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Former Italian PM Berlusconi Records TV Programme in Rome

Former Italian Prime Minister, Forza Italia Party leader Silvio Berlusconi records a TV programme named "door to door" in Rome, Italy, April 24, 2014.

Female Thief Begs For Mercy in Xi'an

A woman is seen on her knees begging a couple at Houzaimen in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on April 23, 2014.

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Court Demands Actions from Accused through Weibo
China2014/04/25 13:01:40April 25 2014 13:26:42

Court Demands Actions from Accused through Weibo

A court in Beijing has demanded defendant Xia Sasha, who spread rumors about actress Zhang Xinyu, to take actions and carry out his sentence more than six months after the verdict.

Actress Barbie Hsu Gives Birth to Baby Girl
Showbiz2014/04/25 11:36:56April 25 2014 13:26:42

Actress Barbie Hsu Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Taiwan-born actress and singer Barbie Hsu gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday afternoon, April 24, 2014.

Victoria’s Secret Sues Local Shop for 5 Million Yuan
Business2014/04/25 06:47:51April 25 2014 13:26:42

Victoria’s Secret Sues Local Shop for 5 Million Yuan

Lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret is suing a local investment management company for the unlicensed use of its trademark in a retail store in Shanghai.

Advanced Products Put in Use to Improve Daily Life
Business2014/04/25 06:45:45April 25 2014 13:26:42

Advanced Products Put in Use to Improve Daily Life

Visitors to the 2nd China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair will be able to view the most advanced technological products in multiple fields.

How Warships Communicate During Unplanned Encounters
China2014/04/25 06:41:25April 25 2014 13:26:42

How Warships Communicate During Unplanned Encounters

Naval chiefs from 25 Asia-Pacific countries have adopted an agreement to avoid miscommunication between naval vessels and thus prevent possible conflict.

Mother Leases Mountain for Daughter's Education
China2014/04/25 06:38:37April 25 2014 13:26:42

Mother Leases Mountain for Daughter's Education

A mother from China's southwestern Chongqing took out a lease last thmonth on e farmland covering a mountain so that her daughter could be closer to nature.

Britain Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday
World2014/04/25 06:34:43April 25 2014 13:26:42

Britain Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

William Shakespeare's hometown Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesday celebrated his 450th birthday with a massive fireworks display.

Ear Implant May Help Regrow Auditory Nerves
World2014/04/25 06:32:55April 25 2014 13:26:42

Ear Implant May Help Regrow Auditory Nerves

Electrical pulses delivered from cochlear implants can be used to regrow auditory nerves in people with severe hearing loss.

Bamboo Shoots Only for Pandas
China2014/04/25 06:27:23April 25 2014 13:26:42

Bamboo Shoots Only for Pandas

The Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan has launched patrols to stop farmers from harvesting bamboo shoots — the main food for pandas.

Jet Li Denies Charity Fund Embezzlement
China2014/04/24 20:04:01April 25 2014 13:26:42

Jet Li Denies Charity Fund Embezzlement

Film star Jet Li is in hot water following allegations of embezzlement involving donated funds to his One Foundation.

F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone Goes on Trial in Germany
World2014/04/24 20:01:44April 25 2014 13:26:42

F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone Goes on Trial in Germany

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone went on trial Thursday in a bribery case that could threaten the 83-year-old's grip on the sport.

Senior Citizens Beg Newlyweds for Hong Bao in Chengdu
China2014/04/24 19:29:54April 25 2014 13:26:42

Senior Citizens Beg Newlyweds for Hong Bao in Chengdu

Recently, elderly people are gathering at the Love Pedestrian Crossing in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, to ask newlyweds for hong bao.

Obama Opens Japan Trip at Famous Sushi Restaurant
World2014/04/24 13:56:29April 25 2014 13:26:42

Obama Opens Japan Trip at Famous Sushi Restaurant

Obama arrived in Tokyo yesterday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of "rebalancing" US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia.

Month-Long Approval Procedure to Have 2nd Child
China2014/04/24 12:54:47April 25 2014 13:26:42

Month-Long Approval Procedure to Have 2nd Child

A recent report finds that the procedure of applying for the approval of having a second child will take at least one month and requires 16 different certificates.

Sudsy Smiles for China's Brewers
Business2014/04/24 12:53:46April 25 2014 13:26:42

Sudsy Smiles for China's Brewers

Beer industry revenue reached $29b in 2013, up 9.3% and outpacing liquor and wine amid government crackdown on luxury spending.

Company of Seized Japanese Ship Pays $40 mln Penalty
China2014/04/24 11:28:15April 25 2014 13:26:42

Company of Seized Japanese Ship Pays $40 mln Penalty

The company of Baosteel Emotion, the Japanese vessel that has been detained by the Shanghai Maritime Court, paid four-billion Yen (approx. 40 million U.S. dollars) in fines to the court on April 23, 2014.

Zhang Ziyi Wins 10th Award for 'Grandmaster' Role
Showbiz2014/04/24 11:18:09April 25 2014 13:26:42

Zhang Ziyi Wins 10th Award for 'Grandmaster' Role

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi has been named Best Actress at the 4th Beijing International Film Festival.

Manila Apologized for Bus Row
China2014/04/24 09:07:08April 25 2014 13:26:42

Manila Apologized for Bus Row

Hong Kong has revoked sanctions against the Philippines after both sides reach agreement over a diplomatic row concerning a tour bus hijacking.

Shakespeare Center Stage at Public Reading Initiative
China2014/04/24 06:30:35April 25 2014 13:26:42

Shakespeare Center Stage at Public Reading Initiative

There was much ado about something at Shanghai’s Sinan Mansions yesterday as academics and actors gathered to read from Shakespeare’s classic works.

Infrastructure Projects Set to Boost Growth
Business2014/04/24 06:27:55April 25 2014 13:26:42

Infrastructure Projects Set to Boost Growth

China announced 80 major public infrastructure projects on Wednesday to arrest the economy's slowdown while experimenting with wider access for private and overseas investors.

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