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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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Big bye-bye for Washington’s Bao Bao

The zoo announced in October that Bao Bao would return to China sometime this winter. Now it has announced farewell celebration events for fans from Feb 16-20.

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