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Workforce shortage a structural problem

[2012-04-16 08:04]

Demand is still high for skilled and experienced workers in China.

Gushing with mirth

[2012-04-16 07:42]

The Dai ethnic group in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan province, celebrate the Water-Splashing Festival on Sunday, the third day of the New Year on their calendar, April 15, 2012.

Farmers set to turn new leaf as they shun tobacco

[2012-04-16 07:30]

Tobacco has been Gu Jiewa's main source of income for two decades. Yet, this year, he decided to kick the habit and grow alternative crops.

China and UN unite on Syria resolution

[2012-04-15 10:03]

UN authorizes the deployment of 30 unarmed military observers to monitor the ceasefire in Syria.

Rough ride

[2012-04-15 09:26]

China still has a lot of caching up to do in equestrian, but it's moving in the right direction.

Finding the magic in light

[2012-04-15 08:36]

Beijing laser wizard Li Hui shines in Singapore.

Emotions run high for Kim Il-sung's 100 birthday

[2012-04-15 07:59]

50,000 people packed Kim Il-sung Stadium in Pyongyang to commemorate the centenary birthday of the country's founder, Kim Il-sung.

To ban or not to ban, that is the question

[2012-04-15 07:42]

It's not on any menu, and fugu or puffer fish is still technically outlawed for restaurants in China.

DPRK elects Kim Jong-un as top leader

[2012-04-14 22:33]

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has elected Kim Jun-un as the country's supreme leader according to its latest constitutional amendments, the official news agency KCNA reported Saturday.

China's most wanted on playing cards

[2012-04-14 19:53]

Police in the city of Guangzhou have come up with a novel idea of hunting criminals at large - putting their images on playing cards and distributing them for free across the South China metropolis.

Obama arrives for Americas summit

[2012-04-14 10:13]

US President Barack Obama arrived in Colombia on Friday afternoon for the sixth Summit of the Americas, to be held in this Caribbean resort city over the weekend.

$125k offered over Chinese students' slaying

[2012-04-14 08:18]

A $125,000 reward was announced Friday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed two Chinese graduate students.

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