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In photos: Phones and the city

[2016-12-06 10:06]

From Apple to Android, smartphones are ubiquitous. Photographer Stefan Wermuth spent time documenting Londoners' public yet intimate relationships with their phones.

Michael Phelps named best swimmer of the year by FINA

[2016-12-06 09:28]

Michael Phelps named best swimmer of the year by FINA

Shinkai-style delights Chinese movie goers

[2016-12-05 15:19]

Japanese anime film, Your Name, has created a huge sensation in China. Since its premier in China on December 2, Your Name, written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, has been a box-office smash, grossing 280 million yuan ($40.6 million) in just two days.

The world in photos: Nov 28 - Dec 4

[2016-12-05 10:10]

The world in photos: Nov 28 - Dec 4

Infographic: China's war on poverty

[2016-12-05 11:45]

There is no country in the history of the world that has lifted so many people out of poverty in such a short time as China. In 1990, the proportion of those living in extreme poverty was 61 percent. By 2014, the figure had dropped to only 4 percent. Let's take a look at how far China has come in its battle against poverty and how far it still has to go.

Stunning photos from bird's-eye view

[2016-12-05 11:05]

Chen Jianfeng, a member of China Photographers' Association,became obsessed with aerial photography in 2012.

Obama attends 2016 National Christmas Tree ceremony

[2016-12-02 09:29]

US President Obama attends 2016 National Christmas Tree ceremony

Military parade held to celebrate Romania's National Day

[2016-12-02 11:00]

Planes spray the colors of the Romanian flag in the sky during a military parade to celebrate the National Day of Romania in Bucharest, Dec 1, 2016.

Taylor Swift tops World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016 list

[2016-12-02 11:49]

Forbes has released the latest list on the World's Highest-Paid Musicians Of of 2016 on November 30.Now, let’s just check out the musicians who are raking in the big bucks.

Amsterdam Light Festival illuminates night sky

[2016-12-02 13:57]

A light decoration is seen during the Amsterdam Light Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Dec 1, 2016.

Top 10 happiest cities in China

[2016-12-02 11:20]

Chengdu and Hangzhou are among the happiest cities in China, according to a survey.

Top 10 priciest destinations for expatriates

[2016-12-01 07:06]

Singapore's cost of living is higher than other cities for expatriates and business travelers.

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