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    2010-08-13 08:28:09     CRIENGLISH.com
Broadcasting Time: 14:00-17:00, 2010-08-12


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[Metro & Sports]

  • Man Rescued 81 Hours after NW China Mudslides
  • China's railway tech is 'mature and safe'
  • Survey: Over 23 million Christians in China
  • Quit smoking or lose the job
  • David Beckham too old to play for England, says Capello
  • O'Neal signs for the Boston Celtics

[Real China] C-Nature: We Care about Nature, Care about People

If you ever think you cannot make a difference in the world, listen to this.

A group of just four people has galvanized the support of thousands of others to help them protect the environment.

The C-Nature Conservation Association, a private, non-profit organization, was created nearly four years ago. Its passionate staff members have persuaded hundreds of thousands of volunteers to join them and for all of them, it's proven to be a life-changing experience.

[Showbiz News]

  • Rip Torn's hopes of avoiding a trial over his arrest for breaking into a bank while carrying a gun have been dashed by a judge in Connecticut.
  • Romantic comedy "Nana's Love War" starring Chinese actress Xie Na and South Korean actor Lee Seung-Hyun, will be released in China on August 26, QQ.com reports.
  • Pop star Britney Spears is to make a cameo appearance in hit US TV series Glee, the show's creator says.
  • Veteran actress Vivian Chow's comeback film "All about Love" has premiered in Hong Kong.

[Cultural Voyage] Experience Exotic Michelin-starred Cuisine at the Expo

Gastronomy is perhaps the most representative expression of cultural fusion. With the 2010 Expo, exotic foods from different countries have been brought to Shanghai to entertain visitors around the world. Visitors now have the opportunity to taste cuisine prepared by top chefs with Michelin stars, and can even join the cooking program initiated by Michelin restaurants.

[Metro World]

  • There hasn't been this big an Internet sensation over an airline employee since that pilot Chesley Sullenberger safely landed his crippled jet on New York's Hudson River last year.
  • Brits shouldn't be offended if visiting Australians or New Zealanders make jokes about "Poms," according to UK tourism chiefs, who advise that it's meant as a term of endearment.
  • In New Zealand, a new welfare initiative has been set up to provide financial and professional support to parents permanently taking on care of foster children but stopping short of full adoption.

[Strange News]

  • An escaped convict was recaptured in the US after he went to church, sang hymns and mowed the church lawn.
  • A grandmother had a lucky escape in China after she fell down a 30ft well while looking for vegetables.
  • A statue paying tribute to Shirley Valentine romances at a holiday hotspot has been worn out-by women touching the right boob for luck.
  • Well, here's another story about boobs, but this time it involves male boobsCsometimes referred to as mobs.

[Bookshelf] Hawthorn Tree Forever-China's Purest Love Story

Chinese director Zhang Yimou has just made the novel into a movie. Zhang says that after reading the novel, he cried as a result of the love story.

[Flexible Segment] Japanese Robots on Exhibition in Beijing

If you are stressed out and people are starting to get on your nerves, why not chill out by spending the day with some robots? You may find them fun and far less demanding than human beings.



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