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DPP heavyweight on first mainland visit

[2012-10-05 07:48]

Former Taiwan "premier" Frank Hsieh arrived in Xiamen for a five-day trip which makes him the most senior politician from the DPP to visit the mainland.

Obama, Romney fight about US economy at debate

[2012-10-04 11:38]

Mitt Romney accused US President Barack Obama on Wednesday of promoting "trickle-down government" policies that are burdening the US economy.

Hong Kong to mourn victims of ferry crash

[2012-10-04 09:15]

National and regional flags at all government buildings in Hong Kong will be flown at half-mast for three days starting on Thursday to pay last respects to the victims of a fatal ferry crash. UK leaders condole on victims

Tourist sites overwhelmed in holiday

[2012-10-04 08:25]

The extended national holidays and a decision to waive highway tolls have brought many tourist attractions to a virtual standstill.

Top seeds advance at China Open

[2012-10-03 15:37]

Top seeds Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Novak Djokovic of Serbia both advanced at the cost of German players in the China Open on Tuesday, but followed different paths in their respective matches.

Patent war with Apple promotes Samsung's Galaxy S3

[2012-10-03 11:10]

Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S3 have been helped rather than hurt by the South Korean company's patent lawsuit with US technology giant Apple.

Obama expected to do better in presidential debate

[2012-10-03 10:44]

A majority of US voters expect Barack Obama to do a better job than Mitt Romney in the first presidential debate, to be held on Wednesday in Denver.

Mounting calls for free access to Wi-Fi

[2012-10-03 09:18]

Getting on the Net for free in urban areas with mobile devices may be just a click away.

Six crew detained after Hong Kong ship collision kills 38

[2012-10-03 07:31]

Six crew from two vessels have been arrested on Tuesday after thirty-eight people including at least five children were killed after two vessels collided on Monday evening off the Southwest of the Hong Kong Island. Leaders express condolence

Chinese premier awarded Agricola Medal

[2012-10-02 20:14]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday pledged that China will seek the steady growth of agricultural products and enable Chinese farmers to share the achievements of the country's economic development and social progress.

Chinese ships patrol around Diaoyu Islands

[2012-10-02 18:13]

Chinese maritime surveillance ships conducted Tuesday another patrol in waters off the Diaoyu Islands, keeping close watch on the illegal entrance of the Japanese right-wingers in the areas.

Clear skies ahead for aviation industry

[2012-10-02 09:57]

Lu Yong, chairman of Ruohang Transportation Development Co, said he is confident the aviation industry will continue to expand in China despite obstacles that obstruct its path.

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