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Chinese man gets death for arson that killed 11


August 20th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A 46-year-old Chinese man was Monday sentenced to death for an arson attack at his girlfriend's family's home that killed 11 people earlier this year.A people's ... Read more...

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China to ensure security at every school by 2013


August 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) With a number of murder incidents taking place in Chinese schools in recent years, the country has decided to beef up security measures at schools ... Read more...

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Over 850,000 evacuated due to China storms


August 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Around 867,000 people have been evacuated from the eastern coast of China after gales lashed the region following the arrival of two tropical storms, the government ... Read more...

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Chinese varsity offers tree-climbing class


July 24th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Interested in climbing trees, but don't know how? Help is at hand. A Chinese university is now offering a class that would train students to "move ... Read more...

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17 killed in China bus accident


June 20th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) At least 17 people died in China early Wednesday when the bus in which they were travelling plunged into a ravine.The accident took place around 2 ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of drugs destroyed in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over four tonnes of drugs, including heroin, opium, marijuana and cocaine, were Sunday destroyed in China.The 4.2 tonnes of drugs and drug-making chemicals were destroyed by ... Read more...

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34 held for selling bogus Chinese IDs


June 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Thirtyfour people have been held in China's Fujian province on charges of selling fake identification certificates to Chinese seeking to cross the border illegally, authorities here ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces labour crisis


April 26th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is facing a shortfall of migrant labour. The city's human resource watchdog says it is happening mainly due to the rising cost of ... Read more...

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Illegal explosives caused China building collapse


April 16th, 2012 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) As nine people were killed in eastern China Sunday after a building collapsed following an explosion, the authorities said it had been caused by explosives illegally ... Read more...

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Blast in garage kills nine in China


April 16th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Fuzhou, April 15 (IANS) An explosion that toppled a residential building and killed nine in east China's Fujian Province Sunday morning was caused by explosives illegally stored in a garage, ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for selling his three children


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling his three children.Huang Liang was sentenced Wednesday in a court in Fujian ... Read more...

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Chinese woman caught, sterilised after second child


November 1st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) A woman in China was caught and forced to undergo sterilisation surgery after she gave birth to her second child, a media report said.The woman was ... Read more...

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22 Chinese women rescued from forced prostitution


August 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 22 women, who were forced to become sex workers in a Chinese city, have been rescued by police, officials said Sunday.Six suspects have been ... Read more...

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16,000 evacuated in China amid flooding fears


June 30th, 2011 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Over 16,000 people were Wednesday evacuated from their homes in southern China as heavy rains overnight raised flooding fears, Xinhua reported.Rains began pounding parts of the ... 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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Man dies after being dragged 30 km by jeep


May 19th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A man crossing a road in China's Fujian province died after he was hit by a car and was then dragged 30 km by a jeep ... Read more...

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China busts child-abduction racket, rescues 22 kids


May 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) A child abduction racket has been busted in southwest China, with the rescue of 22 kidnapped children and nabbing of 40 suspects, officials said Thursday.A 30-year-old ... Read more...

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Fire at 1,000-year-old temple in China


February 7th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fire in a 1,000-year-old temple in China is believed to have destroyed a building of the temple. The Fahai Temple, built in 945 and located in Fuzhou, ... Read more...

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Blood donation in China goes down due to cold


January 14th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Cold weather in China has discouraged people to donate blood, as blood supplies have gone down rapidly in many provinces, officials said."Few are willing to donate blood in ... Read more...

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China launches N-plant simulator


December 29th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China has put into operation its first home-built simulator of a nuclear power plant in the country's southeastern Fujian province, a media report said. The simulator was put ... Read more...

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China busts 6,000 cases involving trademark breach


December 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China has tracked down some 6,000 cases involving trademark violation and counterfeiting worth 798 million yuan ($120 million) in its latest campaign, an official said.Fu Shuangjian, deputy director ... Read more...

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Chinese netizens asked to vote “satisfied” in online poll or have voting rights cancelled


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 22 (ANI): 'Autocratic' China appears to be conducting opinion polls just to appease its Id, with reports claiming that netizens were forced to say they were "satisfied" with at least ... Read more...

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Spectacular ceremony fetes 60 years of India-China ties (Second lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Jugglers, acrobats, folk performers from the Fujian province, magicians, bowl dancers, Indo-Chinese fusion orchestra and Indian Kathak recitals said "Jai ho" to 60 years of diplomatic ... Read more...

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Typhoon ‘Megi’ hits China, 270,000 evacuated


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) More than 270,000 people were evacuated and 79 flights cancelled in China Saturday as typhoon "Megi" hit the country's southeastern part after lashing Philippines and Taiwan where at ... Read more...

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Two get death penalty for selling 46 infants


September 28th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) Two people have been sentenced to death in China for abducting and selling 46 baby boys for up to 40,000 yuan ($5,880) each. Li Diji and Wu Suiqing were ... Read more...

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Typhoon Fanapi kills 54 in China


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) Floods, landslides and heavy downpour brought about by typhoon Fanapi have claimed 54 lives in China's Guangdong province, while 42 people were still missing, officials said Thursday. Over 1.16 ... Read more...

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Typhoon Fanapi hits China


September 20th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Typhoon Fanapi hit China's Fujian province Monday, uprooting trees, ripping off branches and knocking down billboards, but there has been no casualties, officials said. Officials of the Fujian provincial ... Read more...

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China raises typhoon alert


September 19th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) China Sunday raised the alert level for typhoon Fanapi as it nears the country's south coast, a media report said. The meteorological authority said it will make landfall Monday ... Read more...

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China deploys security guards in schools to avoid bloodbath repeat


September 1st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 1 (ANI): China has deployed thousands of security guards in kindergarten and other schools in a bid to prevent violence, by strengthening campus security across the country.According to Xinhua, about ... Read more...

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450 arrested in China telecom scam


August 26th, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Police from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan have busted a gang involved in a major telecommunications scam and arrested 451 suspects. Among those arrested Wednesday, 186 suspects are from ... 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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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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Two foreigners killed in debt dispute in China


June 6th, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Two foreigners were killed and another injured in a debt dispute that turned violent Saturday night in China's Fujian province, police said. A woman from Venezuela was among the ... Read more...

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School attacks: China vows to act firmly


May 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Police in China will not hesitate to use guns and other firearms to prevent attacks on schoolchildren, a top official has said, after a string of assaults ... Read more...

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Nine killed in China kindergarten attack (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Seven children and two adults at a kindergarten were hacked to death Wednesday while 11 students sustained injuries in a frenzied attack in China's Shaanxi province. The ... Read more...

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