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Natural disasters in southwest China kill 35

2017-07-25 16:38:00

Natural disasters have killed 35 people and left 10 missing in Southwest China's Yunnan province since May, said a statement Tuesday. Full Story

A coach passes on the football dream to youth in remote Xinjiang

2017-07-25 16:38:00

Ehat Yasin, 66, has played on the football field for just six years, but since then, has been coaching hundreds of youth players for three decades in China's northwesternmost area. Full Story

Tianjin expo to focus on sports tourism

2017-07-25 16:00:00

More than 700 enterprises from home and abroad have signed up to attend the 2017 China Tourism Industries Expo in Tianjin, to be held Sept 1 to 4. Full Story

PLA highlights stronger army ahead of 90th anniversary

2017-07-25 15:57:00

China Monday urged India to immediately withdraw all troops that have illegally entered China, stating that the nation would defend its territorial sovereignty at all costs. Full Story

China renews blue alert for rainstorms

2017-07-25 13:51:00

China's national weather observatory continued its blue alert for rainstorms on Tuesday, as heavy rain is expected in parts of north China and some areas in the south over the next 24 hours. Full Story

Direct flight connects Xinjiang's Shache, Urumqi

2017-07-25 13:18:00

A direct flight will connect Shache County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and the regional capital, Urumqi, starting Aug. 1, authorities said Tuesday. Full Story

Central China police crack online gambling case

2017-07-25 13:10:00

Police in Central China's Hunan province have cracked a case in which suspects used the instant messaging service WeChat for gambling. Full Story

Photos of grandmother posing like a model go viral

2017-07-25 10:24:00

A 70-year-old woman became an online star recently after her grandson posted a group of photos showing her emulating model and actress Lin Chi-ling at the same park in Beijing. Weibo user Wangwangjing took the photos of his grandma as a present after he n Full Story

PLA special force: Sky is not the limit

2017-07-25 10:17:00

Like most of his fellow comrades, Zhao Fangjun felt at a loss when he stood 1,500 meters above ground level and waited to do his first parachute jump. However, after years of practice, the fear faded and he began to appreciate the breathtaking view in the Full Story

75-year-old catches 6,000 thieves in 42 years

2017-07-25 10:10:00

Armed with a homemade spiked club, a 75-year-old man in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan province, has caught 6,000 thieves in the last 42 years, all out of a sense of justice. Full Story