Wechat's Circle of Friends Promotes First Ads

The circle of friends of Tencent's Wechat promotes its first advertisement of a New Year Greeting picture from the Coca-Cola Company on January 25, 2015.

Murray Beats Dimitrov 3-1 at 2015 Australian Open

Andy Murray of Britain beat Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 3-1 in the fourth round of men's singles at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

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.

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Death Penalty Upheld for Child Trafficker
China2015/01/26 17:00:16January 27 2015 06:26:10

Death Penalty Upheld for Child Trafficker

A court in south China confirmed and upheld the child trafficking conviction and death sentence of a man claiming to be Vietnamese.

Zhang Ze, Kai-Chen Chang Surprise Reigning Champions in Mixed Doubles at Australian Open
Sports2015/01/26 16:47:24January 27 2015 06:26:10

Zhang Ze, Kai-Chen Chang Surprise Reigning Champions in Mixed Doubles at Australian Open

China's Zhang Ze teamed with Taiwan's Kai-Chen Chang, to stun reigning champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Anna-Lena Groenefeld in the mixed doubles at the Australia Open.

Manned Mission to the Moon's Far Side?
World2015/01/26 16:47:12January 27 2015 06:26:10

Manned Mission to the Moon's Far Side?

Let's forget about Mars for a while. The European Space Agency says our future can be built on the Moon, particularly the far side of the Moon.

Egypt King Tut's Beard
World2015/01/26 15:46:10January 27 2015 06:26:10

Egypt King Tut's Beard "Randomly" Glued Back on: Experts

The way the braided beard of Egyptian Pharaonic masterpiece King Tutankhamun's mask was glued back on random and lacking scientific standards.

Malaysia Airlines' Website Hacked
Business2015/01/26 15:19:45January 27 2015 06:26:10

Malaysia Airlines' Website Hacked

The official website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked Monday and its page was replaced by a picture of a MAS Airbus A380 with the words "404-Plane Not Found."

One Dead, Four Injured by NW China Scenic Spot Ice Fall
China2015/01/26 11:26:35January 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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 27 2015 06:26:10

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.

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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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