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5,300-year-old Mongolian statue pieced together

[2012-07-07 17:17]

Archaeologists of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences have finished reconstituting a 5,300-year-old pottery statue from fragments unearthed in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, it was announced on Saturday.

Memorial event held to mark July 7 Incident

[2012-07-07 11:26]

Students hold flowers and listen to an old man Zheng Fulai during a memorial event at Lugouqiao Bridge, also known as Marco Polo Bridge, in Beijing on July 6, 2012 to mark the 75th anniversary of the July 7 Incident, or Marco Polo Bridge Incident.

Enjoy the beach with a nylon mask

[2012-07-07 09:40]

Women, wearing nylon masks, swim in the water during their visit to a beach in Qingdao, Shandong province July 6, 2012.

Mud Soccer Cup in Beijing

[2012-07-07 07:51]

Players compete on Friday in the Chinese leg of the British Mud Soccer Cup in Beijing's Olympic Park. The event attracted 32 teams.

Police pledge to fight child trafficking

[2012-07-07 02:09]

Police have pledged to boost efforts to fight child trafficking after an operation that rescued 181 children and arrested 802 suspects.

Hotan airport security staff cleared

[2012-07-07 01:47]

Security staff at the Hotan airport have not been found guilty of any dereliction of duty after a foiled plane hijack attempt last week.

Vagrant-repelling spiked ground sparks fury

[2012-07-06 16:17]

A southern Chinese metropolis has come under fire after online posts suggested the city had used concrete spikes to stop vagrants bedding down under overpasses.

Foreign market hopefuls make deluxe entrances

[2012-07-06 12:27]

For a chess board maker and a drycleaner, China holds shining prospects.

Obama touts record, attacks Romney

[2012-07-06 11:36]

Obama touted the work of his administration and attacked presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during a two-day campaign bus tour.

Year's highest flood level surges along Yangtze

[2012-07-06 07:30]

This year's highest flood crest hit the Yangtze River, China's longest waterway, on Thursday, posing a challenge to flood control.

Taiwan fugitive handed over

[2012-07-06 07:20]

A Taiwan fugitive who allegedly shot a man to death and escaped to the mainland was handed over to Taiwan police on Thursday.

Crackdown on antibiotic abuse stepped up

[2012-07-06 03:10]

China is stepping up efforts to crack down on widespread prescription drug abuse that is leading to rising levels of antibiotic resistance across the country.

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