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China online mobile phone sales soar


September 21st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) About 10 percent of Chinese consumers now buy mobile phones online and their number is rising rapidly, a study has found.About 30 million mobile phones are ... Read more...

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Chinese daily takes umbrage to Manila renaming sea


September 14th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A Chinese daily Friday targeted Manila for renaming a part of South China Sea the West Philippine Sea and said Beijing "will not tolerate the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to tighten web rules as users cross 500 mn


September 12th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's internet regulatory authority has vowed to strengthen management of the web, as the number of internet users in the country climbed to around 540 million, ... Read more...

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College graduates to manage Chinese villages


September 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Villages in China will have at least one college graduate each in their management staff by 2015, the China Daily reported Wednesday.According to guidelines issued by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GM rice tested on Chinese schoolchildren?


September 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's top health authority has ordered a probe into a report that said genetically modified (GM) rice was tested on schoolchildren as part of a research ... Read more...

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Chinese teachers to be tested every five years


September 10th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Teachers in Chinese business hub Shanghai will be the first in the country to take five consecutive exams every five years in order to keep their ... Read more...

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Don’t bid for strategic containment of China, daily warns US


September 6th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China does not want the US to perish nor does it want to dominate Asia, said a state-run Chinese daily, warning that if America launched a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

`Chinese military diplomacy to reduce India’s concerns’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese military's diplomacy will help reduce miscalculations amid territorial disputes and concerns of neighbours, analysts said as Defence Minister Liang Guanglie visits India.China Daily ... Read more...

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‘China, India military exchanges back on track’


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Health |

Chinese defence minister to visit India


August 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Wednesday began a three-day Asian tour that will also take him to India.Liang will be the first Chinese defence minister to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China has 1.06 bn mobile phone connections


August 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China has a staggering 1.06 billion mobile phone accounts, authorities said.Of these, 183.8 million subscribed to 3G network services, the industry and information technology ministry said.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Appeal to boost rare earths imports


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China should increase imports of rare earths, especially the medium and heavy variety, to meet demand and save dwindling resources, an industry leader has said.Companies should ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China Mobile to offer cloud storage service


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China Mobile Ltd, the world's biggest mobile operator by users, plans to offer a cloud storage service to Chinese users by the end of the year, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China wants to boost badminton abroad


August 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Badminton giant China is ready to spread its expertise abroad for the game's betterment, China Daily reported Sunday.China's dominance in badminton has raised concerns about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China’s slowdown hurts corporate profits


August 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China's economic slowdown has impacted corporate profits as profit growth in the country's listed companies largely contracted in the first half of the year, China Daily ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese women fly most advanced fighter jet


August 18th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Five female pilots have become China's first women to fly the J-10 combat aircraft, the country's most advanced fighter jet, a media report said.J-10, also called ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to ensure security at every school by 2013


August 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) With a number of murder incidents taking place in Chinese schools in recent years, the country has decided to beef up security measures at schools ... Read more...

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China to elevate 600-year-old religious site


August 15th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) A 600-year-old religious building in central China will be raised 15 metres above ground by the year-end to prevent its inundation due to a water project.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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China, North Korea to develop economic zones


August 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China will develop two economic zones in North Korea, China's commerce ministry announced Tuesday.Both sides met here Tuesday to discuss the setting up of Rason Economic ... Read more...

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Armyworm outbreak threatens China grain output


August 14th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) The armyworm outbreak in China's key grain producing areas has posed a major threat to the corn and rice crops this year, authorities said Tuesday.The agriculture ... Read more...

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China to set food safety standards


August 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China will accelerate its pace to set up national standards of food safety, the China Daily reported Monday.A senior official said China had formulated more than ... Read more...

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China combats illegal organ transplants


August 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's health ministry Monday vowed to cooperate with police investigations into medical institutions and workers involved in instances of illegal human organ transplants.Police will announce the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kidnapper holding girl shot dead


August 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in China's Guangdong province was shot dead after he kidnapped a 10-year-old girl, China Daily reported Sunday.The incident occurred Saturday evening in the provincial ... Read more...

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China spent $15 bn on poor students’ education


August 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China spent nearly 100 billion yuan ($15.7 billion) to support education for poor students, a media report said Thursday.The total amount spent on sponsoring students reached ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Portion of China’s Great Wall collapses after rains


August 9th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A portion of the Great Wall of China collapsed following incessant rains, authorities said Thursday.The repair work was underway on the collapsed section in Hebei province's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China exported 457 mn mobile phones


August 9th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China, the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturer, has exported about 457 million mobile phones in the first half of the year, up by 17.7 percent year-on-year, ... Read more...

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After Pakistan, India, jihadists may attack China: Daily


August 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistani support of the Taliban as well as other militant networks has led to many terrorist attacks in Pakistan and India, a state-run Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hard times for Chinese returning from abroad


August 7th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Chinese people returning home after studying and working abroad are facing a difficult time finding jobs, and have managed to earn salaries of just 3,000-5,000 yuan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese airlines to buy 40 Boeing planes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) China's Xiamen Airlines has signed an agreement with American aviation giant Boeing to buy 40 737 aircraft worth over $3 billion.Xiamen Airlines is a subsidiary of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s health ministry launches TV channel


August 7th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) health ministry has launched a TV channel that will promote awareness, education and prevention of diseases.The China Health Television (CHTV) has so far reached more ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

1,900 held in China fake drug racket


August 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Over 1,900 people have been arrested in a countrywide operation in China against the manufacture and sale of fake drugs, the government said Sunday.Fake medicines, trademark ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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...

Posted in Health |

Chinese city installs 70 cameras to save lake


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a novel approach to prevent a lake from becoming a dumping ground of human waste by local residents, authorities in China's Guangdong province have installed ... Read more...

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