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China builds replicas of British towns (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estate developers in China are now copying Tudor buildings, cobbled streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the ... Read more...

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China builds replicas of British towns


August 9th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estat streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the British way of life.e developers in China are now ... Read more...

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No more photos with Siberian tiger cubs in China


July 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Wildlife conservation and forestry departments in a Chinese province have announced that visitors will not be allowed to click themselves with Siberian tiger cubs at a ... Read more...

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China to use chicken army to fight locusts


July 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) An "army of chickens" will be employed by the administration of a Chinese province to fight locusts in its pastureland.Gansu province in northwest China will send ... Read more...

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Wind, solar power belong to state, claims Chinese province


July 4th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) In a bizarre draft regulation released by a province in China, climate resources like wind and solar power belong to the state and that any exploitation ... Read more...

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Chinese kids fall ill after drinking soda water


June 6th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) A total of 26 pupils in a Chinese province displayed symptoms of poisoning after drinking soda water offered for free by street vendors Wednesday.The pupils from ... Read more...

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Four dead, 30 hurt in China storm


May 10th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) At least four people have died and 30 others were injured in storms and tornadoes in a central Chinese province, officials said. Hunan province has been ... Read more...

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Four dead, 540,000 hit by China rains


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Continuous torrential rain in an eastern Chinese province has killed four people and affected more than 540,000, the government said.Till Wednesday, over 18,000 residents in Jiangxi ... Read more...

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Over 750,000 hit by storms in China


May 1st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Heavy rains and hailstorms have affected over 750,000 people in a central Chinese province, officials said Tuesday.Rain has battered Hunan province since April 28, affecting thousands ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola reassures product safety in China


May 1st, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The Coca-Cola Company has reassured its product safety after completing major corrective measures undertaken at the request of a quality watchdog in a Chinese ... Read more...

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Chinese official given death for taking bribe


April 27th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A 60-year-old former political advisor in a Chinese province was Friday sentenced to death for taking around $2 million in bribes and sanctioning projects in return. ... Read more...

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Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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Chinese paleontologists discover large feathered dinosaur


April 6th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Paleontologists in northeastern China have discovered fossils of a large feathered dinosaur, disproving a widely believed theory that large dinosaurs were featherless, according to research published in ... Read more...

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11,000 hit by hand-foot-mouth disease in China


March 31st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) More than 11,000 people have been affected and at least four have died from the infectious hand-foot-mouth disease in a Chinese province, health authorities said Saturday.During ... Read more...

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Chinese province spends $4mn on toilets


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Qinghai province in northwest China is to invest 27 million yuan ($4.3 million) in building 80 public toilets alongside main roads and tourism routes, China Daily ... Read more...

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Wrong treatment leads to Hepatitis C cases in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Improper diagnosis and treatment in clinics in a Chinese province have lead to over 100 Hepatitis C cases, the health department said.The cases have been reported ... Read more...

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Chinese province school buses to have GPS


February 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) All school buses in China's Gansu province will have satellite-based tracking system installed in them by the end of this year, authorities said.The move comes following ... Read more...

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Chinese province steps up use of English


February 15th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) Civil servants in a Chinese province will learn to speak English by the year 2015 to provide better services to people.All civil servants with a ... Read more...

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World’s ‘most expensive’ tea is flavored with panda poo


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Panda is obviously sacred to the Chinese people but to one businessman, there is a whole lot reason why the animal is special. A 41-year-old professor grows ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in peanuts, cooking oil


December 31st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) Food safety regulators in a Chinese province have detected carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin in peanuts and cooking oil.The chemical was found in the food items in Shenzhen ... Read more...

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Rat-borne disease kills 10 in China


December 31st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A fatal disease spread by rats has claimed 10 lives in an eastern Chinese province this year, officials said.Between October and November alone, around 140 people ... Read more...

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Chinese women forced to register for morning-after pill


December 29th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) It's not easy for women in a Chinese province to have unprotected sex and then buy morning-after pills as the government has made it compulsory to ... Read more...

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In Chinese province, officials to be judged by performance


December 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Achieving a civil servant's position in China has literally meant a sort of guarantee of a lifelong employment in government office. But now things aren't likely ... Read more...

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Chinese family sheds clothes for child’s hospital bills


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) A debt-ridden family in a Chinese province opted to move out on streets without any clothes on to seek public help in paying off their baby's ... Read more...

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Action against 113 in China’s tainted pork scandal


November 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 113 people, including 77 government employees, have been penalised in a Chinese province over a chemical tainted pork scandal, Xinhua reported Saturday.The scandal ... Read more...

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Building collapse kills six in China


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) An under-construction building collapsed in a Chinese province, killing six people and injuring seven others, officials said.The incident took place in southern Guangdong province Tuesday, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Storms bring down 1,500 houses in China


November 8th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) Gales and hailstorms have brought down around 1,500 houses in a Chinese province, affecting over 33,000 people, officials said.Though there was no report of casualties, residents ... Read more...

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Wild elephant kills Chinese man


November 7th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) A villager was killed by a wild Asian elephant in a southwest Chinese province, officials said.The incident took place in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Yunnan ... Read more...

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Xinjiang beckons Indian filmmakers


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Cashing in on the popularity of Bollyood films and stars like Shah Rukh Khan in China, Nur Bekri, governor of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... Read more...

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Fake medicines worth $30 mn seized in China


November 1st, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) Fake medicines worth 190 million yuan (around $29.9 million) have been seized in a Chinese province, police said.The seizure was made in central China's Henan province ... Read more...

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Man kills nine in China


September 28th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) A man in a Chinese province killed nine people as he believed his wife was cheating on him, police said.Qin Changcheng, a 32-year-old fruit vendor, went ... Read more...

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Chinese monks prevented from self-immolation


September 26th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Two monks were rescued after they set themselves on fire Monday in a southwestern Chinese province, authorities said.The incident took place in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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58 die in China rains


September 24th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in a northwest Chinese province left at least 58 people dead, authorities said Saturday.Over 285,800 people in Shaanxi ... Read more...

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Chinese province bans dog meat festival


September 20th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Authorities in a Chinese province were forced to call off and ban a dog meat festival following public protests over the event, the Global Times reported.The ... Read more...

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14 dead in China floods


September 20th, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 14 people have died and more than three million people affected in rain-triggered floods in a southwestern Chinese province, authorities said.At least 11 people ... Read more...

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