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Counterfeit crackdown fear shuts entire Chinese city


August 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Almost all shops in a Chinese city have closed business following rumours of a clampdown on counterfeit products, the Daily Mail reported.Officials in Shenyang city are ... Read more...

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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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Hang on! No quick divorce in Chinese city


July 26th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) In China couples can get divorced in less than half an hour, but a city in east China's Zhejiang province has introduced a policy requiring couples ... Read more...

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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...

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Yatai to face Wolfsburg in friendly match


July 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Changchun (China), July 8 (IANS) Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai will play against German Bundesliga team Wolfsburg July 28, the club announced.Wolfsburg will be the first big-named European ... Read more...

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Canadian gay porn star held in Germany for murder


June 4th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 4 (IANS) A 29-year-old Canadian gay porn actor, who has long been pursued by the Interpol for murdering a Chinese student and dismembering the corpse, was Monday arrested ... Read more...

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Kidney-transplant ring exposed in China


May 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A kidney-trafficking gang has been busted in a Chinese city and its ringleader, who was housing kidney-sellers in a residential complex, has been arrested.Police rescued all ... Read more...

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Chinese city to hold charity fair


May 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) A charity-themed expo is scheduled to run July 12-14 in the south China metropolis of Shenzhen, Mayor Xu Qin said Monday.Titled "Development, Integration and Transparency", the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No top post for Chinese officials with family abroad


April 27th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Officials who have all their family members living abroad will now be ineligible to hold the top position in any department in a Chinese city, a ... Read more...

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For dogs in Chinese city, size matters


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Authorities in a Chinese city of Harbin have issued directions for dogs, prohibiting their stay in the city in case they grow up beyond a specific ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese city to sell off 1,400 cars


April 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) The local government of a city in eastern China will auction 1,400 cars used by government officials as part of a reform measure. The plan was ... Read more...

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Beijing mulls water curbs


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) In a bid to conserve water in the arid Chinese capital, Beijing authorities are pondering to restrict water usage by bathhouses, golf courses and ski ... Read more...

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Boy mimics flying dinosaur, survives jump from building


March 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A three-year-old boy tried to imitate a flying dinosaur from a cartoon movie by jumping off from his ninth floor home in a Chinese city. He ... Read more...

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Chinese city eyes more Western tourists


March 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 8 (IANS) China's picturesque Hangzhou city has showcased its beautiful landscapes and cultural charm at an international travel expo here in a bid to attract more European ... Read more...

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Chinese city to preserve 1,000-year-old walls


February 27th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) A city in China where 1,000-year-old walls were discovered last year has now decided to preserve them as heritage structures.The walls with a total length of ... Read more...

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Golden roses hit China on Valentine’s Day


February 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) Golden coloured roses, specially imported from South Korea, are selling like hot cakes in a Chinese city on Valentine's Day.The roses -- called "Golden Princess" -- ... Read more...

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Chinese youth rapes, robs, kills 91-year-old


February 10th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth in a Chinese city has been detained for allegedly raping, robbing and killing a 91-year-old woman.The elderly lady surnamed Wei lived alone in ... Read more...

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Chinese city wants long speeches cut short


February 9th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) Authorities in a Chinese city are planning to cut long speeches of officials that often leave issues at hand undecided and others at meetings quite bored.The ... Read more...

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Drinking water scare in Chinese city after industrial pollution


January 28th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities in China have swooped into action to monitor drinking water safety more closely after cadmium pollution, caused by a mining firm, has been found downstream ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russian pilot dies of heart attack mid-flight


January 21st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pilot of a UTair Boeing 757 flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in Russia's Siberia region died as the plane was flying over China, officials ... Read more...

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Lawmakers get tough on smoking


January 14th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Tougher action is needed to curb smoking in public areas in Shanghai, lawmakers from the Chinese city's top legislative body say.Shanghai should increase punishments for smoking ... Read more...

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Indian military team’s China visit is on


January 7th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China is on, though scaled down, even as a visa was denied to an Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India has called off the visit of a 30-member military delegation to China after Beijing refused a visa to a senior Indian Air Force officer ... Read more...

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China sparks row, denies visa to IAF officer from Arunachal


January 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) China has denied a visa to an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer from Arunachal Pradesh, sparking a row close on the heels of a controversy ... Read more...

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US tech firm to set up branch in Chinese city


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Qualcomm, the world's largest wireless semiconductor company, has announced it will set up a branch in Xi'an, capital of China's northwest Shaanxi province, the authorities ... Read more...

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China Football Association pledges to fight against corruption


December 19th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) As trials opened Monday into cases of corruption in Chinese soccer, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) reiterated its determination to clean the sport.China's professional leagues have ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sampras, Moya join hometown hero Li Na for exhibition tournament


December 17th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), Dec 17 (IANS) The central Chinese city of Wuhan gave 2011 Roland Garros champion Li Na a hero's welcome back to her hometown to kick off the Wuhan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Four Chinese held for killing, mutilating prostitutes


December 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) Four robbers who targeted prostitutes, killing and mutilating their victims, have been arrested in a Chinese city, authorities said Tuesday.The four suspects, three men and a ... Read more...

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Chinese map shows theft-prone spots


November 25th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 25 (IANS) Police in a Chinese city have brought out a map that pinpoints the spots where thieves strike on the Metro.The map shows the spots where thieves ... Read more...

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Chinese youth losing interest in football?


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nanchang (China), Oct 22 (IANS) Chinese soccer is on the decline because there are not enough youngsters taking up the game. And to make matters worse, the quality of play ... Read more...

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Fugitive found working as prison guard in China


September 30th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) A man on the run for 10 years after severely assaulting his wife has been found working as a prison guard in a Chinese city.Authorities are ... Read more...

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A Chinese family that has made liquor for 400 years


September 26th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) In an ancient city in northern China, an 82-year-old man has finally retired from his family's liquor-making factory and has handed over the reins of the ... Read more...

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Two Chinese kids die in locked school bus


September 14th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two four-year-old kindergarten girls in a Chinese city were found dead in their school bus where they had accidentally remained locked up for eight hours.The incident ... Read more...

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Six hacked to death in China


September 14th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Six people, including two pre-schoolers, were killed Wednesday morning in a Chinese city by a man armed with an axe. The attack took place on a street ... Read more...

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Chinese city removes sex textbook from shelves


September 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 1 (IANS) Shanghai city has removed from its shelves a textbook on sex education for primary school children because it accidentally arrived prematurely, a media report said.The printing ... Read more...

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