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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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Earthquake shakes China’s Yunnan province


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 20 people have been confirmed dead when a series of devastating earthquakes hit the southwest of china. One of the earthquakes is said to have ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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China to shut hundreds of coal mines


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to close hundreds of small mines over the year to ensure safety in the coal mine industry."We should use the opportunity ... Read more...

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50 dead, 42 missing in China floods


June 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 50 people have died and 42 others are missing following floods triggered by strong rainfall which has been battering many parts of China for ... Read more...

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China braces for heavy rains


May 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash the western and southern regions of China over the next two days, the meteorological authority said Sunday.Heavy rains, hail and high ... Read more...

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Hailstorms in China leave 29 dead, devastate homes


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.According ... Read more...

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Man dies of bird flu in China


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's southwestern province of Guizhou died Sunday from the bird flu virus H5N1, the health ministry said.The man felt unwell Jan 6. ... Read more...

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Drought-hit 14 mn Chinese lack drinking water


September 8th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) Over 14 million people in southwest China are short of drinking water due to a lingering drought, a media report said Thursday.Over six million hectares of ... Read more...

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Drought hits two mn people in China


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 1.8 million people are facing an acute shortage of drinking water due to a severe drought in a Chinese province, authorities said.The drought in the ... Read more...

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175 killed in China floods


June 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Floods in southern China triggered by heavy rains have left 175 people dead and 86 missing during June, the civil affairs ministry said Monday.Four rounds of ... Read more...

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China on highest flood alert, 550,000 evacuated


June 17th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) China Friday raised the alert for floods to the highest level as heavy rains pounded the central and southern provinces, forcing the evacuation of more than ... Read more...

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55,000 evacuated as fresh floods hit China


June 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) Fresh floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in southern China forced the evacuation of more than 55,000 people from their homes, a media report said ... Read more...

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Monica, Pooja in China Open boxing semifinals


May 31st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guiyang City (China), May 31 (IANS) India Tuesday had mixed luck at the China Open boxing tournament with Monica Saun (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75 kgs) entering the semifinals and ... Read more...

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Radiation fears trigger panic buying of salt in China


March 19th, 2011 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) China Friday moved to halt panic buying of salt triggered by rumors that iodized salt could help guard against radiation poisoning. Radiation fears over Japan's crippled ... Read more...

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7,844 dead or missing in China disasters in 2010


January 15th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Natural disasters left 7,844 people dead or missing in China in 2010, an official statement said Friday.The natural calamities also affected 430 million people, the ministry of civil ... Read more...

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China denies copying high-speed rail technology


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) A Chinese official has denied that China's high-speed rail technology has been plagiarised, saying it has developed it on its own.Tian Lipu, director of the State Intellectual Property ... Read more...

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65 killed in China storms


May 8th, 2010 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) The toll in storms in southern China has risen to 65, officials said. About 2.55 million people and 100,000 hectares of land were affected. At least 14 people were ... Read more...

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153 trapped in flooded mine in China


March 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Xiangning (Shanxi, China), Mar.29 (ANI): At least 153 people are reportedly trapped in flooded underground coal mine, rescuers said late Sunday night.The official Xinhua news agency said investigations showed that 261 workers ... Read more...

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China launches ID-based rail ticket system


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) China has launched a new system to issue railway tickets based on passengers' identity, a move aimed at curbing illegal ticket sales during the peak travel season of ... Read more...

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Landslides kill 11 in China


July 1st, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nanchang (China), July 1 (Xinhua) At least 11 people were killed Wednesday in landslides caused by rainstorms in China's Jiangxi and Guizhou provinces, officials said. Rainstorms have hit the eastern Jiangxi and southwestern ... Read more...

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Woman delivers baby under umbrellas!


June 10th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 10 (ANI): A Chinese woman is said to have delivered her baby outdoors while neighbours shielded her with umbrellas from the pouring rain.The woman's husband was said to have ... Read more...

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Meet the Chinese man who spent two months walking wrong way home


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): A Chinese man spent two months walking before realising that the directions he was following did not go towards his hometown in Guizhou.Wang Zhaoqing, 28, had ... Read more...

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World Bank lends $450 mn to China for rail, highway projects


April 17th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (Xinhua) The World Bank said Friday it approved loans totalling $450 million to finance road and rail projects in central and western China. The bank said $300 million would help ... Read more...

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Chinese health ministry says only six infants died of tainted milk powder


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec.2 (ANI): Chinas Ministry of Health has claimed that only six infants died from consuming melamine-tainted milk powder. According to the official Xinhua news agency, health ministry experts have looked into ... Read more...

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Floods force 110,000 people out of China province


June 4th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Guiyang (China), June 4 (Xinhua) Heavy rains that swept China's southwestern province of Guizhou for a month have forced the evacuation of some 113,000 people, the flood control office said Wednesday. Between ... Read more...

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China quake toll goes past 67,000 (Roundup)


May 27th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 27 (Xinhua) China Tuesday updated the toll in the May 12 earthquake in the northwest at 67,187 even as heavy rain and hailstorm killed at least 18 people in Guizhou ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 32,477


May 18th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua) The toll in Monday's devastating earthquake in China rose to 32,477 Sunday, the emergency response office of the State Council said. The quake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter ... Read more...

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29 killed as truck plunges into river in China


May 16th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Guiyang (China), May 15 (Xinhua) At least 29 people were killed and 14 others injured when a farm truck plunged into a river in the south-western province of Guizhou Thursday, the police ... Read more...

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