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Villagers pin hopes on tourism after rice farming ban

[2011-10-23 17:04]

Villagers in Hebei province pin hopes on tourism after ban on rice farming due to water shortage.

Cat show attracts visitors in Wuhan

[2011-10-23 15:58]

A Persian cat stretches its paw through the cage bars at a cat exhibition in Wuhan, Hubei province, October 22, 2011.A large number of visitors crowded the show, local media said.[Photo/Agencies] 

China sends 3rd batch of flood aid to Bangkok

[2011-10-22 17:23]

The aid materials, including canoes, water-purifying equipment, sandbags and solar-powered flashlights, are the third batch of relief materials sent by China to Thailand, which was hit by floods.

China holds military drill at new heights

[2011-10-22 15:45]

Chinese military held a joint drill of the army and air force using live ammunition at a new height of 4,500 meters above sea level.

Eurozone approves 6th tranche of loans to Greece

[2011-10-22 10:34]

Eurozone finance ministers Friday decided to unblock the six tranche of bailout loans the debt-ridden country secured last year, in order to keep Athens afloat for just a few more months.

Hong Kong ferry crash hurts many

[2011-10-22 08:45]

More than 70 people were injured when a ferry crashed into a mooring pillar inside a typhoon shelter at one of Hong Kong's outlying islands early Friday morning.

Girl in double hit-and-run dies

[2011-10-22 08:10]

Yue Yue, the 2-year-old girl who was run over by two vehicles last week and ignored by numerous passers-by, died in hospital on Friday.

China, ASEAN eye co-op for regional growth

[2011-10-22 07:55]

Premier Wen urged China and ASEAN to increase the scale of currency swaps, pledging to boost the imports of competitive products from the regional bloc.

Showtime for tiger quadruplets, E China

[2011-10-21 14:38]

The quadruplets were born 51 days ago from a 5-year-old tiger couple.

1,200-year-old village with 17 residents

[2011-10-21 11:49]

A village in Mengxian county, Yangquan city of North China's Shanxi province, has just 17 residents. The village is called Dapin by local residents.

SWAT team descends on Wuhan

[2011-10-21 07:42]

Cars screeching around corners at high speeds, sniper fire from 100 meters away, hijackings, explosions sounds like a Hollywood movie.

Anchorman backs students by wearing green tie

[2011-10-20 21:12]

Bai Yansong, a famous anchor of China Central Television, voiced his support to students wearing green scarves at a primary school in Xi’an by wearing a green tie on a TV program, Oct 19, 2011.

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