How many bicycles do you need in your life? For 67-year-old Chai Lin, the answer is 1,300 and counting.

Bicycles were first introduced into China in the 19th century. During the past several decades, they have evolved from a symbol of wealth to a common means of transportation.

Chai's obsession with bicycles dates back to the 1960s when he saw some people riding the two-wheeled vehicle in his home city of Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province.

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Celebrating the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival when families gather throughout China and Asia, the Sino US Performing Arts Organization held a special event featuring a fashion show and performance event inspired by Hanfu, traditional Chinese apparel, and thousands of years of evolving Chinese fashion.

The celebration was held Monday night at the USC Asian Pacific Museum in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, with the theme of "Under the Same Moon."

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The 11th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) opened Tuesday with more than 250 films to be screened during the event, according to the organizers.

The red-carpet ceremony returned to the event this year after being canceled for the first time at last year's festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The United States and Britain said recently that they will share highly sensitive nuclear submarine technology with Australia, a key part of the three countries' newly-established security partnership AUKUS.

The irresponsible and dangerous move fuelled by mentality of confrontation and exclusion will gravely undermine global non-proliferation efforts and jeopardize the region's peace and stability.

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Multiple U.S. media organizations recently revealed, upon extensive investigations, that the drone strike launched by the U.S. military at the end of August against a purported planned attack at the Kabul airport killed 10 civilians, not terrorists.

The Afghan War launched by the U.S. has torn Afghanistan apart in the past 20 years, taking the lives of tens of thousands of innocent civilians. Still and all, the U.S. military was abusing its power to hurt the Afghanistan people at the last minute before returning home. The practice of the U.S. military in Afghanistan once again proved that the U.S. is the biggest saboteur of world peace and the largest source of chaos for the world.

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One week after the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, China marked the 90th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident" which dragged China into a 14-year bitter war with Japan's fascist regime.

Back on September 18, 1931, the day seemingly dawned as just another day in Shenyang, the capital city of today's Liaoning Province in northeast China. An incident that night, however, sparked Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.

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The Pentagon on Friday admitted the 10 victims including seven children in the Aug. 29 drone strike in Afghanistan were all innocent civilians, not what it claimed at first the Islamic State (IS) terrorists. It added fresh evidence that Washington itself is a terrible threat to regional security despite the slogan of "anti-terrorism."

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"A government of the people, by the people, for the people," a notion then U.S. President Abraham Lincoln mentioned in his 1863 Gettysburg Address, has often been quoted to describe the American-style democracy.

In fact, America's democracy reeks of the stink of money. The only touchstone to determine whether a government befits that people-centric notion is not through its words, but by examining whose interests it truly serves.

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Soon after Chinese regulators fined a few foreign enterprises for falsely advertising goods or services in China, several U.S. media outlets jumped up and down to stigmatize China's lawful act, accusing such moves of probably fueling a wave of nationalist consumption.

The recent manipulation of these media outlets has offered a glimpse of how anti-China forces in the United States abuse their sway to mislead global public opinion on China: First, put a label on China; then, quote anti-China radicals, who pretend to be authoritative China observers, to prove their ill-founded argument.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday proposed a Global Development Initiative, calling for bolstering confidence and jointly addressing global threats and challenges to build a better world for all.

Xi made the remarks at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) via video, as the world faces the combined impacts of changes unseen in a century and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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