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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Tour bus accident in northeastern China kills 4

August 15th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CHANGCHUN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least four people were killed after a tour bus crashed in northeastern China on Monday, local authorities said.The tour bus collided with another vehicle on an ... 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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North Korea soldiers chase defectors into China to kill

January 12th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) In a rare cross-border pursuit, North Korean troops chased their seven defectors into China and shot five of them dead, the Daily Mail reported here.According to South Korean ... Read more...

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Five North Korean defectors ’shot dead’

January 12th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Jan.12 (ANI): Five North Koreans trying to escape from the rogue state have reportedly been shot dead while trying to cross into China. The Telegraph quoted a local newspaper report as ... Read more...

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19 killed in China mall fire

November 6th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 6 (IANS) Nineteen people were killed and 27 injured after a fire broke out at a shopping mall in China, authorities said Saturday.The fire broke out Friday at the five-storey ... Read more...

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3,185 dead in China floods in 2010

September 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains in China in 2010 have left a total of 3,185 people dead and at least 1,060 are still missing, the ministry of ... Read more...

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North Korean leader visits China: Report

August 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 26 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong Il appeared to be travelling to China Thursday, a South Korean news report said. Kim Jong Il's train crossed into China late Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Drought affects 4.6 million in China

August 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (Xinhua) China's anti-drought authority has urged for more efforts to fight drought in the north of the country that is affecting some 4.6 million people, and warned of a ... Read more...

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When taste buds landed a killer behind bars!

August 5th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Police officials in Jilin have arrested a killer hiding in the mountains for 19 days, when he came out to have his favourite food.The ... Read more...

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Man to enter Guinness book for making train-long wedding dress for bride

July 18th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): A Chinese man is set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records after making a wedding dress as long as a 1,579-m train for his lady ... Read more...

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Tainted milk scam: China to compensate child medical costs ”until 18”

December 31st, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec.31 (ANI): The compensation fund for victims of a tainted milk scandal will pay for medical costs the sickened incur until they reach 18, affected families said Tuesday. The notice of ... Read more...

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