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Be prepared for combat: Chinese general


September 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A senior Chinese general has urged the army not to be slack and be prepared for any possible military combat. The remark comes amid rising tensions ... Read more...

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Three killed as bridge collapses in China (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured when the ramp of a multimillion-dollar bridge in northeast China collapsed early Friday morning, sending four trucks hurtling to ... Read more...

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James Cameron to co-produce 3D film in China


August 9th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Director James Cameron has announced that his company will co-produce with Chinese filmmakers a 3D film highlighting the history of Beijing. The announcement Wednesday came ... Read more...

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China launches rare earth trading platform


August 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China Wednesday launched a trading platform for rare earth metals as part of its efforts to regulate the sector and strengthen its pricing power for the ... Read more...

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Chinese ancient liquor breweries eye heritage list


July 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS)Two Chinese provinces are making a joint bid to have their ancient distilleries of baijiu, or Chinese liquor, recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage sites, according to ... Read more...

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10 dead in China mall fire


July 1st, 2012 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a fire at a mall in north China's Tianjin city, Xinhua reported.The fire started around 4 p.m. Saturday in ... Read more...

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14 punished in China over delay in exam


June 30th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Fourteen people have been punished in China for a 10-minute delay in distributing answer-sheets to seven students appearing in the national college entrance exams.According to authorities, ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

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Genetically engineered calf bred in China


June 11th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Scientists at a north China university say they have bred the world's first genetically-modified calf that will produce low-lactose milk in two years. The calf, named ... Read more...

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Gastric cancer cases rise in China


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Deaths from gastric cancer are expected to steadily rise over the next two decades in China as the disease proliferates, said a Chinese cancer expert.It is ... Read more...

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200 flights hit as fog covers Beijing


March 17th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) Nearly 200 flights were cancelled as a thick blanket of fog enveloped Beijing Saturday.Fog impacted the north China region, including Beijing and Tianjin, grounding a number ... Read more...

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Bus plunges into ravine in southwest China, killing 15


March 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, China (BNO NEWS) -- Fifteen people were killed on early Tuesday afternoon when a bus plunged into a deep ravine in southwestern China, local police officials told state-run media. Several others ... Read more...

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13 killed in China factory blast (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 43 injured Tuesday after an explosion ripped through a chemical plant in north China's Hebei province, police said.The explosion ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Chinese factory blast


February 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) Nine people were killed in an explosion in a chemical plant in north China's Hebei province Tuesday, police said.The accident happened at about 9 a.m. at ... Read more...

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Ancient Chinese forest found under volcanic ash


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) A forest in north China that was preserved under a layer of volcanic ash deposited nearly 300 million years ago has been found.The fossil forest, located ... Read more...

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Chinese welfare home embraces abandoned kids


January 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) A shelter home in north China's Hebei province has emerged as a big ray of hope for life for many newborns who are abandoned by their ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China illegal mining accident


January 15th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) Seven farmers were killed and four injured in north China while attempting to illegally blast their way into a mine by using explosives, said the government.As ... Read more...

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Chinese student extracts gold from scrap CPUs


January 4th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese student has extracted pure gold from scrap CPUs, earning him the title "modern alchemist".Li Dianwu, a chemistry senior at Nankai University in Tianjin in ... 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 to build advanced industrial hub


November 11th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) China will build an advanced industrial hub in coastal cities near Beijing.The economic development plan covers the coastal cities of Qinghuangdao, Tangshan, and Cangzhou in north ... Read more...

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Chinese doctors held for illegal kidney transplant


October 16th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Three doctors have been arrested for illegally harvesting human organs in north China's Hebei province, Xinhua reported.According to a municipal official, a private clinic was raided ... Read more...

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Fake Chinese scribes get seven years in jail


October 15th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) A court in north China has sentenced two men to seven years in prison for posing as journalists and blackmailing a coal company, Xinhua ... Read more...

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North China expressway accident kills 35


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tianjin, Oct 8 (IANS) An expressway accident in this north China port city has killed 35 and left 19 injured, police said.The accident occurred Friday afternoon when a coach rolled ... Read more...

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35 dead in China accident


October 7th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tianjin (China), Oct 7 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and 18 others injured in an expressway crash in north China's port city of Tianjin Friday afternoon, police said.The ... Read more...

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World’s first desert geopark opens in China


September 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) The world's first desert geopark opened has opened in China, authorities said.The geopark was opened Monday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, reported Xinhua.Geoparks are ... Read more...

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No commercial activity at China’s historical sites


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) The Chinese government has barred any kind of commercial activity at the country's historical sites as a measure to prevent any threat to the safety of ... Read more...

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54 high-speed trains recalled in China


August 12th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Fiftyfour high-speed trains used on the Beijing-Shanghai route will be recalled over safety concerns, its manufacturers said Friday.The Shanghai-listed China CNR Corp. Ltd. train manufacturer said ... Read more...

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Over 360,000 people evacuated in east China as storm nears (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 360,000 people were evacuated in China's Shandong province Monday as a tropical storm continued to move along the country's eastern coast. More than 20,000 ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 evacuated in China as storm approaches


August 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 100,000 people were evacuated in China's Shandong province Monday as tropical storm Muifa continued to move along the country's eastern coast. Over 20,000 fishing ... Read more...

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Chinese stone tools introduced in Japan 20,000 years ago


August 4th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Archaeologists from China and Japan have said that a technique used to make stone tools in China, which later made its way to Japan, might have ... Read more...

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Did 14th century China use fridge?


June 29th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) If a 14th century painting is to be believed, people in China have been using a refrigerator-like device since that time.Archaeologists in north China's Shanxi province ... Read more...

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Global meet in China to discuss desertification


June 14th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) More than 500 scholars, entrepreneurs and officials from all over the world are expected to meet in China next month to discuss the prevention of "desertification" ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old stoves found in ancient China battlefield


June 11th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Ancient stoves dating back 2,000 years have been found in an ancient battlefield in north China.The field in Shanxi province was where the famous Battle of ... Read more...

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When caterpillars stopped a train in China


June 1st, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Swarms of caterpillars delayed a cargo train in China for three hours as they invaded a section of the railway track, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Drunk driver bites policeman to avoid alcohol test


May 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) A driver bit the hand of a police officer to avoid an alcohol test in China's Shanxi Province, police said.The incident took place Monday in Taiyuan, ... Read more...

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