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China approves 25 urban rail projects to boost economy


September 6th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China's top economic planning agency has approved 25 urban rail projects that could be worth more than 800 billion yuan ($126 billion). The National Development and ... Read more...

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China, US hold energy efficiency forum


June 13th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Business representatives of China and the US met here Wednesday to discuss energy efficiency.The forum, co-hosted by China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the ... Read more...

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China’s petrochemical sector growth slows


April 30th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China's petrochemical industry expanded at much slower pace in the first quarter amid the economic slowdown, according to data released by the National Development and Reform ... Read more...

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Chinese shipbuilders in choppy waters


April 30th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese shipbuilding companies saw sharp declines in output and new orders in the first quarter, as the industry rolled on the choppy seas of global and ... Read more...

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China’s crude oil output dips


February 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) China's crude oil output slid 2.3 percent year-on-year in January to 17.08 million tonnes as the New Year holiday reduced workdays, the country's top economic planner ... Read more...

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China places restrictions on foreign property buyers


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China will limit mortgages to foreigners buying properties in the country, the China Daily reported Thursday.A notice was recently issued by China's top economic planner the ... Read more...

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China’s crude steel output went up in 2011


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China's crude steel output increased 8.9 percent year-on-year to 683.27 million tonnes last year, 0.4 percentage points slower than the growth rate of 2010, according to ... Read more...

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China cracks down on high kindergarten fees


January 4th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China has decided to ban the unauthorized collection of kindergarten fees, its latest bid to crack down on the excessively high costs of pre-school education."The move ... Read more...

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China’s steel output up in first three quarters


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China's crude steel output climbed 10.7 percent year-on-year in first three quarters to 525.74 million tonnes, according to latest data provided by the country's top economic ... Read more...

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China sets up gene bank


June 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) China has set up a national gene bank to protect its genetic information, a media report said Saturday.The gene bank was set up in collaboration with ... Read more...

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China to set up 85,000-km freeway network


November 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China will set up an 85,000-km national freeway road network and a 40,000-km high-speed railway network during the next five years, an official said.The freeway network will ... Read more...

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China’s glaciers may shrink 27 percent by 2050: Report


October 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 9 (ANI): The average area of glaciers in western China might shrink by 27.2 percent by 2050 because of global warming, damaging crop production and worsening droughts, according to a ... Read more...

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China to begin domestic carbon trading


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China will start carbon trading in domestic businesses during the next five-year plan beginning in 2011 with an aim to reduce carbon emission. The decision was made at a ... Read more...

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China says pledge on emission cuts not subject to international scrutiny


December 7th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 7 (ANI): Chinese officials have said that their country's pledge to reduce its carbon emissions relative to the growth of its economy will not be binding or subject to international ... Read more...

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China to start work on four nuke plants in 2009


December 31st, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec.31 (ANI): China is expected to start work on four nuclear power stations in 2009, according to a senior government official. The four power stations are in Haiyang, Rongcheng in eastern ... Read more...

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China’s welfare investment to reach more than $2 trillion


November 27th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (Xinhua) China's total social welfare investment is likely to reach 18 trillion yuan ($2.64 trillion) in 2009, country's top economic planner National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC), said here ... Read more...

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China urges rich nations to help poor fight climate change


October 29th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (Xinhua) China Wednesday called on the developed countries to lead the international efforts in fighting climate change and helping developing and poor nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. ... Read more...

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China to host global climate conference in November


October 28th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (Xinhua) China in collaboration with the UN will organise a two-day global conference on climate change here in November, officials said Tuesday.Around 100 countries and international non-government organisations will ... Read more...

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China searches for energy security


October 5th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 5 (Xinhua) It was a mid-May night, and trucks queued up at a gas station by the East 5th Ring Road of Beijing. The line was long, blocking a lane ... Read more...

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Chinas economic boom to last till 2020


May 2nd, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Chinas economic boom is expected to last until at least 2020, according to an expert attached with the countrys National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). According to ... Read more...

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China calls for technology transfer, fund to address climate change


April 24th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 24 (Xinhua) A senior Chinese official Thursday called on the international community to evolve a mechanism for technology development and transfer to address climate change problems. Xie Zhenhua, deputy head ... Read more...

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China to develop lagging service sector


March 27th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 27 (Xinhua) China will act to accelerate development of its service sector by providing policy and investment support and improving managerial aspect, a top planning official said Thursday. "The main ... Read more...

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China unveils renewable energy development plan


March 18th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 18 (Xinhua) China's annual consumption of renewable energy will reach the equivalent of 300 million tons of standard coal by 2010, which would be 10 percent of its total annual ... Read more...

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China to restructure government ministries


March 11th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) Xinhua Beijing, March 11 (Xinhua) China Tuesday unveiled an institutional restructuring plan for setting up five "super ministries" and a ministerial-level energy commission to ensure greater efficiency in governance. According to the plan ... Read more...

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China to set up five new ’super ministries’


March 11th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 11 (Xinhua) China will set up five new "super ministries" in the current round of government institutional restructuring, the plan of which will be submitted to the ongoing session of ... Read more...

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China’s steel output to slow down in 2008: official


March 6th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China's steel output will fall sharply in 2008, despite maintaining the top position as producer and net seller of the strategic product, China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) ... Read more...

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China denies rumours of dominating world’s steel supply


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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