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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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5,000 years on, the Yellow Emperor still a unifying force

Ancient ancestor who links the Chinese diaspora is helping a county overcome modern issues, report Huo Yan in Huangling, Shaanxi, and Li Yang in Beijing. An estimated 50 million overseas Chinese are scattered across the world today, but whatever cultures they embrace or languages they speak, blood ties from shared ancient ancestors are an eternal […]

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In Madrid, paper and shadows draw Chengdu closer

Chengdu, a megacity in western China, has been making a name for itself in Western countries in recent years, as it has moved to strengthen its cultural exchanges with the rest of the world.

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‘Broadway Classroom’ gives regard to China

The Broadway Classroom program, in which Broadway performers and American musical theater arts professionals provide training to youngsters, will make its international debut in China soon.

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Museum wedding honors past

Claudia and Chris Chuang entered their wedding ceremony at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco in bright-red, flowing robes. They were followed by similarly attired groomsmen hoisting banners bearing the couple’s family names written in Chinese seal script style.

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