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The #haunting silhouette of #Japan's "#Battleship Island" rises up from the sea, an abandoned testament to what was once the most densely populated city on earth and a place that has a dark past.
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02/18/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
Every region of #China has its own style of Chinese #opera and with that style comes a long history of costume making. In Shantou only one family remains in the art of making Kuitou, or headdresses for the local opera. China Daily goes to meet them.
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02/17/2017 at 21:44. Facebook
Sitting in her Shanghai studio, Wang Tao knew that New York was getting cold when Tiffany Trump messaged her to say that she needed some coats. Until now, Wang's label "Taoray Wang" has been available only to a very select group of women: top Wall street executives, Chinese diplomats, actresses and the US president's daughter. This September, the Chinese designer will open her first store in...
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02/17/2017 at 21:27. Facebook
A German shepherd named Rumor was named the 2017 Westminster Dog Show Best in Show winner on Tuesday, Feb 14. Rumor, 5, was awarded the grand prize in front of a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden in NYC. She has won 103 other various competitions in the past, took first place after beating out nearly 2,800 other dogs, including the toy poodle named “Oolong Tea” from Hangzhou, China. The...
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02/17/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
#Video Peru’s ambassador emphasizes key role of small and me

Peru's ambassador to China said on Thursday he is paying attention on how the government will place more emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises during the upcoming two sessions. #Peru #2017TwoSesdsions
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02/17/2017 at 13:07. Facebook
Thousands of #Mongolian herders face disastrous livestock losses from severe weather known as the “#dzud”.

“Dzud” means a dry summer followed by bitter winter cold, which leaves #livestock and other #animals at risk of starvation and exposure on the country's rugged steppes.

It threatens tens of thousands of #herders in a country where almost half the population depends entirely on livestock...
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02/17/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
An epic mountain luge ride and snow-clad forests ideal for #snowbiking: In this episode, we explore more of what China’s premier #ski resort has on offer.
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02/17/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
Elaborately costumed children were paraded through #Tufang in coastal #Fujian province as #firecrackers roared, commemorating the end of barbaric child #sacrifices hundreds of years ago.

Residents set up outdoor tables of incense and candles to welcome them as firecrackers thundered, showering the streets with their shredded red wrappings.

It's an annual event where China's #Hakka community...
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02/17/2017 at 07:10. Facebook
#Live Welcome to episode 5 of "Learning #Chinese with #ChinaDaily" on #Facebook!
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02/16/2017 at 20:26. Facebook
Detroit is not only known as "Motor City", but also the home of Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). Salvador Salort-Pons, director and president of DIA, expressed his eagerness to strengthen cultural exchange ties with Chinese counterparts. He told Hong Lei, Chinese consul general in Chicago, that he hoped DIA would have a hall exhibiting Chinese art in the future. Hong said cultural exchange and...
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02/16/2017 at 18:09. Facebook
An exhibition of tomb treasures recently unearthed in China’s Jiangsu province will be presented at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco from Feb 17 to May 28, revealing how the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) courts sought to glorify their stature in this life and the next one through rare artwork and artifacts. The exhibition, titled Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han...
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02/16/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
#India successfully put a record 104 #satellites from a single #rocket into orbit on Wednesday.

The rocket took off at 9:28am and cruised at a speed of 27,000 km per hour, ejecting all the 104 satellites into orbit in around 30 minutes.

The rocket's main cargo was a 714 kg satellite for Earth observation but it was also loaded with 103 smaller "nano satellites", weighing a combined 664...
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02/16/2017 at 11:15. Facebook
In the second episode of #GirlCity, we meet Jobie, who loves to dress up anytime anywhere. Jobie takes us to some fashion boutiques in Causeway Bay, #HongKong.
China Daily
02/16/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
A mother and son dramatically survived after a series of #accidents in #Chongqing, a municipality in southwestern China.

Surveillance footage shows they were first hit by a reversing car, then were knocked down from a bridge, and then were still able to dodge the car falling from the bridge after them.

The woman suffered multiple fractures and her son had a head injury, but neither suffered...
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02/16/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
In 1957, 27-year-old American journalist Robert Carl Cohen arrived in #China. With one 16mm #camera, he became the first #American to #film the People's Republic of China since its founding in 1949. Fifty-eight years later, the 85-year-old Cohen revisited China in search of the memories of his past and filmed the evolving nation. Let's take a closer look at the Chinese #story through Cohen's...
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02/15/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
#India celebrates International #Condom Day, an event organised by the #AIDS Healthcare Foundation to promote awareness of safe sex and prevent sexually transmitted diseases like #HIV, and unwanted pregnancies through distribution of condoms.

India has the third highest number of HIV/AIDS cases in the world according to the United Nations, with about 2.1 million people in 2015, although the...
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02/15/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Luen Thai went from a humble shipping concern into a real estate, energy, sashimi and luxury bag behemoth. CEO Henry Tan shares insights into the family business - how they manage corporate and family lines with such a wide portfolio. Listen to the full podcast at or find us on iTunes/Stitcher/Ximalaya
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02/15/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
A #Taiwan bus taking elderly local #tourists home from visiting seasonal cherry blossoms careered off a #highway at night leaving at least 33 dead, 11 injured.

The top of the bus had been torn off and its occupants tossed onto the roadside.

Victims are mostly older people.

It is the worst highway #accident of Taiwan since 1986, when a bus fell into a river in central Taiwan, killing 42.
China Daily
02/14/2017 at 21:37. Facebook
Michigan governor invites Chinese tourists and investors: Come to Michigan!

“Come to Michigan!” That was the invitation offered to Chinese tourists and investors from Michigan Governor Rick Snyder during an exclusive interview with China Daily in Detroit on Saturday. Snyder discussed topics of Chinese investment in the residential sector, two-way investment and cooperation between Michigan...
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02/14/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
Media organisations from around Asia come together to explain how "I #Love You" is said around the continent. Happy #valentine's day.