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Blue-green algae threatens Chaohu Lake

[2011-10-18 11:58]

Devastating algal bloomed in Eastern part of Chaohu Lake in China's Anhui province recently. The local fisherman say the blue-green algae would bloom at this period every year.

Baby dolphin rescued

[2011-10-18 11:55]

Head of NGO "SOS Rescate Fauna Marina" Richard Tesore carries a female baby La Plata dolphin (Pontoporia Blainvillei) out of the sea after feeding it and letting it swim at the sea side resort of Piriapolis, 90 km (56 miles) to the east of Montevideo, October 17, 2011.

Yao Ming joins China's 1st A380 maiden voyage

[2011-10-17 14:51]

Chin's A380 had its first maiden flight from Beijing to Guangzhou on Oct 17, 2011. It is the first of five A380 jets that China Southern Airline ordered from Airbus.

Weekly Photos: Oct 10 - 16

[2011-10-17 11:35]

Xinhai Revolution cetenary, snow in Xinjiang and Heilongjiang, sailors stranded in Thailand back home, fighter jet crash at aviation show, Beijing's first aid helicopter, Huaxi village's copies of China's landmark architectures.

Activists pay to rescue 800 dogs

[2011-10-17 07:43]

Two animal protection organizations paid about 83,000 yuan ($13,000) to a dog trader in Sichuan province to rescue nearly 800 dogs that were due to be delivered to restaurants.

Art for art's sake

[2011-10-16 07:49]

Yet in a world where mainland Chinese art is fast becoming one of the most lucrative investments for steady financial returns, art lovers finally get to have their cake and eat it, too.

Occupy London Stock Exchange takes it to financial district

[2011-10-15 23:32]

As protests on Wall Street capture the imagination of the world, about 1,000 British people protested near the London Stock Exchange on Saturday noon.

Cruise ships bring tourists to Tianjin

[2011-10-15 21:32]

Dutch passenger liner Sun Princess, and Amsterdam of Bermuda dock at the Tianjin International Cruise Home Port in North China's Tianjin municipality, Oct 15, 2011.

Chinese hospital ship 'Peace Ark' sails across Pacific

[2011-10-15 16:01]

Chinese navy hospital ship "Peace Ark" sailed across the Pacific for the first time.

No sign of life in flooded coal mine, NE China

[2011-10-15 15:16]

Rescuers said on Saturday they had found no signs of life since 13 miners got trapped under the flooded coal mine in Jidong county in Heilongjiang on Tuesday.

First A380 for Chinese carrier

[2011-10-15 07:23]

TOULOUSE, France - China Southern Airlines Co Ltd became the first Chinese operator of the Airbus A380 Superjumbo on Friday.

IPhone 4S goes on sale in Japan

[2011-10-14 18:48]

Hundreds of fans queued around city blocks in Tokyo to be the first to get their hands on the iPhone 4S, which looks similar to the previous iPhone 4 but has a better camera, faster processor and well-received voice activated software.

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