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'Made in USA' confuses at DNC

Careful shoppers will find that no labels show anything not made in the United States. T-shirts and mugs have Made in USA markings, while labels of origin could not be found on golf balls, socks and caps.

Obama hopes for steady ties with Beijing in long run

Despite tensions in the South China Sea, Washington showed Beijing that President Obama wants a stable transfer to the next US leader of the progress made on ties with Beijing.

40 years on: Tangshan builds miracle on debris after quake

In the early hours of July 28, 1976, one of the deadliest earthquakes of the 20th century toppled Tangshan, killing more than 240,000 people and injuring another 160,000.

Xiaomi banks on retailers, dual camera to capture new users

Xiaomi, which once overturned China's smartphone market and gained world fame with its affordable and online-sold-only smartphones, is now catching up in boosting its presence in bricks-and- mortar stores.

Philippines to host Miss Universe pageant next year

The Philippines will host the Miss Universe pageant in January next year, Philippine Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo announced Thursday.

Federer to miss Rio games

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that he would miss the rest of the 2016 season including the upcoming Olympic Games.

One of church attackers tried to join IS in Syria

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins on Tuesday said one of the church attackers was known to intelligence services and tried to join radical insurgents in Syria twice in 2015.

Chinese female artists picture Egypt in their paintings

An exhibition featuring six Chinese women painters's works was held in the Egyptian Embassy in China on July 27. Ink paintings showcased works of Xie Lifang, Luo Ying, Li Daimei, Zhao Yi, Xu Qiping and Huang Huan, who got inspiration from their experience in Egypt.

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Offer of extra time off work sparks a travel rush

A seven-day paid holiday order from the Hangzhou municipal government last month brought a rush of overseas travel arrangements by local residents and increased competition between travel agencies and domestic tourist attractions.

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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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