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Gold products promoted before the Year of the Dragon

[2011-11-21 08:11]

Photo taken on Nov. 19, 2011 shows a gold decoration of Chinese Long (dragon) at a shop in Nanjing City of East China's Jiangsu Province.

Learning is fun

[2011-11-21 07:40]

Peng Jianhua (R), principal of Beijing Concord College of Sino-Canada plays with children in Jinghuayuan Kindergarten in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong province, on Nov 19, 2011.

Egypt clashes kill 10,elections to go ahead

[2011-11-21 07:22]

Egyptian officials said that the parliamentary elections will be held on time as 10 people died and 214 others were injured in continued clashes between protesters and police in central Cairo on Sunday.

New lease of life for donations of organs

[2011-11-21 06:36]

System to be expanded as tighter regulations introduced, official says. Organ donations will be promoted and the system expanded to boost the number of transplants.

14 killed, 50 injured in fire in Indian

[2011-11-21 06:22]

At least 14 persons died and over 50 others suffered injuries when a major fire engulfed a congregation of eunuchs or trans-sexuals at a community center in an east Delhi locality Sunday, said local media reports.

Thailand's flood toll reaches 602

[2011-11-20 16:12]

A total of 602 people were confirmed dead and two were missing during the more than three-month flooding in Thailand, the worst case in over 50 years, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported Sunday.

Putin trains with Russian ice hockey legends

[2011-11-19 22:54]

Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attends a training session of the "Ice hockey legends of the USSR" club at the Megasport arena in Moscow Nov 18, 2011.

Egypt police, protesters clash over Tahrir square

[2011-11-19 22:37]

Police and protesters clashed for control of downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday, after security forces tried to stop activists from staging a long-term sit-in in the symbolic site.

'Wolf dad' stirs debate over 'stick parenting'

[2011-11-19 19:49]

A Hong Kong businessman is promoting his "wolf dad" approach in his book "That's Why They Go to Peking University," a book touting how his philosophy landed his three children at the prestigious university.

Fish becoming rare as lake shrinks

[2011-11-19 15:55]

An aerial view shows a shrinking Hongjianzhuo Lake in Yulin city, China's biggest freshwater lake in desert areas, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, Nov 18, 2011.

Chinese premier meets US president

[2011-11-19 15:53]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met on Saturday with US President Barak Obama on the sidelines of East Asian summits in Bali, Indonesia.

Shenzhou-VIII returns, bound for Beijing

[2011-11-19 11:38]

The re-entry capsule of Shenzhou-VIII spacecraft is loaded onto a train departing for Beijing from Huhhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Nov 18, 2011.

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