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Dalian airport to open duty-free store

2017-09-21 15:48:00

A new duty-free store will open this month at the airport in Dalian, a port city in northeast China's Liaoning Province, to encourage consumption by Chinese and foreign inbound passengers. Full Story

Customs seize 1.67 bln yuan of smuggled car parts

2017-09-21 15:46:00

Chinese customs has seized smuggled luxury auto parts valued at 1.67 billion yuan ($253 million), the customs office in south China's Guangdong Province said Thursday. Full Story

China strives for world-class universities, courses

2017-09-21 15:35:00

Chinese authorities Thursday initiated a project that aims to elevate 42 of the country's higher education institutions to a world-class level. Full Story

Observers highlight warmth, wisdom in Xi's unique diplomatic strategy

2017-09-21 15:34:00

Global observers have been speaking highly of the warmth and wisdom embedded in the unique diplomatic strategy and style crafted by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Full Story

Female elephant arrives in Harbin from Africa for date with mate

2017-09-21 15:17:00

A new member from far afield Africa was welcomed by Harbin Northern Forest Zoo on Wednesday. Full Story

Index reveals keys to children’s happiness

2017-09-21 15:07:00

Academic achievements, companions and recognition from others are the main sources of happiness for Chinese primary and secondary school students, according to the first Chinese Children's Happy Growth Index, jointly released by four institutions on Sept Full Story

Cheating scandal urges China to improve marathon culture

2017-09-21 15:04:00

Authorities in charge of the recently-concluded 2017 Beijing International Marathon have confirmed several cheating scandals at the event, which took place on September 17, reports Full Story

Beijing unveils joint ownership housing scheme

2017-09-21 15:00:00

Beijing unveiled a scheme to introduce homes with property rights to be shared by the government and buyers Wednesday. According to a document issued by the city's housing authorities, individual buyers will be able to buy a share in such homes and still Full Story

China establishes environmental-capacity alert system

2017-09-21 14:32:00

The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it had built an alert system to monitor regional environmental and resource capacity conditions, and punish those responsible for environmental damage. Full Story

Most teenagers encounter 'improper' content online: report

2017-09-21 14:01:00

More than 80 percent of teenagers in China have experienced improper online content, according to a new report. Full Story