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Hypersonic plane design is still at the prototype stage, but will be able to travel from Beijing to New York in about two hours.
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A rule measures a child's growth
Two years ago, a family in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan were about to welcome their first baby to the world. But the first cry - signalling the ...
Museum shelves galore_L
In 2009, a new museum opened its doors to the public on the mainland every three days. In 2010, the numbers tripled. There was a new museum opening every ...
Three Gorges Dam_L
Yunnan villager Ling Min had no idea how the damming of the Jinsha (Yangtze) River a few kilometres downstream from her hillside home would change her life forever.
Tianjin's 117 stands at the heart of an entirely new business district in the city.
It seems tall buildings are springing up all over the world these days. The king would have to be the Dubai skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, which stands at 829.84 metres.
Li Wei's gravity-defying images are real - without using trick photography or the cut and paste of computers.
Words such as 'shocking", "exhilarating", 'astonishing" - impossible even - come to mind when describing the seemingly gravity-defying work of Chinese artist ...
Graffiti artist Liu Bolin uses streets as a canvas for his political and artistic statements.
Blending into graffiti-covered walls and flawlessly integrating into urban streets is just another day of work for 38-year-old artist Liu Bolin.
Changfu villagers, who gave up land to be used for panda conservation, have turned to beekeeping as a lucrative new form of income.
Giant pandas can capture the hearts of the public with a simple smile, but they will need more than that if they are to win back their natural habitat.
polo op_L
If you would like to learn more about the “Sport of Kings”, China’s largest polo facility...
Julia Lovell, author of 'The Opium War'
Every student either here or on the mainland has heard in school about the Opium War in 1839. Yet that does not mean that nothing new can be said on the subject..
Swinging away_L
Young Post headed up to Tianjin last weekend to catch up with some top young polo players, watch a match and even try their hand at the sport...