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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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Debut, weaning and breeding: pandas get busy

Giant panda Bao Bao was a star at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo before she left for China on Feb 21. And it turns out that she is also a star back in China.

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Museum exhibit tells glorious tale of Chinese-American restaurants

The story of Chinese cuisine in the US is a long one, a tale of perseverance against prejudice that culminates in the Chinese restaurant cementing its place in the American culinary tradition.

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Bao Bao just herself at dumpling farewell

Bao Bao, the giant panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, did not disappoint at her Chinese dumpling farewell party on a frigid Thursday morning.

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Foreign field will forever be home

Final preparations are underway for a project that will restore the graves of five Chinese sailors who died in the 1880s in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, a city in northeastern England.

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Second thoughts about a second child

The approach of Spring Festival, the traditional time for family reunions in China, saw many people making travel plans or preparing to go on year-end shopping sprees.

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