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Man hacks three kids to death in China


September 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A man hacked to death three children in China with a wood chopper, authorities said Friday.The man barged into a day care centre around 2 p.m. ... Read more...

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`Island row will damage Japan’s trade ties with China’


September 19th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan's "purchase" of the disputed Diaoyu Islands will certainly affect and damage the development of economic and trade relations with China, the commerce ministry said Wednesday."It ... Read more...

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Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

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South China Sea issue only for parties concerned: China


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The South China Sea issue should be resolved by the parties directly concerned, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Monday.Speaking at a regular press briefing, ... Read more...

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Names needed to buy cold medicine in China


August 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) People will have to register personal information when buying cold medicine in some parts of China, China Daily reported Thursday.The new rules will take effect in ... Read more...

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Woods and McIlroy to face-off in China


August 29th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy will take on 14-time major championship winner Tiger Woods in a one-day duel in Zhengzhou Oct 29.The world's two most ... Read more...

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Probe into HIV-infected syringe in China


August 27th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Police are hunting for clues after a man was pricked by an HIV-infected syringe left in a taxi, authorities said Monday.Police have set up a special ... Read more...

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Egyptian president to visit China


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will pay a state visit to China from Aug 28 to 30 at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao, said Foreign ... Read more...

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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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US astronomer receives top prize in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A US astronomer received a top honour in China Tuesday for his team's measurements of cosmic microwaves, which may prove invaluable in researching the Big Bang.Charles ... Read more...

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Typhoon Kai-Tak affects one mn people in China


August 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Typhoon Kai-Tak has affected more than one million people in south China's Guangxi Zhuang region, authorities said Saturday.At least one person was dead and two were ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz recalls 127 cars in China


August 14th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Mercedes-Benz China will recall 127 units of G500 and G55 AMG models sold in China in order to fix a problem with the vehicles' airbags, the ... Read more...

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Typhoon Haikui affects 1 mn in China


August 9th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) More than one million people in China have been affected by typhoon Haikui, authorities said Thursday.The storm made landfall early Wednesday in the coastal province of ... Read more...

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James Cameron to co-produce 3D film in China


August 9th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Director James Cameron has announced that his company will co-produce with Chinese filmmakers a 3D film highlighting the history of Beijing. The announcement Wednesday came ... Read more...

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Typhoon-triggered storms kill 14 in China


August 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 14 people have died after typhoons Damrey and Saola tore through China's eastern coastal region over the weekend, officials said Monday.Five people died and ... Read more...

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No driver’s licenses for drug addicts in China


August 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has decided to ban drug addicts from obtaining driver's licenses as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence.Drug ... Read more...

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Toxic mushrooms kill seven, poison 50 in China


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumption of wild mushrooms in China's Shaanxi province has claimed the lives of least seven people and poisoned more than 50, forcing the country's top ... Read more...

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76 officials punished over medicine scandal in China


August 4th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A total of 76 local officials have been punished for failing to prevent and stop the production of contaminated drug capsules, the State Food and Drug ... Read more...

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‘Dead’ woman comes alive in China


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A doctor in China has been suspended for declaring as dead an elderly woman who was still alive. She woke up from slumber when a forensic ... Read more...

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Typhoon Damrey slams China


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Typhoon Damrey packing winds of 126 kmph made landfall in China Thursday night, authorities said.Damrey, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, battered Jiangsu and ... Read more...

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Teenager boy coaxed into bathhouse sex in China


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Police in China have launched a probe into an incident in which a 13-year-old boy was seduced into having paid sex.It all happened inside a ... Read more...

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25 jailed for illegal abortions in China


July 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Up to 25 people in China's Anhui province have been sentenced to prison or put under surveillance for administering illegal foetal gender tests and abortions, a ... Read more...

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Rush for Sansha domain names in China


July 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.China deployed ... Read more...

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Baby found in trash can in China


July 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) An abandoned baby girl was found in a trash can in China.The baby had an eight-centimetre-long wound to her throat, deep enough to reach her windpipe, ... Read more...

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Downpour wreaks havoc across China


July 24th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rainstorms since the weekend have ravaged many parts of China, including the capital city of Beijing where the heaviest rain in 60 years caused 37 ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in baby milk in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Five batches of an infant formula milk powder made by a Chinese company have been found to be tainted with a highly toxic aflatoxin, a substance ... Read more...

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Fake currency worth over $18 mn seized in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Fake currency notes worth 118 million yuan ($18.5 million) have been seized and 463 suspects were arrested for counterfeit money related crimes in a special crackdown ... Read more...

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Over 400 held, fake notes seized in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A total of 463 suspects have been arrested and fake currency notes with face value of 118 million yuan (around $18 million) seized in a countrywide ... Read more...

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13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

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No more photos with Siberian tiger cubs in China


July 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Wildlife conservation and forestry departments in a Chinese province have announced that visitors will not be allowed to click themselves with Siberian tiger cubs at a ... Read more...

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Viral illness kills 17, affects 35,000 in China


July 15th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) A hand, foot and mouth disease has killed 17 people and affected nearly 35,000 in China's Hunan province this June as high temperatures helped it to ... Read more...

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Von Trapp family descendants to perform in China


July 14th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) Descendants of the Von Trapp family, which inspired the 1965 classic movie "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, will soon tour China ... Read more...

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Despite not being released, iPhone 5 goes on sale in China!


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite not being released, iPhone 5 is already up for sale in China! This news is surely baffling, as Apple officials have maintained a very stiff upper ... Read more...

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Panda twins born in China


July 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A 12-year-old giant panda, Xi Mei, has given birth to twin cubs, the first pandas to be born this year in China, experts said Wednesday.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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Food poisoning fells 80 sick in China


July 10th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) More than 80 people in China Monday fell sick after food poisoning, authorities said.The victims reported suffering from diarrhea and chest problems after eating rice noodles ... Read more...

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