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China seeks lessons in attracting more foreign students

Sep 25, 2013

China seeks lessons in attracting more foreign students Although the number of foreign students studying on the Chinese mainland has increased steadily in the past eight years, it still falls far behind the number of Chinese students going... [Details]

China to inaugurate Shanghai FTZ on Sept 29

Sep 25, 2013

China to inaugurate Shanghai FTZ on Sept 29 SHANGHAI -- China will officially launch the pilot free trade zone in Shanghai on Sept 29, taking a solid step forward to boost reforms in the worlds second-largest economy. Preparation work is go... [Details]

Glimpses of history

Sep 24, 2013

The ongoing exhibition, Glory of the Yuanmingyuan, in Moscow, features a miniature model of Haiyantang, the largest European garden in Yuanmingyuan, along with replicas of the 12 bronze zodiac animal heads that adorn its fountain. An exhibit... [Details]

Beijing Entertainment

Sep 24, 2013

Beijing Entertainment In the old days, lives in all Chinese cities revolved around the drum tower (gulou), which announced the time. The Drum Tower of Beijing was built in 1272 during the reign of Kublai Khan. It functioned as the official timepiece until 1924,... [Details]

Beijing opera makes London debut

Sep 23, 2013

Beijing opera makes London debut Tianjin City Youth Beijing Opera Troupe (TCYBOT) made its debut in London Saturday afternoon by enthralling British audience with the traditional Chinese theater performances. As one of the top Chinese art troupes, TCYBOT has brought a big... [Details]

Huizhou style mooncakes

Sep 23, 2013

Huizhou style mooncakes Chinas Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching. As with every Chinese festival, it has its very own special food eaten for the celebrations. This time its the mooncake. Mooncakes are similar to small pies, complete with various fillings. The del... [Details]