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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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Samsung to make on-site inspections on Chinese suppliers


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 4 (IANS) South Korean tech behemoth Samsung Electronics Tuesday said it will make on-site inspections on all 105 suppliers in China by the end of September as part ... Read more...

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China woos Indian tourists


August 29th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The tourism departments of Macau, Hong Kong and Guangdong province in China have come together to woo Indian travellers -- and have vowed to provide ... Read more...

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Explosives-laden truck explodes at Chinese cement factory, 9 dead


August 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
A truck carrying more than 7 tonnes (15,400 pounds) of explosives blew up at a cement factory in southern China on Monday, killing nine people and leaving another person missing, government officials ... Read more...

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30,000 antiques to be salvaged from sunken Chinese ship


August 19th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) More than 30,000 antiques will be salvaged from an ancient merchant vessel that sank 500 years ago off the coast of southeast China's Guangdong province.On the ... Read more...

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Typhoon Kai-Tak causes havoc in China (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports in China Friday with transport services being suspended as Typhoon Kai-Tak battered southern regions of the country.Kai-Tak, the 13th ... Read more...

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China to regulate bad behaviour, says no to spitting


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China wants to regulate bad public behaviour like spitting, littering and cutting in line, said a state-run Chinese daily Friday.An article in the Op-Ed section of ... Read more...

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China braces for typhoon Kai-Tak


August 17th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has ordered the fishing vessels to return to harbour and suspended rail services in coastal regions that are in the path of typhoon Kai-Tak.The storm ... Read more...

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Kidnapper holding girl shot dead


August 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in China's Guangdong province was shot dead after he kidnapped a 10-year-old girl, China Daily reported Sunday.The incident occurred Saturday evening in the provincial ... Read more...

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Chinese who took girl hostage shot dead


August 11th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) A knife-wielding man who took a girl child hostage in south China's Guangdong province Saturday morning was gunned down by the police.The incident happened at about ... Read more...

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Chinese official held for sodomising minors


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A provincial government official in China has been arrested for molesting, sodomising and raping four underage boys.Li Jun, a section chief with the Civil Affairs Bureau ... Read more...

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‘US sending wrong signals over South China Sea’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) A recent statement by the US State Department on the South China Sea sent wrong signals, and did not help with the peace and stability in ... Read more...

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Chinese city installs 70 cameras to save lake


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a novel approach to prevent a lake from becoming a dumping ground of human waste by local residents, authorities in China's Guangdong province have installed ... Read more...

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Yi Jianlian to carry flag for China in London


July 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Chinese basketball player Yi Jianlian has been chosen to carry the flag of China at the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games Friday."I am honoured ... Read more...

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Chinese work 16 hours a day to make Olympic toys


July 25th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Workers in sweatshops across China who are making toys of London Olympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville are toiling for up to 16 hours a day in ... Read more...

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Fake currency worth over $18 mn seized in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Fake currency notes worth 118 million yuan ($18.5 million) have been seized and 463 suspects were arrested for counterfeit money related crimes in a special crackdown ... Read more...

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Over 400 held, fake notes seized in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A total of 463 suspects have been arrested and fake currency notes with face value of 118 million yuan (around $18 million) seized in a countrywide ... Read more...

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Woman dies after wine drinking bet


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of ethanol poisoning after she drank a full bottle of strong rice wine following a 100 yuan ($15) bet with her colleagues, ... Read more...

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Chinese tutorial on how to find rich husbands!


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese woman who married a multimillionaire has started tutoring other women on how to can find a rich husband. The class covers topics like how ... Read more...

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3,600 crocodiles rescued in China


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Around 3,600 smuggled Siamese crocodiles have been saved by police from being served as exotic dishes in China's Guangxi Zhuang region, Xinhua reported Saturday.Veterinarians provided medical ... Read more...

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Apple pays $60 mn for iPad trademark in China


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $60 million to Proview Technology (Shenzhen) to settle the dispute over the iPad trademark, a court announced Monday.Apple has transferred ... Read more...

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20 die in China explosion


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 14 injured Friday in a massive blast triggered by oil that leaked from a truck in south China's Guangdong province, authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese mafia ring busted, 58 held


June 19th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) A total of 58 ex-convicts of a "mafia-style" gang have been detained following a massive police crackdown in southern China.The gang was busted in Conghua city ... Read more...

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Chinese policeman jailed for life over bribe


June 15th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) A former police officer in China's Guangdong province who took bribes from mafia-style gangs and served as an umbrella for their illegal activities has been sentenced ... Read more...

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Chinese man wants gender changed at 84!


June 14th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) A Chineses man wants to undergo surgery for getting his gender changed at a ripe age of 84.Qian Jinfan, a calligrapher by profession, in Guangdong province ... Read more...

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Bikni-clad weather presenters told to cover up


June 13th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Two models, hosting a late-night weather forecast programme on a Chinese television show, have been forced to cover themselves up after they drew sharp reactions from ... Read more...

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Woman beheads son to take revenge on husband


June 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) A woman in China beheaded her four-year-old son to take revenge on her husband, a media report said Friday.Police arrested the 29-year-old woman but did not ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing salt used to preserve eggs in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over 100,000 salted duck eggs and two tonnes of an industrial salt used to preserve them have been seized in China after it was found the ... Read more...

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Chinese hospital issues I-cards on sperm health


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) A hospital in China has begun issuing identity cards to men based on their sperm health. The men are given a certificate, which shows sperm count ... Read more...

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China, Thailand to hold joint military training


May 9th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Marine forces of China and Thailand will hold a 21-day joint military training in China's Guangdong province, the Ministry of National Defence sources said.According to the ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm grounds over 100 flights in China


April 28th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) A thunderstorm in China's Guangdong province grounded over 100 flights at an airport Friday night, said authorities.The incident occurred in the provincial capital of Guangzhou.The ... Read more...

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End discrimination, Chinese student tells CEOs


April 27th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A female student has shot off letters to the chiefs of China's top 500 enterprises to protest sexual discrimination at the work place, a media report ... Read more...

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No top post for Chinese officials with family abroad


April 27th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Officials who have all their family members living abroad will now be ineligible to hold the top position in any department in a Chinese city, a ... Read more...

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China busts noodle mafia


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A gang that controlled supplies to a well-known snack store chain has been broken up in China's Guangzhou city, a media report said Friday.The gang used ... Read more...

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Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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