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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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Rapid social change led to kid-stabbing spree in China


May 11th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Stress brought about by rapid social changes created tension and caused mental illness which led attackers in China stab over 60 schoolchildren in a string of knife attacks ... Read more...

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Doctor who killed 8 kids executed in China


April 28th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) A mentally-unstable doctor who stabbed eight schoolchildren to death was executed Wednesday in China's Fujian province, a media report said. Zheng Minsheng, 41, who murdered the eight children March ... Read more...

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China’s undersea tunnel opens to traffic


April 26th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Xiamen (China), April 26 (IANS) China's first undersea tunnel connecting the southeastern Fujian province with Xiamen island was opened to traffic Monday. The Xiamen island is one of the special economic zones launched ... Read more...

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Man who killed 8 kids blames girlfriend for it


April 9th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) A mentally-unstable man who stabbed eight schoolchildren to death in China has put the blame on the woman who "dumped" him. Former community doctor Zheng Minsheng, 41, who was ... Read more...

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Eight detained for child trafficking in China


March 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Eight people, including two women, have been detained after being caught selling infants in China's Fujian province, police said Saturday. Frontier defence police in Fuzhou city, capital of Fujian, ... Read more...

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Chinese man planned to kill 30 students


March 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) The 42-year-old former community doctor in China's Nanping city, who stabbed 13 primary school students Tuesday morning, killing eight of them, has said he planned to kill 30 ... Read more...

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School in China reopens after stabbing incident


March 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) Classes resumed at the primary school in China's Fujian province Wednesday, a day after a mentally unstable man stabbed eight children to death. Schoolchildren returned to the Nanping Experimental ... Read more...

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Chinese man stabs eight school children to death (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A mentally unstable man stabbed eight children to death and injured five others at a primary school in east China Tuesday, authorities said. Police have arrested the man ... Read more...

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Man kills six children in Chinese school


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A man stabbed and killed six children and injured seven at a primary school in east China's Fujian province Tuesday, authorities said. The injured children were taken to hospital, ... Read more...

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Chinese couple observe “no fighting day”!


December 25th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Li Weixun and Xiao Yan, a couple from Xiamen, Fujian province, do not quarrel on a fixed day of the week calling it "no fighting day".Weixun from ... Read more...

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Tourists delighted with Beijing snowfall


November 2nd, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) Tourists to the Chinese capital enjoyed the artificially-induced snowfall as bus routes to the city's suburbs were suspended. In Xiangshan mountain on the outskirts of Beijing, a tourist ... Read more...

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Lead poisoning, 120 kids ill in China


September 27th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Xiamen (China), Sep 27 (Xinhua) More than 120 children have fallen ill due to lead poisoning in southeast China's Fujian province, authorities said. Of the 287 children aged under 14 tested in ... Read more...

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“Typhoon Morakot” devastates Eastern China, Taiwan coastline, one million relocated


August 10th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.10 (ANI): A devastating typhoon in the coastal provinces of East China, has left at least one person dead and caused the evacuation and relocation of nearly a million people.A China ... Read more...

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Typhoon Morakot kills 6 in Taiwan


August 9th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IBNS
Taiwan, Aug 9 (IBNS) At last six people dies and 29 others are missing after Typhoon Morakot headed towards China from Philippines, forcing the evacuation of nearly 1 million people Sunday, a ... Read more...

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China braces for typhoon Morakot


August 7th, 2009 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (Xinhua) As typhoon Morakot gains momentum and churns toward China's mainland, provinces in coastal regions are busy bracing for its impact. The first major typhoon of the season was located ... Read more...

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A/H1N1 flu cases exceed 1,000 count in China


July 5th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): The Chinese mainland confirmed 42 new cases of A/H1N1 influenza till Saturday, bringing the total to 1002.Southern Guangdong Province reported 15 new cases; Beijing confirmed 13 and ... Read more...

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Chinese woman caught using high-tech devices to cheat on driving test


June 18th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): A Chinese woman was caught with high tech devices while taking an exam for a driver's licence, when a receiver fell out of her mouth due to ... Read more...

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China cancels weightlifting Grand Prix


June 1st, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (Xinhua) The 2009 China Grand Prix has been cancelled because of the global outbreak of influenza A (H1N1), commonly known as swine flu, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has ... Read more...

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China says it is not the origin of the global swine flu outbreak


April 30th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.30 (ANI): The Chinese government has rejected as "groundless" foreign reports labeling the country as the origin of the swine flu outbreak.According to the reports, dead pigs found in Fuqing, Fujian ... Read more...

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Fifteen killed in fire in bar in China


February 1st, 2009 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Fuzhou (China), Feb 1 (Xinhua) Fifteen people were killed in a fireworks accident in Changle city in east China's Fujian province, government said.The accident occurred at 23.30 p.m. Saturday after people set ... Read more...

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Five killed as cargo ship sinks off China


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Dalian (China), Nov 2 (Xinhua) At least five sailors were killed and three missing after a container ship sank off a port in northeast China's Liaoning province, authorities said Sunday. The ship ... Read more...

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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits China, leaves 13 killed in Taiwan (Lead)


July 18th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Fuzhou (China), July 18 (Xinhua) Tropical storm Kalmaegi hit China's southeast coast Friday after causing severe devastation in Taiwan, leaving at least 13 dead and eight missing, officials said. The relatively weakened ... Read more...

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Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves at least five dead in Taiwan


July 18th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, July 18 (DPA) Typhoon Kalmaegi caused severe destruction in Taiwan, leaving at least five people dead and several missing as it moved towards China Friday. An army officer slipped into a ... Read more...

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Taiwan, China launch historic weekend charter flights


July 4th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Taipei, July 4 (Xinhua) China and Taiwan launched their historic weekend charter flights with the first cross-Strait flight from mainland China landing at Taipei Taoyuan airport early Friday morning. More than 100 ... Read more...

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Taiwan expands travel links with China


June 19th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, June 19 (DPA) Taiwan expanded travel links with China Thursday to allow all its citizens to reach the mainland China via two offshore islands. Taiwanese will be able to travel via ... Read more...

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Torch Relay en-route in spite of Sichuan quake


May 13th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The torch relay for the 2008 Beijing Olympics will not alter its route in spite of the devastation caused by Mondays earthquake in China's southwest Sichuan ... Read more...

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Olympic torch to pass through Quanzhou, Xiame


May 11th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Fuzhou (China), May 11 (Xinhua) The Olympic flame will start its relay Monday in Quanzhou and Xiamen, the home city of millions of overseas Chinese and a special economic zone in China's ... Read more...

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At least 11 missing in boat mishaps off Chinese coast


February 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Hangzhou (China), Feb 25 (Xinhua) Chinese maritime rescue service officials are searching for at least 11 seamen who have been missing off the east coast after two separate accidents over the weekend, ... Read more...

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