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China launches new communication satellite

[2012-11-28 10:39]

China successfully sent a communication satellite into space on Tuesday evening.

Yao Ming receives honorary PhD degree at HKU

[2012-11-28 10:13]

Yao Ming receives the Honorary Doctor's Degree in Social Science conferred by Leung Chun-ying, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administration Region, who serves as the Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in Hong Kong on Nov 27, 2012.

Making inroads to a place where time stands still

[2012-11-28 02:12]

As dusk fell in Xiongdang village, Li Songying's relatives and friends gathered around a fire pit fenced with bricks to protect the small, wooden house.

Altay in Xinjiang sees heavy snow

[2012-11-27 08:21]

Altay in Xinjiang sees heavy snow

Police say fog a factor in string of deadly accidents

[2012-11-27 03:08]

Seven people died and 35 were injured in a string of accidents at several fog-affected expressway sections in Tai'an, Shandong province, on Monday, local authorities said.

Apple seeks to add more to Samsung patent lawsuit

[2012-11-26 11:29]

Apple Inc has asked a federal court to add six more products to its patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co, including the Samsung Galaxy Note II, in the latest in move in an ongoing legal war between the two companies.

Doha heats up for climate change conference

[2012-11-26 10:15]

A woman installs a UN flag in the assembly room of the climate change conference at the Qatar National Convention Center in Doha on Nov 25, 2012

Jets land on China's 1st aircraft carrier

[2012-11-26 07:47]

China has moved closer to its goal of building a blue-water navy, with pilots successfully landing on and taking off from the country's first aircraft carrier.

Bangladesh factory fire kills more than 112

[2012-11-26 07:15]

Fire raced through a garment factory that supplies major retailers in the West, killing at least 112 people.

Sky-high target for engines

[2012-11-26 03:05]

Deck landings were carried out on the carrier with the new J-15 fighter jet, naval sources said on Sunday. But the focus is also on passenger aircraft.

Record number of hopefuls sit annual civil service exam

[2012-11-26 03:04]

A record 1.12 million people took the annual national civil service exam on Sunday, a rebound after the number fell in 2010 and 2011.

China launches remote sensing satellite

[2012-11-25 19:03]

The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center confirmed that China successfully launched the Yaogan XVI remote-sensing satellite into space at 12:06 am Sunday.

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