Chinese president Xi Jinping called on all efforts to tackle the challenges and realize the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation as the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) closed on Tuesday in Beijing.


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Zhou Yijue, mayor of Baise and a deputy to the 13th National People’s Congress, talks about his city’s efforts and achievements in eliminating poverty. Bordering Vietnam, the city in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has a population of about four million, most of whom are the Zhuang ethnic group. Thanks to the support from the central government, it has lifted 320,000 people out of poverty over the past two years.
The Las Fallas Festival of Valencia is one of the most outstanding fire fiestas in the world. Every year Valencia has a noisy week that is full of fireworks and processions in honor of Saint Joseph. Many towns in the Valencian Community have similar celebrations. The Las Fallas festival is declared as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2016.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the US will resume joint military drills that were suspended in January until the end of the PyeongChang Winter Games, to which the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent its athletes.

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3D-printed robotic arm translates words into gestures

2018-03-20 19:40 GMT+8

Photographer quits job to revive ancient Chinese sword-making technique

2018-03-20 17:41 GMT+8

Valencia marks Las Fallas festival

2018-03-20 13:24 GMT+8

Blizzard-like weather encases houses in Copenhagen with ice

2018-03-20 12:10 GMT+8

China Academy of Art receive over 40,000 of candidates' artworks for final stage of enrollment