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LA an investment magnet

The 2016 SELECT LA Investment Seminar, an international trade event scheduled on June 16-17 in Southern California, brings together global investors and local government leaders to spur and secure foreign direct investment (FDI). It also provides insights on market trends and opportunities in the Los Angeles region.

China passenger drone to test in Nevada

It grabbed the spotlight at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January when its China-based manufacturer displayed it, and now the world's first self-flying passenger-carrying drone - the E-Hang 184 - will return to Nevada for further development and testing.

Hugs, anxious parents, high-tech security: exam starts

A candidate taking the national college entrance exam walks out of an exam site as his father takes a photo of him in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on June 7, 2016.

Chinese make strongest show on Forbes' most powerful women list

The latest annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women was released by American Business magazine Forbes on Monday, with Chinese women making their strongest show on this list.

Running and bursting with bubbles in Shenyang

People attend a Bubble Run activity in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning province, June 9, 2016, to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival.

Serena Williams survives Putintseva' s onslaught to semifinal

Three-time champion Serena Williams pulled out a successful comeback here on Thursday to beat 60th-ranked Yulia Putintseva for her just fifth semifinal at Roland Garros.

Suspected IS terrorists arrested in Germany

Three out of four men from Syria planning to launch a terrorist attack in Germany on behalf of the Islamic State (IS) were arrested on Thursday, German media Spiegel Online reported.

Girl's view of Beijing captured in pic book

Before leaving Beijing, a British Saudi mom opened a window for people around the world to see China's capital through the innocent eyes of her little girl.

Food and Travel

Sailing to Xisha Islands

When I stepped on the bobbing vessel heading for the Xisha Islands, two words that have frequently appeared in my daily news reports, I was expecting an arduous week on a remote island.

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The music of when strangers meet

Everyone's heard the cliché that music is a universal language, reaching across boundaries of culture and race, stirring the primal emotions we all share.

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