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In China, growing discontent over car restrictions


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) There is a growing discontent across China with speculation that more cities will follow Beijing and Guangzhou and limit the number of new cars.Beijing started capping ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Gold for Dong Dong in trampoline


August 4th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's Dong Dong won the gold in the men's trampoline at the Olympics here Friday, beating Russia's Dmitry Ushakov.In a reversal of the results from the ... Read more...

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Alok, Gulati for World Pool meet


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Alok Kumar and Sandeep Gulati will represent India in the World 9-ball pool championship to be held at Doha, Qatar, from June 22 to 29, ... Read more...

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Microsoft to incubate 10 Indian start-ups


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) Global software major Microsoft will incubate 10 early-stage technology start-ups in cloud computing, internet and mobile using its Accelerator for Windows Azure programme to help them ... Read more...

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‘China’s foreign trade outlook grim’ (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) The outlook for China's foreign trade remained grim but the full-year target of a 10-percent rise is still achievable, authorities said Tuesday.The country might register a ... Read more...

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China blames US for trade imbalance


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) The US placing restrictions on more than 2,400 items exported to China is the reason for the trade imbalance between the two countries, Chinese Commerce Minister ... Read more...

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China’s trade with Latin America grew in 2011


April 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The value of China's trade with Latin America rose 31.5 percent last year to $241.5 billion, a senior Chinese official said.Exchanges between the Asian giant and ... Read more...

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Chinese paleontologists discover large feathered dinosaur


April 6th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Paleontologists in northeastern China have discovered fossils of a large feathered dinosaur, disproving a widely believed theory that large dinosaurs were featherless, according to research published in ... Read more...

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Indonesia, China reach $17 billion cooperation deals


March 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, China (BNO NEWS) -- The governments of Indonesia and China on Friday reached a series of cooperation agreements estimated to be worth more than $17 billion, officials said on Saturday.During Indonesian ... Read more...

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China to further open economy


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China will further open up its economy and maintain a "balanced and sustainable economic growth" in the near future, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said.The country is ... Read more...

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Rioters attack Chinese police station, 4 killed


July 18th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least four people were killed when a group of rioters who attacked a Chinese police station were gunned down, state-run media reported in a brief dispatch ... Read more...

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China and Pakistan sign agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation


May 18th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China and Pakistan on Wednesday signed a series of agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse fields, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao ... Read more...

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China puts into place new smoking ban


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Monday put into place a new smoking ban that will apply to all public indoor spaces including restaurants and bars, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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China exempts 13 crimes from death penalty punishment


February 25th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The Chinese Government on Friday exempted 13 crimes from death penalty punishment, leaving the number of crimes punishable by death at 55, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Six tourists trapped in air for 7 hours rescued in China


February 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing (China) Feb 15 (IANS) Six tourists, who were trapped in the air for seven hours while being on a recreational ride in southwest China's Guizhou province, were rescued Tuesday. The six ... Read more...

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Fossilized ancient rabbit skull on display in Beijing


February 7th, 2011 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fossilized skull of an ancient rabbit believed to be about 54 million years old was put on display here for visitors to mark the Chinese lunar year ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese President Hu proposes four points to improve US relations


January 18th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Monday proposed four points to improve U.S. relations, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.The Chinese leader spoke about his proposal for improving ... Read more...

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Honeywell Technology allotted land in Madurai SEZ


December 24th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (Elcot) Friday said it has allotted 4.5 acre land to Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab in the Elcot Madurai-Ilandhaikulam Special Economic Zone ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China and India to sign economic and trade deals


December 13th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The governments of China and India are expecting to sign additional economic and trade agreements, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.Liang Wenzhao, deputy director of ... Read more...

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China Telecom rejects U.S. report that it hijacked global Internet traffic


November 18th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China Telecom on Thursday rejected a report released by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) on Wednesday that accused China of rerouting highly sensitive Internet ... Read more...

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China announces control guidelines to avoid price rises


November 18th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Wednesday announced control guidelines on prices to aid consumers facing rising inflation which rose food prices by 10.1 percent in October, the state-run Xinhua news ... Read more...

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U.S. report says China ‘hijacked’ 15 percent of global Internet traffic during brief period in April


November 18th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. web traffic was 'hijacked' or rerouted by Chinese telecommunication services earlier this year and included highly sensitive traffic involving U.S. military and government networks, the U.S.-China ... Read more...

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Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s lawyer to sue China


November 10th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo's lawyer on Tuesday said he is planning on filing a lawsuit against Chinese authorities for not allowing him to ... Read more...

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China strikes positive note on India’s UNSC seat


November 9th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) A day after US President Barack Obama endorsed India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, China Tuesday said it is ready for consultations ... Read more...

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Chinese article on reforms appears critical of Premier Jiabao: NYT


October 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing (China), Oct. 28 (ANI): An opinion article in China's main Communist Party newspaper - People's Daily - appears to be obliquely aimed at Prime Minister Wen Jiabao.According to the New ... Read more...

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Over 150,000 Chinese evacuated as Typhoon Megi approaches


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The Fujian Provincial Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Thursday informed that more than 150,000 people have been evacuated as Typhoon Megi approaches southeast China.According to ... Read more...

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China issues disaster warning ahead of super typhoon Megi


October 19th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Monday issued an early disaster warning ahead of the arrival of super typhoon Megi, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.The warning was activated by the ... Read more...

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UFO scare prompts Chinese airport to shut down


October 6th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A Chinese airport temporarily closed on Tuesday amid fears that one of the passenger planes could collide with an unidentified flying object (UFO) that was seen in ... Read more...

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Chinese Vice Premier Li met with Microsoft’s Bill Gates to strengthen cooperation


September 29th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) – Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday met with Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill Gates in order to strengthen cooperation between the software giant and China, the state-run ... Read more...

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China confirms plans to build two more nuclear reactors for Pakistan


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing: China has confirmed its plans of helping Pakistan in expanding its Chashma nuclear energy complex by building two reactors in addition to one already operating and another nearing completion."This project is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Get ready for competition from India, China: Obama to kids


September 15th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has counselled American children to aim high as the country's success in the 21st century depends on them in the ... Read more...

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HIV poses increasing risk to Chinese women


September 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 8 (ANI): Chinese women are more susceptible to contracting AIDS, with the latest research announced by UNAIDS, saying that by the end of 2009, women accounted for more than 30 ... Read more...

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Willing to work with India for peace in South Asia: China


September 7th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A day after India aired apprehensions about Beijing trying to gain a "foothold" in South Asia, China Tuesday underlined that it is an "important member" of ... Read more...

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Chinese men to find it tougher to get wives


July 11th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Young Chinese men of marriageable age will soon find it tougher to look for a wife because there will be 24 million more young men than women of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tyrannosaurs were scavengers, not predators


July 9th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Tooth marks found on the humerus of a plant-eating dinosaur found in Mongolia have revealed that Tyrannosaurs were actually scavengers and not predators, as is widely believed.The ... Read more...

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