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Blue diamond to be auctioned in Geneva

A Christie's employee shows a blue diamond, weighing 13.22 carats, at Christie's in Hong Kong, south China, today. The diamond, estimated to fetch at US$21 million to US$25 million, will be auctioned in Geneva in May 14.

NW China shrouded by sandstorm

A man wearing mask rides in sandstorm in Kashgar city, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, today. Residents are advised to reduce outdoor activities.

Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Jodie Foster, left, has married Alexandra Hedison

French duo sets highest base jump record from Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower

Daredevil skydivers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet set a new base jump world record by leaping 828-meter from Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower - the tallest building in the world.

Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

This handout picture released by Japan's Cabinet Public Relations Office yesterday shows Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd R) talking with US President Barack Obama (R) at Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant in Tokyo. Obama arrived in Tokyo yesterday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of "rebalancing" US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia.


China’s Embrace of Foreign Cars

中国偏爱海外汽车

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Education’s in good hands Education’s in good hands
Twin pandas to arrive today at new home at Shanghai Zoo

THE Shanghai Zoo will become the new home of a pair of twin female giant pandas from Chengdu in Sichuan Province.


Chongming center to aid endangered Chinese sturgeon

SHANGHAI next month will start building a center in Chongming Island to study and help support the recovery of

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Hangzhou is now searching for Chinese and English slogans in an effort to promote the city

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A service based around a mobile phone application, known in English as “Everyone’s Express,”

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Nation
Body of third Chinese passenger on S. Korean ferry found: embassy

THE Chinese embassy said Thursday rescuers have recovered the body of a Chinese female passenger drowned after


Man arrested for slashing woman, holding 2 others hostage in Shenzhen supermarket

A SUPERMARKET patron slashed with a knife and two other women held hostage were rescued in Shenzhen in south China’s


Philippines, HK agree solution to hostage row


‘No slap’ in HK call of nature dispute


Law ensures a system for complaints

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F1 chief Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery

Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany today. The Briton has been charged



 

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