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China unveils huge radio telescope in Shanghai

[2012-10-29 10:33]

A 70-meter-high radio telescope, the fourth largest in the world, is unveiled at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory on Oct 28, 2012.

New York prepares for Hurricane Sandy

[2012-10-29 09:37]

Shelters opened, public transportation and schools were ordered to be closed as monster Hurricane Sandy was heading towards New York City.

Officials to clamp down on jaywalkers

[2012-10-29 07:38]

Authorities in Shijiazhuang have begun imposing fines as high as 50 yuan ($8) on jaywalkers to stop people from crossing roads at the wrong times and places.

Scalpers cash in on short supply of iPhone 5s

[2012-10-29 07:35]

The iPhone 5 has become a hot ticket item and is in short enough supply to have created a market for scalpers on the Chinese mainland and in Hong Kong.

5 missing after Typhoon Son-Tinh sinks boat

[2012-10-29 07:15]

Five people were missing after Typhoon Son-Tinh sank their boat in the South China Sea near the city of Sanya on Sunday, maritime authorities said.

McGrady ready for China challenge

[2012-10-28 08:14]

Another ex-NBA star is in China for one more go at fame and fortune, and Tracy McGrady is all geared up to show the country what real basketball is all about.

The freedom of dance

[2012-10-28 07:35]

Members of the Beijing Wheelchair Dance Training Base, established in 2009, are able to maneuver their wheelchairs with ease, grace and speed.

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

[2012-10-27 21:22]

Muslims in Indian-controlled Kashmir Saturday gathered in prayer grounds (open spaces meant for special prayers) and mosques to offer Eid-ul-Adha congregational prayers.

Obama, Romney fail to provide recovery visions

[2012-10-27 11:56]

Both President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney have failed to provide clear visions for US economic recovery, Paul Krugman said.

China fleet continues patrolling Diaoyu waters

[2012-10-27 10:40]

China's marine surveillance vessels continued routine patrols and law enforcement activities in territorial waters around the Diaoyu Islands on the East China Sea on Thursday.

Gyms need beefing up

[2012-10-27 07:19]

US economist Paul Zane Pilzer predicted in his 2002 bestseller that preventative medicine and fitness will be the next billion-dollar industry.

Over 40 Afghans killed in suicide attack at mosque

[2012-10-27 01:32]

A suicide bomber killed more than 40 people, including five children, when he struck a mosque in northern Afghanistan after Eid al-Adha prayers on Friday.

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