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Nanyin takes to big stage at BRICS Summit

Cai Yayi doesn’t like publicly performing her beloved music. Rather, Cai said, “I play with it and have fun with it”.

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Singles Day sales shatter records

China’s e-commerce industry set another jaw-dropping sales record on Singles Day, the world’s biggest online shopping event, with Alibaba reporting that about 91.22 billion yuan ($14.33 billion) was spent in 24 hours on Wednesday.

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From Chile, grape expectations

For the past two years, Mariano Larrain has been convincing Chinese wine-lovers that Chilean reds stand out not only for their competitive price, but also for a blend of “unique quality and handmade passion”.

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Draw me a story

Chinese-language picture books, with delicate drawings and stories for children, are attracting global attention for their quality.  Applications for the fourth annual Feng Zikai Picture Book Award will open on Jan 1 and close on Feb 28, the organizing committee announced last week in Beijing. The award is the only international literary honor for original […]

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Tech firms turn their attention to water treatment

In the Xi’an High-Tech Zone the water treatment and recycling industry is attracting increasing attention from the government and entrepreneurs. Xi’an Purple-Cloud Environmental Protection Science and Technology Co. has been working on advanced ideas since it was established about 20 years ago, said the company’s chairman Chen Zixu. Chen started to seek ways to recycle […]

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‘Spring’ in the air for NGOs?

Reform of the rules on social organizations will expand their role in Chinese society, report Tang Yue and He Dan in Beijing. In some ways, Zheng Xiaojie is the best storyteller in China. During the past decade, her narration and descriptions of on-screen events have helped thousands of blind and visually impaired people gain a […]

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