Facebook faces algorithmic gaffes

Facebook, whose CEO said is a tech company, not a media company, has had some glitches recently with how its technology side handles its media side.

'Rommel of the East' honored in Virginia

Chinese war hero Sun Li-jen, known as "the ever-victorious general" for his feats fighting the Japanese in Burma in World War II, will be honored at Virginia Military Institute.

86-year-old transforms her village by selling eggs online

Liao Xiuying, a woman who survived the Japanese invasion more than half a century ago, is now helping to lift her village out of poverty with the help of e-commerce.

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.

Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own

Beyonce has proved once again that she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

Pregnant Li Na and husband attend public benefit event

Pregnant retired Chinese tennis superstar Li Na and her husband Jiang Shan attend a public benefit event to promote "No Drunk Driving" in Shanghai, China, August 30, 2016.

Merkel opens Germany's 17th Confucius Institute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel inaugurated on Tuesday Germany's 17th Confucius Institute in the Baltic sea town of Stralsund.

Far beyond print

Last week, Steve Potash, president and CEO of US-based e-book publisher OverDrive, was thrilled to discover that a South Korean publisher had managed to link virtual-reality technology to e-books.

Food and Travel

Travel guide to Hangzhou, a paradise on earth

Now as Hangzhou has grabbed the world's attention, tourists from various places have gathered to this heavenly city to enjoy its slow life tempo and beautiful natural surroundings. Here are some highlights of the city you can't miss.

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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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