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Intl festival displays culture from around the world

An ancient city with a history of about 2,300 years, Chengdu takes pride in its myriad historical and cultural legacies.

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Cirque du Soleil makes bold entry into China

A decade after Cirque du Soleil debuted in China, the Canadian entertainment company is returning with a much more ambitious plan: to bring a touring show to the country every year in addition to a resident show to be unveiled in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, next year.

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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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