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Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top

Being a prizefighter has long-been the dream of Wang Qiang, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 1986 aged just 1 year old. Wang, 33,...
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Eyes of blinds: Man presents movies for blind audience

While many Chinese are going to movies during the week-long Spring Festival holiday for fun, in a cinema in northern China's Tianjin Municipality, Zheng...

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto is scheduled to pay a state visit to China from Sunday to Wednesday at the invitation of Chinese President Xi...
A la yang pian show in Guangdong Province Photo: IC

Folk artist tries to revive fading art of peep show

Sun Zhenhong has been trying to revive a fading folk art, the peep show. The show, known as la yang pian, gained popularity in the...

The man behind Three Gorges immigration

Having diligently performed his duty as a primary-level official during the massive relocation for the Three Gorges Dam, Ran Shaozhi was honored as a...

Carving Mongolian culture on animal bones

In the morning, Serguleng rides his motorbike across the prairie in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to collect cattle and sheep bones. By carving...
Evo Morales

Bolivian President Evo Morales

Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma will pay a state visit to China from June 18 to 19, at the invitation of Chinese President...

Art teacher redraws poverty lines in poor village

Du Liangshu, 33, wanted to do something to make her two daughters proud, and she did. Two years ago, the art teacher in north China's...
Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China and attend the 18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of...

Egypt’s newly appointed PM Mostafa Madbouli

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday assigned Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouli to form a new government, an appointment which makes Madbouli Egypt's de facto...
Sooronbai Jeenbekov

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov will pay a state visit to China from June 6-10, during which he will also attend the 18th meeting of...
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Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will arrive in Beijing Wednesday on a state visit to China. He will also attend the 18th...

The man who carves “voices”

Wang Zhenghua describes himself as "voice sculptor," carving melodies out of pieces of wood. Producing a hand-made violin is far from easy. Wang is completely...

Odor smeller fights pollution with nose

Fang Pengfei has not worn any makeup for more than three years. "Perfume is banned. Even hand cream is banned," said the 27-year-old. "They would...

Almost destroyed, but undefeated — the double amputee and the mountain

What can you say about a 69-year-old man who scales the highest mountain in the world? That he has had his legs amputated below...
Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is paying an official visit to China on Thursday and Friday at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. ...
Nicolas Maduro

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuelan leader loyal to Chavez’s socialist legacy

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was reelected for a second six-year term in the presidential election Sunday, according to the National Electoral Council. ...

Butcher abandons pigs to carve buddhas in SW China

There is no smooth road to becoming an artist. When Liu Nengfeng decided to put down the butcher knife and hide away in caves...
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Getting Familiar With Trinidad and Tobago PM Keith Rowley

Prime Minister Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago will pay an official visit to China from May 14 to 19 at the invitation of...

Complete Overview of Karl Marx

Gu Jinping is the last man standing. Six decades after they began their work together, all his co-translators have passed on, but at the...
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Elected Paraguay’s President Mario Abdo Benitez

Mario Abdo Benitez, the presidential candidate of the ruling Colorado Party, won Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday, data released by the country's election tribunal...
Cuban leader Raul Castro (C) attends the family photo event of the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama City, capital of Panama, on April 11, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Bin)

Getting familiar with Raul Castro and reforms in Cuba

After a decade as Cuban president, Raul Castro on Thursday completed his second and final term in office with the satisfaction of having initiated...
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Getting familiar with Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuba new president

Only a few hours before turning 58, Miguel Diaz-Canel became Cuba's new president on Thursday. He was elected by a majority of the 604...
Professor Emmanuel Marfo-Owusu

Who is Professor Marfo-Owusu?

Professor Emmanuel Marfo-Owusu, a Chemical Cystallographer and Supramolecular Chemist, was appointed in January 2017 and inducted last month as the Rector for Wa Polytechnic...
Mark Rutte

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has arrived in China for the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference and an official visit on April...
Ukhnaa Khurelsukh

Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh

Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh was born in Ulan Bator in June 1968. He graduated from the Defense University of Mongolia in 1989, majoring...
Alexander Van der Bellen

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen will pay a state visit to China and attend the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 on...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Auxilia at his inauguration after winning the July 30, 2018 national election.

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa will travel to China for a state visit on April 2-6 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The...
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Egypt’s reelected President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt's incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won the presidential election with 97.08 percent of valid votes and will run the most popular Arab state for...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s new president Mokgweetsi Masisi

Former Vice President and ruling party chief Mokgweetsi Masisi has been inaugurated as the president of Botswana on Sunday in Gaborone, capital of the...

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