Monthly Archives: January 2015

City reclaims its glorious past

Sichuan’s provincial capital boasts long history of exchanges with the outside world, Huang Zhiling reports from Chengdu.

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Chengdu’s golden treasures are tops with tourists

Travel website TripAdvisor recently announced its list of the world’s most popular museums, based on the comments of millions of travelers worldwide in 2014. The Jinsha Site Museum in Chengdu, the capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, was rated as one of the top 10 museums in China, along with the Qin Terracotta Army Museum in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, the Shanghai Museum, The Shaanxi History Museum and the National Museum of China in Beijing.

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Crossing the gender divide

Transsexuality has long been a taboo subject in China, and openly transgender people have been subjected to widespread discrimination. But attitudes have started to change, as Yang Wanli reports.

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US, China say no change in military ties

The US Defense Department and the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday that US policy and military-to-military engagement strategy with China has not changed, contrary to a media report that said the Pentagon wouldn’t agree to a major new military exchange until the two countries can agree on rules for airborne encounters between their warplanes.

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Bringing back ‘Made in USA’

Many US-based manufacturers are finding that having an operation in China is no longer giving them what they used to get: low-cost products. And they are coming home in greater numbers, Paul Welitzkin reports from New York.

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H-bomb pioneer honored with top prize

Scientist who overcame numerous challenges and led groundbreaking research to help ensure country’s security receives top award with customary modesty at
moving ceremony in Beijing, China Daily reports.

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