Andy feeling dandy for Open

Andy Murray says he's playing the best tennis of his career as he looks to capitalize on the growing frailties of his rivals and capture a second US Open title.

Chinese firms reach out to youth

More than 20 Chinese enterprises in Southern California teamed up with local youth clubs on Sunday to help underserved children learn about China and the Chinese people's daily lives, as part of a Community Day drive.

A lonely burden for only children

Many people born under China's former family planning policy, which restricted most couples to one child, are finding it increasingly difficult to provide care for their elderly parents.

Central Asia freight train service starts

The first Central Asia cargo train departs from Nantong, East China's Jiangsu province, August 25, 2016. The cargo train left Nantong on August 26 for Afghanistan's Hairatan, marking the start of Central Asia freight train service.

Emerging star Song Yiren releases sporty photos

Rising actress Song Yiren poses during a photo shoot.

French tennis players suspended over behavior at Olympics

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for "damaging" the organization's image by their behavior at this month's Rio Olympics.

In photos: Searching for history along the Thames

These days, history and archaeology fans are the ones hoping to find old relics such as coins, ceramics, artifacts or everyday items from across centuries. They wait for the low tide and then scour specific areas of exposed shores.

The Only Child and its post-80s 'mom' comes to Beijing

Guo Jing, with her 2015 New York Times Best Illustrated Book, The Only Child, shined at the 23rd Beijing International Book Fair on Aug 27.

Food and Travel

Wondrous delights in NW Shanxi

Rare visit to Hanging temple, village, and coffins bring three mysterious sights in one day, as Sun Ruisheng, Yang Cheng and Roger Bradshaw report.

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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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