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China’s online retailers declare cut-throat price war


August 16th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Chinese retail giants have started offering massive discounts to jostle for a bigger share in the e-commerce market, in the sector's latest cut-throat battle for buyers ... Read more...

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China’s sex ratio declines


August 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China's sex ratio has declined for two straight years, the country's chief of population and family planning said Tuesday. Li Bin, director of the National Population ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China focuses on quality of life in family planning


July 12th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) China's family planning policy will now focus on population management so as to improve the quality of life, an official said.Li Bin, minister of the National ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India calls for strengthening of Partners in Population and Development


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 2(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday reiterated India's commitment to the promotion of South-South Cooperation and strengthening of Partners in Population and Development ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China to stick to its national family planning policy but seek improvements


December 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 21(ANI): China will stick to its national family planning policy, but improve its policies in aspects like reproduction, migration and gender equality to achieve a more balanced and sustainable population ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China sticks to one-child norm


September 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) China will stick to its one-child norm in the coming decades to maintain a low fertility rate, a top population official has said, despite concerns about the policy's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese men to find it tougher to get wives


July 11th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Young Chinese men of marriageable age will soon find it tougher to look for a wife because there will be 24 million more young men than women of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s population to near 1.4 bn by 2015


July 4th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) The population of China, the world's most populous country, is projected to reach 1.39 billion by the end of 2015, an official said. The number of people aged 60 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s population to near 1.4 billion by 2015


July 4th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nanjing (China), July 4(ANI): China's population is projected to reach 1.39 billion by the end of 2015.Li Bin, Director of the National Population and Family Planning Commission, released the estimate during the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Male-female birth ratio improves in China


June 4th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) The annual male-female birth ratio in China was recorded 119 boys to 100 girls last year, narrowing the gap for the first time since 2006. The figure indicated that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Restaurants asked to keep dog meat off menu during Olympics


July 15th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Exotic items like dog meat may be missing from the food menu in China during the Olympics scheduled to begin Aug 8. Authorities here have asked ... Read more...

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120 mn women annually get free contraceptives in China


July 11th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Tianjin (China), July 11 (Xinhua) China provides free contraceptives to nearly 120 million women in rural areas every year, a senior family planning official said Friday, hailing the country's family planning measures ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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