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International Day of Yoga Images, Stock Photos

International Day of Yoga Images

International Day of Yoga Images, Stock Photos: Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice Having its origin in India, Which Aims to transform both body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. International Day of Yoga Images, Stock Photos

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Greatest distance by dragon boat in one hour

Greatest distance by dragon boat in one hour

Beijing, China – June 2, 2017 – The team from Cangwu County in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region covered a distance of 13,518m on the Xunjiang River in a dragon boat measuring 18.3m-long and 1.2m-wide, thus setting the new world record for the Greatest distance by a dragon boat in one hour. Photo: A dragon boat team from south China’s Guangxi …

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Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Images, Duanwu Stock Photos

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Images, Duanwu Stock Photos

The Duanwu Festival, also often known, especially in the West, as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. It is also known as Zhongxiao Festival, commemorating fealty and filial piety. The festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is the source …

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Youngest self-made female billionaire

Youngest self-made female billionaire

Beijing, China – March 20, 2017 – Hangzhou-based ‘media & entertainment queen’ Wu Yan, chairman of Hakim Unique Media Group is, at 36-year-old, the youngest self-made billionaire. Photo: Hangzhou-based ‘media & entertainment queen’ Wu Yan is, at 36-year-old, the youngest self-made billionaire. She is currently chairman of Hakim Unique Media Group. The Guinness World Records world record for the richest …

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Longest Table: China set world record

Longest Table: China set world record

Beijing, China – March 12, 2017 – Chinese ethnic minority group Dong from the central and southern mountains of China, broke the Guinness world record for the world’s longest feast table with more than 10,000 people seated at a 3.7 kilometer (2.3 miles) long table. Photo: The Chinese ethnic minority group Dong from the central and southern mountains of China, …

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China Offbeat News: Beijing Tackles Toilet Paper Theft With Facial Recognition

China Offbeat News: Beijing Tackles Toilet Paper Theft With Facial Recognition

Automatic toilet paper dispensers using face scanners are put on trial at a public toilet in Beijing with the aim of reducing paper usage. The toilet is located at the Temple of Heaven Park, a popular tourist site in Beijing, China. The park has provided free paper in its public toilets for 10 years but has reported seriously excessive use. …

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Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp

Chinese New Year Images

Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of …

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Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Umm Al Quwain, UAE – January 14, 2017 – Online accommodation booking website Hotels.com partnered with British race car driver Tom Onslow-Cole to create the world’s fastest mobile bed; Tom drove the motorized mattress 83.8 miles per hour on a track at the Emirates Motor Sports Complex in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates, setting the new world record for …

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USA breaks Guinness World Record: Most Couples Kissing Under the Mistletoe

USA breaks Guinness World Record: Most Couples Kissing Under the Mistletoe

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, USA – December 13, 2016 – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, now holds the world record title for the Most couples kissing under the mistletoe; 839 couples joined hands and kissed for at least 10 seconds under romantic sprigs of live mistletoe provided by Mistletoeing.com to break the previous Guinness …

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China Weird News: Meet Obama lookalike but it’s Made in China

China Weird News: Meet Obama lookalike but it's Made in China

For former security guard Xiao Jiguo, a Chinese Barack Obama-lookalike who commands as much as $1,000 per performance, the future is looking uncertain as the US president prepares to leave office. Xiao now worries whether he will still get calls to shows where he copied Obama, speaking in “fake English”, after the American leader completes his term in January. The …

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