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Slide: An autumn trip to Ningxia

[2012-09-19 15:21]

The northwest is known as one of the best places for hiking and driving in China. The boundless landscape of stark mountains and dusty plains will give you a unique travel experience.

Desert hike battling nature's extremes

[2012-09-19 13:39]

More than 30 participants will endure gales and exposure to extreme weather during a four days' journey in desert in Qinghai, covering 50 kilometers.

Puppeteer spins two Chinese yarns with new vigor

[2012-09-19 10:59]

Two supernatural tales from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) have been brought to life this month by the renowned puppeteer Hanne Tierney and projection artist Hannah Wasileski.

China launches two satellites for navigation system

[2012-09-19 10:51]

China successfully launched another two satellites into space for its indigenous global navigation and positioning network at 3:10 am Beijing Time Wednesday.

Apple share tops $700 as iPhone 5 sales set record

[2012-09-19 09:24]

Apple's stocks closed higher than $700 per share for the first time after Tuesday's trading, as orders for its new iPhone 5 hit a new record.

Mexico gas plant fire kills 26

[2012-09-19 08:58]

At least 26 people were killed Tuesday when fire broke out at a gas plant in Mexico's northeastern state of Tamaulipas.

Remembering a wound

[2012-09-19 08:06]

Chinese people chose different ways to remember Sept 18, 1931, on Tuesday, the day Japan began its brutal 14-year occupation of parts of China.

Pinyin jumps aboard nation's trains

[2012-09-19 00:08]

If you go to Beijing South Railway Station over the National Day holiday, don't be surprised if the name has been changed into Beijingnan Railway Station.

81st invasion anniversary remembered across China

[2012-09-18 21:02]

On Sept 18, 1931, Japanese troops blew up a section of the railway under its control near Shenyang, then accused Chinese troops of sabotage as a pretext for war. They bombarded the barracks of Chinese troops near Shenyang the same evening, thus starting a large-scale armed invasion of northeast China.

Patriotic activities mark invasion anniversary

[2012-09-18 13:29]

A student signs a banner to mark the 81st anniversary of the Sept 18 Incident at school in Rushan, East China's Shandong province, Sept 17, 2012.

Giant Panda cub born in Washington's zoo

[2012-09-18 10:00]

US National Zoo on Monday announced Giant Panda Mei Xiang has given birth to a cub.

Anti-US protests spread to Asia

[2012-09-18 08:02]

Protesters enraged by a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad battled with police in several Asian cities on Monday and vented their fury against the US.

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