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I.M. Pei ‘master’ architect reaches century mark

One of the world’s most iconic and prolific modern architects, Chinese-American I.M. Pei, turned 100 years old on Wednesday.

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Survey finds optimism on China-US ties

Chinese people have shown increasing optimism over the trajectory of their country’s future and China-US relations, according to the initial findings of a survey by the Committee of 100 (C100) released on Thursday.

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Dragons returning to London after 230 years

A Chinese-owned company is sponsoring the $5.6 million renovation of an 18th century London pagoda believed to have been inspired by a 15th century Nanjing structure The Great Pagoda at Kew Gardens in London will be restored to its 18th century splendor and reopen to the public next year, after a major renovation based on […]

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New York wears black and white for panda fundraiser at Waldorf

The guests wore black and white with a purpose at the Waldorf on Wednesday: to raise funds to build a panda pavilion in Central Park.

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‘Vertical forest’ to help clear air

Asia’s first “vertical forest”, which helps reduce air pollution and save energy, will be built in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, next year.

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Society honors I.M. Pei as ‘Game Changer’

Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei will receive the first Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award for “changing the world, one building at a time”, the Asia Society announced on Tuesday.

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