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Packed planes and trains loom

[2011-09-23 07:42]

Transport authorities are forecasting that passengers will make nearly 700 million trips by rail, road and water across the country during the upcoming National Day holiday.

Shark fin soup is cruel: Yao Ming

[2011-09-23 07:35]

Yao Ming and British entrepreneur Richard Branson joined forces to get shark fin soup off the menu.

Foreign pilots reach for the sky in China

[2011-09-23 07:30]

After spending much of his career with the same airline, Roy Weinberg was, not to put too fine a point on it, bored.

Aviation Expo kicks off in Beijing

[2011-09-22 15:39]

The 14th International Aviation Expo kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday and runs until Sept 24. Approximately 200 aviation enterprises domestic and overseas are taking part in the exhibition.

China embraces Car Free Day

[2011-09-22 15:01]

With the year's theme "Green Transport & Future City", 143 Chinese cities have taken part in World Car Free Day campaign and people are encouraged to take public transport, ride bikes or walk.

Giant lantern adorns Tian'anmen Square

[2011-09-22 14:27]

A giant red lantern is built to mark this year's National Day, which falls on Oct 1.

Qinghai Lake in autumn

[2011-09-22 14:15]

Although they say autumn is not the best season to visit Qinghai Lake, in my eyes, it's a different kind of beauty. After taking a 25-hour trip by train, I finally reached my destination - Qinghai.

Dry lake woes for migrant bird

[2011-09-22 11:03]

Poyang Lake - China's largest freshwater lake - is experiencing severe drought conditions.

1st subway tunnel runs under Yangtze River

[2011-09-22 10:39]

Workers celebrate the completion of the first subway tunnel that crosses the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province, Sept 21, 2011.

Transsexual actress slams prejudice

[2011-09-22 07:56]

A famous dancer says she was axed as a judge on a TV talent show because she has had a sex change.

2 detained over journalist's death

[2011-09-22 07:52]

ZHENGZHOU - Police have detained two suspects in the hunt for the killer of a TV journalist, whose death many people speculated was linked to his reports on a "gutter oil" scandal.

Doctors find new work rules a bitter pill

[2011-09-22 07:14]

It's been two years since the Ministry of Health announced that physicians could practice medicine in more than one hospital or clinic.

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