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ROK rejects proposal in island row

[2012-08-22 07:51]

Tokyo's proposal to take the territorial dispute over islands claimed by both Japan and South Korea to the International Court of Justice was dismissed by Seoul.

World's stargazers cluster in Beijing for conference

[2012-08-21 23:53]

An increasing number of science and technology international conferences are being held in China, as the country’s scientific research and innovation capabilities and influence continue to grow.

China adds 200 million yuan for pest control

[2012-08-21 20:51]

China's Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday that it has allocated an additional 200 million yuan (31.75 million U.S. dollars) in subsidies to assist in pest control efforts.

Shanghai exposes professional beggars

[2012-08-21 18:52]

Police in Shanghai have published a list of beggars who have been caught most often on metro trains over the past four years, sparking debates about the problem of "professional" beggars.

Algae bloom pollutes lake in C China

[2012-08-21 14:58]

Kayakers train on Donghu Lake, in Wuhan city, Central China's Hubei province, which is polluted by blue-green algae, Aug 20, 2012.

Keeping the heat at bay

[2012-08-21 14:51]

People soak in the pool at a water park in Nanning city, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Aug 19, 2012.

Statue's sudden arrival, departure create controversy

[2012-08-21 07:45]

A new statue in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region was demolished 11 days after it was put in place, but controversy about its creation and demise still rages.

Amusement parks boost real estate market

[2012-08-21 07:32]

Amusement parks are a booming business in China. But industry insiders say the trend has less to do with tapping the thrill-seeker market and more to do with securing prime real estate.

Obama defends campaign, jabs Republicans

[2012-08-21 06:38]

US President Barack Obama on Monday defended his campaign, denying accusations that he is running a negative reelection campaign, while jabbing the Republicans.

Lhasa ranks at top of residents' happiness list

[2012-08-21 01:35]

The capital of the Tibet autonomous region has ranked at the top of the survey conducted by China Central Television for five consecutive years.

Typhoon Kai-Tak kills 3 in S China

[2012-08-20 21:11]

Typhoon Kai-Tak has left three people dead, one person missing and forced over 111,500 people to evacuate their homes in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region as of Monday afternoon, local civil affairs authorities said.

12 killed in Chongqing vehicle crash

[2012-08-20 20:45]

Twelve people of a family have been killed after their van crashed into a truck in a suburb of southwest China metropolis of Chongqing on Monday.

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