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90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning in China


September 5th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China's Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.... Read more...

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25,000 affected by snowfall in China


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Over 650 people have been injured and more than 25,000 are facing food shortage and a lack of warm clothing due heavy snowfall in China's southwest ... Read more...

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Chinese arrested after 17 years for murder


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) A suspect, who was among a group of 18 armed poachers who shot dead a government official of the anti-poaching department in China, has been arrested ... Read more...

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When police mistook teachers for cheats in China


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) A group of village teachers in China were assaulted by the police after being mistaken for swindlers in Guangdong province, their group leader said.The six teachers, ... Read more...

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10 killed as tourist bus overturns in China


October 16th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Changsha (China), Oct 16 (IANS) A tourist bus overturned on a highway in the rural area in China's Hunan Province Sunday, killing 10 people and injuring 33 others, local authorities ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves afire in China


October 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 7 (IANS) Two Tibetans were slightly injured after a self-immolation attempt in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday, local authorities ... Read more...

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China’s ‘cancer village’ draws unwelcome attention


August 19th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A village in China's southwestern Yunnan province, where a chemical plant has discharged chromium slag for the last 10 years, is today known as a "cancer ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk immolates self in China


August 15th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) A monk in south west China died Monday after he set himself on fire, Xinhua reported.The incident happened in a Tibetan community in southwest China's ... Read more...

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Eight killed in mine collapse in China


June 25th, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Eight people were killed and seven injured after an iron ore mine collapsed in China's Fujian province Friday, said authorities Saturday.The cave-in was triggered by ... Read more...

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Chinese monk’s self-immolation was planned: Police


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): Police in China's Aba county have claimed that the self-immolation by a Kirti Monastery monk last month was planned and aimed at triggering disturbances.Rigzin Phuntsog, a 16-year-old monk ... Read more...

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22 killed in China wildfire (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) A grassland fire in a mountainous Tibetan region in southwest China proved deadly Sunday when it trapped soldiers and local residents trying to douse the blaze, killing at ... Read more...

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Report: At least 22 killed in China grassland fire


December 5th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- At least 22 people have been killed and several others have been injured after a grassland fire in southwest China, state-run media reported on Sunday.Chinese media said the ... Read more...

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Nine killed in China bus accident


October 21st, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 20 injured Wednesday when a bus collided with a truck in central China's Hunan province, authorities said.The accident occurred at about ... Read more...

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Chinese officials probed after man commits suicide


September 19th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Eight Chinese officials have been removed from their posts or placed under probe following a property dispute that led an elderly man to commit suicide in eastern China, ... Read more...

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13 children injured in China wall collapse


September 8th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) Thirteen children and a teacher were injured when a wall at a privately-run kindergarten in northwest China's Shaanxi province collapsed, an official said Wednesday. The accident happened Tuesday ... Read more...

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10 killed in China road accident


August 25th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) A truck slammed into a roadside crowd in east China's Fujian province, killing 10 people and injuring two, authorities said Wednesday. Eight people died on the spot when the ... Read more...

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Worker kills 11 in drunken rampage in China


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (DPA) A drunken coal worker in northern China killed a customer and then went on a rampage killing 10 other people and injuring a dozen more, officials and state ... Read more...

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More than 300 people trapped, 12, 300 evacuated in China floods


July 18th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 18 (ANI): The Chinese authorities have confirmed that more than 300 people are trapped in floods in China's Chongqing Municipality, while12, 300 others have been evacuated till reports came in ... Read more...

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Toxic copper waste contaminates Chinese river


July 13th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Toxic waste from a copper mine in China has contaminated a river, causing the death of millions of fish, authorities said Monday. About 1.89 million kg of dead fish ... Read more...

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Six dead after eating poisonous plants in China


May 31st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Six people have died and seven fell seriously ill after they ate poisonous plants by mistake in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, local government officials said Monday. The ... Read more...

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Seven die in China kindergarten attack (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) At least six children and a teacher were hacked to death and 20 injured Wednesday morning at a kindergarten in northwest China's Shaanxi province, authorities said. The incident ... Read more...

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Man who killed two in China stabbing spree arrested (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A Chinese man who killed two women and injured seven children with a knife and an axe in Shaanxi province has been arrested, officials said Tuesday. The attacker, ... Read more...

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Two stabbed to death in China


May 11th, 2010 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Two women were killed and seven children injured in China Monday after they were attacked by a man with a knife and an axe, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Four tourists die in hot-air balloon crash in China


October 14th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nanning (China), Oct 14 (IANS) Four Dutch tourists, including one woman, died Wednesday when a hot-air balloon caught fire and crashed in Guilin, a popular tourist destination in south China. Five passengers, all ... Read more...

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Most Taiwanese men, women disapprove of TV ads featuring busty teen girls


June 4th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 4 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that a huge majority of men and women disapprove of TV ads featuring big-breasted teenage girls, who appear to have limited intelligence.The ... Read more...

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China’s Hubei province govt. repeals smoke more order for civil servants


May 7th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): A local government in central China has backed down on an order which asked civil servants to smoke more to help boost the regional economy.The Gong'an County ... Read more...

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Over 300 trapped in China mudslide


April 20th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Yichang (China), April 20 (Xinhua) Disaster relief teams Sunday stretched to rescue more than 300 people in a village in central China that had been nearly totally buried under a massive mudslide. ... Read more...

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