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US vice-president kicks off China visit

[2011-08-17 20:00]

Vice-President of the United States Joseph Biden arrived in Beijing Wednesday evening, kicking off a six-day official visit to China.Chinese holdings of US Treasury bonds rise in June

China reach last eight after scoreless stalemate

[2011-08-17 11:33]

China will face the strong Japanese team in the knockouts of the Universiade men's football game after tying with South Korea.

Ground collapses under mined N China village

[2011-08-17 10:54]

Due to long-term exploitation by a local coal mining company, Pangpangta village suffered a massive house collapse this summer and people were forced to move into cave dwellings that have been deserted for over ten years.

Vice-Premier announces new measures to support HK

[2011-08-17 10:35]

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang, at a forum being held in Hong Kong Wednesday, announced a series of new measures by the central government to support development of Hong Kong.

Tibetan girl saves baby sheep

[2011-08-17 10:22]

An 11-year-old Tibetan girl feeds a young bharal with grass in Nangqen county, Qinghai province, on August 15, 2011. She saved the bharal after it was stranded from its flock and plans to take care of it until it grows up.

Li Keqiang expresses support to Hong Kong

[2011-08-17 07:27]

Despite difficulties and challenges with Hong Kong's economy, the central government will continue to provide strong support to the special administrative region.

Recalled high-speed trains pull over for overhaul

[2011-08-17 07:26]

China CNR Corporation Ltd, one of the country's largest train producers, has recalled 54 high-speed trains used on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway out of safety concerns. It began a technical overhaul in Shanghai starting on Tuesday.

Children learn to lose weight army-style

[2011-08-16 17:30]

More than 20 obese children take part in a series of courses to reduce weight during the summer holidays.

Solar-powered catamaran arrives in HK

[2011-08-16 11:21]

MS Turanor PlanetSolar, a solar-powered boat, sails in to Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong, Aug 15, 2011.

Children learn Peking Opera over summer

[2011-08-16 10:30]

Girls practice the physical skills necessary for Peking Opera in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, on August 15, 2011. The classes, held by local government, are free for students and aim to promote Peking Opera.

Mainland bus crash kills 4 Taiwan tourists

[2011-08-16 10:26]

A bus carrying a tour group from Taiwan crashed into a roadside ditch after colliding with a car on an expressway in Northeast China's Jilin province, killing four and injuring 17, on Monday afternoon.

China launches maritime satellite

[2011-08-16 09:29]

The orbiter, Haiyang-2, is for the supervision and survey of maritime environment and will be an important tool for the prevention and reduction of maritime disasters.

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