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Chinese ancient liquor breweries eye heritage list


July 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS)Two Chinese provinces are making a joint bid to have their ancient distilleries of baijiu, or Chinese liquor, recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage sites, according to ... Read more...

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Chinese provinces mull tax reform


June 11th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China will initiate far-reaching tax reforms in nearly a dozen provinces and cities this year.The finance ministry has already approved a tax-reform application from Anhui province. ... Read more...

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11 students drowned in China


June 10th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijng, June 10 (IANS) As many as 11 students died from drowning in two Chinese provinces Saturday, authorities said.In an incident in Heilongjiang province, some four students drowned ... Read more...

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Journalists banned from entering Tibet: Media organisation


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 27 (IANS) China's Tibet Autonomous Region is out of bounds for foreign journalists. This causes media persons to resort to clandestine methods to get into the region, says ... Read more...

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Heavy rains bring relief to drought-hit China


June 5th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Heavy rains Sunday lashed the drought-hit regions of southern China, bringing relief to thousands of people who have been battling a severe drought condition for several ... Read more...

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Chinese officials take to blogging on local websites


April 27th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Micro-blogging internet services have now become very popular among Chinese government officials, including policemen. However, the famous Twitter website has taken a beating and regional internet ... Read more...

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e-book boom in China: Survey


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese people between the ages of 18 and 70 read 613 million electronic books in 2010, according to a survey.The survey conducted by the Chinese Academy ... Read more...

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Sex selection to lead to 20pc more men than women by 2030 in India


March 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): A new study has warned that in the next two decades, large parts of India will have an excess of young men by up to 20 percent because ... Read more...

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China seeks to be most popular place for studies


September 29th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) China wants to become the most popular destination in Asia for overseas students within the next decade.By 2020, the country hopes to attract 500,000 foreign students every year ... Read more...

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China unveils plan to boost foreign investment


April 30th, 2010 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China will offer discounted loans and other incentives to companies to boost foreign investment in the country's inland regions, the commerce ministry has said. The government is eyeing investment ... Read more...

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Disused shaft, slow evacuation blamed for China mine disaster


March 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (DPA) Slow evacuation and the failure to map and seal an adjacent disused shaft were major factors behind the trapping of 153 miners in a flooded Chinese coal shaft, ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas seen eating bones rather than bamboo


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some Chinese pandas have started eating animal bones instead of their traditionally-preferred diet of bamboo, state-run China Central Television has said. The bizarre change in the endangered ... Read more...

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Zardari’s China connection sees him receiving ‘unprecedented’ protocol


September 5th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.5 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari seems to share a special relationship with China, as he receives an extra ordinary welcome in Beijing that no other leader of any state ... Read more...

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Zardari urges Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Hangzhou (China), Aug 23 (Xinhua) Visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has urged Chinese entrepreneurs to set up business ventures in that country in a bid to boost foreign investment. Zardari made the ... Read more...

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Typhoon Morakot causes widespread destruction in China (Second lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Fuzhou (China), Aug 9 (Xinhua) At least one person was killed and millions affected as Typhoon Morakot slammed into Chinese provinces on the eastern coast Sunday, destroying houses and inundating farmlands. Morakot landed ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reiterates demand for Tibetan autonomy in China


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 22 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has reiterated the demand for Tibet''s autonomy. The Dalai Lama, who is on a two-day visit to Chennai delivered, a talk on ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles write letter in blood seeking PM’’s support to their cause


January 14th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Tibetan exiles have appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his support to their struggle for independence of Tibet. The protesters, holding portraits of their spiritual leader Dalai ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles shun New Year celebrations in Dharamsala


January 1st, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Jan 1 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans avoided New Year celebrations in protest against China''s occupation of their homeland. Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdong Ripoche said, "We are doing only religious ceremonies. We ... Read more...

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$120 mn WB loan for China’s eco-farming projects


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (Xinhua) The World Bank (WB) has approved a loan of $120 million for ecology friendly farming projects in China, its China Office here announced Wednesday.The office said farmers in ... Read more...

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I am an honest friend of China: Dalai Lama


June 14th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, believes that he is an honest friend of China and describes himself as pro-Chinese.Actually as far as social ... Read more...

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China sweats it out in its warmest spring for 57 years


May 31st, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): China experienced its warmest spring in fifty-seven years on Friday. According to the China News Service, a meteorologist was quoted as saying that the average temperature in ... Read more...

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Intestinal infection toll mounts to 34 in China


May 9th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Hefei (China), May 9 (Xinhua) The toll in hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) in China rose to 34 Friday with two more deaths reported from the eastern province of Anhui as nearly 25,000 people, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys leave for China


May 2nd, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 2 (IANS) In response to an invitation for talks from the Chinese government, two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama left India Friday for Beijing. "His holiness the ... Read more...

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Bush asks China to re-open dialogue with Dalai Lama


March 27th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI):President George W Bush has urged China to re-open dialogue with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Bush called his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao and emphasized his concerns about ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama supports free foreign media coverage of Tibetan unrest


March 26th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama today said he supported media from all over the world probing the Tibetan unrest. Talking to reporters here he said, It ... Read more...

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‘Tibetan monk killed in China’s Sichuan province’


March 26th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, March 26 (IANS) At least one monk was killed and another seriously injured in China's Sichuan province as hundreds took part in anti-China protests there, said the Tibetan government-in-exile here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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More protests outside Tibet


March 24th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 24 (DPA) Hundreds of Tibetans protested at the weekend in two north-western Chinese provinces despite deployments of security forces, exile groups said Monday, as the government announced charges against five ... Read more...

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Protests reported outside Tibet


March 24th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 24 (DPA) Hundreds of Tibetans protested during the weekend in two northwestern Chinese provinces despite deployments of security forces, exile groups said Monday. Saturday's and Sunday's demonstrations took place in ... Read more...

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Tibetans in Kolkata organise protests


March 21st, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Mar 21 (ANI): Tibetans here have organised an awareness campaign to make people here aware of Chinese actions in Lhasa.Some Tibetan college students have come together to form a ... Read more...

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US House Speaker Pelosi meets Dalai Lama


March 21st, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Dharamshala, Mar 21 (ANI): US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi met Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama here today.Pelosi received a warm welcome at the main temple complex, which ... Read more...

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Tibetan community in Dharamsala to streamline their protest


March 21st, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
Dharamsala/Varanasi, Mar 21 (ANI): The Tibetan government-in-exile has set out guidelines to streamline their anti-China protests.Karma Choephel, the speaker of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile and also the President of the Solidarity Committee, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama willing to go to China if there is a concrete proposal


March 20th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, Mar 20 (ANI): Tibetan religious leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday said that he is willing to go to Beijing, but if some concrete proposal comes from the Chinese Government. ... Read more...

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Tibetan protests cripple economy in Dharamshala


March 20th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Dharamshala, Mar 20 (ANI): The ongoing crusade against Chinese suppression of Tibet by exiles living in Dharamshala has crippled the economy of Buddhist pilgrimage spots. According to protestors, the economy of the ... Read more...

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Tibetans call on international community to pressurise China


March 20th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, Mar 20 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans in Dharamsala have sought the intervention of the international community to put pressure on China to stop its crackdown in Tibet.Shouting anti-China slogans, hundreds of ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetan leaders on hunger strike in Delhi


March 19th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar.19 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan leaders took part in a day-long hunger strike here on Wednesday to protest the Chinese crackdown in Tibet. Forty-two of the 43 members of the Tibetan ... Read more...

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