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Fake fortune teller jailed in Shanghai


September 10th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A bogus woman fortune teller has been sentenced to around four years behind bars for swindling a woman here in the Chinese business hub of 190,000 ... Read more...

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China to deploy drones for marine surveillance


August 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are to be deployed along China's coastline to undertake remote-sensing marine surveillance, an official said Wednesday.The project also includes the construction of ... Read more...

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Concern over overworked online Chinese shopkeeper’s death


July 27th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) A long period of overwork left a 24-year-old online shopkeeper dead in her sleep, raising concern in China about the working conditions and health of those ... Read more...

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31 held in China for running porn website


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) At least 31 people were arrested Thursday in a city in east China for allegedly running a pornographic website that contained over 20,000 videos, one million ... Read more...

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Chinese man raises 6,000 crocodiles


July 10th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A farmer and entrepreneur in China has built the largest private crocodile farm in the country that raises around 6,100 crocodiles.Yao Shaojun, from Funing city in ... Read more...

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China, US firms sign deal worth $3.4 bn


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Chinese and US enterprises have signed investment contracts worth $3.4 billion during a business forum.The forum was held in eastern China's Jiangsu province.Eighty-five companies from 21 ... Read more...

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China to celebrate cultural heritage


June 8th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China will celebrate its cultural heritage with a series of events across the country, the authorities said.The National Library of China will host 10 lectures on ... Read more...

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Fatally hurt, but Chinese driver saves lives


June 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) A Chinese bus driver, who was badly injured by a piece of metal that flew in through the windshield, stopped the bus, turned on the hazard ... Read more...

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Patient takes revenge on hospital for ‘ruined’ sex


May 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A woman at a Chinese hospital assaulted a nurse after suspecting that an operation she had undergone 16 years ago there affected her sex life.The incident ... Read more...

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15 percent of world trade should be Chinese: Minister


May 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) As the second-largest economy and with a fifth of the world's population, China should account for 15 percent of global trade volume, Minister of Commerce Chen ... Read more...

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Three crocodiles escape custody in China


April 19th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Three crocodiles broke loose and escaped in China while being moved to a new location in the Yancheng Safari Park in Jiangsu province.Two of them were ... Read more...

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China: 11 workers confirmed dead in Changzhi mine accident


April 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIYUAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven workers were found dead on Monday after a coal mine was flooded in northern China late last week, the government confirmed on Tuesday. There were no ... Read more...

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China debates as student lambasts exams


April 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 17 (IANS) A school student has spoken up against the country's exam-oriented education system, triggering debate in China.Jiang Chengbo, a student at Huilong High School in Jiangsu province, ... Read more...

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Chinese man to sue for son’s paralysis


April 5th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A man is preparing to sue the Chinese government for failing to provide information about emissions from an incineration factory which he said paralyzed his son's ... Read more...

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Boy mimics flying dinosaur, survives jump from building


March 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A three-year-old boy tried to imitate a flying dinosaur from a cartoon movie by jumping off from his ninth floor home in a Chinese city. He ... Read more...

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Incest man killed by kin


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A Chinese man who insulted his wife and sexually assaulted his daughter and granddaughter was murdered by his outraged family who dumped his dismembered body.Zhang Shimin, ... Read more...

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Woman gets life’s rudest shock after 200 surgeries


March 10th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old Chinese woman who spent over 4 million yuan ($633,858) on more than 200 plastic surgeries received a rude shock when told that she could ... Read more...

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Chinese concerned at TV’s negative effects


February 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) A majority of people in China are concerned over certain TV programmes that could negatively affect or mislead teenagers, says a survey.The online survey -- conducted ... Read more...

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14 ill as gas leaks in Chinese plant


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) Fourteen people fell sick Thursday after a gas leak at a steel plant in China's Jiangsu province.Ten people have been hospitalized, and four remain trapped after ... Read more...

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Three killed in China shipyard blast


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 12 injured in a shipyard blast in east China's Jiangsu province Sunday, the authorities said.The accident occurred in the ... Read more...

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21 vehicles collide in China


February 11th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 21 vehicles collided Saturday on a fog-engulfed expressway in China, killing two people and injuring six others, police said.The accidents took place between Changzhou ... Read more...

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China to monitor radiation in water around n-plants


January 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China's health authorities have been told to check for radiation in drinking water around the country's nuclear power plants.The monitoring will cover areas within 30 ... Read more...

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Mom cuts son’s penis because she wanted a girl


January 17th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) A young mother in eastern China has cut her son's penis because she wanted a girl, a media report said Tuesday.The 23-year-old woman, who hails from ... Read more...

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Chinese police hunt for suspect in armed robbery


January 6th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Police in eastern China Friday launched a massive search for a man who shot and robbed a man in front of a bank. The rare daylight ... Read more...

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China to have 3D TV channel


December 28th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) The trial run of China's first 3D TV channel will start Jan 1.The channel will officially start later in January, reported Shanghai Daily.The satellite channel will ... Read more...

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China’s e-commerce giant hives off reward points service


December 20th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) Alipay, China's leading third-party online payment platform and a subsidiary of the Alibaba Group, has spinned off its reward points service as a wholly-owned subsidiary to ... Read more...

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Teacher suspended for making students slap each other


December 19th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A woman teacher in a school in China has been suspended for allegedly making students slap each other as punishment for their indiscipline. A nine-year-old student ... Read more...

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China to lay bare birth control at museum


December 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) China, which has the world's largest population of over 1.3 billion, would soon come up with a museum-cum-theme park that tells the story of contraception in ... Read more...

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Nine jailed for hacking in China


December 17th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) Nine people have been jailed for hacking and illegally acquiring online games accounts in China, Xinhua reported Saturday.Zhao and Yan, were jailed three years- and- eight ... Read more...

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Thief starves for days in a locked-up flat


December 14th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) A burglar, who was accidentally locked up in an apartment by its owner in an eastern China city, was found barely breathing four days later as ... Read more...

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12 Chinese kids killed as school bus overturns


December 12th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) At least 12 students of a primary school were killed in east China Monday evening after their school bus overturned.The accident took place at about 6.00 ... Read more...

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Father jailed for strip show at son’s wedding


December 11th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) A man in eastern China's Jiangsu province has been jailed for hiring strippers to perform on his beloved son's wedding.Zhang Cheng, a villager of Fengxian county, ... Read more...

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More foreign women being trafficked to China


December 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) An increasing number of foreign women, mostly from China's bordering countries of Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, are being trafficked into the country on false promises of ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly tech expo opens in China


November 26th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) Over 240 domestic and foreign firms are taking part in an international eco-friendly technology expo opened in eastern China Friday.The three-day event in Nanjing, the capital ... Read more...

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Chinese painting sold for over $23 mn


November 21st, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) An oil painting by Chinese contemporary artist Wu Guanzhong has sold for 149.5 million yuan (about $23.6 million) at an auction held in Beijing.The painting titled ... Read more...

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