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Chinese man jailed for 8 years illegally exporting US military equipment

January 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): A US court has sent a Chinese man to jail for eight years for illegally exporting military electronics components to a China.Zhen Zhou Wu, 46, is said to have ... Read more...

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Leader of Tiananmen Square protests arrested in Tokyo

June 4th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (DPA) One of the Chinese student leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests was arrested Friday for allegedly trespassing into the Chinese embassy in Tokyo, Kyodo News reported. ... Read more...

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Obama meets Chinese President Hu Jintao

November 17th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.17 (ANI): Visiting US President Barack Obama has met his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao in the Great Hall of the People here and both are due to address the media ... Read more...

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China blocks sites ahead of Tiananmen Square pro-democracy anniversary

June 3rd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 3 (ANI): China's government censors have begun to block access to Internet services Twitter, Hotmail and Microsoft's live.com ahead of the 20th anniversary of the military crackdown that ended the ... Read more...

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UN body concerned over widespread torture allegations in China

November 22nd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Nov 22 (ANI): A UN body has expressed deep concern over allegations of widespread torture in China, and called on that country to fully probe rights abuses.The United Nations ... Read more...

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European Parliament honours Chinese dissident

October 23rd, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France)/Beijing, Oct 23 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Parliament defied Chinese warnings Thursday and awarded its prestigious Sakharov Prize to Hu Jia, an imprisoned Chinese civil rights activist and dissident.The ... Read more...

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Three rights activists barred from Hong Kong

August 7th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, Aug 7 (DPA) Three human rights activists have been denied entry into Hong Kong just days before the start of the Olympic Games, a media report said Thursday. The move, ... Read more...

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‘Blasts won’t shake Gujarat’s business confidence’

July 27th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 27 (IANS) Saturday's 16 serial blasts here, the largest number in any Indian city so far, that killed over 40 people will have no negative impact on Gujarat's investment climate, ... Read more...

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Pro-China feelings in Hong Kong hit new peak before Beijing Olympics

June 18th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 18 (DPA) Patriotism towards China has hit a new peak in Hong Kong ahead of the Beijing Olympics with nearly four in every 10 people considering themselves Chinese rather ... Read more...

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Chinese TV covers Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil for first time

June 9th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 9 (DPA) A candlelight vigil held yearly in Hong Kong to mark the anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square was covered for the ... Read more...

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Money from Tiananmen Square memorial to go to China quake victims

May 28th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 28 (DPA) All money from the annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong next week marking the 1989 Tiananmen Square massace will go to China's earthquake victims, organisers said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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China patriotism soars in Hong Kong ahead of Olympics

May 26th, 2008 - 9:17 am ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 26 (DPA) Pro-China sentiment in Hong Kong has risen sharply ahead of the Beijing Olympics, with 55 percent of people in the territory considering themselves Chinese compared to 28 ... Read more...

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Hong Kong ejects rights activists ahead of torch relay

April 27th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, April 27 (DPA) The Hong Kong government was criticized Sunday after it sent home three foreign rights activists who flew to the city to demonstrate at the Olympic torch relay ... Read more...

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