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Man linked to anti-Islam film taken in for questioning

[2012-09-16 10:57]

A California man linked to an anti-Islam film that sparked violent protests across the Muslim world was questioned on Saturday by authorities.

Three Gorges Dam to reach full-capacity storage

[2012-09-16 10:48]

The Three Gorges Dam started on Sept 10 to reduce water discharge with a full-capacity storage test and the water level reached 165 meters on Sept 14.

Xi calls for public food and health awareness

[2012-09-16 10:00]

Vice-President Xi Jinping called for strengthening public food and health knowledge in an effort to steer public attention toward food safety issues and prevent misconduct in the industry.

Recycling glory

[2012-09-16 08:18]

From 'fit for kings' to 'unfit for living' to 'heritage showcase', Beijing's courtyard homes are spinning a new loop on the roller coaster of history.

Public anger grows over Japan provocations

[2012-09-16 08:02]

Demonstrations were held in more than 20 major cities across China to protest against Tokyo's illegal claims on the Diaoyu Islands. China announces geographic codes for Diaoyu Islands

Xi attends activities for science popularization day

[2012-09-15 09:59]

Vice-President Xi Jinping arrived at China Agricultural University Saturday morning for activities marking this year's National Science Popularization Day.

Washington needs to rethink policies: Experts

[2012-09-15 08:07]

The United States needs to rethink its policies toward the Islamic world, analysts said, as anti-US protests sparked by a film mocking Islam continued on Friday in the Middle East.

Inmates' rights program to get a boost

[2012-09-15 08:06]

China will expand a trial program that allows inmates in detention centers to complain about police wrongdoing, in what experts call a step forward in protecting inmates' rights.

Broken pipe leaves 300,000 in Xi'an without water

[2012-09-15 07:40]

Some 300,000 residents in Xi'an will be without a water supply for five days after local construction workers cut the main supply pipe late on Wednesday afternoon.

Vessels patrol Diaoyu Islands

[2012-09-15 01:40]

Six Chinese surveillance ships patrolled the waters around China's Diaoyu Islands Friday morning, Xinhua News Agency reported.China announces geographic codes for Diaoyu Islands Thousands protest against Japan's 'island purchase'

363m people to travel during Golden Week

[2012-09-14 11:28]

More than 87 percent of people have plans to travel during the 8-day National Day holiday this year and 363 million travelers are expected to spend 180 billion yuan ($28.4 billion).

Troops risk their own lives in quake rescue

[2012-09-14 08:03]

The devastation and heavy casualties in earthquake zones stir everyone's emotions, even rescuers working round-the-clock to save lives.

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