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Armyworm outbreak threatens China grain output


August 14th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) The armyworm outbreak in China's key grain producing areas has posed a major threat to the corn and rice crops this year, authorities said Tuesday.The agriculture ... Read more...

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China eyes global rare earth pricing index


August 9th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China, the world's top rare earth producer, plans to establish a global authoritative pricing index for rare earth metals in an effort to enhance its pricing ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... 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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Genetically engineered calf bred in China


June 11th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Scientists at a north China university say they have bred the world's first genetically-modified calf that will produce low-lactose milk in two years. The calf, named ... 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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Beijing forest shield to get thicker


May 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A sprawling green belt protecting China's capital from sandstorm is set to get thicker.A forest belt running 230 km east to west has been created since ... Read more...

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‘Giant flea fed on dinosaur blood like mosquitoes’


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) A giant "flea-like" insect, possibly the oldest of its kind, sneaked up on a sleeping dinosaur and bit it on its soft underbelly to feed on ... Read more...

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Nine dead in China coal mine accident


April 24th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Nine miners died in a blast early Monday at a coal mine in China's Inner Mongolia region, officials said.The explosion took place around 3.20 a.m. in ... 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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Heavy rains lash China


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Heavy rains will continue to lash southern China over the next three days, the National Meteorological Centre said Sunday.The regions south of the Yangtze river and ... Read more...

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Dinosaur fossil discovered in China


April 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Fossilized bones of a dinosaur have been discovered in China's Inner Mongolia region.The Bayan Nur city officials have invited experts to study the remains found by ... Read more...

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Censoring takes 3D ‘Titanic’ fun out for Chinese


April 11th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) While moviegoers flocked to cinemas in China to see the latest 3D version of James Cameron's epic movie "Titanic", many said they were disappointed that they ... Read more...

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China halts operations at hundreds of mines


February 18th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese authorities have halted operations of hundreds of illegal coalmines in the country's resource-rich Inner Mongolia region, officials said Saturday.About 9,000 mines were checked as part ... Read more...

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Chinese firm builds 200-million-tonne coal base


January 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) Shenhua Shendong Coal Group Corp produced 202 million tonnes of commercial coal in 2011, becoming the first 200-million-tonne commercial coal production base in China.The company ... Read more...

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China tests people’s proficiency in Mandarin


December 26th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) A new Chinese proficiency test was launched in China last weekend to improve overall Mandarin proficiency among people in the country.The nationwide language proficiency test is ... Read more...

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China finishes sequencing Genghis Khan descendant’s genome


December 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) China said Sunday that it has finished sequencing the genome of a direct descendant of Genghis Khan.In 1206, a man known as Temujen was crowned Genghis ... Read more...

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Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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1,000-year-old coins unearthed in China


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 200 coins that were used 1,000-years ago were excavated in China, archaeologists said Tuesday.The green verdigris-covered coins were unearthed at a construction site in ... Read more...

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Natural disasters in China killed over 200 in July


August 7th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Natural disasters left at least 204 people dead in China in July, according to a latest government report.Around 25 people went missing in the disasters, Xinhua ... Read more...

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54 killed in China storms


July 27th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) At least 54 people have been killed in storms that hit China since the weekend, the government announced Wednesday.The National Disaster Reduction Committee said thunderstorms accompanied ... Read more...

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17 dead in China floods


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in China's 11 provinces have left at least 17 people dead, including four children, officials said.The ministry of ... Read more...

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Beijing, Shanghai top China’s well-being index


June 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin cities of China have topped the list of the country's well-being index prepared by scholars as part of an academic report.The report, ... Read more...

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Global meet in China to discuss desertification


June 14th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) More than 500 scholars, entrepreneurs and officials from all over the world are expected to meet in China next month to discuss the prevention of "desertification" ... Read more...

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Caterpillars stop train in China


June 13th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Caterpillars forced a train to stop in China after they gummed up the wheels and created a thick sticky layer on the track as it chugged ... Read more...

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Chinese man executed in 1996 was innocent


May 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) A man executed in China 15 years ago for rape and murder was probably innocent, the Shanghai Daily reported Wednesday.Hugejile Tu, 18, was executed in June ... Read more...

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Largest-ever fossil spider from Jurassic era found


April 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Researchers have unearthed the world's largest known spider fossil - 165 million years old with a six inch leg span - from the Inner Mongolian region of China.Its ... Read more...

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Biggest ever spider fossil found in Mongolia


April 21st, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ulaanbaatar, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists have found the biggest prehistoric spider fossil in Inner Mongolia. The creature was well preserved and scientists have been able to determine even the minute details ... Read more...

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China displays 54 million-year-old rabbit skull


February 6th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) A rabbit skull, believed to be about 54 million years old, has been put on display at a museum here.The fossil is part of a special exhibition at ... Read more...

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Huge source of oil, gas found in South China Sea


January 17th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) Chinese geologists have detected "super-thick" oil and gas-rich strata in the South China Sea and also identified 38 offshore oil and gas basins, a media report said Monday.The ... Read more...

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UFO Sighting Leads To Closure Of Chinese Airport


October 7th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of UFO's hovering over the Chinese skies has again hogged the limelight after a reports emerging that claim that an unidentified object has again ... Read more...

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UFO shuts down airports temporarily in China


October 6th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
UFO’s have managed to create havoc in the Chinese air space. A few Chinese airports needed to be closed down for a brief period of time otherwise the aircrafts would have collided ... Read more...

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UFO scare prompts Chinese airport to shut down


October 6th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A Chinese airport temporarily closed on Tuesday amid fears that one of the passenger planes could collide with an unidentified flying object (UFO) that was seen in ... Read more...

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‘UFO’ collision threat shuts down Chinese airport


October 5th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): An airport in China was forced to shut down to prevent packed passenger jets crashing into a UFO.The 'flat and tubular' object hovered two miles from Bootee ... Read more...

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With winter months away, snow starts to fall in northwest China


September 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
XINJIANG UYGUR AUTONOMOUS REGION, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- With the start of the winter still several months away, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has already experienced its first snowfall of the ... Read more...

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