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Vice-Premier Li Keqiang is greeted by leaders and students of Moscow State University during his visit on Saturday.       Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

Li urges greater Sino-Russian tie-ins

With ties between China and Russia at a "new historical point", now is the time for the two nations to work closer together on major projects in energy, high technology and finance, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Saturday.

Forbidden City breaks down another barrier

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Li speaks highly of cultural relations

The Chinese government will sponsor 300 students from Moscow State University to study and travel in China this year, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Saturday.

Progress in work to protect rare tigers, leopards

Old bonds are pushing nations' tourism trades to new heights

Talented Russian linguist lands TV role

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Sino-US investment treaty talks to resume

China and the United States will begin the seventh round of talks on a bilateral investment treaty very soon, Deputy Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao said on Saturday

Western media should be more professional

School bans campus romance to keep students focused

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Holiday People

Inside view

More than two decades ago, before international hotel operators headed to the growing Chinese market like bees to honey, there was an establishment in Guangzhou that many considered to be the epitome of luxury accommodation in the country.

Dancing from the heart even when lost

Cyclists flock to celebrate Earth Day

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Creating an online presence

Cheng Lianghuan was in a hurry when we caught up with her on March 18 at a studio in Shundao, in downtown Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province.

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Tribute to a great man

For Zhang Deben, the greatest thing in the world would be able to donate his museum in Xi'an to his country.

Lottery lover finds stories in his tickets

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The gentle persuaders

Taking a stroll along the street one day, Zhang Wenmin bumped into someone who before long was clasping her hands and chatting away as if they were long lost friends.

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Shopping spree

Buoyed by China's growing middle class and people's desire for a modern lifestyle, property developers are leaving no stone unturned to cash in on the outlet industry.

Chinese finding more outlets for shopping habits

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On your Bike

Cycling is a great way to explore China, and for many reasons. Once known as the "Bicycle Kingdom", cycling is once again back in vogue, partly inspired by environmental concerns.

The best way to see the city

Sun, sea, sand and cycle

A wall with a great view

It's heaven on wheels

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Leander ready for 100th medal

A Leander member failing to win the club's 100th Olympic rowing medal at the London Games is about as unlikely as spying a pink hippopotamus winging its way through the Henley skies.

Newly-formed Brazilian pair keen to make mark in london

Murer aims for pole position

Manchester's 'Manic monday'

Man Utd vs Man City - classic encounters

Messi too 'emotional' to watch Pep say farewell

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