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China to Enhance Public Awareness of Environmental Protection

China plans to enhance the public's awareness of environmental protection by ensuring their access to the environmental information and encouraging their participation in environmental protection activities, according to a newly-released guideline.The guideline, co-issued by the State Environmental Protection Administration, the Ministry of Education and the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee



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Now Americans have pills for their obese dogs!
How do Americans treat their obese dogs? Run with them and exercise overtime or give them a good diet control? Yes. But now the Americans have more choice: just some pills for their dogs.
The United States, media reported Friday, has approved the first prescription weight-loss drug to treat plump dogs.


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Unlucky rumor cannot hold back weddings
Some people in China believe that 2007 is not a good year for marriage, as there is no Li Chun (the Beginning of Spring, the first solar item in the traditional Chinese lunar calendar). However, the rumor can not hold back young people from making their wedding vows this year.

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Glaciers on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Melting Away
Glaciers on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the roof of the world, are beating a dramatic retreat. In the past three decades, they have shrunk by 131.4 square kilometers annually, according to the latest report from the China Geological Survey Bureau.

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·Afghan villagers dream to see their children go to school05-27
·S Korea welcomes retrieval of royal books05-27
·Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auctions 2011 kicks off05-27
·Sea of joy in Beija-Flor after winning 2011 Carnival03-10
·Burano: charming, colorful water town in Italy03-10
·Hawaii, happiest U.S. state to live in03-09
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Art & Handicraft
·Handmade elegance, fashioable style 02-25
·The mud miniature works Celebrating New Year 02-14
·Classic gardens made of bamboo 08-30
·Three-dimensional Chinese chess born 08-23
·China‘s Earliest Handicraft Workshop Discovered 08-17
·Neolithic Stone Carving of Big Dipper Discovered 08-17
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Festival & Custom
·China celebrates Dragon Boat Festival  12-04
·HK gets ready to celebrate 10th anniversary of return  12-04
·Feature: Dragon boating is full of fun  12-04
·Celebrations of 10th anniversary of HK's return held in London  12-04
·Coney Island Mermaid Parade celebrated in New York  12-04
·CIPEC 2007 being held in Beijing  12-04
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Chinese Imperial History
·China Announces Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2006 04-12
·Roman column bolsters Han Dynasty tomb 04-05
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Historical Sites
·Antiques unearthed from national project 04-09
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A Treasured Past
·Spain's Hercules Tower enters World Heritage List with Swiss watch-making towns03-21
·Belize Barrier Reef, Colombia's Los Katios Park on UNESCO's Danger List03-21
·Peru's sacred city added to World Heritage List03-21
·Coupon collection: memory of an era03-21
·Mt Songshan fails to enter World Heritage list03-21
·UNESCO's world heritage list grows03-21
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Gong Li: third time for Hollywood
Acclaimed Chinese actress Gong Li will soon head to North America to start promoting her next film, the Hollywood thriller "Hannibal Rising," to be released globally on Feb. 9. Shanghai Youth Daily says around 6,500 copies will be prepared for the film's worldwide premiere. The 41-year-old actress plays the role of Lady Murasaki in the film, which is a prequel to "Silence of the Lambs."

   
Study: 9 to 12 year-old 'vulnerable period' for girls
Doctors say the time between the ages of nine and 12 seems to be a "particularly vulnerable period" for girls.That's because girls are more likely to become overweight in those years than they are as teenagers, doctors reports in Monday's Journal of Pediatrics .

  
   
U.S. launches fresh attack in Somalia

The United States launched a fresh air strike on Tuesday in southern Somalia, close to the place where the U.S. military struck against targets suspected of al-Qaeda operations a day earlier, reports reaching here said.