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9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

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

Evening Sun

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.

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ABC News

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.

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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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Xinhuanet

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.

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CNN

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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cool Hunting

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.

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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.

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Xinhuanet

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.

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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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Weyburn Review

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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

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 .

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Xinhuanet

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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Xinhuanet

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.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Independent

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.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Xinhuanet

"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.

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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.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

CSIRO Publishing

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.

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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.

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