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Weifang kite festival attracts international hobbyists

[2012-07-22 10:43]

The Weifang International Kite Festival has attracted an ardent gathering of international hobbyists.

Beauticians of river

[2012-07-22 08:27]

A group of cleaners spends the summer collecting floating garbage on the Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia. Battling scorching sun and tolerating the stench from the rubbish, these people are indeed unsung heroes trying to improve the quality of the waterway. A wide variety of tourist attractions are dotted along its length. Xiao Yijiu captures them through a lens in Zigui, Hubei province.

Heavy rain lashes Beijing

[2012-07-22 08:16]

The heaviest rain in 61 years that lashed Beijing Saturday have left at least four people dead and six others injured.

Vigil held in Aurora for theater shooting victims

[2012-07-21 16:09]

Vigil Held In Aurora For Theater Shooting

Raining cats and dogs in Beijing

[2012-07-21 15:19]

Vehicles move slowly in torrential rain in Beijing at 1:00 pm on July 21, 2012. Beijing Meteorological Bureau issued a yellow warning of rain, second-highest in its four-scale rain alert system.

The baby industry

[2012-07-21 10:17]

Children test-drive model cars at the China Children and Women Industry Expo at the China National Convention Center in Beijing on Thursday.

Chinese health experts battle against polio virus

[2012-07-21 10:07]

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention has sent three experts to Africa to help launch the program there.

Artist recalls teaching ceramics in Lesotho

[2012-07-21 10:04]

The 53-year-old senior artist with the Guangdong Bolin Ceramic Research Institute helps teach people in Africa how to make ceramic items.

More Chinese tie the knot in churches

[2012-07-21 03:02]

Now, more young couples are choosing another imported tradition: tying the knot in a church.

NYC on alert after shooting in Denver

[2012-07-21 02:43]

The New York City Police Department will be tightening security after a shooting at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises killed 12 in Colorado.

Gunman kills 12 in Denver shooting at 'Batman' movie

[2012-07-20 19:18]

A masked gunman killed 12 people and wounded 50 others when he opened fire on moviegoers at a showing of new Batman film in Denver.

New iPad launch draws crowds

[2012-07-20 15:05]

Apple's new iPad that arrived China Friday with Wi-Fi are available in black or white for a suggested retail price of $499 for the 16GB model.

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