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Pollutant monitoring set up all over China

[2012-01-05 10:59]

China National Environment Monitor Center (CNEMC) workers inspect PM2.5 - airborne pollutants smaller than 2.5 microns in diameter - monitoring equipment in Beijing on Jan 4, 2012.

Drought drying out Poyang Lake

[2012-01-05 07:36]

A continued shortage of rain has dried Poyang Lake in Jiangxi province, China's largest freshwater lake, to less than 188 square kilometers, about 5 percent of its former area.

Squaring off with English

[2012-01-05 07:32]

When Deng Shenyi used a brush to write calligraphy in New York City in 2008, most of the audience couldn't understand the pictographic words.

Couple's 25-year garrison on island

[2012-01-04 10:50]

Two soldiers, who are also a couple, hold a national flag raising ceremony on Kaishan Island, 7.5 kilometers off Chenjia Port, East China's Jiangsu province, Jan 3, 2012.

New historical dimensions

[2012-01-04 10:46]

Advanced 3D scanning technology used to chronicle heritage sites will digitally archive the Eastern Qing Tombs.

Year of Dragon stamp arouses debate

[2012-01-04 10:45]

A set of stamps to mark the Year of the Dragon, slated for sales beginning Thursday, has aroused heated debate on the image of the legendary creature after China Post unveiled the design of the stamp.

Bold statements building lasting legacy

[2012-01-04 08:30]

Big ticket, new projects help China establish a permanent footprint on global center stage.

New Year's art starts controversy

[2012-01-04 07:59]

A TV station in Hunan province has rung in the new year to the sound of controversy. Hunan Satellite TV, which displayed artwork behind a singer during the New Year's Eve program, did so without the artist's knowledge or permission.

Free library opens door to knowledge

[2012-01-04 07:55]

Like every other day in the town of Wanfu, Jiangxi province, a man stooped over laying out newspapers and magazines on a table in the market, his face wrinkled into a half-smile.

Mining opportunities in Africa

[2012-01-04 07:50]

Candle maker plans to invest $100 m to explore gold, copper sources in world.

Premier calls for confidence in growth

[2012-01-04 07:50]

Premier Wen has called for confidence in surmounting economic difficulties and stabilizing growth.

Diesel shortage fuels discontent

[2012-01-04 07:34]

Lack of supplies drives transport operators to frustration, Tang Yue reports from Hunan province.

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