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Tibet goes hi-tech to promote tourism, culture

[2016-08-19 16:51]

An experience pavilion using latest internet technologies was launched in Lhasa on Thursday to boost Tibet's tourism and culture industry.

Institute of Tibetan Medicine celebrates 100th anniversary

[2016-08-18 16:24]

The Institute of Tibetan Medicine and Astrology in the Tibet autonomous region is this year celebrating its 100th anniversary since it founding, it said at a news conference on Thursday.

Cycling contest attracts 500 competitors in North China

[2016-08-15 19:52]

More than 500 domestic and international cyclists, both professional and amateur, participated in the 2016 Mulan Hunting Ground International Cycling Challenge in Chengde, Hebei province, on Aug 14.

New York named most expensive city for Chinese studying overseas

[2016-08-15 17:51]

New York in the US is the most expensive city for international students in terms of accommodation, while the greatest number of Chinese studying overseas come from Beijing and Shanghai, according to a report.

Huge calligraphy scroll goes on display at Tibet Museum

[2016-08-12 15:29]

A calligraphy scroll 267 meters long and 86 centimeters wide, containing 190 traditional fonts and more than 40 portraits of well-known calligraphers, went on show at the Tibet Museum in Lhasa on Friday.

China's largest desert freshwater lake under threat

[2016-08-10 09:36]

China's largest desert freshwater lake is in danger of drying up, experts have warned.

2016 International Challenger Chengdu concluded

[2016-08-08 20:34]

The 2016 International Challenger Chengdu came to a conclusion on Sunday at the Sichuan International Tennis Center in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province after Jason Jung from Chinese Taipei clinched the men's title defeating Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo from Spain.

First Respond becomes first Certified B Corporation in Chinese mainland

[2016-08-08 20:21]

First Respond, a Shanghai-based social enterprise, recently became Chinese mainland's very first Certified B Corporation.

'Light Rose Garden' world tour debuts in Chengdu

[2016-08-08 12:32]

The "Light Rose Garden", a mass public art installation, was launched on August 5 in Chengdu IFS, which is the first destination for its world tour in Chineses mainland.

Shanghai sees surge in expatriate residence applications

[2016-08-04 15:33]

Applications for permanent residence filed by more than 270 expatriates have been accepted by the Shanghai government since the city began to implement measures to attract foreign talent last July.

Experts urge precaution before pregnancy against heart disease risks

[2016-08-02 19:38]

With the adoption of the universal two-child policy in China, the number of pregnant women with complications such as heart diseases is increasing rapidly, resulting doctors calling for those with higher pregnancy risks to think twice before getting pregnant.

Major companies set to take part in appliance and electronics expo

[2016-07-29 21:07]

The Appliance & Electronics World Expo (AWE) 2017 will be hosted from March 9 to 11 in Shanghai, said the organizer China Household Electrical Appliance Association on Friday during a news conference.

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