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China launches rare earth trading platform


August 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China Wednesday launched a trading platform for rare earth metals as part of its efforts to regulate the sector and strengthen its pricing power for the ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

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China issues sandstorm alert


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) China's meteorological authorities Sunday issued a low-level alert against sandstorms that are expected to hit the country's northwest regions.China has a four-colour coded warning system, ... Read more...

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Ex-convicts find jobs


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Thanks to a web site, a former Chinese convict has got a job after serving 17 years in prison.Community corrections aided nearly 600,000 get work in ... Read more...

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China’s oil reserves went up 20 percent in 2011


February 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources has said the country discovered 1.37 billion tonnes of oil reserves in 2011, up 20.6 percent from a year earlier.It ... Read more...

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Ancient Chinese forest found under volcanic ash


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) A forest in north China that was preserved under a layer of volcanic ash deposited nearly 300 million years ago has been found.The fossil forest, located ... Read more...

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China makes police protect sheep from wolves


January 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) In yet another interesting job for policemen in China, armed patrols have been ordered to escort sheep amid increasing numbers of wolf attacks this winter.Police in ... Read more...

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Four Chinese held for killing, mutilating prostitutes


December 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) Four robbers who targeted prostitutes, killing and mutilating their victims, have been arrested in a Chinese city, authorities said Tuesday.The four suspects, three men and a ... Read more...

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World’s first desert geopark opens in China


September 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) The world's first desert geopark opened has opened in China, authorities said.The geopark was opened Monday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, reported Xinhua.Geoparks are ... Read more...

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Rainstorms, floods affect 3.8 mn in China


August 17th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) Over 3.8 million people have been affected by a recent wave of rain storms and floods that hit various parts of China and left at least ... Read more...

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Flooding in China’s Inner Mongolia region kills at least 22


August 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, MONGOLIA (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy rainfall and flooding in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in recent weeks has left at least 22 people killed and nearly 2 million others affected, ... Read more...

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At least 8 killed in northern China minibus crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by BNO News
HOHHOT, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed in northern China when a small minibus collided with another vehicle, officials said Friday.The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. local ... 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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When caterpillars stopped a train in China


June 1st, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Swarms of caterpillars delayed a cargo train in China for three hours as they invaded a section of the railway track, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Fossilized ancient rabbit skull on display in Beijing


February 7th, 2011 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fossilized skull of an ancient rabbit believed to be about 54 million years old was put on display here for visitors to mark the Chinese lunar year ... Read more...

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US-China to build world’s largest solar plant


January 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6(ANI): A US-based renewable energy company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a Chinese company to jointly develop the world's largest solar power plant.According to the China Daily, ... Read more...

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China needs 300 years to win battle against desert


January 6th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Seeking to reclaim land swallowed by deserts, China has launched a massive "go green" campaign but says the country still needs 300 more years to win the battle ... Read more...

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‘It will take 300yrs to reclaim land swallowed by deserts in China’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): A senior official has said that despite the Chinese government's efforts to prevent desertification, it will take close to 300 years to reclaim the land that has ... Read more...

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1,000 herdsmen trapped in Inner Mongolia’s snowstorm


November 27th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) One of the heaviest snowstorms in 30 years has led to at least 1,000 herdsmen being trapped in the interior of China's Inner Mongolia region, a media ... Read more...

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Chinese estate firm threatens residents with bullets


September 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) A real estate company in China, which wanted to rebuild and expand a few buildings, allegedly threatened residents with bullets to force them to move out. The Mingze Real ... Read more...

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Three-year-old survives fall from fourth floor


September 6th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) A three-year-old boy miraculously survived a fall from the fourth floor of a shopping mall in China. The incident happened last week in Baotou city, in the Inner ... Read more...

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Huge traffic jam may again haunt China


September 6th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) The monster traffic jam on the Beijing-Tibet highway, which was eased Sunday after a number of emergency measures taken by the authorities in China, is likely to recur ... Read more...

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Chinese boy, 3, survives fall from fourth floor


September 6th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 6 (ANI): A three-year-old boy in China has miraculously survived a fall from the fourth floor of a shopping mall.The incident had taken place in Baotou, the Inner Mongolia ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old village ruins found in China


September 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have found the ruins of two 5,000-year-old villages in Mongolia. The ruins in Hamin'aile village in Tongliao city in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have been identified ... Read more...

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Prehistoric villages ruins discovered in North China


August 31st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have found the ruins of two prehistoric villages in Tongliao City of eastern Inner Mongolia.The archaeologistsin north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region found the ruins ... 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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A traffic jam in China that is 100 km long!


August 24th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Does your blood boil when you get caught in a traffic snarl? If so, then do spare a thought for motorists in China who have been stuck for ... Read more...

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11 dead in China rail accident


August 14th, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Eleven people were killed in a train derailment at a railway construction site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Friday, authorities said. The accident happened when a train ... Read more...

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Chinese students form longest human chain


August 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 10,267 high school students in China Thursday formed a rectangular chain, entering the Guinness World Records for making the world's longest human domino chain. The students ... Read more...

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China urged to amend archaic heat law


August 6th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Experts have called for an amendment to China's archaic heat law to protect the rights of workers who toil in high temperatures, a media report said Friday. ... Read more...

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Catholic monk arrested on murder charges in China


July 9th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Police have arrested a Catholic monk in connection with the murders of a priest and a nun in a church in north China. Zhang Wenping, 43, was arrested Thursday ... Read more...

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Policeman kills three civilians in China


June 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) A policeman Saturday shot three civilians dead and injured a senior police officer in China. The incident took place in Taipusi Banner in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.Wang ... Read more...

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Genghis Khan’s annual memorial rites honour sees thousands attending


May 5th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The annual memorial rites honouring Genghis Khan, the 13th-century Mongolian warrior and founder of the Mongol Empire, saw tens of thousands of people from home and abroad ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola to set up three new plants in China


April 28th, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) US soft-drink giant Coca-Cola will set up three new plants in China this year with an investment of $2 billion, the company said. Two bottling plants will be opened ... Read more...

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