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Chinese VP talks charity with Bill Gates

[2012-05-30 15:43]

Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping calls for closer cooperation between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its Chinese partners.

More rain forecast along rivers in China

[2012-05-30 15:23]

A car moves through the flooded streets of Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei province, May 29, 2012. More rainfall is forecast along the Huaihe River, Yangtze River and Pearl River than in previous years,possibly triggering severe flooding along parts of the rivers, senior flood control officials say.

Romney clinches Republican presidential nomination

[2012-05-30 10:03]

Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination with a resounding victory in Texas.

Chinese food documentary stirs culinary craze

[2012-05-30 08:48]

A seven-episode documentary series on the country's favorite subject has stirred up a crest of culinary interest including millions of blog entries and an increase in sales of regional snacks and traditional foods.

World-class studio in sight

[2012-05-30 08:12]

China is establishing a world-class digital movie production center in Wuxi to attract foreign companies involved in the film and media industries.

Annan urges pacifying Syria's situation

[2012-05-30 06:41]

Annan stressed on the necessity of implementing his six-point peace plan in order to stem the violence.

Li urges cooperation in global crisis

[2012-05-30 03:15]

The international community needs more cooperation to handle the complex global economic situation, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said when meeting Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum on Tuesday.

China's tallest building exceeds 300m

[2012-05-29 15:52]

The "Shanghai Tower," which is currently under construction in the eastern metropolis of Shanghai and will stand as China's tallest building upon completion

Memorial day to honor veterans

[2012-05-29 09:39]

Americans marked Memorial Day across the country on May 28, 2012.

Country prepares for flood season

[2012-05-29 07:08]

More rainfall is expected to hit China's three main waterways this summer than in recent years, possibly triggering severe flooding along parts of the rivers.

19 killed in mall fire in Qatari capital

[2012-05-29 07:00]

An official from Qatar's interior ministry told Xinhua Monday that a total of 19 people were killed and 17 others were wounded in a fire earlier in the day at a shopping mall in the capital.

Golden Gate Bridge marks 75 years

[2012-05-28 15:03]

Fireworks explode over the Golden Gate Bridge during the 75th anniversary celebration of the iconic span in San Francisco, California May 27, 2012.

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