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today at 02:01. Facebook
#LookingChina Fu Baiyin, a Li's #woman of fifties, is born in Yudao #village in the east part of Hainan. Like all women and #girls in the village, she spends most of her leisure time creating a unique traditional #handicraft — Li Brocade. (Directed by Freek Jansen from the Netherlands)
China Daily
today at 01:34. Facebook
An enormous #fire engulfed a historic market in central #Jakarta, #Indonesia, on Thursday.

Hundreds of #firefighters were deployed to battle the blaze, which sent huge clouds of black #smoke floating over the city.

Several people suffered from minor burns.

The fire began at dawn on the ground floor of a #complex built during Dutch colonial rule.

Fifty fire engines were deployed to battle...
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yesterday at 23:23. Facebook
Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. During his inaugural address, Trump called for a return of power to the people as opposed to politicians in Washington. Some protesters turned violent as Trump sworn in as the US President. At least 95 people had been arrested. Supporters remain optimistic for the Trump administration, while anti-Trump protests are...
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China Daily
yesterday at 18:40. Facebook
Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th US President. His inauguration speech was relatively brief and he did not mention the name of any other country. It means that people outside the US still need to wait and see to understand his policies.
China Daily
yesterday at 14:56. Facebook
Elaine Chao, the 18th US Secretary of Transportation Designate, feels she is fully prepared for the challenging job. With her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, sitting next to her, Elaine was excited that her father and her will be on the platform at Trump’s inauguration on Capitol Hill.
China Daily
yesterday at 11:05. Facebook
A picturesque village against the mountains of #Heilongjiang. With seven months #snow a year, this is where winter can truly be celebrated. In the first episode of this new series, Drone and Phone escapes from Hong Kong to the Northeastern China Snow Town to enjoy some fantastic frosty activities.
China Daily
yesterday at 10:58. Facebook
As we steer into a #driverless future with advances in #autopilot technology, concerns over safety arise. Are autopilot features safer than human drivers in a densely populated city like #HongKong?
China Daily
yesterday at 10:47. Facebook
Twenty-three giant panda cubs pose for the Lunar New Year greetings to people around the world on January 20, 2017. They were born at the China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in Sichuan province in 2016. Still remember Fu Shun? The giant panda cub who became famous when he fell from a stage during his debut. Guess which one is the cute celebrity?
China Daily
yesterday at 10:18. Facebook
#LookingChina A 30-year old woman travels from #Europe to Hainan, the Chinese island of #romance. Inspired by the old Li #tradition of #marriage proposal whereby young Li men sing to conquer Li girls’ hearts she starts her quest for the stories of these couples. (Directed by Ena Omerovic from the Netherlands)
China Daily
yesterday at 09:35. Facebook
Obama in cartoons: eight years

In a few hours, #US #president #Obama will leave office. He has been running his country for eight years. He has been featured a lot in our #cartoons during the eight years. We selected 30 of the cartoons as a tribute to him.
China Daily
yesterday at 08:55. Facebook
#China's #Micius quantum #satellite, the first of its kind in the world, has completed a four-month-long phase of in-orbit testing since its launch last August.

The Chinese Academy of Sciences on Wednesday officially announced that it is ready to be used for further #scientific research.

The satellite can provide a high-security quantum #communication system to areas that cannot be covered...
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China Daily
yesterday at 08:31. Facebook
How luggage has transformed through the years during Spring Festival

As the world's largest annual #human #migration, the travel rush during #SpringFestival, always gives us striking scenes of swarms of people sardine-packed at #train stations across the country. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 07:04. Facebook
Welcome to learning Chinese with China Daily episode three!
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yesterday at 06:53. Facebook
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yesterday at 06:32. Facebook
Icefall scenery at Guanmen mountain scenic spot in NE China

#GlamorChina Photos taken on Jan 19, 2017 show #icefall #scenery at Guanmen mountain scenic spot in Benxi, Northeast China's Liaoningp province. #winter [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 05:32. Facebook
Romance in the air: Best wedding photos of 2016

Here is a collection of the best #wedding #photos of 2016 selected by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) from more than 23,000 entries submitted from all over the world. #romance [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 04:21. Facebook
Ten photos from around China: Jan 13 – 19

With the #Chinese lunar #NewYear just around the corner, this week's Ten #Photos capture the excitement and joy of people heading #home for the annual family reunion. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 02:58. Facebook
China has made progress in judicial protection of human rights

Chinese #judicial system will continue to implement the principle to protect #HumanRights and avoid wrongful verdicts. What's more, according to the new action plan on human rights protection, the period from 2016 to 2020 is a decisive stage for China to build a moderately prosperous #society in an all-round way. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 02:21. Facebook
24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Major Cold

#CulturalInsider The traditional #Chinese lunar #calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Cold (Chinese: 大寒), the 24th solar term, begins this year on Jan 20 and ends on Feb 2. [ Bit.ly Link ] #winter #snow
China Daily
yesterday at 01:54. Facebook
The State Council, China's cabinet, is set to launch an updated version of its #app on Friday, offering #government information in both Chinese and English, with the English version providing an easier way for #foreigners and returning Chinese to handle their affairs in #China.