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From Stonewall Inn to Shanghai, LGBT progress

It was a year ago on June 26 when the US Supreme Court ruled that all states should issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and to recognize same-sex marriages in other jurisdictions.

Chinese pharma giant invests in NJ startup

Chinese investors just made a foray in the US biotechnology sector, as a major pharmaceutical company and a partner have committed $100 million to a startup near Princeton, New Jersey.

Launch center drives Hainan tourism

Thousands of tourists and space fans flocked to northeast Hainan province on Saturday night to witness the successful maiden launch of the Long March 7 carrier rocket.

Xiaomi to open 1,000 experience stores and emerge as 'Muji in tech sector'

Smartphone vendor Xiaomi Corp said on Monday it plans to open 1,000 offline experience stores over the next three to four years and continue to expand its product portfolio.

Actress Jiang Yiyan's photo exhibition wows fans in Shanghai

A philanthropic photography exhibition by Jiang Yiyan was held in Shanghai over the weekend, winning enough praise from her fans.

Messi retires from international football

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football Sunday after Argentina lost to Chile in the final of the Copa America.

UK opposition leader Corbyn says will not resign after Brexit vote

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football Sunday after Argentina lost to Chile in the final of the Copa America.

Buddhist texts: Project revival

Rare Buddhist sutras on display in Beijing point to block printing's roots in China.

Food and Travel

A new hotpot with fresh foods

Eye-popping decor gives a new hotpot eatery plenty of glamour, but the natural and fresh foods it offers make its beauty more than skin deep.

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South China Sea

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Call for push on artificial intelligence

China should step up its efforts to adopt artificial intelligence in its industries to boost the country's economic transformation, according to French technology expert Marc Carrel-Billiard.

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