain

[2013-04-10 00:22]

The avian flu outbreak has caused consternation and while some believe the TCM herb banlangen can prevent and treat the disease, experts are counseling a more cautious approach.

China's 'Xuelong' returns from Antarctic trip

[2013-04-09 21:29]

China's icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, returned to its anchorage in Shanghai on Tuesday, concluding the country's 29th Antarctic expedition.

China reports top 10 archaeological finds in 2012

[2013-04-09 19:04]

Chinese authorities on Tuesday announced the top 10 archaeological discoveries made in 2012, with the earliest dating back to the Paleolithic era.

Xi promises a fair market

[2013-04-09 11:48]

President Xi Jinping assured more than 30 foreign and domestic business leaders at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2013 on Monday that China will grow far into the future with a fair and open market.
 China's fast growth to continue
 Errors in urbanization must be avoided
 Beijing pledges help and support for UN
 China vows further cooperation with IMF

Foreigners on tai chi vacations in China

[2013-04-09 10:32]

Thousands of foreigners visit Wenxian county every year to learn tai chi.

China vows further cooperation with IMF

[2013-04-09 09:33]

Chinese President Xi Jinping said countries need to enhance coordination on macroeconomic policies while focusing on development issues amid lingering economic uncertainty.

UK mourns death of 'Iron Lady' Thatcher

[2013-04-09 08:03]

Flowers and a note reading "The Iron Lady" are seen outside the home of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher after her death was announced in London April 8, 2013. Margaret died on Monday following a stroke. She was 87.

Li: Cooperation with Cambodia should rise

[2013-04-08 23:56]

Premier Li Keqiang called on Monday for strengthened practical cooperation with Cambodia in areas including agriculture, infrastructure, energy, telecommunications and water resources.

Archive pictures of Margaret Thatcher

[2013-04-08 21:06]

Thatcher has died following a stroke, a spokesman for the family said.

Fighting the H7N9 nightmare

[2013-04-08 17:59]

China reported three more H7N9 infections on Sunday, bringing the total number of the confirmed cases to 21 as the country is gearing up to fight the disease that has left six dead.

Opposition holds big rally in Venezuelan capital

[2013-04-08 11:45]

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan opposition supporters rallied in a staunchly pro-government part of the capital on Sunday, answering a call by their candidate Henrique Capriles and showing strength a week before the presidential election.

Camp life in a bubble 'hotel'

[2013-04-08 11:21]

Passers-by look at a resident inside a bubble “hotel” used as a commercial promotion at Chunxi Street in Chengdu, capital city of Southwest China's Sichuan province, April 7, 2013. The bubble hotel offers a 360-degree view of the street and is to promote camping. [Photo/CFP]

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