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Tuesday | The Star Online

Why did the Peking Duck cross the country?

Where does Peking Duck come from? It is a trick question: the dish named for China's capital has its origins in Nanjing, hundreds of kilometres to the south.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Financial Times

Ming: The Golden Empire, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Scrolls from the Ming dynasty, left: 'Young lady on her flute', by Tan Ying. Right: 'Fishing during autumn' by Shen Zou The National Museum of Scotland's new exhibition on the Ming dynasty is intended, says curator Kevin McLoughlin, to be an introduction to a hugely important period in China's history that is still relatively unfamiliar to many in ... (more)

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

People's Daily Online

Zu'an Town, Hu County

Situated in Hu County, Shaanxi Province, Zu'an Town is one of the 31 culture-rich towns in the province and dates back over a thousand years.

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Tue May 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

China's Confucius Institute faces backlash at prestigious US school

Professors at the University of Chicago seek to kick out the centre from its campus when the deal is up, saying the institutes come with too many political strings attached A student studying under the Confucius Institute in Hungary dances and sings a Chinese song.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

South China Morning Post

Bank of China vice-president resigns over allegations of affairs

Wang Yongli, who has resigned as vice-president of the Bank of China, pictured during a press conference on the bank's results in this file image from 2008.

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