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South Korean President Park Geun-hye (C) arrives at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2015, to attend events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.

S. Korea president arrives at Beijing for V-day parade

South Korean President Park Geun-hye (C) arrives at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2015, to attend events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.

Firefighter battle flames during a fire at an apartment building in the north of Paris early on September 2, 2015. A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris early on September 2 that killed eight people, including two children, might have been started intentionally, officials said.

Fire in Paris suburbs leaves eight dead

Firefighter battle flames during a fire at an apartment building in the north of Paris early on September 2, 2015. A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris early on September 2 that killed eight people, including two children, might have been started intentionally, officials said.

A tourist takes a 'selfie' in front of the Sydney Opera House on September 2, 2015, as data showed a boom in cashed-up visitors from China and India has helped Australia to its strongest tourism year since the Sydney Olympics, with more than Aus$33 billion (US$23.1 billion) pumped into the economy. The government-run Tourism Research Australia's International Visitor Survey showed that seven percent more people made the trip in the year to June 30 to reach a new high of 6.6 million -- the best since the hugely successful Games were held in 2000.

Chinese tourists help with Australia's tourism boom

A tourist takes a 'selfie' in front of the Sydney Opera House on September 2, 2015, as data showed a boom in cashed-up visitors from China and India has helped Australia to its strongest tourism year since the Sydney Olympics, with more than Aus$33 billion (US$23.1 billion) pumped into the economy. The government-run Tourism Research Australia's International Visitor Survey showed that seven percent more people made the trip in the year to June 30 to reach a new high of 6.6 million -- the best since the hugely successful Games were held in 2000.

People visit the Rain Room, an installation at Yuz Museum, in Shanghai yesterday. The installation creates a field of falling water that stops in the area where people walk through, allowing them to remain dry.

Who needs an umbrella?

People visit the Rain Room, an installation at Yuz Museum, in Shanghai yesterday. The installation creates a field of falling water that stops in the area where people walk through, allowing them to remain dry.


President Xi honors WWII veterans

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping on Wednesday granted medals to 30 Chinese and foreign veterans and civilians who fought for China in the World War II, ahead of the country's grand V-Day celebration. The ceremony ...

Baby boy found near Luchao Port

A baby boy was found near Luchao Port at about 3pm on Monday and is being cared for in hospital, police in the Pudong New Area said yesterday. The infant, approximately 8 months old, was wearing a white ...

Thai police hold 2nd foreigner in bombing probe

A FOREIGN man described as a “main suspect” in the deadly Bangkok bombing was arrested yesterday, with Thai police calling him an important figure in the network that staged the attack. The man detained ...

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