Queen Elizabeth visits new town Poundbury

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, visited Poundbury on October 27.

UK retailers catering for homesick Chinese

With a growing number of Chinese people living in Britain, local supermarkets have responded by stocking an increasingly large range of flavors from home.

400,000 migrant workers flock to Xinjiang to harvest cotton

Every year during the 80 days between mid-September and the start of November, about 400,000 migrant workers leave their hometowns in the rural areas of the provinces of Henan, Sichuan, Gansu and Heilong for the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to help the locals harvest cotton.

Top 10 fintech companies wordwide in 2016

China claimed five of the top 10 spots in the annual list of the globe's leading fintech companies, compiled by advisory firm KPMG and Australia investment company H2 Ventures.

Now that's Funny! Chinese emoji circles globe

"Funny", a made-in-China emoji, inclusively used on Tieba, the largest Chinese communication platform provided by giant Baidu, seems to have recently moved beyond just China.

Lippi attends the CFA Team China press conference

Marcello Lippi, newly-appointed head coach of the Chinese national football team, attends the CFA Team China press conference in Beijing, China, October 28, 2016.

Strong earthquakes hit central Italy; no deaths reported

A series of strong earthquakes rocked a wide area of central Italy on Wednesday, striking fear among residents rattled by a deadly tremor in August.

Showcasing a century of class

An Italian haute couture house, which formed a joint venture with Chinese luxury management company Redstone, recently unveiled its history with an exhibition.

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Sichuan captured in photos

Huanglong is a scenic spot in Sichuan known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits and abundant forest, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls and hot springs.

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BYD buses making Liverpool greener

Chinese automotive manufacturer BYD and British bus maker Alexander Dennis were asked to deliver electric single-decker vehicles to Liverpool.

China's largest desert freshwater lake under threat

China's largest desert freshwater lake is in danger of drying up, experts have warned.

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