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Illegal taxis keep on rolling despite penalties

[2012-10-09 00:26]

Despite government crackdowns and rigorous penalties for rogue cabs, industry insiders say the illegal vehicles are still thriving in Beijing.

Ice train begins trial operations

[2012-10-09 00:22]

A high-speed railway linking major cities in Northeast China began trial operations on Monday, ahead of its launch at the end of the year.

Romney to draw contrast with Obama on foreign policy

[2012-10-08 15:15]

Mitt Romney will vow to pursue a more aggressive policy toward the Middle East on Monday if elected in an attempt to draw a sharp distinction with President Barack Obama has handled Libya, Iran, Syria and the Arab-Israeli dispute.

Photos: Holiday Highlights

[2012-10-08 12:51]

The country's 119 major scenic spots attracted 34.2 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.9 percent from last year and setting a new record.

Weekly Photos: Oct 1 - 7

[2012-10-08 11:20]

Weekly Photos: Oct 1 - 7

It's Azarenka, easily

[2012-10-08 01:06]

Azarenka converted five of 12 break points while conceding five fewer unforced errors than Sharapova in a 6-3, 6-1, 86-minute victory to claim her first title in Beijing.

Private medical care gets boost

[2012-10-08 00:00]

The details of a policy that aims to encourage private investment in Beijing's medical care sector are expected to be effective by the end of this month.

Classes suspended after landslide tragedy

[2012-10-07 23:52]

The 350 schools in the county where 18 elementary students and an adult were killed in a landslide last week have been ordered to suspend classes and undergo safety checks.

PhD puts soldier in vanguard at outpost

[2012-10-07 23:34]

For the young soldiers stationed on top of Changbai Mountain in Jilin province, Zou Aimin is a comrade who stands shoulder to shoulder with them.

Another travel peak as holidays draw to an end 

[2012-10-07 17:39]

China's transport networks are expected to experience another travel peak on Sunday, when millions of holidaymakers return to home as the week-long holiday draws to an end.

Senior mainland official meets Frank Hsieh

[2012-10-07 14:25]

Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Wang Yi and Frank Hsieh from Taiwan on Saturday held a meeting which was regarded as "beneficial" by both, a mainland spokesman said.

1 killed, 34 injured in North China building blast

[2012-10-07 11:10]

Illegal manufacturing and storage of detonators triggered an explosion in a residential building of Baoding city in North China's Hebei province, which has left one killed and 34 injured by Sunday morning.

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