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Stories with place: Chengdu
  • In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:43 am
  • BEIJING - Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

  • Chinese balancing act: First lady prods Beijing 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:43 am
  • WASHINGTON - The photos from Michelle Obama's weeklong trip to China show her jumping rope, dabbling in tai-chi, walking the Great Wall with her daughters and feeding pandas. All to be expected from a first lady soaking up a rich culture while traveling abroad.

  • Michelle Obama's China trip takes on Tibetan theme 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:55 am
  • BEIJING - Michelle Obama ended her weeklong trip to China on Wednesday with a Tibetan theme, having lunch in a Tibetan restaurant, meeting students who presented her with a Tibetan silk scarf and tapping Tibetan prayer wheels.