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24 injured in China train accident


August 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Harbin (China), Aug 23 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured when two passenger trains collided at a railway station in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Thursday, local authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Four killed in China stabbing, arson attack


August 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Four people were killed in a suspected stabbing and arson attack in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Saturday, police said.The incident took place in a residential area ... Read more...

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China launches solar-powered buses


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Buses that run on electricity generated by solar photovoltaic cells have been launched for the first time in a city in northeast China, a media report ... Read more...

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Mentally challenged Chinese kills US businessman


July 13th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) A visiting US businessman has been killed by a suspected schizophrenic Chinese in Beijing city, leading to concerns being raised over handling of such suspects with ... Read more...

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Six dead in China road accident


June 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) At least six people were killed and four injured in a minivan-truck collision in China's Heilongjiang province, said police Friday.According to the provincial security department, the ... Read more...

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Beijing hospital sued after patient dies


May 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The family of a Chinese man who died after lung surgery in a hospital in northeast China has sued the surgeon here, a media report said ... Read more...

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Trapped miner found alive after 17 days


May 19th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) In a miraculous escape, a miner has been found alive 17 days after being trapped underground following a coal mine flood in China's Heilongjiang province, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Two officials sacked after mine flood in China


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Two officials in China have been sacked following flooding in a coal mine that left nine people dead, the authorities said Thursday.The two officials who are ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes Russia’s Far East near border with China


October 14th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
SKOVORODINO, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Russia's Far East near the border with northeast China on late Friday afternoon, seismologists and officials said, causing some damage but no casualties.The ... Read more...

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China’s two mn police officers to take test


September 25th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) Chinese police officers, who number around two million, will have to sit for a qualification examination to test their abilities to carry out their duties this ... Read more...

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Blast at chemical plant in China; nine killed


April 14th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least nine people have died in an explosion at a chemical plant in northeast China, Xinhua reported Thursday.The explosion and fire occurred at 10.10 p.m. ... Read more...

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China detects ‘extremely low level radiation’ from Japan


March 29th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China has detected extremely low levels of radioactive material in the air from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.According to a statement issued by China's National Nuclear Emergency Coordination ... Read more...

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China to check its food, water for radiation


March 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China's Ministry of Health has ordered local administrators in 14 areas, including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and some coastal provinces to test their drinking water and food for radiation.The move ... Read more...

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Chinese students hospitalised after eating noodles


December 24th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Over 20 students in China's Heilongjiang province fell sick after eating noodles in school and had to be rushed to hospital, officials said Friday.The students of Deqiang Primary ... Read more...

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Chinese teenage helpline swamped with sex queries


December 5th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) A mental health helpline set up for teenagers in China is now being flooded with queries - most of them related to sex.Zhu Guangyu, in charge of the ... Read more...

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‘Chinese journalists still face attacks, harassment’


November 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 6 (ANI): General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP), China's top press watchdog, has warned against the "complicated occupational environment" facing more than 700,000 media professionals amid a number of ... Read more...

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Gas explosion at southwest China mine kills at least 7


October 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven miners were killed on Friday when a gas explosion hit a coal mine in southwest China, state-run media reported.The blast at the Zhaojiahe Mine ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 37 after last miners found dead in central China mine


October 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
YUZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a gas leak at a central China coal mine on Saturday has risen to 37, the government said, concluding recovery operations at the ... Read more...

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200 Chinese pilots gave fake credentials


September 7th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 200 pilots in China submitted fake records of their flying histories, and they were employed by airlines desperate for staff, the country's civil aviation authority has said. Investigations ... Read more...

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Chinese airline involved in crash suspends operations


August 26th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) The company whose aircraft was involved in Tuesday's deadly crash which killed 42 people and injured 54 has decided to cancel all its flights for safety reviews, officials ... Read more...

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Crashed Chinese plane’s black box found in Yichun


August 25th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 25 (ANI): The black box of the passenger plane that crashed in China's Heilongjiang Province killing 42 people and injuring 44 others on Tuesday, has reportedly been found in Yichun ... Read more...

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Crashed Chinese plane’s pilot alive, but unable to talk


August 25th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 25 (ANI): The pilot of a passenger plane that crashed in China's Heilongjiang Province, killing 42 people and injuring 44 others on Tuesday, is reportedly alive but unable to talk.Doctors ... Read more...

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No plane crash for nearly six years in China


August 25th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China had kept a remarkable air travel safety record of 2,100 days or 69 months without accidents before a passenger plane crash in Heilongjiang province Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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Someone threw me out, says boy who survived China crash


August 25th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) "Someone dragged me to the emergency exit door and threw me out," said an eight-year-old survivor of the horrific crash in China's Heilongjiang Province that killed 42 people. The ... Read more...

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Black box of ill-fated Chinese plane found


August 25th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) The black box of a passenger plane, which crashed in northeast China killing 42 people, was found Wednesday morning. The E-190 jet of Henan Airlines with 91 passengers and ... Read more...

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Blast at southwest China fireworks factory kills at least six


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by BNO News
QINGZHOU CITY, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed and nearly a dozen others were injured after an explosion at a fireworks factory in southwest China, state-run media reported.The ... Read more...

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Four missing after boat capsizes in northeast China


August 20th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
HARBIN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people remain missing after a passenger boat capsized in northeast China on early Friday morning, state-run media reported.The incident happened around 7.40 a.m. local time on ... Read more...

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Twenty dead, more than 150 injured after fireworks factory explodes in northeast China


August 17th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
HARBIN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Twenty people were killed and more than 150 others were injured after a massive explosion destroyed a fireworks factory in northeast China on Monday, officials said on ... Read more...

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Death toll in China’s fireworks factory explosion rises to 19


August 17th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): The death toll in Monday's explosion at a fireworks factory in China's Heilongjiang province has climbed to 19, with five missing and another 153 injured.The incident took ... Read more...

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30,000 trapped after rains hit China


July 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) More than 30,000 people were trapped by floodwaters in a town in northeast China after torrential rains, officials said Wednesday. Telecommunications were down in Kouqian town in Jilin ... Read more...

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China to build more nuclear power plants


June 18th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) China has selected four new sites in its northeast for construction of nuclear power plants with an aim to generate four million KW of electricity every year. Experts ... Read more...

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17 babies fall ill after given expired injections


May 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Seventeen babies fell ill and a 13-month-old boy went into coma after they were allegedly injected with expired medicine at a hospital in China's Heilongjiang province. The babies were ... Read more...

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Tibetan mastiff gives birth to 26 pups!


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 10 (ANI): A heroine Tibetan mastiff is said to have given birth to an astonishing 26 number of pups.According to the Xinhua News Agency, the pups, born on April ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolts China, Russia border (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted the border region between China and Russia Thursday morning, according to China Earthquake Networks Centre (CNEC). The CNEC said that the quake struck ... Read more...

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42 killed in China mine explosion (Lead)


November 21st, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) At least 42 miners were killed in a gas explosion in a coal mine in northeast China Saturday, an official said. The explosion in a mine in Hegang city ... Read more...

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