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Back on thick ice

[2012-01-07 07:56]

After spending a difficult year trying to adjust to the senior circuit, Song Nan has regained his status as one of China's top male figure skaters.

Abreast of real risks

[2012-01-07 07:55]

Doctors say panic among Chinese breast implant recipients is overblown after a French producer made sub-par prostheses.

78 dead as Iraq bombs hit Shiites

[2012-01-07 07:55]

A wave of attacks against Shiite Muslims killed at least 78 people on Thursday, the worst toll in nearly five months.

Harbin presents Ice and Snow World

[2012-01-06 13:07]

This is the 13th time Harbin presents its Ice and Snow World, which is a theme park and almost a centerpiece of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which is now in its 28th year.

Elephant baseball player

[2012-01-06 09:31]

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus animal trainer Taba Maluenda guides an elephant to bat.

A spellbinding course for Potter putterers

[2012-01-06 09:19]

An elective course at Sun Yat-sen University became famous at the beginning of the new year. It was not about magic, but has Harry Potter in its name.

For migrants, no Web, no train ticket

[2012-01-06 08:03]

Migrant workers complain that without Internet access, they have had more problems than ever buying train tickets since railway authorities launched the online ticket booking system.

Garbage recyclers make way for real estate

[2012-01-06 08:02]

The capital's biggest garbage recycling market is on the brink of collapse, leaving thousands of workers homeless and out of work.

An ice and snow world

[2012-01-05 15:14]

Harbin has become a world of ice and snow as the 28th International Ice and Snow Festival opens on Jan 5, 2012.

Virus carrier seeks kisses for roses

[2012-01-05 13:40]

The event is to raise awareness about the misunderstanding and discrimination against HBV carriers.

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.

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