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Chinese embrace new era of reading
Beijing's first 24-hour bookstore has been filled with night-owl bookworms, with the recent extension of its hours coming just before World Book Day, which falls on Wednesday.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Chinese police begin carrying guns during patrols
A quarter of the police in Shanghai began carrying guns during routine patrols for the first time this week as part of a China-wide boost in police firepower following a deadly mass knifing blamed on Xinjiang separatists.
Chinese Police Begin Carrying Guns During Patrols
It is part of a China-wide boost in police firepower in response to a deadly mass knifing attack at a train station blamed on Xinjiang separatists.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Star Online
AirAsia X to fly to Xi'an beginning July 2
In a statement yesterday, the long-haul low-cost carrier said it would commence four weekly flights into Xi'an from Kuala Lumpur and would be the only airline servicing direct flights between both cities.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Young artists freshen up China's souvenir shops
The Letian Pottery Creative Market is held every weekend in Jingdezhen Sculpture and Ceramic Factory in central China's Jiangxi Province, one of several state-owned ceramic factories that sank in the tide of the country's shift to a market economy at the end of last century.
25 years later, Tiananmen Square no less taboo for China's censors
Twenty-five years ago today, Chinese college students in Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an began gathering to publicly mourn the death of a purged high-level official, Hu Yaobang.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Avec Motif Apparents: Terracotta Daughters: An in situ installation...
Centquatre is one of Paris' newly opened and exciting art centers. Along with GaitA© Lyrique , this new generation of venues are no longer just art galleries, but spaces that are more easily accessible to visitors, and in which creativity, culture and every genre of art is welcomed.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
People's Daily Online
Let's dance in harmonic Shaanxi
Students from Xi'an Jiaotong University posed for photos in challenging dancing moves, with characteristic places of Shaanxi province as background, expressing their love for the land and showing their youthful spirit.
Writing "Biang" event held in China's Xi'an
A participant writes Chinese character "biang" during a Writing "Biang" event held in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, April 13, 2014.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Daily Star
a Fifth Generation Filmmaker Zhang Yimou
Zhang Yimou, born on November 14, 1950 in Shaanxi province of China is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Weyburn students tour China, visit the Terracotta Army exhibit
William Swenson, Kaleb Thompson, Nic Schultz, Rylan Morrison and Shane Mckenzie visit the "Terracotta Army, the Warriors of Xi'an" exhibit, while in China with the Weyburn Travel Club.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Solute redistribution profiles during rapid solidification of undercooled ternary Co-Cu-Pb alloy
Macrosegregation forms during phase separation period and phase separation time increases with the increase of melt undercooling .
China's city slickers run for the hills
Crowded subways and stuffy dust masks that characterize urban life in China are driving those who value quality of life over consumerism away from the cities and into mountain refugia.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Beijing's first 24-hr bookstore turns first page
Beijing-based bookworms can now become night owls with the opening of the city's first 24-hour book store.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Here's to you, Mrs Robinson: The First Lady Michelle...
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Fri Apr 04, 2014
People's Daily Online
Xi'an allows 72-hr visa exemptions
A city in northwest China's Shaanxi Province will allow 72-hour transit visa exemptions for foreign nationals to make it more accessible to the outside world, local authorities said on Friday.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
"Terracotta Army, the Warriors of Xi'an" exhibition a huge hit in Madrid
The exhibition, "Terracotta Army, the Warriors of Xi'an" has become one of the main tourist attractions in the Spanish capital Madrid with over 100,000 visitors in just four months.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
The Washington Post
Mrs. R, the White Housea s not-so-typical grandma
First lady Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson helps pack and distribute bags of food to needy children and seniors at the Capital Area Food Bank in November 2013.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Long-term natural succession improves nitrogen storage capacity of soil on the Loess Plateau, China
Lei Deng A , Kai-bo Wang B and Zhou-ping Shangguan A C A State Key Laboratory of Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming on the Loess Plateau, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, P.R. China.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Asia News Network
BEIJING: Creating jobs is Chinese leaders' chief concern
On a rainy afternoon last month, a 25-year-old woman suddenly stripped down to her underwear and dumped her clothes into a rubbish bin on a major street in the western Chinese city of Xi'an, driven to insanity by her repeated failure to find work.