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Debate seen by record 80.9 million in US

Some 80.9 million people watched the first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on television in the US, setting a new viewer record for such events, CNN said on Tuesday.

Washington lures China tourists

Representatives from hotels, restaurants, museums, airports and other tourism-related industries across the greater DC area each got a checklist of things they could do to help make their operations more Chinese friendly.

Visitors return to old nuclear facility in Chongqing

A former underground nuclear base in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality reopened to visitors this week following a year of renovation work.

Lenovo to cut up to 1,000 jobs at Motorola

Lenovo Group Ltd confirmed on Tuesday the latest round of layoffs of about 1,000 employees, mostly from the overseas Motorola unit, in a bid to turn around the fortunes of the Chinese company's loss-making smartphone business.

Angelababy poses photos at Summer Palace

Angelababy poses photos at Summer Palace

Lang Ping named Evergrande Life Assurance's global life ambassador

Lang Ping, the Rio Olympics women's volleyball coach that led them to victory, signed an agreement with the Evergrande Life Assurance Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the Chinese property giant Evergrande Group, to become the company's global life ambassador on Tuesday.

Obama nominates first US Ambassador to Cuba in 50 years

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Jeffrey DeLaurentis as the first US Ambassador to Cuba in over 50 years.

Hair stylist creates novel art of Potala Palace

Wang Xiaojiu, a hair stylist from Jilin city of Jilin province, has created a vivid painting of Lhasa's Potala Palace in two and a half hours using nothing but hair from the floor of his shop.

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Xianghai Nature Reserve in Jilin ideal for nature lovers

Xianghai Nature Reserve in Tongyu county of Jilin province is a famed national-level nature reserve and home to red-crowned cranes.

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Ancient cures for a new nation

A visit to a Chinese acupuncturist has opened a whole new world of medicine for Issa Justin, a young South Sudanese man who is both a patient and medical student in Juba, capital of the world's newest nation.

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