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World University Presidents Forum opens in S China

[2011-08-13 21:00]

China urges more cooperation and cultural exchanges with foreign countries to promote the friendship and cooperation.

Bridal makeup contest held in E China

[2011-08-13 20:17]

Thirty participants were given 40 minutes to finish the makeup in the local occupational skills contest. The cost of a wedding differs much in different areas of China. The average cost is 100,000 yuan ($15,600) in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, according to Dong Bin, the chairman of the province’s Wedding Association. A recent online survey in the economically well-developed city of Dongguan, South China's Guangdong province, put the average cost at 395,000 yuan.

Summer vacation brings out young migrant workers

[2011-08-13 18:02]

The Shang family, from Zhumadian of Central China's Henan province, recycles steel bars at a demolition site in Jinan, the capital of East China's Shandong province, Aug 8, 2011. As many urban Chinese children are enjoying cool air conditioners, 8-year-old Shang Guangwei and his 11-year-old sister are spending their summer vacation at construction sites, recycling waste iron and steel with their migrant parents.

Tank mock-up displays in E China factory

[2011-08-13 11:04]

The tank model, which would be placed in an amusement park in Inner Mongolia, was the first military vehicle made by Hao Jinxi, owner of the company which typically manufactures train models for scenery spots and film companies.

US Carrier in Hong Kong for 4-day port visit

[2011-08-13 09:38]

The USS Ronald Reagan Aircraft Carrier and its three support ships arrived in Hong Kong on Friday for a four-day port visit.

Peckham's peace wall

[2011-08-13 09:34]

Locals in riot-hit Peckham in Britain have shown their support to the community with a board full of Post-It notes calling for peace and tolerance.

Heavy rain hits downtown Shanghai

[2011-08-13 08:54]

Heavy rains hit Shanghai in the morning of August 12, leaving some places in the city flooded.

China sends biggest-ever delegation to Universiade

[2011-08-12 20:48]

China sent its biggest-ever Universiade delegation to Shenzhen where the opening ceremony of the 26th Summer Universiade is going on Friday evening.
Hu: Universiade to boost youth sports

US loses contact with hypersonic test plane

[2011-08-12 14:54]

An unmanned experimental aircraft designed to glide down from the upper atmosphere at 20 times the speed of sound lost contact with ground control on its second test flight on Thursday.

Brothers fill summer with tobacco chores

[2011-08-12 11:30]

Xiao Longyuan, left, 12, and his 10-year-old brother Xiao Longlin take a break from their chores on a tobacco farm in a remote village of Xuan'en county, Central China's Hubei province, on Aug 11, 2011.

Tibet's horse racing gala

[2011-08-12 08:55]

A horse racing gala was opened in Naqu in Tibet on August 11 and will last six days.

Youth sports stay strong in China

[2011-08-12 08:31]

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is ready to work with China to promote university sports, its president George E. Killian told Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday.

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