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VR panda ‘paradise’ coming to Chengdu

Giant panda fan Wan Yongqing will come close to fulfilling a long-held dream when the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province completes its latest attraction – a virtual reality “panda paradise”.

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Shanghai Disneyland set to break even

US entertainment giant Walt Disney looks to have hit the ground running in the world’s largest consumer market, with Shanghai Disneyland on track to achieve break-even in the first year of operation, CEO Robert Iger said on Friday.

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The DC pandas are doing just fine, zoo says

Panda followers on social media were reassured on Wednesday that a mother and cub at the National Zoo are doing just fine.

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Han treasures bring ancient kings to life

A burial suit made of thousands of pieces of jade laced together with gold thread and designed to protect and glorify a king in his afterlife will go on display in New York City.

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Ivory carvers want craft preserved

The trade in illegally sourced material will be banned by the end of the year, resulting in job losses and the death of ancient expertise, as Yang Wanli reports.

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Two teams face plants, worms, year of inner space

China started a yearlong experiment on Wednesday using an airtight advanced life-support system to house eight volunteers as a way to help with the nation’s goal of long-term manned deep-space exploration, the project’s operator said.

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