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Sunshine and smiles for APEC summit
President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, arrive at Ngurah Rai Airport in Denpasar on Saturday on the Indonesian island resort of Bali, where an APEC summit will be held on Monday and Tuesday.     Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka / AFP        -See related stories on page 3       

'Golden Week' losing its luster

Hou Xin, a native of Harbin city in Heilongjiang province, has been working at a public relations consultancy in Beijing for eight years. This year's National Day holiday, often known as "Golden Week", was the first time that both his and his wife's parents have visited them in the Chinese capital.

Simple appeal on stage

Holiday News

Highest warning issued as Typhoon Fitow nears

China's meteorological authority on Saturday issued a red alert, the highest in its weather warning system, as Typhoon Fitow approached the country's southeast coastal areas.

Low number of migrant workers have insurance

Washington still deadlocked on partial government shutdown

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APEC in focus

Trust 'key' to boosting Sino-ASEAN ties

China, Malaysia lift bilateral cooperation

Holiday People

Raging Dragon

When Shane Benis came to Shanghai eight years ago, he struggled to find a place to continue training in his chosen sport - boxing.

When life revolves around planning events

Holiday Special

The dying art of Dong

The Dong ethnic group lives in Guizhou province and is known for its traditional culture dating back to thousands of years, with the handmade Dong blouse believed to be the epitome of traditional art.

Holiday Read

Threat of the threatened

For many, elephants are loveable creatures: obedient, careful and calm. But for the villagers in Xishuangbanna it is a different story.

Misguided nostalgia is not helpful

Wild Elephant Valley

Holiday Trend

Company cashes in on business of sounds

When people think of Intel, they first think of the company's signature four-note jingle rather than its computer processing units.

Trademark law passed

Holiday Companies

Online fashion shops booming

If you haven't heard about Hangzhou's fashion scene, then you can't say you know China's fashion industry.

Holiday Travel

Buy, buy in Bangkok

Even if you are just in town for a few days, shopping in Bangkok is an experience not to be missed.

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