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China seeks explanation from US on its Asia policy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) China Monday sought an explanation from the United States about the "true intentions of the Obama administration's Pivot to Asia policy, especially its new defense strategy".State-run ... Read more...

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Chinese officials being grilled on live TV


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) Facing public grilling on live television can be a tough experience for officials, but some Chinese local governments think it might be an effective measure to ... Read more...

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I’m closing in on world-beater Zhou: Russian weightlifter


August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian weightlifter Tatiana Kashirina Thursday said she is satisfied with her Olympic silver medal because her performance took her one step closer to beating her ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s Yang quits badminton after being expelled


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China's Olympic badminton doubles champion Yu Yang has decided to quit the sport, hours after being disqualified from the Games here for "throwing a match".Her announcement ... Read more...

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British Olympic chief defends Chinese swimmer Ye


July 31st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Colin Moynihan, chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA), has spoken out in defence of 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen against doping suspicions.Ye's swim in ... Read more...

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Chinese fishing ships detained by Russia


July 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Two Chinese fishing ships have been detained off Russia's far-eastern region, Chinese officials in Russia have said.According to the Chinese consulate in the port city of ... Read more...

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Chinese officials put on live TV show sweat it out


July 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) A group of provincial officials in China had a tough time facing public after they were put on a live TV to address residents' grievances.Salary ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys resign


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 3 (IANS) Two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who had been talking to Chinese officials on granting autonomy to Tibet for nearly a decade, have ... Read more...

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China to allow non-animal test for cosmetics


May 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Decks have been cleared in China for using non-animal test methods for cosmetics ingredients, thanks to the support from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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China’s jade trade is off-limits to officials


May 7th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Chinese officials have been barred from the "jade rush", in which excessive mining has almost exhausted reserves of the precious stone.The government of Hotan prefecture, Xinjiang ... Read more...

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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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US, China engaging in cyber war games: Report


April 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) US and Chinese officials have been "discreetly engaging" in cyber war games in a bid to prevent military escalation between the two countries if either felt ... Read more...

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800 Chinese officials punished for negligence


April 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) Over 800 government officials and party workers of the Communist Party of China have been punished for negligence of duty, the government said Monday.A total of ... Read more...

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UAE business team visits Shanghai


April 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) A delegation from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has paid an official visit to Chinese metropolis Shanghai to look at ways to ... Read more...

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Chinese unleash BRICS charm offensive (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Chinese delegation has unleashed a charm offensive and information blitz on their perspective on the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, China, India and South ... Read more...

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Chinese unleash BRICS charm offensive


March 28th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Chinese delegation has unleashed a charm offensive here with bagloads of information on their perspective on the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, China, India ... Read more...

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Apple eyes China expansion


March 27th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Apple Inc. said it was eyeing greater investment and growth in China as its chief executive Tim Cook visited Beijing Monday.The US electronics giant confirmed that ... Read more...

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Congo blast kills over 100 (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Brazzaville, March 4 (IANS) More than 100 people, including three Chinese workers, were killed in an explosion Sunday at a construction site in this capital of the Republic of Congo, ... Read more...

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Chinese officials sacked for dumping baby bodies


March 1st, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Two officials at a hospital in China were Thursday sacked for dumping the bodies of 16 dead foetuses and babies as "hospital waste". The bodies were ... Read more...

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Four Chinese officials jailed over deadly colliery flood


February 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Four officials have been sentenced from three to 13 years in jail for last year's coal mine flooding that killed 13 people in China's Hunan province, ... Read more...

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Top Chinese football referee Lu Jun jailed


February 16th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top Chinese referee has been jailed for more than five years to taking bribes. Lu Jun is seen as the face of Chinese refereeing after officiating ... Read more...

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US to discuss Tibet situation with China


February 11th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 11 (IANS) The issue of increased tensions and violations of human rights in Tibet will come up for discussion during Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to ... Read more...

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China rejects rivalry, begins boundary talks


January 16th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian and Chinese officials Monday began two-day talks here on their decades-old boundary dispute, with Chinese State Councillor Dai Bingguo predicting "a golden period" for ... Read more...

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43,000 Chinese officials probed for abuse of power


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Over 43,000 government officials in China have been investigated this year in cases related to abuse of official power, according to latest figures.Chinese prosecutors from January ... Read more...

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China won’t attack India: PM


December 14th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Dismissing perceptions of threat following reports that Beijing was building a military base in the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his ... Read more...

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China makes economic plans for 2012


December 12th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) High-ranking Chinese officials gathered here Monday for the annual Central Economic Work Conference, which will analyze international and domestic economic situations and map out plans for ... Read more...

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Governor ignores Chinese objection, attends Dalai talk (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Ignoring reported Chinese objections, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday attended a lecture addressed by the Dalai Lama who said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

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Some Chinese officials consider me as a demon: Dalai Lama


December 1st, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid reported objections raised by the Chinese consulate to top government officials attending his speech, the Dalai Lama Thursday said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

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Stephen Fry backs campaign to save tiger


November 28th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Stephen Fry has urged his fans to back a campaign to stop the trade of tiger skins in China.The 54-year-old has joined comedian Ricky ... Read more...

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Man arrested for trying to smuggle 50 snakes on a plane


November 17th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man was arrested for trying to smuggle about 50 snakes on board a flight. The authorities at the Stockholm Arlanda Airport detected the unusual “goods” in ... Read more...

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Minibus carrying preschoolers collides with truck in NW China, killing 20


November 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by BNO News
QINGYANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed on early Wednesday morning when a minibus carrying preschoolers from a kindergarten was involved in an accident in northwestern China, the ... Read more...

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China to give tech help to Pakistan


November 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) China is to collaborate with Pakistan in building some science and technology projects and in joint research.The 17th Session of the China-Pakistan Joint Committee on ... Read more...

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Chinese delegation to visit India, Pakistan


October 29th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) A delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) left here Saturday on a goodwill visit to India, Pakistan and Indonesia.The delegation is being led by ... Read more...

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36,000 Chinese officials probed for duty crimes


October 26th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 36,000 civil service officials in China are investigated annually for allegedly committing crimes while on duty, a report said.A total of 3,205 county-level procuratorates ... Read more...

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