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Local Tang Dynasty poet serves as symbol of city’s past

Sixteen foreign families read poems written by Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu when visiting his former residence in Qingyang district in Chengdu.

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Southern paradise looks for Western guests

The authorities on Hainan Island are working flat out to make the province a major destination for international cruises and visitors from overseas.

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Chinese books in spotlight

China’s Global Market Forum during the upcoming Bookexpo America will provide the American public with more ways to better understand the nation.

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Digging up history

Recently unearthed archaeological treasures give scientists a fascinating insight into mankind’s origins, Zhang Yuchen reports. A large number of archaeological sites were unearthed in China last year.  Experts designated 48 as being particularly valuable and they are now being assessed for inclusion in the top 10 discoveries of 2011, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture […]

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