Nostalgic Steam Locomotive Spurs Tourism in Liaoning

The China 8th International Steam Locomotive Fair opens in Diaobingshan city on Saturday. The nostalgic event attracts thousands of tourists from over the world.

Six Trends in China’s Luxury Market in 2014

Sales of luxury goods slowed in China during 2014, with the growth rate falling for the first time amid slowdown in economy and brand proliferation, a new study released by global consultancy firm Bain & Co said on Tuesday.

A Preview of a Documentary on Senior Citizens' Lives in China (养老中国)

A TV documentary that gives us a glimpse of the life of senior citizens here in China, and the unique challenges that they face has begun their shooting here in the capital Beijing.

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One Dead, Four Injured by NW China Scenic Spot Ice Fall
China2015/01/26 11:26:35January 26 2015 14:19:10

One Dead, Four Injured by NW China Scenic Spot Ice Fall

One tourist was killed and another four were injured by a large piece of ice at a scenic spot in Lantian county, northwest China's Shaanxi province on Saturday afternoon, according to local news website huash.cn.

Favorable Visa Policy to Draw Talent
China2015/01/26 10:05:01January 26 2015 14:19:10

Favorable Visa Policy to Draw Talent

China will expand the favorable visa policies of its 1,000 Talent Plan to dozens of other programs nationwide to attract leading professionals to work in the country.

Premier League Trio Avoid Fresh FA Cup Shocks
Sports2015/01/26 08:50:02January 26 2015 14:19:10

Premier League Trio Avoid Fresh FA Cup Shocks

Holders Arsenal won through to the last 16 of the FA Cup with a hard-fought 3-2 victory away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday as West Ham and Aston Villa also avoided the embarrassment of becoming the latest Premier League clubs to be knocked out by lower league opposition.

Xiaomi Answers the Call for Smartphone Evolution
Business2015/01/26 07:35:02January 26 2015 14:19:10

Xiaomi Answers the Call for Smartphone Evolution

On most iPhones sold around the world, there is a thin line of production information embossed on the lower back that reads: "Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China."

Greek PM Admits Defeat to Radical Left SYRIZA after First Official Results of General Elections
World2015/01/26 06:13:39January 26 2015 14:19:10

Greek PM Admits Defeat to Radical Left SYRIZA after First Official Results of General Elections

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras admitted defeat to Radical Left SYRIZA party on Sunday evening after the announcement of the first official results of the critical general elections.

Lessons in Good Fortune
China2015/01/25 16:32:42January 26 2015 14:19:10

Lessons in Good Fortune

Yuan Xiong, a management official at the Brilliant City residential community in Putuo District, teaches a Russian family the art of chunlian, a type of good luck message written to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event was held to give expats living in the community a better insight into local traditions and culture. This year’s Spring Festival falls on February 19.

Beijing to Limit Population Growth This Year
China2015/01/25 16:23:05January 26 2015 14:19:10

Beijing to Limit Population Growth This Year

Provincial regions and cities in China are holding their annual conferences of law makers and political advisers. To inform our readers of the latest changes in various parts of the country, China Daily is reporting on some of these conferences.

Stylish Peking Opera night opens in Beijing
Showbiz2015/01/25 16:21:58January 26 2015 14:19:10

Stylish Peking Opera night opens in Beijing

A stylish Peking Opera show is put on the stage in Beijing, Jan 22, 2015. The innovative combination of Peking Opera and Western Opera brought audiences quite a feast.

Icy Challenge in Freezing Temperatures
Sports2015/01/25 16:20:44January 26 2015 14:19:10

Icy Challenge in Freezing Temperatures

More than 30 people joined in the event on the Tianmen Mountain at 1,518 meters above sea level, with temperatures registering zero degrees Celsius. The challengers, clad in swimsuits, have to receive at least 6 buckets of ice water while standing in a box full of ice cubes.

Plum Blossom Seen in E China's Hangzhou
China2015/01/25 16:19:18January 26 2015 14:19:10

Plum Blossom Seen in E China's Hangzhou

Photo taken on Jan 24, 2015 shows plum blossom at the botanic garden of Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province. The temperature of Hangzhou reached 24 degrees Celsius Saturday, the highest of this winter.

Yuan to Increase Europe Appeal
Business2015/01/24 15:35:31January 26 2015 14:19:10

Yuan to Increase Europe Appeal

The yuan's appreciation against the euro following the quantitative easing program launched in Europe on Thursday is poised to increase the continent's popularity as a travel destination for Chinese.

Xinjiang Lake Fishing Breaks Record in Harvest
China2015/01/24 15:18:47January 26 2015 14:19:10

Xinjiang Lake Fishing Breaks Record in Harvest

Fishermen prepare to draw the net in the Bosten Lake in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Jan. 22, 2015.

Thanks for the Lift,Boys
China2015/01/24 14:52:57January 26 2015 14:19:10

Thanks for the Lift,Boys

A frontier inspection police officer helps two fishermen to return a huge turtle to the sea yesterday in the port city of Changle, south China’s Fujian Province. Thegiant reptile, measuring more than a meter in length and weighing about 50 kilograms, was accidentally caught in a fishing net earlier the same day. Sea turtles are protected under state law.

Dreams Never Die for Dedicated Amateurs
Sports2015/01/24 14:48:29January 26 2015 14:19:10

Dreams Never Die for Dedicated Amateurs

A soccer match to coincide with the 2015 AFC Asian Cup was held in Yuncheng, Shanxi province. The game attracted dozens of local amateurs, most of whom shared the same dream when they were younger - to became professionals and even join the national team.

View from the Top of Shanghai's Tallest Tower
China2015/01/24 14:45:32January 26 2015 14:19:10

View from the Top of Shanghai's Tallest Tower

Standing at a height of 632 meters (121 floors above ground and five underground), Shanghai Tower, a new landmark in Shanghai's financial hub, Lujiazui, alongside the Huangpu River, is expected to open in mid-2015.

Mainland films struggle in Taiwan quota lottery
Showbiz2015/01/23 20:33:48January 26 2015 14:19:10

Mainland films struggle in Taiwan quota lottery

Taiwan released its list of 10 Chinese mainland movies allowed to screen on the island in 2015, which is decided by drawing lots.

Federer Out, Murray through in Aussie Open
Sports2015/01/23 20:31:36January 26 2015 14:19:10

Federer Out, Murray through in Aussie Open

Roger Federer was shocked in Australia as he went out in the third round to Italian Andreas Seppi.

Japan says no contact from IS after ransom deadline
World2015/01/23 20:19:21January 26 2015 14:19:10

Japan says no contact from IS after ransom deadline

Top spokesman of the Japanese government Yoshihide Suga said on Friday afternoon that they still have no contact from the Islamic State (IS) militants, who have taken two Japanese nationals hostages, after the deadline set by the military group.

Investigation on Shenzhen's Car Purchases Raises Restriction's Legitimacy
China2015/01/23 20:12:32January 26 2015 14:19:10

Investigation on Shenzhen's Car Purchases Raises Restriction's Legitimacy

Guangdong legislative authority officially launched an investigation to determine whether Shenzhen's car purchases restriction is legal or not, according to Southern Metropolis Daily.

China to focus on reforms, opening of capital market
Business2015/01/23 19:42:35January 26 2015 14:19:10

China to focus on reforms, opening of capital market

China will continue to implement prudent monetary policy and focus on "mild adjustment and fine-tuning" to ensure the monetary policy is effective to support the country's economic growth, the People's Bank of China said on Friday.

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Left-behind wives expectantly await Spring Festival

Many migrant workers from rural China head to urban cities in search of jobs. Some take their wives with them, but statistics show that 47 million married women remain behind, caring for children, doing housework as well as farming.

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