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Protection in style: Chinese designer makes silk coronavirus masks

19 May 2020

BEIJING Adorned with intricate designs of orchids, camellias and Chinese characters symbolising good luck, the stylish silk masks created by Chinese fashion designer Zhou Li have become coveted items during the coronavirus outbreak. | Video

In rural China, elderly transgender Sister Liu longs for family life

18 Dec 2019

GUANZHONG, China Morning market shoppers look a little too long in Liu Peilin's direction as she passes by in a red jacket and grey wig covered in red and pink clips, her cheeks rouged in bright pink and eyeshadow in a matching shade. | Video

China's 'national flag baby' raises flag, captivates millions

28 Sep 2019

XIAN, China Feng Jianhan, 9, puts on his olive-coloured army uniform, cap and white satin gloves each morning, and goosesteps across his living room.

North Korea will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief Bach

31 Mar 2018

BEIJING North Korea will take part in the next two Olympic Games in Japan and China, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Saturday after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. | Video

Young Chinese woman chases dream abroad, but looks wistfully home

17 Oct 2017

BEIJING Zuo Aining has always been a striver, always making plans.

China's tighter drone rules send new pilots flocking to school

08 Sep 2017

BEIJING A buzz fills the sky above a flight base in northern Beijing, as pilots practise take-offs and landings ahead of tests to qualify for a licence - to fly drones. | Video

Uchimura craves team gold, not own record, at Rio

02 Mar 2016

TOKYO Kohei Uchimura could become the first man in over 40 years to win back-to-back Olympic all-around titles in Rio but the Japanese gymnast says his first priority is team gold, not personal glory, at the Summer Games. | Video

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