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Group wedding of traditional Chinese style held in Old Summer Palace
Newlyweds step over "braziers", a symbol of good luck, during a group wedding held in the Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan park, in Beijing, China, ...
Forbidden city to go smoke-free
Beijing's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, announced on Saturday that the museum will go smoke-free.
Jackie Chan plans to give buildings to Beijing
Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan said in a television interview that he has hopes to donate six ancient architectural structures to Beijing, according...
Another rent hike?
Beijing is calling for public opinions on a plan to ban housing agents from subdividing apartments and renting out the rooms to tenants.
Will work for Chinese
Last year, Vladimir Fedosov visited China for the first time on a business trip, and decided to shake up his life.
Arctic Council adds China as observer state
China, together with five other states, has been granted observer status in the Arctic Council on Wednesday.
Bomb hoax grounds 5 flights
Three Chinese airlines were targeted by false bomb threats Wednesday morning, according to sources with the airlines. Five flights operated by China E...
Headmaster and govt official detained for allegedly assaulting schoolgirls
Education authorities in South China's Hainan Province Monday told the Global Times that they had dismissed a primary school headmaster who allegedly ...
Manila ready to apologize for fisherman's death
Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou vowed to give the Philippines 72 hours to respond to demands regarding the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman at sea...
Hunter jailed for killing man with crossbow dart
A man who hunted stray dogs has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for accidently killing another man with a poison crossbow dart in Jia...
Thief ransoms drivers’ licenses
Police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into 50 cars to steal drivers’ licenses and vehicle registration cards so he could ransom them back t...
Fire breaks out at Sinopec refinery in Pudong
A fire broke out around 10:30 am Thursday at a petrochemical refinery in Pudong New Area, local media reported. No injuries or deaths were reported.
Govt to set aside 3,500 sq km for green space
Shanghai will reserve 3,500 square kilometers of land as ecological space, a forestry official said Thursday on a local radio program.
Shadow of summer
A woman walks in the rain Thursday in Pudong New Area. Although summer began in Shanghai on Saturday, the temperature fell to 20 C Thursday due to the...
Appreciate the art
Guangyao and Zeng Jun, famous experts from the Forbidden City Palace Museum, discuss calligraphy at a Chinese school in Irvine, California. The expert...
Battle with fire
A fire continues to rage at a mountain in Ventura County, California, May 3, extending to California Highway 1 on the Pacific coastline.
'A bite of China' in LA
The 2013 Chinese food and culture festival, hosted by CCTV, kicked off on April 22.
Drilling to save lives
Fire fire departments from Arcadia and Monrovia, where many Chinese-Americans live, recently held an explosion safety drill, imitating the rescue of i...
Security boosted in SoCal after bombings
Los Angeles authorities have increased patrols and called for the public to be mindful of security precautions, after the Boston marathon bombing clai...
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