Monthly Archives: October 2015

Forbidden City exhibition shows life of emperors’ mothers

The Forbidden City, the ancient home of China’s royal court, has been further opened to the public, with visitors now able to get a glimpse inside the personal chambers of the emperors’ mothers.

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Dreams, both big and small, play out in Zhuhai

The competitors square off on either side of the net, eyes narrow in fierce concentration, oblivious to the sun blazing down from the brilliant blue skies above the Chinese city of Zhuhai.

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3 Chinese suitors in fray for Starwood

Three Chinese companies are planning bids for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, which operates the Sheraton, Westin and W hotel chains, in what could be the biggest-ever Chinese takeover of a United States company.

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Navy official to visit China amid tension

Top Chinese and US navy officials are scheduled to meet on Thursday amid fresh tension in the South China Sea after a US warship entered illegally within the 12-nautical-mile limit of a Chinese island in the South China Sea.

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By rail, road, water or air — city a vital link

In ancient times the southwestern city was a busy trading stop on the Silk Road, and today it is expected to play a part in several China-proposed initiatives, including the economic corridor connecting Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar; the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road; and the Yangtze River Economic Belt.

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Chengdu creates gateway to N.America and beyond

Chengdu, the south-western metropolis, is a rising star among China’s many cities, thanks to its rapid economic growth, attractiveness to multinationals, and co-operation and exchanges with foreign cities. The unique culture, fine weather and environment, delicious food and giant pandas all add their charm, too.

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