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President Patil visits Forbidden City


May 28th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil went sight-seeing in Beijing Friday, visiting the Forbidden City, the throne room there and other halls showcasing the Quing emperor's belongings, besides ... Read more...

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World Media Summit begins in Beijing


October 9th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (Xinhua) About 300 representatives from over 170 media outlets around the world gathered in Beijing to discuss the shifts and challenges in the industry at the World Media Summit ... Read more...

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Purged officials reignite party divisions in China


June 4th, 2009 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (DPA) Ignored by state media and the Chinese Communist Party, a book by purged party leader Zhao Ziyang has given renewed hope to dissidents in their 20-year campaign for ... Read more...

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`Fear of collapse’ bars reassessment of Tiananmen crackdown


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, June 3 (DPA) China's Communist Party fears any reassessment of the brutal suppression of the 1989 democracy movement could undermine its rule over the country's 1.3 billion people, two leaders of ... Read more...

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China earmarks 598 Olympic homes in Beijing


July 15th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 15 (Xinhua) China has announced 598 homestays in Beijing for better communication between Olympic tourists and locals. As a supplement to Beijing's hotel resources, the households can offer 726 rooms ... Read more...

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Athletes warned against Deer Penis, the Chinese remedy to recover from injury


July 1st, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Deers penis, the perfect Chinese remedy for athletes struggling to recover from injury during the Beijing Olympics, can land them in trouble as it may contain banned ... Read more...

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China plans low-priced houses for urban poor


March 5th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China plans to earmark 6.8 billion yuan ($951 million) in its 2008 budget to build low-priced houses for the urban poor, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said here Wednesday ... Read more...

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China to appoint more non-communist officials


March 2nd, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 2 (Xinhua) More people from outside the Communist Party are expected to be appointed to high offices in China, a spokesman of the forthcoming annual political advisory session has said. ... Read more...

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Overseas media get closer view


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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