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China shuts websites, microblog accounts over fraud, blackmail

September 14th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Several websites and microblog accounts have been closed in China for being involved in fraud and blackmail, the country's National Internet Information Office announced Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Two die as China-bound ferry collides with barge

November 6th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 6 (DPA) Two people died after a barge collided with a ferry travelling between Hong Kong and China, news reports said Friday. The two dead, believed to be Dutch tourists, ... Read more...

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Second Death Occurs Due To Pneumonic Plague In China

August 3rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
News reports of a second death that has occurred due to the "pneumonic plague" in China have been reported. According to reports, a second man, a resident of a remote part of ... Read more...

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North Korea detains two US journalists (Lead)

March 19th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 19 (DPA) North Korean authorities have detained two US journalists at the border with China, news reports said Thursday. The two women who work for US-based media were detained this week ... Read more...

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The Dark Knight not to hit Chinese screens owing to cultural sensitivities

December 25th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 25 (ANI): Batman hit The Dark Knight, the second highest-grossing flick in US box-office history, will not be released in China, according to Warner Bros.The 2008 superhero film, which ... Read more...

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