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 2019-12-09 18:24 

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Report highlights progress in China's education system...

China's education system has seen continued improvement in government efforts to reform and balance development in the sector, according to a report from the National Bureau of Statistics....

 2019-12-09 18:24 

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265-yr-old stone tablet found in north China...

An ancient stone tablet dating back 265 years ago was found in north China's Hebei Province, local authorities said....

 2019-12-09 18:22 

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Beijing boasts most Chinese 'unicorns'...

Beijing ranked first in "unicorn" numbers among Chinese cities in 2018, with 74 such enterprises, followed by Shanghai, 34, Hangzhou, 16 and Shenzhen, 14, according to a report compiled by the Evergrande Research Institute....

 2019-12-09 18:22 

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Main construction begins on Shanghai Disneyland's Zootopia...

Shanghai Disneyland kicked off main construction of its newest themed land, Zootopia, on Monday, 11 months after it announced the expansion plan to appeal to visitors from home and abroad....

 2019-12-09 18:21 

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Volcano erupts in New Zealand's White Island...

A volcano erupted at New Zealand's White Island on Monday about 2:11 p.m. local time (0111 GMT), according to GeoNet, the country's geological hazard information center....

 2019-12-09 16:32 

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Therapy pony trains donkey as new recruit...

Alfie, the therapy pony has taken on his newest recruit-Isla, a feisty miniature donkey who has just started her therapy training-and doesn't always behave to the best of her ability....

 2019-12-09 16:27 

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Macao's residential property price index edges down 0.1 pct...

The overall residential property price index of Macao from August to October 2019 decreased 0.1 percent to 267.4 over the previous period from July to September 2019, the special administrative region's statistic department said on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 16:25 

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FBI says investigating Florida naval base shooting as 'act of terrorism'...

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said Sunday that they are investigating a deadly shooting by a Saudi national at a naval base in Florida as "an act of terrorism."...

 2019-12-09 16:14 

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Leung Chun-ying says violence has 'changed in nature' as Hong Kong police seize pistol, bullets...

Leung Chun-ying has said that the nature of the "black violence" in Hong Kong has changed, as the Hong Kong police seized a handgun related to the recent unrest for the first time....

 2019-12-09 16:12 

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China holds press conference on Xinjiang's stability and development...

The State Council Information Office is holding a press conference on issues on Xinjiang's stability and development. Four local officials including Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang regional government, are briefing the media on the situation....

 2019-12-09 16:06 

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Ding Junhui wins third UK Championship...

China's top snooker player Ding Junhui clinched his third UK Championship title, defeating Stephen Maguire 10-6 in York on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 15:57 

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Chengdu showcases 'first-store economy' to stimulate demand...

As China is on the way to building more world-class cities, Chengdu, capital of southwestern Sichuan province, will roll out more measures to attract global brands that have never reached the city or the region via first-store economy....

 2019-12-09 15:57 

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China, Japan to act jointly on energy conservation and ecological protection...

Cooperation on energy savings and environmental protection between China and Japan was further cemented on Sunday with 26 agreements wrapping up the China-Japan energy conservation and environmental protection forum....

 2019-12-09 15:55 

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120 cured migrant birds released into wild in Jiangxi...

A total of 120 cured migrant birds were released into the wild in Jiangxi on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 15:38 

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Trump warns Kim Jong Un to lose 'everything' after DPRK claims major test...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility and that his country must denuclearize, after Pyongyang said it had carried out a...

 2019-12-09 15:34 

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Chinese major software developers to jointly build operating system...

China Standard Software Co., Ltd. (CS2C) and Tianjin Kylin Information Ltd. Co. (TKC) will jointly build a domestic operating system, according to China Electronics Corporation....

 2019-12-09 15:22 

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U.S. House panel chair says articles of impeachment 'presumably' to be introduced this week...

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday that his panel, which is writing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, will "presumably" present them this week....

 2019-12-09 15:00 

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Former CBA player Ji Zhe never leaves beloved basketball...

A 51-numbered T-shirt was put on the back of every seat inside the 18,000-capacity Wukesong, the basketball venue of the 2008 Olympics located in western Beijing....

 2019-12-09 14:46 

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Best season for bird-watching in Qingdao...

Avid bird-watchers can now head to East China's Qingdao, Shandong province, to check out the stunning view of thousands of birds soaring in the sky....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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East leads local GDP race...

Total GDP of China's top 100 counties is estimated at 8.9 trillion yuan ($1.27 trillion) in 2019, according to rankings of China's top 100 counties released by Beijing-based China Academy of Information and Communications Technology on Nov 13....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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Politicians around world decry U.S. law...

Efforts made by any country to safeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity should be supported and respected, foreign politicians said....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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Keep Chinese simplified, schools told...

Schools should use standard, simplified Chinese in teaching, based on relevant laws, the Ministry of Education said recently, playing down concerns that the use of simplified Chinese is detrimental to preserving cultural heritage....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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Body for Belt, Road lawyers launched...

The Belt and Road International Lawyers Association was launched by the All China Lawyers Association in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Sunday to promote legal cooperation among countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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Snow leopard spotted in panda's core habitat...

Infrared cameras have captured images and videos of a snow leopard in the Wolong National Nature Reserve, the reserve's management authorities said....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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China greenlights majority shares for foreign firms in insurance JVs...

Foreign firms can now hold more than half of the shares in joint-venture life insurance companies operating in China, according to a revised regulation unveiled Friday to facilitate foreign entry into China's insurance market....

 2019-12-09 14:36 

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Tibetan girl pursues football dream in boy's team in Tianjin...

On a football field in Tianjin, a petite Tibetan girl playing in a boy's team received a cross from a teammate, controled it and sent the ball flying into the net....

 2019-12-09 14:33 

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Xinjiang, an emerging investment hotspot...

Rich in resources but remote, Xinjiang in China's far west has become a magnet for investors for its unique position on the Silk Road....

 2019-12-09 14:31 

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X-rayed Xinjiang Aksu apple wins heart of picky foodies...

Apple harvest season has once again put Aksu Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, in the spotlight....

 2019-12-09 14:27 

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Parade held to celebrate 20th anniversary of Macao's return to motherland...

Performers interact with spectators during the Macao International Parade in Macao, south China, Dec. 8, 2019. The parade was held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland....

 2019-12-09 14:25 

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China's 36th Antarctic expedition team conducts observations, researches in Prydz Bay...

Team members of China's 36th Antarctic expedition conducted multidisciplinary observations and researches in Antarctica's Prydz Bay from Dec. 3, to Dec. 7....

 2019-12-09 14:20 

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Ancient fossils clarify evolution of mammalian hearing...

Researchers have discovered ancient fossils of a new Cretaceous mammal species in northeast China's Liaoning Province, finding a missing piece of the jigsaw puzzle of mammalian hearing evolution....

 2019-12-09 14:16 

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Chinese navy ship Weifang docked in Kenya...

The missile frigate Weifang from the 33rd escort fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy arrived at the port of Mombasa, Kenya for technical docking Sunday morning....

 2019-12-09 14:07 

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Rioters set fire outside courts, vandalize shops in Hong Kong...

Violent acts were seen during a demonstration in Hong Kong on Sunday as rioters set fire outside two Hong Kong courts and vandalized shops....

 2019-12-09 14:06 

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Anxious relatives, friends search for missing ones in horrific Delhi building fire...

Crowds swelled outside a narrow lane at congested Anaj Mandi locality on Rani Jhansi Road in New Delhi since Sunday morning....

 2019-12-09 13:59 

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Over 9,000 households bid farewell to dilapidated houses in Xinjiang...

A total of 9,355 households have bid farewell to their dilapidated houses and moved into new ones in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region this year, marking the end of poverty-stricken residents living in dilapidated houses in the reg...

 2019-12-09 13:56 

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China focuses on reforming financial sector, expanding opening-up...

As risks stemming from China's stock market have been largely eliminated, the nation will focus more on reforming its financial sector while expanding the capital markets' opening-up, an analyst said on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 13:52 

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Chinese navy ship Weifang docked in Kenya...

The missile frigate Weifang from the 33rd escort fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy arrived at the port of Mombasa, Kenya for technical docking Sunday morning....

 2019-12-09 13:49 

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China will surely hit Vision 2020 goals amid pressure...

Facing external uncertainties and an industrial transformation, China is still able to achieve its set goal of "doubling GDP and per-capita income" in 2020 from 2010, with a strong GDP base built up by years of rapid development....

 2019-12-09 13:44 

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China mass-produces special mission aircraft...

China is mass-producing special mission aircraft, including anti-submarine aircraft, early warning aircraft, surveillance aircraft and electronic warfare aircraft, a genre of warplanes....

 2019-12-09 13:35 

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China's foreign trade expands 2.4 pct in first 11 months...

China's foreign trade registered steady growth in the first 11 months of 2019 by expanding 2.4 percent year on year, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Sunday....

 2019-12-09 13:32 

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U.S. bill on Xinjiang draws condemnation from various countries...

Foreign countries and experts have joined forces to condemn the passage of the so-called "Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019" by the U.S. House of Representatives despite China's strong opposition....

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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U.S. House bill on Xinjiang ignores facts to vilify China, experts say...

The U.S. House of Representatives' aim in passing a Xinjiang-related bill last week was to create hatred among people from different ethnic groups in China and cause problems that would curb the country's development...

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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Macao thrives under 'one country, two systems'...

The "one country, two systems" principle has proved workable and popular in the Macao, as is shown by Macao's success over the past 20 years....

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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Two rockets lift seven satellites in single day...

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp launched two Kuai-zhou 1A solid-fuel carrier rockets on Saturday, marking the first time two flights have been made in a single day by the same type of rocket. Both were carrying satellites....

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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Shanghai-style math lessons for teenagers gains support in Britain...

Top scores made by Chinese teenagers in a recent global academic test indicate the British government has made a good move by importing the Shanghai-style math mastery method into English schools over the last five years....

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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Experts say lower GDP no problem...

Chinese policymakers will likely be more flexible when setting next year's growth target, showing greater tolerance for slower growth in exchange for policy leeway to carry out longer-term reform objectives that are crucial to the country's high-q...

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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HK police to match tactics to protesters' behavior...

Tang Ping-keung, Hong Kong's new police chief, said the police will use "hard and soft" approaches to dealing with Hong Kong's situation....

 2019-12-09 13:29 

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Ambassador Liu Xiaoming contributes an article to The Sunday Telegraph...

On Dec 8, 2019, The Sunday Telegraphcarried an article by Ambassador Liu Xiaoming entitled China will play a full part to form open world economy....

 2019-12-09 13:15 

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Death toll in Delhi fire reaches 43...

The death toll in a fire incident in Delhi on Sunday morning has reached 43, reported news agency Asian News International (ANI) quoting local police sources....

 2019-12-08 23:11 

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U.S. in no position to judge Xinjiang...

One should always set a good example before lecturing others, especially when portraying themselves as a defender of a just cause....

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