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Major storms deliver a double punch

2017-08-01

Recent torrents in southern China have left at least five people dead and resulted in direct economic losses of about 37 million yuan ($5.5 million), as some areas in the region were battered by two major storms in succession over two days.

China launches emergency response for dual typhoons

2017-07-30

China Saturday launched a medium-level emergency response plan to brace for the upcoming dual typhoons.

Drills, thrills for China youth orchestra

2017-07-28

Liao Shangwen put all his energy into the passionate last movement of Antonn Dvork's Symphony No. 9 From the New World.

Blending styles from East and West

2017-07-28

Gulangyu, off the coast of Xiamen in Fujian province, is characterized by its vibrant aesthetic diversity, with both Western style buildings and traditional local architecture, representing the rich multicultural history that defines the island's unique charm.

Gulangyu Island achieves Unesco World Heritage status

2017-07-28

The historical international settlement of Gulangyu Island, in the bay of Xiamen, Fujian province, has recently been recognized by UNESCO on its list of World Cultural Heritage sites.

A legacy of literacy: commemorating old Peh-oe-ji system

2017-07-28

Lin Shiyan, a 90-year-old resident who wrote a book about efforts to translate the local dialect, has played a part in Gulangyu Island's selection as China's newest entrant on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites.

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