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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/29

    A conductor leads as participants sing revolutionary songs during a celebration for the upcoming anniversary of the Communist Party of China on a square in Chongqing municipality. More than ten thousand local residents took part in the celebration for the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China, which was founded on July 1, 1921.

  • China embraces an old Western tradition ... property taxes

    China embraces an old Western tradition ... property taxes

    Looking to rein in China's skyrocketing home prices, the government began a pilot program that imposes property taxes on high-end properties.

  • Three Gorges Dam in China sees maximum water level

    Three Gorges Dam in China sees maximum water level

    Three Gorges Dam reached a milestone this week, recording its maximum water level for the first time. Three Gorges Dam, on the Yangtze River, began operations two years ago.

  • In Pictures China floods and landslides

    A local flood victim holds his wife on a flooded street in Fuzhou, China, on June 23. A flood-threatened dyke in southern China suffered a fresh breach on Wednesday, after an earlier break in its wall forced nearly 100,000 residents to flee as heavy rains swelled rivers and dams across the region.

  • China UFO spotted again. Why skepticism is warranted.

    Global News Blog China UFO spotted again. Why skepticism is warranted.

    China UFO sightings continued Thursday in the eastern part of the country. Last week, Xiaoshan Airport in Hangzhou closed for two hours when an unidentified object hovered over the skies.

  • China, Taiwan forge strongest ties yet with sweeping trade deal

    China, Taiwan forge strongest ties yet with sweeping trade deal

    The latest China-Taiwan trade deal, signed Tuesday, avoided discussing sensitive political relations but signaled much closer cooperation between the longtime rivals.

  • China, Taiwan to sign breakthrough trade deal

    China, Taiwan to sign breakthrough trade deal

    China and Taiwan are completing an agreement to increase bilateral trade. Taiwan's government says the trade deal will boost economic growth; the opposition party says it will erode sovereignty.

  • In Pictures Beating the summer heat

    Bosnians seek refreshment under artificial waterfalls in the Bosnian town of Tuzla on Aug 25, 2011.

  • In Pictures Cannes Film Festival 2010

    Cast member Carmela Culda attends a photocall for the film 'Aurora' by director Cristi Puiu during the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 14.

  • In Pictures China's chun yun peak travel season

    Passengers queue to get on the train at Guangzhou Railway Station on Jan. 30, in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. China's Spring Festival travel peak season, or 'chun yun' in Chinese, kicks off today. The traditional Chinese Spring Festival will fall on February 14 this year and the travel peak will last 40 days until March 10.