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Chinese official fired after crash site smile


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A Chinese official was shown the door after he was photographed smiling at the scene of a deadly bus crash, authorities said Friday.The accident took place ... Read more...

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China-bashing increases during US polls, rues daily


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China-bashing becomes intense during US elections and American politicians compete for the toughest stance against the country, rued a Chinese daily Friday. "The things these politicians ... Read more...

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China online mobile phone sales soar


September 21st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) About 10 percent of Chinese consumers now buy mobile phones online and their number is rising rapidly, a study has found.About 30 million mobile phones are ... Read more...

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China vows to resolve boundary dispute peacefully


September 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China Friday vowed to resolve its differences with neighbours concerning territorial rights through friendly negotiations.China will be more determined to pursue peaceful development, and implement the ... Read more...

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‘Grinning’ Chinese official sacked (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) An official who was photographed smiling at the scene of a fatal bus crash that occurred in northwest China's Shaanxi Province late last month has been ... Read more...

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‘Grinning’ Chinese official sacked


September 21st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A Chinese official photographed grinning at the scene of a fatal bus crash late last month has been removed from his post for possessing a number of ... Read more...

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US sides with China’s opponents, says daily


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The US directly or indirectly sides with China's opponents in disputes China has with its neighbours, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday.An article in the Op-Ed ... Read more...

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Chinese couples turning to sperm black markets for child


September 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Longing for a child, many infertile couples in China are turning to sperm black markets where "donors" offer their sperm by injection or at times by ... Read more...

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Chinese, US defence chiefs hold talks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Tuesday held talks with visiting US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta who said the key to healthy Sino-US relations is "to ... Read more...

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China braces for another typhoon


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash China Monday when typhoon Sanba makes landfall, the meteorological authority said.The storm was about 65 km east of the Japanese island of ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav discusses ties with CPC


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Friday met a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed ways of cooperation between the two groups, ... Read more...

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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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Chinese daily takes umbrage to Manila renaming sea


September 14th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A Chinese daily Friday targeted Manila for renaming a part of South China Sea the West Philippine Sea and said Beijing "will not tolerate the ... Read more...

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China shuts websites, microblog accounts over fraud, blackmail


September 14th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Several websites and microblog accounts have been closed in China for being involved in fraud and blackmail, the country's National Internet Information Office announced Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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19 die in China lift crash


September 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) As many as 19 people were killed Thursday when their lift crashed from the 30th floor of an apartment building being constructed in China's Hubei province, ... Read more...

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Inmate found dead in China detention centre


September 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Prosecutors in China have launched an investigation after an inmate at a detention centre was found hanged to death, Xinhua reported.The 62-year-old inmate, Li Wanwan, was ... Read more...

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Chinese woman kills mother-in-law, toddler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A Chinese woman has been charged with killing her mother-in-law and her three-year-old son after she was upset over her divorce, and then trying to commit ... Read more...

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900,000 Chinese born with birth defects every year


September 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Around 900,000 babies are born with birth defects in China every year, the health ministry said Wednesday.This constitutes about 5.6 percent of the total number of ... Read more...

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Trade volume among BRICS nations up six-fold


September 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) The annual trade volume among five BRICS countries reached $300 billion in 2011, about six-fold increase over the past decade, a Chinese minister said.The BRICS nations ... Read more...

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Chinese parents complain as kids get cassettes


September 12th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Parents in China are complaining that every new semester their children receive textbooks along with matching cassette tapes that have today become "antiques" as many people ... Read more...

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China to tighten web rules as users cross 500 mn


September 12th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's internet regulatory authority has vowed to strengthen management of the web, as the number of internet users in the country climbed to around 540 million, ... Read more...

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College graduates to manage Chinese villages


September 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Villages in China will have at least one college graduate each in their management staff by 2015, the China Daily reported Wednesday.According to guidelines issued by ... Read more...

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Belarus shot putter Ostapchuk banned for one year


September 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 11 (IANS) Belarus shot putter Nadezhda Ostapchuk, who had her Olympic title stripped in London for failing a drug test, received a one-year ban Tuesday.Ostapchuk won the gold ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt to visit New Zealand


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will visit New Zealand next month through his association with a sports drink.Hot on the heels of his stunning Olympics ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki out of women’s tennis top ten ranking


September 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 10 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of top-ten women tennis players for the first time in three ... Read more...

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WWII bombing victims in China sue Japan


September 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Survivors of a series of bombings on a city in southwest China during World War II are seeking compensation from the Japanese government, more than seven ... Read more...

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Chinese teachers to be tested every five years


September 10th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Teachers in Chinese business hub Shanghai will be the first in the country to take five consecutive exams every five years in order to keep their ... Read more...

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China’s inflation rate rebounds


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index, a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s inflation accelerates (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National ... Read more...

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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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Earthquake shakes China’s Yunnan province


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 20 people have been confirmed dead when a series of devastating earthquakes hit the southwest of china. One of the earthquakes is said to have ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Learn tolerance, daily tells Chinese


September 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese need to learn tolerance and courtesy, a newspaper said Tuesday, after two women on the Shanghai Metro fought ferociously over a seat.An article in ... Read more...

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China to levy heavier fines for trademark infringement


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) China is expected to increase the ceiling of fines imposed on trademark infringement from half a million yuan ($78,800) to one million yuan, authorities said.Zhang Jianhua, ... Read more...

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