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Obama, Romney tied as they head into 3rd debate

[2012-10-22 10:29]

A new nationwide poll shows that US President Barack Obama is now tied with his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on public support.

Luxembourg's royal couple tie knot

[2012-10-22 08:03]

Luxembourg's Crown Prince Guillaume Jean Josep Marie and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy got married in a civil ceremony at the capital's City Town Hall on Friday.

Festival of kung fu kicks off in C China

[2012-10-22 07:19]

Students from a martial arts school perform kung fu at the opening ceremony of the Ninth Shaolin International Martial Arts Festival in Zhengzhou, Henan province, on Sunday.

HK makes largest ivory seizure worth $3.5m

[2012-10-21 15:35]

Hong Kong seized HK$26.7 million ($3.5 million) of ivory tusks and ornaments smuggled from Africa, authorities said, the territory's largest ever seizure of illicit ivory.

Toys, gifts show held in Hong Kong

[2012-10-21 11:45]

The four-day MEGA Show kicked off Saturday at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, with exhibitors from 32 countries and regions.

Celebrity golf tournament kicks off in S China

[2012-10-21 09:16]

Former NBA player Yao Ming tees off on the first hole during the first round of the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament in Haikou, China's Hainan province, Oct 20, 2012.

Told you so

[2012-10-21 08:04]

Martin Jacques says China doom-mongers were typically dismissive when he argued the former Middle Kingdom would have a central role in shaping the 21st century.

New age vegetarians

[2012-10-21 07:54]

A new eating trend is popping up on the doorstep of the Peking duck, and it has nothing to do with meat, but plenty to do with a generation of young, rich, health-conscious consumers.

Asia's biggest Apple store opens in Beijing

[2012-10-20 14:57]

Apple's largest store in Asia opened on Oct 20,2012 in Beijing's Wangfujing shopping district.

At least 2 dead after 30-car pileup in N China

[2012-10-20 13:37]

At least two people died in an expressway pile-up involving 30 vehicles in North China's Hebei province on Saturday morning, local authorities said.

China, Philippines agree to maintain dialogue

[2012-10-20 08:37]

China and the Philippines on Friday agreed to maintain dialogue to solve disputes as high-ranking officials from both sides finally met in Manila.

End of an era with passing of Newsweek's print edition

[2012-10-20 08:02]

There was a time when the newsweeklies set the agenda for the nation's conversation - when Time and Newsweek would digest the events of the week and US readers would wait by their mailboxes to see what was on the covers.

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