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PLA is ‘capable, prepared to safeguard sovereignty’

The Chinese army will step up the pace of improving its joint combat capabilities and “stand ready to fight and win at any time”, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Chang Wanquan said on Monday.

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Local Tang Dynasty poet serves as symbol of city’s past

Sixteen foreign families read poems written by Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu when visiting his former residence in Qingyang district in Chengdu.

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DC’s giant panda fans could be in for a big surprise

Giant panda cubs often steal the spotlight at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, such as the departure of female cub Bao Bao on Feb 21 and the weaning of male cub Bei Bei a few weeks later. All eyes have now turned once again to their mother Mei Xiang, who turned 19 on Saturday.

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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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