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Tropical fruit a new front in China’s African aid


September 1st, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Even as only a thin Chinese belt experiences tropical weather, the technology it uses to grow and process tropical fruit may contribute to the country's thriving ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tombs bear secrets of 2,000-year old Tibetan kingdom


August 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 24 (IANS) Four tombs unearthed in Tibet are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago. The tombs, found in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s PPI drop highlights economy’s plight (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Castro’s China visit to help speed up Cuban economy (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro will begin a state visit to China Wednesday, during which he will sign a number of deals that will help accelerate Cuba's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China increases financial support to IMF


June 19th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China will contribute $43 billion to the latest round of global resources worth $430 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the foreign ministry has said.This ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Myanmar could be India’s next-door energy supplier: Chinese expert


May 25th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) Considering the geostrategic significance of Myanmar, it is crucial for India to befriend the country as it serves as a land bridge to Southeast Asia ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s e-shopping market to be world’s biggest


May 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) Online shopping transactions in China will surpass those in Japan in 2012 and the US by 2013 to become the world's top most, a report has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

70 percent Chinese have pre-marital sex: Study


April 10th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Chinese people are showing an increasingly tolerant attitude toward pre-marital sex, with over 70 percent saying they now getting physical before tying the knot, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China to reinforce territorial claims


March 27th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China may step up its exploration of the South China Sea to reinforce its territorial claims.Authorities announced that geographical surveys of the area were underway, People's ... Read more...

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Chinese want slaughter of strays to end


January 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beining, Jan 5 (IANS) Chinese activists want early legislation to protect animals in a bid to stamp out growing abuse such as slaughter of strays as well as live shows ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China seeks ‘better external environment’


January 4th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China should engage in efforts to build a "better external environment", Foreign Minister Yang Jeichi has said, while predicting more instability in the world in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Inflation affecting living standards in China


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) Inflation appears to have hit the lifestyle of people in China with a survey finding that about 70 percent of the Chinese had their standard of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China to create more jobs for people in cities


December 18th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) The Chinese government now seems to be focussing on employment opportunities in urban areas, as it has decided to keep its unemployment rate among registered city ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s growth forecast down to 9.4 percent


October 10th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), a major government think tank, Monday cut China's growth estimate for 2011 to 9.4 percent from a previous forecast ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China urges Libya to protect its investments


August 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China has urged Libya to protect its investments after a Libyan rebel said Chinese oil companies could suffer following the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.Wen Zhongliang, deputy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese second most widely used language on internet


July 14th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) The Chinese language has become one of the most widely used on internet, second only to English, an official said.Liu Ruisheng, vice research fellow at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over one mn websites closed in China in 2010


July 13th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Over one million websites were closed down in China in 2010, BBC reported.The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences said there were 41 percent fewer websites ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s local government debts over 10 trillion yuan


June 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China announced the size of its local governments' debts for the first time Monday -- it totals 10.72 trillion yuan ($1.66 trillion). Liu Jiayi, the auditor-general ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Quality of life in Beijing poor: Chinese report


June 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) The quality of life in Beijing is worse than in other metropolitan cities in China like Guangzhou and Shanghai, says a new report.Cities like Nanjing, Yinchuan, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China releases official book on US


June 10th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) China has released its first ever official guide book on the US that "systematically introduces economy, politics, society and culture" of the US.The "Blue Book of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

5,000 couples divorce each day in China


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) Over 5,000 couples divorce each day in China, according to latest statistics from the ministry of civil affairs.Civil affairs departments have dealt with more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to penalise people found spreading STDs


May 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Authorities in China may soon be able to penalise anyone found intentionally spreading sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to the latest draft amendment by the health ... Read more...

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China’s economy threatened by country’s ageing population


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): China's ageing population is likely to contribute to slower economic growth and higher inflation, according to analysts.The emergence of negative growth in the total working-age population, which some ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China may end one-child norm


March 8th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China is looking into abolishing its one-child policy over the next five years, the Global Times reported Tuesday.Experts have been studying propositions of allowing couples to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

70 percent city governments in China fail administrative transparency evaluation


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Seventy percent of 43 selected city governments of China failed to pass an administrative transparency evaluation, according to a blue book report.Fifty-one out of 59 government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to award death penalty for organ trafficking


February 24th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) People convicted of organ trafficking in China may get the death penalty under a draft law amendment being reviewed by the top legislature, a media report said Thursday. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Amended Chinese law says organ traffickers will get death penalty


February 24th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.24 (ANI): Criminals convicted for organ trafficking will be given the death penalty, says an amendment submitted to the National People's Congress (NCP) Standing Committee of China.The amendment was submitted on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China seeks parental control over kids’ online gaming


February 1st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) In an effort to curb internet addiction, online game operators in China have been asked to provide parents with a tool to monitor their children while using internet.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japan to issue multiple-entry visas to Chinese


January 5th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) Japan is to issue multiple-entry visas to Chinese nationals beginning this summer in a bid to attract China's burgeoning middle class into visiting and spending money in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Netizens choose Chinese word “Character of the Year” to slam price rise issues


December 18th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 18 (ANI): Zhang, the Chinese character that is used to describe a rapid price rise, has been voted by netizens as "Character of the Year," suggesting that people are becoming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s GDP to hit $5.5 trillion in 2010: report


December 16th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) A Chinese government think-tank has said China's economy in 2010 would grow 10 percent year-on-year with gross domestic product (GDP) reaching 37 trillion yuan ($5.56 trillion). The Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Half of antibiotics produced in China fed to animals


November 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to animals rather than used to fight viruses in people, a media report said Friday.Of the 210,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Think tank says China will be second most powerful country of the world by 2050


October 26th, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 26 (ANI): BEIJING - The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) has said in its Report on National Competitiveness of China that the country will emerge as the world's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China has world’s largest internet users


October 7th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) China has the world's largest number of internet users, which stood at 420 million by the end of June, up 36 million from December last year, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chinese becoming arrogant, intolerant of criticism


September 5th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) A rapid increase of wealth in the past three decades has made Chinese people arrogant, they are no longer modest and talk with contempt about others, a social ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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