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China’s first bank for technological innovation opens


August 16th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 16 (IANS) China's first bank for technological innovation, a result of joint investment by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) and America's Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), opened here Wednesday.With ... Read more...

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Man held for airing porn clip on live TV


July 20th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) An employee of a TV station in Chongqing city, one of the biggest cities in China, has been arrested for airing a pornographic clip during a ... Read more...

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Chinese disappointed with beauty queens


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Three winners of a beauty pageant in Chongqing, one of the largest cities in China, have failed to convince web users, who said the winners were ... Read more...

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China’s home prices rebound (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More major cities in China saw home prices rise in June as compared to May, as the country's property sector has showed signs of warming following ... Read more...

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China’s home prices rebound


July 18th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More major cities in China saw home prices rise in June as compare to May, as the country's property sector showed signs of warming following government ... Read more...

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Hong Kong tops Chinese competitive city list


May 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Hong Kong has topped a list of the most competitive cities in China and its special territories.The list - "Report on the Competitiveness of Chinese Cities ... Read more...

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Etihad starts codeshare flights with Chinese carrier


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 1 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare flights with Hainan Airlines of China, it was announced Thursday.This is Abu Dhabi-based airline's first ever codeshare ... Read more...

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China opens largest electric car-charging station


January 30th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) China's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping station has been put into operation in Beijing, Xinhua reported quoting sources in the city's power supply ... Read more...

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China’s urban population outnumbers rural for first time


January 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) The number of people living in cities in China has exceeded those living in rural areas for the first time, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ... Read more...

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Fog affects life in China


December 7th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Foggy weather and falling air quality, plaguing various regions and cities in China since Sunday, have led to a surge in the sale of masks.Over 30,000 ... Read more...

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Beijing to invest $1.25 bn to halt march of sand


August 29th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) The Beijing municipality will spend eight billion yuan ($1.25 billion) on planting forests in its neighbouring Hebei province to block the sand blown by wind and ... Read more...

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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 |

Chinese cities asked to upgrade air pollution monitoring system


January 21st, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese authorities have been asked to check and upgrade their air quality monitoring system in urban areas after its 20 cities failed in standard pollution indicator test, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Air China announces second daily nonstop Los Angeles-Beijing flight


January 14th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by BNO News
EL SEGUNDO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Air China on Wednesday announced that a second daily nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Beijing will increase travel options between the nation.The flight, operated with ... Read more...

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Tata Communication launches Ethernet network in 24 nodes


November 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Tata Communications Tuesday launched its next generation Ethernet network in 24 locations around the world."The company's global network upgrade will provide industry-leading network services for both service ... Read more...

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Art of Living ashram to open in China (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will embark on a two-day tour of China Sunday to open the first Art of Living ashram in Beijing.This is the first ... Read more...

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Shanghai named China’s sexiest city


September 20th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Shanghai has topped a poll of the sexiest cities in China because of its "strong economy, iconic buildings, landscape and cultural diversity". Shanghai is closely followed by Hong Kong ... Read more...

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India gets permission to export basmati rice to China


May 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 30 (IANS) India will soon be exporting its sweet-smelling rice to China, which has only recently given its nod for Indian basmati to enter its markets."We have ... Read more...

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Self-perceived age of older Chinese consumers younger than actual age


May 19th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Older Chinese consumers perceive themselves younger than their actual age, an expert has found.He also found that these perceptions affect marketing strategies aimed at these consumers.Rui Yao, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

200 Chinese students fall ill after drinking milk


April 20th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) More than 200 students fell ill after drinking milk during school breakfast in two cities in China, an official said. More than 100 students in primary and middle ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Haagen-Dazs enters Indian market


December 11th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Haagen-Dazs, the American ice cream major, Friday opened its first branded shop in India here. "Our first-ever flagship shop in India will provide consumers with the opportunity to ... Read more...

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Taiwan test-fired missiles capable of hitting China


October 15th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Oct 15 (DPA) Taiwan has test-fired three types of missiles capable of hitting major cities in China, local media reported Wednesday. The test was conducted at the Chiupeng missile base in the ... Read more...

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India’s NIIT bags awards in China


September 30th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) NIIT, a leading IT training company in India, has bagged five Chinese awards including the one for the Most Influential IT Training Brand in China for its ... Read more...

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Taiwan, China launch regular cross-strait flights


September 1st, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Taipei/Beijing, Aug 31 (DPA) Taiwan and China launched regular direct flights Monday, ending Taipei's six-decade ban on air links with the mainland imposed at the end of the Chinese Civil War in ... Read more...

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Guangzhou’s one-dog policy stirs controversy among its citizens


June 18th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), June 18 (ANI): The Chinese city of Guangzhou has stirred controversy by implementing a one-dog policy.Beginning July 1, each household can raise only one pooch.The regulation won't be grandfathered ... Read more...

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Beijing’s claims of clean air called into question


June 18th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): The Chinese environment ministry has called into question Beijing's claims that its air has been drastically cleaned up, from last year's Olympic Games till the present day.Beijing spent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dalai Lama’s French ‘honor’ nothing more than political stunt: Chinese experts


June 9th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 9 (ANI): Chinese experts have termed Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe's meeting with the Dalai Lama to award him an honorary citizenship of the French capital as "a full political stunt."China ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS discrimination rife in China, finds survey


October 31st, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Most adults discriminate against HIV/AIDS patients, shows a survey based on six major cities in China.The survey, which covered 6,000 people, was conducted from February to ... Read more...

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‘US sub-prime crisis, downturn to hit global realty sector’


September 20th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Global financial turmoil, triggered by the US sub-prime crisis, will have a far-reaching impact on the worldwide realty sector in 2009 due to investments drying up and cost ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist’’s aerial technology to calculate emissions during Olympics


August 10th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): With Beijing Olympics on a roll, a team led by an Indian-origin scientist will be using a new technology to understand how the atmosphere responds when a ... Read more...

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Chinas reopening of tiger trade could wipe species off the face of the Earth


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists and conservationists have expressed fear that if China reopens tiger trade, the species could be wiped off the face of the Earth.According to a new ... Read more...

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India successfully tests its longest-range n-capable missile (Lead)


May 7th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
By Jatindra Dash Bhadrak (Orissa), May 7 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully tested its longest-range nuclear capable missile Agni-III, catapulting the country into the select group of nations that have intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBM). ... Read more...

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China to draw up HIV/AIDS prevention policy for gays


February 20th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, Feb 20 (Xinhua) China will come up with a special HIV/AIDS prevention policy this year to combat the rising incidence of the infection in the gay population of the country, the ... Read more...

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