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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... 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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Southern Philippine rebels clash and kill 12 soldiers


July 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAMBOANGA CITY, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least twelve soldiers and five rebels were confirmed dead after clashes broke out in southern Philippines, officials said Thursday.Fighting broke out at around 7:30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Seeking internal growth drivers a new trend: Chinese official


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 2 (IANS) Promoting internal growth drivers is the new trend in Asia's economic development, said Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday."While continuing to unleash its comparative advantages ... Read more...

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300,000 evacuated as typhoon lands in south China


September 29th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) About 300,000 people were evacuated in south China in preparation for typhoon Nesat's expected assault on the island province of Hainan Thursday.Packing winds of 42 metres ... Read more...

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From RK to SRK, Bollywood forever in China


September 27th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Haikou (China), Sep 27 (IANS) There are hardly any Indians in this booming capital of the southern Chinese island province, known for its sandy beaches, exotic sea food and ... Read more...

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25 killed as tropical storm hits Philippines


July 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 27 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed after tropical storm Nock-Ten hit the Philippines Wednesday, officials said.At least 31 people were reported missing after the storm landed ... Read more...

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10 killed in China accidents


May 7th, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 40 injured when a bus overturned in a highway in northwest China, while four people died in a ... Read more...

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At least 475 houses submerged by flooding in Bali


February 24th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 475 houses on Wednesday were submerged due to the severe flooding that hit the Indonesian Island province of Bali, the Antara news agency reported,Three villages, ... Read more...

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Over 500 officials punished for corruption in southern China in 2010


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by BNO News
HAINAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A total of 515 Chinese officials were punished or referred to prosecution in 2010 in the southern Hainan province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.Hainan ... Read more...

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At least 7 killed when troops and militants clash in Philippines


February 14th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
BASILAN, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least 7 people, including soldiers and militants, were killed during Saturday's clashes in the southern region of the Philippines, local media reported Sunday.Officials told the Mindanao ... Read more...

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China to select new site for moon rocket launch


November 29th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) China is considering launching rockets from a new site for the next phase of the country's lunar exploration programme because of transportation problems, the programme's top scientist has ... Read more...

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China evacuates 440,000 as floods hit Hainan province


October 12th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) – More than 440,000 people had been evacuated as floods affected China's southernmost island province of Hainan, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.The floods have destroyed more than ... Read more...

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13 students injured in knife attack in China’s Hainan province


May 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): More than 10 men, armed with knives, burst into two dormitories at a vocational college in Hainan and slashed nine students, two of them seriously.The pre-dawn attack ... Read more...

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Miscreants burn down classrooms in the Philippines


May 13th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 13 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants burned down classrooms in three schools that were being used as polling centres for the presidential elections in the Philippines, the country's military said Thursday. The schools, ... Read more...

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Vietnam protests China’s tourism plan in disputed islands


January 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Jan 5 (DPA) Vietnam protested a Chinese proposal to begin tourist visits to the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, local media reported Tuesday. The Chinese State Council ... Read more...

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China begins to build space centre


September 14th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Wenchang (China), Sep 14 (Xinhua) China Monday began construction of its new space launch centre in Wenchang city, on the northeast coast of the tropical island province of Hainan. It is scheduled ... Read more...

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‘US ship violated international laws by confronting Chinese vessel’


May 7th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): China's Foreign Ministry has said that the US surveillance ship that got into a confrontation with Chinese fishing vessels on Friday in the Yellow Sea violated international ... Read more...

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World’s most lucrative women’s golf Tour to debut in China


July 9th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) The world's most lucrative women's golf tour arrives in China this October. The inaugural Grand China Air Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) that features world No.2 Annika Sorenstam ... Read more...

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US hails meeting between Chinese president and Taiwan leader


April 12th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 12 (Xinhua) The US has welcomed an upcoming meeting between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Taiwanese leader Vincent Siew, saying that it was "the best way forward" to improve cross-strait ... Read more...

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Ancient pandas battled with giant apes for food resources


December 30th, 2007 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Ancient pandas competed with the largest known apes for habitat and food nearly half a million years ago on the tropical coast of southern China, suggest new fossils.The ... Read more...

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