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File photos: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

[2013-03-06 11:27]

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died on March 5, 2013 at 16:25 (local time), according to nationally broadcast message by Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro.

China's Wen takes bow leaving a promising nation

[2013-03-06 00:49]

At 9 am, the 70-year-old premier of China Wen Jiabao began delivering his last government work report to the top legislature that opened its annual session on Tuesday. It took him nearly 100 minutes.

Shoppers becoming smarter

[2013-03-06 00:27]

Chinese shoppers have become far smarter than their Western counterparts at checking product information online before taking the plunge, according to a new report from the global consulting firm Accenture.

Biden, Netanyahu set tone on Iran for Obama visit to Israel

[2013-03-05 11:09]

US Vice-President Joe Biden insisted on Monday that President Barack Obama was not bluffing about using force to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions if all else fails.

Highlights of Wen's government work report

[2013-03-05 09:25]

Following are the highlights of a government work report distributed to media ahead the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Tuesday morning.

Officer loses life in rescue attempt

[2013-03-05 02:52]

Residents from every corner of the Guangdong provincial capital arrived on the northern bank of the Pearl River on Monday, flowers in hand, to pray for a miracle for an armed police officer who was washed away while rescuing a drowning man.

Activities honor Lei Feng spirit

[2013-03-05 02:52]

Residents will be taking part in a range of activities this month to commemorate the 50th anniversary of chairman Mao Zedong's call to learn from Lei Feng.

China's defense policy key to Asia's stability: spokewoman

[2013-03-04 12:01]

China's defensive military policies have played a core role in maintaining peace and stability in Asia, a spokesperson for the annual session of China's national legislature said Monday.

30 injured in Southwest China quake

[2013-03-04 08:30]

30 people have been confirmed injured, including 3 seriously, after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit SW China's Yunnan province on Sunday afternoon.

Yao stands for improving China's sports programs

[2013-03-04 06:53]

Former NBA star Yao Ming spent seven days writing his proposals, focusing on the best way to develop sports in the country.

Advisers get down to business

[2013-03-04 02:34]

More than 2,000 national political advisers, about half of them new members, will tackle a host of issues, including corruption, environmental concerns and an increasing income gap, during their nine-day annual session, which started in Beijing on Sunday.

Political advisory body starts session

[2013-03-03 15:58]

The First Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, opened in Beijing Sunday.

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