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The Beijing Customs held an open day activity at the Sniffer Dogs Base of Anti-Smuggling Bureau of the General Administration of Customs, ahead of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

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Beautiful scene of the Three-Gorges Tribe scenic spot in Central China

The Three-Gorges Tribe is located on Xiling Gorge in Yichang city of central China’s Hubei province, between the Three-Gorges Dam and the Gezhouba Dam.

Thangka master Norbu Sitar: passing art from generation to generation

Norbu Sitar was born into a family of thangka painters. He started to follow his grandfather and other thangka masters in thangka painting when he was 11. After more than 10 years, he became a thangka master.

Chinese Bike-share culture set to roll into Sydney

Sydneysiders are getting ready to say goodbye to their transport woes next month, when the harbour city's first dockless bike-share venture is set to launch.

China's two supercomputers still world's fastest as U.S. squeezed out of 3rd place

China's Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe-2 are still the world's fastest and second fastest machines, but America's Titan was squeezed into fourth place by an upgraded Swiss system, according to the latest edition of the semiannual T0P500 list of supercomputers released Monday.


China Breakthroughs: Chinese supercomputers get top-rankings for speed

The processing speeds of supercomputers are measured in floating-point operations per-second (flops) and a quadrillion flops are known as petaflops.

China Breakthroughs: Melting combustible ice for commercial use

China remains reliant on oil & gas imports and domestic coal production for energy consumption. But Beijing has spearheaded projects to boost renewables as well.

Confucius family tree gets Big Data remake

Confucius, who was born in 551 B.C. in Qufu, Shandong Province, is one of China's leading philosophers. He espoused a code of ethics for the nation's rulers and encouraged filial piety.

Save the vaquita by stopping illegal trade of totoaba

Vaquita, the world's smallest species of porpoise, is considered to be the rarest and most-endangered species of marine mammals on earth with less than 30 of them still alive. It has been listed as Critically Endangered animal by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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