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Chain of command for woman's rights

[2012-02-09 10:59]

Three men crawl on the ground while chained by a woman during a publicity stunt in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei province, on Wednesday.

Buddhist temple offers e-blessing service

[2012-02-09 08:43]

A famous Buddhist temple in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, encourages people to send text messages rather than burn incense to say their prayers.

No coffee mourning over expensive drinks in Starbucks

[2012-02-09 08:09]

Prices on par with US fail to deter Chinese customers who want a taste of 'the good life'.

Central bank: No cats on 100-yuan note

[2012-02-09 07:49]

The Chinese Internet is abuzz over what many believe to be an inconspicuous illustration of three cartoon cats on the 100-yuan ($16) note.

Canada trade links tightened

[2012-02-09 07:09]

Wen and Harper witness signing of agreements across a range of sectors. Chinese companies urged to increase investment in Canada

Yellow Mountain covered in frost

[2012-02-08 13:44]

An abrupt temperature drop Monday evening coated Huangshan Mountain in new frost.

Abducted Chinese workers released in Sudan

[2012-02-08 10:57]

Altogether 29 Chinese workers were freed on Tuesday, after being abducted by rebels on Jan 28 in Sudan's South Kordofan state, where clashes between the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North and the Sudanese army have been going on for months.

Chemical spill sparks rush for bottled water

[2012-02-08 10:38]

Residents empty shelves of bottled water in a supermarket in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu province on Tuesday, fearing a reported chemical spill on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.

Simpler visa procedures for Chinese tourists

[2012-02-08 08:09]

Travel agencies and destination countries try to cash in on a predicted spending and tourism surge.

Maldives president resigns

[2012-02-08 08:00]

President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives resigned and Vice-President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik was sworn as the new head of state.

Brotherhood says it won't 'Islamize' Egypt

[2012-02-08 08:00]

Egypt will not be "Islamized" by leaders of the Islamic political party.

Cold spell bites E China

[2012-02-07 16:59]

A cold spell has biten East China and the mercury dropped to minus 5 degree Celsius on Tuesday.

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