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Vietnamese, Chinese youths vow to boost ties

[2011-12-21 16:21]

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) and the Communist Youth League of China have affirmed their determination to boost the development of the two countries' youth relations.

Cartoon contest spurs green movement

[2011-12-21 13:26]

The environmental cartoon Falling Color by Su Haoyue and Memory on Growth Ring by Zhai Haijun won gold medals at the sixth University Cartoon Competition on Environmental Protection (UCCEP) at China Daily on Dec 21, 2011.

Cameron visits British troops in Afghanistan

[2011-12-21 10:41]

British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a surprise visit to remaining British troops in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

'Tough love' policies cool passion for property

[2011-12-21 07:55]

China's "tough love" monetary policies, to cool the ardor of the property market, are dampening the passion of buyers. The volume of transactions slumped markedly in September and October.

Hu offers condolences, stresses DPRK ties

[2011-12-21 07:28]

President Hu Jintao reiterated on Tuesday that maintaining and developing the traditional friendship with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is an unwavering policy.

Soccer corruption trials kick off

[2011-12-20 08:40]

Soccer fans braved temperatures of -15 C outside a local court as the long-awaited trials for former Chinese soccer officials started Monday morning.

China launches satellite for Nigeria

[2011-12-20 07:19]

China successfully sent a Nigerian communication satellite into orbit with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 00:41 Beijing Time Tuesday.

Russia to launch spacecraft to space station

[2011-12-20 07:14]

International Space Station (ISS) crew, US astronaut Donald Pettit, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers, are due to travel on the spacecraft to the space station on Wednesday.

DPRK top leader Kim Jong-il passes away

[2011-12-19 11:19]

Kim Jong-il passed away Saturday at the age of 69 from a great mental and physical strain.Profile
Response:ROK on high alert US in close touch with ROK China expresses deep condolences on Kim's death.Japan hopes Kim's death has no negative impact

Plants to dispose of dead pets

[2011-12-19 09:22]

To try and limit the practice of people burying their pets in communities, Beijing municipal government is establishing nine disposal plants next year that will be able to dispose of 12 tons of dead animals a day.

Art market sees a different picture

[2011-12-19 08:07]

The art market cooled this fall after several boom years. Both collectors and investors are buying less in retail stores and at auctions.

Poster boys of safe sex

[2011-12-19 07:56]

Controversy surrounds posters promoting HIV/AIDS awareness among gay men.

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