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First undersea tunnel in Chinese mainland runs through

[2009-11-05 17:03]

Xiamen Xiang'an Tunnel, the first undersea tunnel in Chinese mainland runs through in Xiamen, east China's Fujian Province, on Nov. 5, 2009.

BYD boss tops Forbes China rich list

[2009-11-05 16:39]

After topping this year's Hurun rich list, Wang Chuanfu, head of Nanjing-based car manufacture BYD Co Ltd, is again recognized as China's richest by Forbes Magazine.

China donates to Pacific Islands Forum member countries

[2009-11-05 16:12]

China donated 850,000 US dollars to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji on Thursday for several projects for Forum member countries.

China bans physical punishment for Internet addicts

[2009-11-05 16:04]

China's Ministry of Health has banned the use of physical punishment to wean teens off the net, months after a boy was beaten to death at an Internet boot camp.

Chinese kids free from hunger now

[2009-11-05 15:56]

The specter of starvation still haunts much of the world. A total of 1.02 billion people, about a sixth of the global population, were undernourished in 2009, according to estimates by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

Expo pavilion construction set for completion this year

[2009-11-05 15:47]

The construction project of Shanghai Expo Pavilions.

China's preferential housing policy may cease at year-end: official

[2009-11-05 11:33]

China's stimulating preferential housing policy may come to a close by the end of the year, given the current active state of the real estate industry, according to Wang Juelin, vice director of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Construction (MHURC), reported.

40 Yemen diplomats to get training course in China

[2009-11-05 10:14]

Yemeni Foreign Ministry said 40 fresh graduates who joined the ministry recently, will go to China for a training course on international relations and diplomatic negotiations, state-run SABA news agency reported Wednesday.

Olympic artifacts go up for auction

[2009-11-05 09:15]

A man who has acquired many Olympic-themed artifacts is putting some of them up for auction, including one unusual item: 5,000 condoms left over from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Rape trial begins for petitioner from village

[2009-11-05 08:14]

A woman who was held by guards at a Beijing hotel, and claims she was raped by one of them, complained the rape trial was unfair because the judge had snubbed her requests to speak.

Dealing with the downside of globalization

[2009-11-05 08:08]

When the world is increasingly becoming a global village, globalization is something that a nation or an individual finds hard to ignore whether one likes it or not...

Crackdown on foreign garbage

[2009-11-05 07:58]

Customs officials across the country have been ordered to check every container labeled "waste" after mountains of discarded foreign garments were found in the coastal area of Guangdong province.

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