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Chinese students not keen on news shows


August 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) College students in China prefer watching variety shows on television rather than news programmes.A survey by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University of 300 students from 110 ... Read more...

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Nude David statue censored on Chinese TV


July 10th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A Chinese television news programme censored footage showing the statue of David, made by Italian artist Michelangelo, by covering the statue's genitals with a digital mosaic.The ... Read more...

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Orbit tower unveiled in London’s Olympic park


May 12th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Arcelor Mittal Orbit, the tallest sculpture in United Kingdom was unveiled in the Olympic park of London ahead of the Olympic Games Friday.The 114.5-metre-tall steel tower ... Read more...

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22 Chinese held for producing toxic capsules


April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) A total of 22 people have been arrested in China for allegedly producing and selling capsules containing excessive levels of chromium.The men was nabbed in eastern ... Read more...

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100 held in China for reprocessing waste oil


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Over 100 people have been arrested in China for reprocessing waste oil from restaurants and then selling them as new cooking oil, police said.Dumped animal fat ... Read more...

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McDonald’s staff caught selling stale food


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) A McDonald's restaurant here has been found selling food that should have been thrown away, Shanghai Daily reported Friday.Staff were also seen changing expiry dates and, ... Read more...

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China launches first 3D TV channel


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 2 (IANS) China's first 3D television channel started a trial broadcast Sunday, officials said.The channel -- China 3D TV Trial Channel -- is being jointly operated by China ... Read more...

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China to have 3D TV channel


December 28th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) The trial run of China's first 3D TV channel will start Jan 1.The channel will officially start later in January, reported Shanghai Daily.The satellite channel will ... Read more...

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China to launch first 3D TV channel in January


December 1st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) Television viewers in China can expect a totally different viewing experience as the country's hopes to launch its first 3D television channel Jan 1, 2012, the ... Read more...

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China bans commercials during TV dramas


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China has barred the airing of commercials during TV dramas effective Jan 1 next year.China's top broadcasting watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ... Read more...

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China’s national TV draws $2 bn ad auction bids


November 9th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) The annual advertisement auction by China's sole national TV station has drawn record bids totalling 14.26 billion yuan (over $2 billion).These record bids by the China ... Read more...

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Chemistry song turns hit in China


October 20th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) A chemistry-themed song, whose lyrics have been written by the president of one of China's top universities , has sparked debate on the internet due to ... Read more...

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Li Na becomes first Chinese to qualify for WTA Championships


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na Thursday became the fifth singles player to qualify for the prestigious TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul Oct 25-30.She is ... Read more...

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China’s ‘cancer village’ draws unwelcome attention


August 19th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A village in China's southwestern Yunnan province, where a chemical plant has discharged chromium slag for the last 10 years, is today known as a "cancer ... Read more...

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Made in China furniture sold as ‘Italian’ product


July 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A probe has been initiated after a Shanghai company was found to have sent furniture made in China to Italy and then imported it back to ... Read more...

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Floods kill 50 in China


June 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) After droughts, it is now turn for floods in China, wreaking havoc in major agricultural provinces that left at least 50 people dead and 40 missing.The ... Read more...

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Gagarin event ends with fireworks display in Moscow


April 13th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Yury Gagarin's 108-minute journey into space concluded Tuesday evening in Moscow with coordinated fireworks display across the capital.The ... Read more...

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Russia dreams of conquering other planets: Medvedev


April 12th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hailing Yuri Gagarin's flight into space 50 years ago as a "symbolic" and "revolutionary" event, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said his country still dreams about ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists a step closer to creating HIV vaccine


April 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): Chinese scientists have claimed to have successfully carried out the first phase of a clinical trial of an HIV vaccine and will launch the second stage in ... Read more...

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China launches crackdown on toxic lunch box makers


March 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China has launched a crackdown after a survey revealed that 40 percent of manufacturers are selling disposable lunch boxes that can be toxic.Dong Jinshi, executive vice-president ... Read more...

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70 percent Chinese preferred imported milk powder due to safety concerns


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Nearly seventy percent Chinese people preferred imported milk powder and had little confidence in domestic brands because of food safety concerns, even though the latest official test ... Read more...

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China Attempts To Pass ‘Top Gun’ Footage As Military Drill


January 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state broadcaster of China, China Central Television (CCTV) has been at the receiving end of a flurry of questions after a report about the air ... Read more...

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China TV news channel airs stolen scene from Top Gun!


January 29th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A news channel in China broadcast a training exercise by the People's Liberation Army Air Force with one plane firing a missile at another - but the ... Read more...

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Chinese media to get funds to expand overseas


January 5th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) In a move aimed at presenting "true picture" of the country to the world, China will give more funds to media outlets, particularly those targeting overseas readers, in ... Read more...

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China claims new nuke technology


January 4th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.4 (ANI): China's ambitions to lead the world in nuclear power were boosted today by reports that its scientists had mastered a key technique in the reprocessing of spent uranium.The Guardian ... Read more...

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China develops technology to solve uranium shortage


January 4th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China, one of the world's largest energy consumers, has made a technological breakthrough in reprocessing spent nuclear fuel that could extend uranium's usage by 60 times and potentially ... Read more...

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30 wineries making adulterated liquor shut in China


December 24th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Nearly 30 wineries were shut down Friday morning in a Chinese province after television reports showed the liquor being produced there was adulterated.The Hebei government acted after China ... Read more...

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China eyeing independent Mars exploration


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 22 (ANI): The Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST) plans to send an orbiter to Mars in 2013 for exploring the planet, the Xinhua reports.The earliest possible launch date for ... Read more...

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Fake pearl powder floods China markets


September 21st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Beauty products touted as having been made of powdered pearls, but actually made from shells, are now flooding markets in China, a media report said. A report by China ... Read more...

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24 killed in China bus fire


July 5th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Twenty-four people were killed and 19 injured after a fire engulfed a company's shuttle bus in east China's Jiangsu Province, Xinhua reported Monday. The bus was carrying ... Read more...

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Tibetan environmentalist says Chinese tortured him


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London June 23 (ANI): Award-winning conservationist and philanthropist Karma Samdrup has accused his Chinese jailers of torturing him during an interrogation in Yangqi County in Xinjiang.Karma, a prominent businessman, issued a statement ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll rises to 2,192


April 24th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from last week's devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 2,192 on Friday, state media reported.The state-run Xinhua news agency reported that 78 ... Read more...

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Netizens’ fury following Chinese crackdown on English abbreviations on TV


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 10(ANI): A heated debate is underway in China after TV hosts in the country were reportedly ordered to use the Chinese translations for English abbreviations on their programs.It is believed ... Read more...

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Chinese TV stations to avoid English abbreviations in programs


April 7th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing (China), Apr 7 (ANI): A government department in China has asked television stations to keep away from certain English abbreviations in Chinese programs.China Central Television (CCTV) and Beijing Television (BTV) have ... Read more...

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China bans English abbreviations on television


April 7th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Television viewers in China may no longer be able to hear popular English abbreviations like "GDP" and "WTO" as the government has passed a regulation banning their use. China ... Read more...

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