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Smuggled solid waste returned to Rotterdam

[2012-06-02 08:06]

More than 700 tons of smuggled solid waste has been sent back to the Netherlands, its country of origin, Chinese authorities said on Friday.

Classic costume becoming chic for graduates

[2012-06-02 01:55]

College graduates posing for photos in baccalaureate gowns are always a sight on campuses in early summer in China.

A symphony by US musicians and Chinese special kids

[2012-06-01 20:52]

Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra in the US visit a special education school in Beijing on Children's Day.

US students spend summer learning Peking Opera

[2012-06-01 13:27]

U.S. students learn Peking Opera at Liaocheng University in East China's Shandong province, May 31, 2012.

Milky Way merges with Andromeda galaxy

[2012-06-01 11:18]

The sky is seen at night just before the predicted merger between our Milky Way galaxy and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy, in this NASA photo illustration released May 31, 2012.

America's favorite Obama makes her literary debut

[2012-06-01 08:08]

US First Lady Michelle Obama released a book about the White House garden in her latest effort to promote healthy eating.

Apple's new iPad receives license

[2012-06-01 07:51]

Apple Inc's new iPad has gained a network access license for the Chinese mainland, a step that will pave the way for the device to be sold here.

So young and so little time for fun

[2012-06-01 07:28]

Five-year-old Xu Haohan already feels the stress of studies. Every night after returning home from kindergarten, Xu spends an average of 90 minutes on homework, such as copying new Chinese characters learned in class, or doing arithmetic.

Hu visits children ahead of Children's Day

[2012-06-01 03:58]

President Hu Jintao visits children in the Children's Palace in Dongcheng district, Beijing, on Thursday ahead of Children's Day on June 1.

Where there is food, there is a camera

[2012-05-31 16:33]

A Bite of China, a 7-episode food documentary broadcast on CCTV from May 14 to 22, attracted enthusiastic foodies and whetted appetites in China's blogosphere.

Mud floods village in South China

[2012-05-31 14:00]

Mud water engulfs Pozhu village in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on May 30, 2012.

Battleship USS Iowa to become floating museum

[2012-05-31 11:04]

The battleship USS Iowa served the United States for six decades and carried the late President Franklin Roosevelt across the Atlantic to his historic meeting with Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin in World War II.

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