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China to ensure security at every school by 2013


August 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) With a number of murder incidents taking place in Chinese schools in recent years, the country has decided to beef up security measures at schools ... Read more...

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Typhoon kills four, affects millions in China (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Four people have died and millions have been affected after typhoon Haikui slammed China, authorities said Thursday.The storm made landfall Wednesday in the coastal province of ... Read more...

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China builds replicas of British towns (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estate developers in China are now copying Tudor buildings, cobbled streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the ... Read more...

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China builds replicas of British towns


August 9th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estat streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the British way of life.e developers in China are now ... Read more...

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Typhoon Damrey slams China


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Typhoon Damrey packing winds of 126 kmph made landfall in China Thursday night, authorities said.Damrey, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, battered Jiangsu and ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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$5 bn subsidy for Chinese rural households


July 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) To enable villagers renovate their dilapidated houses in rural areas, the Chinese government has decided to support four million poor households this year, China Daily reported ... Read more...

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Anelka’s Chinese league debut ends in loss


March 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) French striker Nicolas Anelka put on an impressive show in his Chinese Super League (CSL) debut but it was not enough to save Shanghai Shenhua from ... Read more...

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China launches first 3D TV channel


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 2 (IANS) China's first 3D television channel started a trial broadcast Sunday, officials said.The channel -- China 3D TV Trial Channel -- is being jointly operated by China ... Read more...

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Havells’ China joint venture to make green lighting goods


December 26th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Havells India Monday said it has entered into a joint venture with China-based Shanghai Yaming Lighting to produce energy efficient and green lighting goods for ... 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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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... Read more...

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China’s 2011 grain output reaches 571 mn tonnes


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) China saw a bumper harvest of grain this year, with its output rising to a record high of 571 million tonnes, a year-on-year increase of 4.5 ... Read more...

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96 Chinese held in fake medicine racket


November 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 96 people have been arrested and fake medicines worth around over $7 million seized in one of the biggest operations in Shanghai against ... Read more...

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China bans commercials during TV dramas


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China has barred the airing of commercials during TV dramas effective Jan 1 next year.China's top broadcasting watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ... Read more...

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China arrests 2,200 in crackdown on organied gangs


September 16th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Police in China have arrested about 2,200 suspected gangsters and destroyed 18 gangs during a nationwide crackdown, said the ministry of public security in a statement.The ... Read more...

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1.3 mn evacuated as Muifa brushes past China (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 1.3 million people were evacuated as the tropical storm Muifa brushed past China's eastern coast, Xinhua reported Monday.Muifa, after crossing China, made a landfall ... Read more...

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Typhoon Muifa: China evacuates 206,000, issues red alert (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 206,000 people in the coastal areas of east China have been evacuated as the region braces for Typhoon Muifa. The country issued a red alert, ... Read more...

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Over 1.5 mn people affected in China floods


July 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in south China have affected 1.57 million people, officials said Friday.The National Commission for Disaster Reduction said heavy ... Read more...

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China infuses Yangtze river with one bn fish


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Around 1.3 billion tiny fish were released into the Yangtze river in China Tuesday in a project launched to "repair" fishing resources affected by the recent ... Read more...

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Crackdown on illegal mining in China


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) China has ordered a clampdown on mining activities at unauthorised places after many people died in accidents in such facilities, Xinhua reported Saturday.China's top work safety ... 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 drought has significant impact on environment’


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A lingering drought in central and east China's provinces has had a devastating impact on the environment there, an official said Friday. Vice Minister of Environmental ... Read more...

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35 mn affected by drought in China


May 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Nearly 35 million people in China have been affected by severe drought conditions due to low rainfall and insufficient flow of water from the upper reaches ... Read more...

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China’s longest river faces worst drought since 1961


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) China's longest river Yangtze has been plagued by a severe drought, as this year it received the lowest rainfall since 1961, said an official with the ... Read more...

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One in five working women sexually exploited in China: Survey


May 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai/Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A survey has revealed how unsafe it is turning out for the women in China to work at offices, with one in five women respondents admitting ... Read more...

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One in every five women is sexually harassed in China: Survey


May 4th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai/Beijing, May 4:(ANI) - A survey conducted in China has found that one in every five female respondents has experienced sexual harassment at work.The poll found 20 percent of the 1,837 participants ... Read more...

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Japan quake rocks Chinese economy


March 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.16 (ANI): Japan's massive earthquake and resultant tsunami have rocked the Chinese economy even though the total loss cannot be estimated yet.Analysts say trade between the two countries will definitely be ... Read more...

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Snowfall brings respite to wheat crops in China (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) Light to moderate snowfall has brought relief to the winter wheat crops in drought-hit areas of China, where more than seven million hectares of farmland have been ... Read more...

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Snowfall eases drought in China


February 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) Widespread snowfall in the past two days has helped ease a severe drought gripping China's winter wheat producing regions, said officials.The snowfall occurred in the areas along ... Read more...

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China earmarks $1 bn to battle drought


February 10th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese government will spend $1 billion to fight the drought which has hit a huge part of the country's north.At least 6.7 billion yuan ($1.02 billion) will ... Read more...

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Millions affected in drought hit China


January 29th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Millions of people have been affected due to the continuing drought in north China that has caused an economic loss of 1.04 billion yuan ($158 million), a media ... Read more...

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Nearly 2.2 million Chinese population hit by drought


January 18th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 18 (ANI): About 2.2 million Chinese are facing a drought-like situation, the country's drought relief authorities have claimed.The Xinhua news agency quoted Chen Lei, Deputy Director of the ... Read more...

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Millions short of water as drought hits eastern China


December 30th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) A severe drought in China's eastern Shandong province has left tens of thousands of people short of drinking water and dried up vast swathes of farmland.The drought, worst ... Read more...

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China bans Chinglish buzzwords created by netizens


December 25th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Chinese netizens' attempt at creating Chinglish buzzwords to be incorporated in Chinese language has been thwarted by the General Administration of Press and Publication.Netizens had come up ... Read more...

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