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Chinese city set to become major shipping hub

July 25th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China plans to turn its coastal city of Xiamen facing the Taiwan Strait into a major shipping hub.Part of the plan is to build a 100,000-tonne ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s animation industry grows

May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The production value of China's animation industry hit an estimated 60 billion yuan ($9.5 billion) in 2011, and a total of 200,000 minutes of animation were ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China needs quality improvement in urban life

March 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) While China's rate of urbanisation has rocketed over the last three decades, the country is facing a challenge in improving the quality of urban life, according ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China’s Purchasing Managers’ Index falls in November

December 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a preliminary indicator of the country's manufacturing activity, dropped to 49 percent in November, indicating contraction for the first time since ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fighter jet crashes at Chinese airshow, one pilot missing

October 14th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
PUCHENG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A fighter jet crashed during an air show in southwestern China on late Friday morning, injuring one pilot and leaving another pilot unaccounted for, state-run media reported.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China to build dam in Mauritius

October 10th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) The China Three Gorges Corp. (CTGPC), the operator of China's largest water control programme, has signed a contract with the Mauritian government to build a water ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amazon launches online bookstore in China

September 29th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Online shopping giant opened an online Chinese-language bookstore Thursday.The store is being jointly operated by Amazon and the China International Publishing Group (CIPG) as part ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beijing Police may use drones during emergencies

May 13th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Beijing Police plan to purchase drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor emergency situations such as traffic accidents, a top official has said.The unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab students hail Australian visa review

December 16th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) Students aspiring to study in Australia and overseas education consultants in Punjab Thursday hailed the proposed relaxations announced by the Australian government in the student visa norms."The new ... Read more...

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Pak’s arms purchases from China go into overdrive

November 18th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Guangdong, Nov 18 (ANI): Pakistan is interested in buying more defense systems and equipment from China, and hopes to deepen cooperation to upgrade its armed forces, a top Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China to need over 3,750 jumbo jets by 2029

November 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China will need more than 3,750 jumbo jets to meet market demand by 2029, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said, adding it had struck deals to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to host global aircraft expo Nov 16

November 9th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) About 70 aircraft models from across the globe will be showcased at the upcoming international aviation expo Nov 16 in China, a media report said Tuesday.The 8th China ... Read more...

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Nearly three in four Chinese use microblogs for latest news, information: Survey

August 25th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijuing, Aug 25 (ANI): A majority 73.5 percent of Chinese, thats three in four, use microblogs to receive the latest news and information, according to a survey conducted by the China Youth ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Race to reach survivors as China quake toll hits 617 (Lead)

April 15th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Rescuers fought chilly weather, strong winds and frequent aftershocks Thursday to claw through rubble and reach survivors of the devastating earthquake that left 617 people dead and nearly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in World |

Schalke set to sign Chinese midfielder Hao

January 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Jan 22 (DPA) Schalke 04 are set to sign China international Hao Junmin on a free transfer from Tianjin Teda, the Bundesliga club said Friday. If the deal goes through, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India optimistic about ties with China: Krishna

December 23rd, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Pushing for greater people-to-people contacts, India Wednesday said it was "optimistic" about the future of its relationship with China and underlined close cultural ties between the two ... Read more...

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Offensive article not backed by Beijing, Chinese website says

August 13th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A website, which published a controversial article by a Chinese strategist suggesting breaking up India into 20-30 states, has denied links to any Chinese government think-tank. The site's ... Read more...

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China should break up India into 20-30 states: Chinese strategist

August 10th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In an article likely to raise Indian hackles, a Chinese strategist contends that Beijing should break up India into 20-30 independent states with the help of "friendly ... Read more...

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China denies plans for Microsoft monopoly investigation

June 19th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 19 (DPA) China Thursday denied it was investigating the US software firm Microsoft Corp for possible violations of a new anti-monopoly law. The State Intellectual Property Office said a report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tata Communications to acquire equity in Chinese company

June 18th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Tata Communications International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Ltd, will be acquiring 50 percent equity interest in the Beijing headquartered IT solutions provider, China Enterprise Communications ... Read more...

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Tata Communications to expand network services to China

February 26th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Telecom firm Tata Communications Ltd (TCL) said Tuesday that it has formed a partnership for network services with a Chinese company to offer increased connectivity to its Indian ... Read more...

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