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Philips to build LED manufacturing centre in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Philips (China) Investment Co. Ltd. has started construction on an LED manufacturing centre in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said.The new facility will ... Read more...

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Volvo cars sales shrink in China


August 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) The number of vehicles produced by Volvo and sold in China shrank by 28.4 percent in the Chinese market in July as compared to the same ... Read more...

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China to build five-star toilet


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) It's not an ordinary restroom. A five-star facility will come up at a tourist site in China's Sichuan province that will have a lounge, a tea-table, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese squirts glue on women’s hair


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A man in China's Sichuan province has squirted super glue on long-haired women, forcing some to get their hair cut.Police in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese tutorial on how to find rich husbands!


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese woman who married a multimillionaire has started tutoring other women on how to can find a rich husband. The class covers topics like how ... Read more...

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Air China opens flight to Mumbai


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) Air China Wednesday launched direct flights from the country's southwestern city of Chengdu to Mumbai.The airline will use Airbus A319 aircraft for the flights every Monday, ... Read more...

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Man held for bomb hoax in China


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A man has been detained in Chinese metropolis Shanghai for making a hoax bomb threat to the city's international airport, police said.The suspect, surnamed Pu, called ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Etihad starts codeshare flights with Chinese carrier


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 1 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare flights with Hainan Airlines of China, it was announced Thursday.This is Abu Dhabi-based airline's first ever codeshare ... Read more...

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Chinese urban women contribute one-third to family income


February 29th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 29 (IANS) Chinese women in urban areas on an average contribute about one-third to their family income, a survey has found.According to the "Blue Paper on Women's Lives", ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sukhoi to remain top combat aircraft seller till 2015


February 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker will remain among the top three exporters of fighter jets until at least 2015, the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of World ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China loans two pandas to Canada


February 12th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has loaned two rare giant pandas to Canada for a research program.The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) Saturday signed an agreement with two Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apple criticized for the state of its Chinese factories


January 27th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple has been criticized after the alleged condition of its workers in China was reported by the New York Times. The newspaper claims that the California tech ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Russian pilot dies of heart attack mid-flight


January 21st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pilot of a UTair Boeing 757 flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in Russia's Siberia region died as the plane was flying over China, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pandas sent to the wild in China


January 12th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China has begun sending pandas bred in captivity into a protected area in Sichuan Province in a bid to rebuild the depleted population of giant pandas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sampras, Moya join hometown hero Li Na for exhibition tournament


December 17th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), Dec 17 (IANS) The central Chinese city of Wuhan gave 2011 Roland Garros champion Li Na a hero's welcome back to her hometown to kick off the Wuhan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Toxic fumes kill six in China tunnel


December 10th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) Six workers suffocated to death after inhaling toxic smoke in an under-construction railway tunnel in China's Chongqing city, authorities said.The incident took place Friday when welders ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two journalists, not ULFA leader, held in Myanmar: Official


December 7th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 7 (IANS) Myanmarese authorities Wednesday confirmed to India that no leader of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has been detained, but that its army has ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas are Scotland’s new celebrity couple


December 4th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A giant panda couple from China's Sichuan province Sunday left for Scotland as part of an awareness programme that will see them spending the next 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

ULFA leader, Indian scribe detained in Myanmar


December 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Sunday confirmed the detention of a top United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) functionary and an Indian journalist in Myanmar ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China’s Huawei to buy Symantec stake


November 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co. said Tuesday it will pay $530 million for full ownership of the company's current joint venture with US computer software ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air China to offer in-flight WiFi


November 12th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Air China will become the first airline in the country to provide in-flight WiFi when it begins offering the service from Nov 15.A successful test of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gaddafi masks sell like hot cakes on Halloween


October 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Masks of ghosts and zombies form a primary part of costumes for Halloween. An online shop in China is even selling a mask of slain Libyan ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

1,000 dogs rescued from being slaughtered in China


October 17th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 dogs were spared from slaughter in southwest China as animal-rights activists intercepted trucks loaded with dogs and negotiated their purchase, officials said Monday.An Internet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi airport foresees 8 percent growth


October 2nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 2 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company Sunday said that in the November-March period it expects an 8 percent increase in aircraft movements.Travellers will be offered over ... Read more...

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US voices concern over religious ‘restriction’ in Tibet


September 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 14 (IANS) The Chinese government's repression of religious freedom remains severe in Tibet, particularly during "sensitive periods", says a US report."In China, Tibetan Buddhists, Uighur Muslims, 'house church' ... Read more...

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US vice president ends China visit


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden Monday left Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, ending his six-day official visit to China.During his stay, Biden met President Hu Jintao, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adopted Chinese Americans begin root-seeking journey


July 28th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Adopted Chinese children from 90 American families have begun a journey to their native country in search of their roots.The China-born children - aged four to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese cities see property prices fall


July 18th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More Chinese cities have reported lower or unchanged property prices in June, which suggests that the government's cooling measures have begun to work, authorities said Monday.Twenty-six ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ride horse to work, say equestrian enthusiasts


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) China's equestrian enthusiasts have launched a campaign of riding horses to work to promote a more environmentally friendly means of transportation. About 1,500 people in more ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese hackers who built illegal games arrested


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) At least five hackers who developed tools to break into and modify online computer games have been arrested in China, police said.The hackers offered tools to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists find female frogs call out during sex to excite lover


April 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have discovered that the female species of the Emei music frog make unique sounds during sex to encourage the performance of their male ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jeev improves to tied second at Volvo China Open


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu, April 22 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh moved into tied second place with a second successive round of six-under 66 and was only one shot behind the leader Jamie ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan negotiating with US for more F-16 fighter jets


March 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9(ANI): Pakistan is in negotiations with the United States to get more fighter jets, and is simultaneously developing its defence manufacturing capability to reduce its reliance on America.In 2006, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese give higher priority to ties with EU than US, others


February 18th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.18 (ANI) - The Chinese people give more priority to their country's relationship with the European Union as compared to relations with the United States and many other countries, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s stealth fighter based on US nighthawk


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The new stealth fighter developed by China is based on the technology used in the US-made Nighthawk jet which was shot down over Serbia during the 1999 Kosovo ... Read more...

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