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Macy's Says Huanying to Chinese Tourists

The presence of a China-themed float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for the first time was perhaps symbolic of the rising importance of Chinese customers to one of the world's largest department stores.

China's Celebrity Painters

Among celebrities around the globe, painting seems to be the preferred form of visual art. It is said that there seem to be more celebrity painters out there than sculptors or even photographers.

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Mark Zhao and Gao Yuanyuan Hold Wedding Banquet
Showbiz2014/11/28 21:27:36November 29 2014 02:56:18

Mark Zhao and Gao Yuanyuan Hold Wedding Banquet

Mainland actress Gao Yuanyuan and Taiwan-based actor Mark Zhao are holding their wedding banquet today at Le Meridien in Taipei.

Sun Yang May Have Taken Banned Stimulant by Accident
Sports2014/11/28 21:17:15November 29 2014 02:56:18

Sun Yang May Have Taken Banned Stimulant by Accident

It's reported that the Olympic swimming star Sun Yang may have taken a forbidden drug because the wrong guide book was issued by the General Administration of Sports of China.

Odd Reasons for Rejecting a Job Seeker
China2014/11/28 20:26:38November 29 2014 02:56:18

Odd Reasons for Rejecting a Job Seeker

The reasons behind the rejection of an employer vary greatly. Here are some odd cases of rejection by biased employers.

Beijing Passes Bill to Ban Smoking in All Indoor Public Places
China2014/11/28 16:54:10November 29 2014 02:56:18

Beijing Passes Bill to Ban Smoking in All Indoor Public Places

Beijing adopted an anti-smoking legislation on Friday, vowing to ban smoking in all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport vehicles.

Macy's Says Huanying to Chinese Tourists
Business2014/11/28 16:42:02November 29 2014 02:56:18

Macy's Says Huanying to Chinese Tourists

The presence of a China-themed float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for the first time was perhaps symbolic of the rising importance of Chinese customers to one of the world's largest department stores.

Event Set in January for Windows 10
Business2014/11/28 15:40:18November 29 2014 02:56:18

Event Set in January for Windows 10

Microsoft is set to unveil the consumer preview of Windows 10, the software giant's upcoming operating system designed to run across multiple platforms.

Zhou Xun Voted
Showbiz2014/11/28 09:59:00November 29 2014 02:56:18

Zhou Xun Voted "Most Favorite Star" in Huading Awards Celeb Survey

Chinese actress and "Red Sorghum" star Zhou Xun has been voted the country's "most favourite star" in the annual celebrity survey conducted by the Huading Awards--one of China's biggest entertainment awards.

Showbiz2014/11/28 09:57:35November 29 2014 02:56:18

"Children of Men" Author P.D. James Dies at 94

"Children of Men" author Phyllis Dorothy James, known as P.D. James, died on Thursday at her home in Oxford, England.

Women Still Outnumbered in Top Jobs
China2014/11/28 09:54:30November 29 2014 02:56:18

Women Still Outnumbered in Top Jobs

Despite China having one of the highest rates of female employment in the world, only a small percentage of women work in senior positions, said a research report released in Shanghai on Thursday.

OPEC to Maintain Oil Production at 30 mln Barrels per Day
World2014/11/28 09:51:08November 29 2014 02:56:18

OPEC to Maintain Oil Production at 30 mln Barrels per Day

The ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided here on Thursday to maintain its output level despite crude oil price fell to a four-year low level, a statement released after the OPEC conference said.

Tiny Chip Will Put China’s Beidou System on Phones
Business2014/11/28 09:50:15November 29 2014 02:56:18

Tiny Chip Will Put China’s Beidou System on Phones

A Shanghai technology company has produced a tiny chip that could put China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System and the US-developed Global Positioning System on everyone’s smartphone in the future.

Local Govts Urged to Stop Withdrawing One-child Allowances
China2014/11/28 09:48:58November 29 2014 02:56:18

Local Govts Urged to Stop Withdrawing One-child Allowances

China's local family-planning departments have been urged to stop withdrawing allowances previously issued to one-child parents who later had another child.

Weibo and WeChat in New Clash over Users
Business2014/11/28 09:47:47November 29 2014 02:56:18

Weibo and WeChat in New Clash over Users

SINA Weibo has banned users from promoting the country’s most popular messaging app WeChat on its platform as the two Internet giants battle for users.

Shanghai FTZ Finalizes Rules for Commodity Spot Trading
Business2014/11/27 22:00:01November 29 2014 02:56:18

Shanghai FTZ Finalizes Rules for Commodity Spot Trading

Rules for spot trading of commodities in Shanghai’s pilot Free Trade Zone have been finalized, paving the way for the zone to set up international trading exchanges for various commodities.

New Pollution Law nears Review Stage
China2014/11/27 21:24:04November 29 2014 02:56:18

New Pollution Law nears Review Stage

China is one step closer to imposing the toughest ever penalties on air pollution, as a draft code on air pollution control is likely to be ready for lawmakers' review as soon as next month, experts said.

Beijing's Transport Policy Facing 4 Possible Changes
China2014/11/27 21:05:53November 29 2014 02:56:18

Beijing's Transport Policy Facing 4 Possible Changes

Apart from the subway fare increase in Beijing, passengers will also see another four changes to transport in the city.

Chinese Shoppers Eye Overseas Sales
Business2014/11/27 19:42:02November 29 2014 02:56:18

Chinese Shoppers Eye Overseas Sales

The growth of China's middle class and the development and expansion of cross-border e-commerce is making the upcoming US holiday sales season look like another online shopping extravaganza, similar to China's Singles Day.

Nine Injured in China Supermarket Attack
China2014/11/27 18:32:58November 29 2014 02:56:18

Nine Injured in China Supermarket Attack

Nine were injured after a group of knife-wielding people attacked a supermarket in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on Thursday.

Listing Apartments in Pudong Deemed Safe
China2014/11/27 17:45:01November 29 2014 02:56:18

Listing Apartments in Pudong Deemed Safe

The two apartment buildings at a residential community in the Pudong New Area that bumped together as a result of subsidence have been declared safe following an official inspection.

Sony Said to Release E-Paper Watch
Business2014/11/27 15:53:51November 29 2014 02:56:18

Sony Said to Release E-Paper Watch

Sony is said to be developing a watch made out of electronic paper that will emphasize style over technology.

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Zhou Xun Voted

Chinese actress and "Red Sorghum" star Zhou Xun has been voted the country's "most favourite star" in the annual celebrity survey conducted by the Huading Awards--one of China's biggest entertainment awards.

"Children of Men" author Phyllis Dorothy James, known as P.D. James, died on Thursday at her home in Oxford, England.

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An excavator operator uses his skill to build a tower of goblets yesterday during an annual competition in Shanghai.

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