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Holiday travel rush puts squeeze on patience

[2012-10-07 07:28]

As China comes down from a massive travel rush during the holiday, experts called for a resumption of the Labor Day Golden Week holiday as a way to ease the travel peak.

China braces for another travel peak

[2012-10-06 23:27]

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

Turkey warns of war after Syrian attack

[2012-10-06 13:37]

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan warned on Friday his country was "not far" from war with Syria following cross-border attacks this week - words which highlighted the danger that the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Asaad will drag in its neighbours.

China sees holiday tourism peaks

[2012-10-06 10:07]

Tourists visit the Nanjing Road in Shanghai, East China, Oct 5, 2012. Shanghai has received visitors of over 5 million person times during the first 6 days of the 8-day-long holiday.

Money talks as shoppers seek status

[2012-10-06 08:18]

The purchasing agent has a growing presence in China and enjoys a unique position as they bring the world of retail to consumers.

Obama, Romney exchange barbs as jobs number improves

[2012-10-06 08:01]

US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney intensified attacks against each other on Friday, as they reacted to a newly improved jobs number.Romney a winner in first election debate

Shanghai tightens security after Federer death threat

[2012-10-06 07:25]

Shanghai Masters organisers have increased security for the tournament starting on Saturday after an online threat to decapitate world number one Roger Federer, the Shanghai Youth Daily newspaper reported on Friday.

Wanhui and her sister's splendid attire

[2012-10-05 10:10]

Every young Dong woman holds at least three to five sets of traditional outfits, and they wear them during festivals and when visiting relatives and friends.

In TV's golden age, that's entertainment

[2012-10-05 09:34]

Producers have come a long way in making primetime reality shows for Chinese viewers.

Romney a winner in first debate

[2012-10-05 08:12]

Mitt Romney regained momentum in the first debate of the US election by aggressively standing up to Barack Obama, analysts said.

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.

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