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Food represents love for Teng

“WHERE there is water, there are the Chinese; where there are Chinese, there are Teresa Teng’s songs.” This is how people describe the popularity of the late singer, an all-time superstar from Taiwan.

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When a dear is too dear

In China, many marriages start on the wrong foot because of the dowry and extravagant weddings.

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Saving the Chinese sturgeon

The government has been taking measures to preserve this critically endangered species.

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Bringing life back to the Yangtze River

THE Yangtze River, known as Chang Jiang (long river) in Mandarin, is China’s longest river and third longest in the world.

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Observing Ramadan in Beijing

NEARLY 17 hours. This is how long Muslims in Beijing have to fast daily during this holy month of Ramadan.

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It’s never too late to chase your dream

From opening supermarkets to deep sea research missions, senior citizens in China are proving that age is no barrier in achieving what you want in life.

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Good Samaritan consumed by greed

China’s Caring Mama began wanting to help orphans, but when the cash started flowing in she lost her way.

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When ‘little emperors’ misbehave

Bratty kids in China are back in the spotlight. Will they learn or can their parents teach them?

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Fighting funeral fraud and folly

DEATH is an important life event, and to the Chinese, a proper sending-off ceremony ensures the soul of the deceased reaches the afterlife.

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The name game in China

There is a lot to consider when naming a child. An unfortunate combination of Chinese characters can mean a lifetime of ridicule.

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Increasing Beijing's blue sky days

BEIJING has been smothered with smog most of the time since late February. Clear days have been so precious that they can be counted on the fingers of one hand.

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The lawfully and awfully wedded

MOST wedding vows are pledges of lifelong commitment and loyalty, but judging from the high divorce rates in many countries, what couples promise to do when they get married and what they actually do after that can be very different things. It’s apparently the case in China too.