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Deadly flooding hits Gansu
Firefighters conduct search and rescue operations on Friday after torrential rains hit Jingyuan county in Baiyin, Gansu province. As of Friday night, eight people had died and two were missing. Provided to China Daily
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US farmers risk losing the market in China

China can minimize the impact of raising tariffs on farm products from the United States by increasing imports from other countries and adjusting domestic agricultural patterns, but the US may lose the Chinese market that its farmers have been exploring for decades, a senior official in charge of agriculture has said.

China

Expert: Adjust the population policy

China should further relax or even abolish the family planning policies to increase births and ease the impact of rapid population aging, a leading expert has suggested.

Comment

China's anti-poverty drive has lessons for all

Has any antipoverty initiative in history ever lifted more people from abject poverty than the national economic development program China launched four decades ago by opening up its economy to the world?

Business

Shipbuilder reaps B&R rewards

Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd, the largest ship maker in Fujian province, has seen a remarkable growth in orders from overseas clients since China announced its Belt and Road Initiative, a top official said.

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Building a better world - one map at a time

Deqing county in East China's Zhejiang province will host the United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress from Nov 19 to 21.

World

Russia warns US on new sanctions

MOSCOW - Russia warned on Friday that if the United States followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as a "declaration of economic war".

Sports

China's honor in young hands

China's increasingly shaky status as the superpower of world table tennis will come under renewed scrutiny at the forthcoming Asian Games in Jakarta.

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WRAPPED IN SILK AND BOUND BY THREADS

The place where the iconic three-columned Oriental Pearl TV Tower is now located used to be where the Lujiazui textile and fabrics warehouse once stood.

Culture

CHINESE ARTIST PAYS TRIBUTE TO LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS

Fifty-four photos by Chinese artist Wang Xiao Hui, including her two portraits of legendary actress Audrey Hepburn, were on display till Thursday at 503 BEA building at Lujiazui in Shanghai.

Fashion

Blah, Blah, Blahnik

His Instagram entry reads thus: "My shoes are not designs, they are gestures." And, as British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman once quipped: "If God had wanted us to wear flat shoes, he wouldn't have invented Manolo Blahnik." This near-idolatrous position occupied by Blahnik in contemporary fashion reached a peak in recent years, when his shoes became the coveted favorites of Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, and his regal collection was created for and popularized by Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette.

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FIGHTING FIT

The Asian Games in Jakarta is just around the corner, and the Chinese judo team is making final preparations. This time, the Chinese judo team will comprise a total of 25 men and women, who are young and raring to go. However, despite their enthusiasm, it is very evident that they lack international experience.

Life

TUNDRA AND LIGHTNING

Three leading acts from Tuva are set to electrify audiences in both Beijing and Shanghai with their exotic sounds at this year's Stallion World Music Festival

Goings On

Travel

PLEASURES BY A LAKE

Breeze greets us as we ride the tour bus along the bank of Guyu Lake in Longchang city, southeast of Sichuan province, in early August.

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