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China to give $95m to African Union

[2012-01-29 10:43]

AU is the important cooperative partner of China in Africa and international community.

Spring Festival return travel comes

[2012-01-29 10:10]

Railway terminals in major Chinese cities are braced for a new travel rush, as millions of travelers are returning to city work near the end of the week-long Spring Festival holiday.

Anti-US protest held in Philippines

[2012-01-29 09:45]

Protesters burn a mock US flag made of cardboard during a protest in front of the US embassy in Manila January 28, 2012.

Famous traditional courtyard home bulldozed in Beijing

[2012-01-29 08:52]

Famous architect Liang Sicheng's former courtyard home in downtown Beijing was reportedly bulldozed by a real estate developer recently in the name of preservation.

Chasing the Dragon

[2012-01-29 08:18]

The Chinese zodiac's 12 animal signs are always popular symbols in both East and West. And when the Lunar New Year arrives, enthusiasts all over the world are eager to get their hands on the best stamp collections.

Drinking water safety monitored after cadmium pollution

[2012-01-28 11:50]

Cadmium pollution caused by a mining firm has been found downstream of a tainted south China river, prompting local authorities to monitor drinking water safety more closely.

12 dead, 17 missing in Rio building collapse

[2012-01-28 11:01]

Rescue workers feverishly dug through the wreckage of three buildings in downtown Rio de Janeiro Friday, hunting for survivors of a collapse that killed at least 12 people and left 17 more missing.

Medium of the message

[2012-01-28 07:22]

Greeting cards had their heyday in the late 1990s, when kids exchanged cards decorated with images of cartoon figures or pop stars.

Birds that are just chicken lickin' good

[2012-01-28 07:21]

YUYAO, Zhejiang - If music be the love of food, lay on. Apologies to William Shakespeare but the revised sentiments of the opening lines of his play Twelfth Night apply to Yang Sizhong's chickens run perched on the bamboo-covered mountain on the outskirt of Yuyao, East China's Zhejiang province.

Lady guards train hard in Hainan

[2012-01-28 07:21]

On Jan 7, 20 swimsuit-clad ladies from Beijing and Guangzhou descended on the tropical beaches of Sanya, Hainan for grueling physical training and a chance at earning a high salary guarding celebrities and executives.

Journey in a new dimension

[2012-01-28 07:19]

SHANGHAI - Generation after generation of Chinese children have fallen under the spell of the hand-drawn animation of The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven, which was painstakingly created in the 1960s. Now, a 3-D remake of this much-loved classic is looking to win the hearts of moviegoers more used to computer-generated images.

A gala performance brings in the new year

[2012-01-28 07:19]

For hundreds of millions of families, watching China Central Television's (CCTV) Spring Festival gala, or Chun Wan, has long been a Lunar New Year ritual, along with eating dumplings and setting off fireworks.

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