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Think tanks follow in Xi’s Iowa footsteps

The United States’ best-known farm in China – Kimberley Farms in Iowa – received a group of leading think tank researchers from Beijing for the first time on Sunday, as the site has become a Chinese-tourism attraction since President Xi Jinping’s visit five years ago.

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Gaokao reform helps relieve stress

Eighteen-year-olds in Shanghai and neighboring Zhejiang province who are taking this year’s gaokao will have the task half finished even before the highly competitive college entrance exam begins this week.

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Bruce Lee exhibit gets viewers up close and personal

Every fan of kung fu knows who Bruce Lee is — a global icon who has often been credited with helping to change the way Asians are portrayed in American films.

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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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Monastery returns pagoda body after 19-year nationwide search

Nearly 20 years after being stolen, a 1,300-year-old stone Buddhist pagoda body has been returned to its home of northern Shanxi province with the best wishes from pilgrims across the Taiwan Straits, officials said Sunday.

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Volunteers breaking cultural barriers

A growing number of young Chinese are visiting Africa as unpaid workers and engaging more with people from countries across the continent. Hou Liqiang reports.

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