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702 dead, 1,042 missing in China mudslides (Lead)

August 10th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 702 people were killed and 1,042 went missing in rain-triggered mudslides in northwest China's Gansu province, authorities said Tuesday. The death toll due to mudslides has reached ... Read more...

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China raises bank reserve ratio to combat inflation

March 18th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 18 (Xinhua) Hours after Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said his government would take steps to control soaring inflation, China's central bank Tuesday raised the deposit reserve ratio of commercial banks ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers clash over POSCO steel plant

December 1st, 2007 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Jagatsinghpur/Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Dec 1 (ANI): Orissas Jagatsinghpur District continues to simmer with protests over opposition to a proposed 12 billion dollar steel plant being planned by South Korean steelmaker POSCO. The plant would ... Read more...

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