northeast china

Chinese observe Japan invasion anniversary


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) People stood in silence and cars pulled to roadside to honk in China's Shenyang city at 9.18 a.m. Tuesday as wailing air defence sirens kicked off ... Read more...

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Hong Kong director declared best at Changchun film fest


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Hong Kong director-producer Johnnie To Kei-fung was honoured with the best director award for his 2011 film "Death of a Hostage" at the 11th Changchun Film ... 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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China to open up its low-altitude airspace


August 24th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China will relax a ban on the use of low-altitude airspace across the country starting 2013, air traffic authorities said. A series of reforms will be ... Read more...

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24 injured in China train accident


August 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Harbin (China), Aug 23 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured when two passenger trains collided at a railway station in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Thursday, local authorities said.The ... Read more...

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China cheers for first Tibetan Olympic medallist


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Xining/London, Aug 13 (IANS) Choeyang Kyi grew up herding yaks on a plateau meadow, just like many other women from rural Tibet. Singing and praying accounted for much of her ... Read more...

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Typhoon-triggered storms kill 14 in China


August 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 14 people have died after typhoons Damrey and Saola tore through China's eastern coastal region over the weekend, officials said Monday.Five people died and ... Read more...

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Four killed in China stabbing, arson attack


August 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Four people were killed in a suspected stabbing and arson attack in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Saturday, police said.The incident took place in a residential area ... Read more...

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No more photos with Siberian tiger cubs in China


July 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Wildlife conservation and forestry departments in a Chinese province have announced that visitors will not be allowed to click themselves with Siberian tiger cubs at a ... Read more...

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Seven held in China for prostituting underage girls


July 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Seven people, including a 21-year-old woman, have been arrested in China for forcing underage girls to have sex with clients, police said Thursday.The woman surnamed Lin ... Read more...

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China launches solar-powered buses


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Buses that run on electricity generated by solar photovoltaic cells have been launched for the first time in a city in northeast China, a media report ... Read more...

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China mourns death of Indian doctor’s wife


June 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China Friday expressed condolences over the death of Indian doctor Dwarkanath Kotnis's Chinese wife Guo Qinglan. Guo, a Chinese woman who married Kotnis in November 1941, ... Read more...

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Beijing hospital sued after patient dies


May 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The family of a Chinese man who died after lung surgery in a hospital in northeast China has sued the surgeon here, a media report said ... Read more...

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China braces for heavy rains


May 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash the western and southern regions of China over the next two days, the meteorological authority said Sunday.Heavy rains, hail and high ... Read more...

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Kite disrupts landings at China airport


May 5th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) A total of 23 flights to northeast China's Dalian had to be diverted to other airports after a kite was noticed hovering over the city airport.The ... Read more...

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Two officials sacked after mine flood in China


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Two officials in China have been sacked following flooding in a coal mine that left nine people dead, the authorities said Thursday.The two officials who are ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash China


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Heavy rains will continue to lash southern China over the next three days, the National Meteorological Centre said Sunday.The regions south of the Yangtze river and ... Read more...

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China develops bullet train for extreme cold


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) Chinese engineers have developed a high-speed train that can withstand temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius.A prototype of the train was developed by China ... Read more...

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China’s wetlands are poorly protected


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) Nearly 80 percent of China's wetlands are shrinking due to poor protection, experts said Thursday.The World Wetlands Day was observed Feb 2.The country's natural wetland reserves ... Read more...

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One killed, 30 injured in China gas leak


January 17th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) One person was killed and nearly 30 were injured after carbon monoxide gas leaked in a steel company in northeast China late Monday night, said local ... Read more...

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Former club manager and referees on trial for soccer corruption


December 20th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tieling (China), Dec 20 (IANS) A former football club manager and two referees were put on trial Tuesday as the first round of Chinese soccer corruption trials went into ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China coal mine accident


December 8th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 8 (IANS) Seven people were killed in northeast China's Liaoning province Thursday in a coal mine accident.According to a spokesman of the provincial safety supervision bureau, a roughly ... Read more...

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China’s refitted aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) China's refitted aircraft carrier sailed for its second sea trial Tuesday, authorities said.The ministry of national defense said that prior to sailing, the aircraft carrier had ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth ancient Chinese tomb


November 26th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) A tomb dating back to 475-221 B.C. has been unearthed in northeast China.It lies about five meters underground and covers an area of 72 sq. meters ... Read more...

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2,000 years old tomb found in China


November 24th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) A tomb that is more than 2,000 years old has been excavated in northeast China's Liaoning province.The tomb, part of cluster that archaeologists began excavating in ... Read more...

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China sacks officials for lapse


October 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Three officials have been sacked over a colliery flooding that left 13 miners missing in northeast China last week, authorities said Tuesday.Zhang Guangyun, deputy head of ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes Russia’s Far East near border with China


October 14th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
SKOVORODINO, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Russia's Far East near the border with northeast China on late Friday afternoon, seismologists and officials said, causing some damage but no casualties.The ... Read more...

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Chinese, Russian PMs pledge closer cooperation


October 11th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and visiting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during talks held at the Great Hall of the People here pledged Tuesday to make ... Read more...

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Domestic demand to drive economic growth, says Wen


September 14th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China will follow the strategy of expanding domestic demand while focusing on improving demand structure to drive economic growth, said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday. Wen ... Read more...

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China tests new aircraft carrier


September 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's first aircraft carrier has successfully completed its maiden sea trials and returned to a shipyard for further refurbishing, the Chinese defence ministry said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Sound raises hope trapped Chinese miners still alive


August 29th, 2011 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) The knocking sound from a flooded coalmine in northeast China has raised hopes that 22 miners trapped there since past one week could still be alive.The ... Read more...

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26 trapped in China coal mine


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Twenty-six miners remained trapped Tuesday in a flooded coal mine in northeast China, Xinhua reported.The illegal coal mine in Boli county of Heilongjiang province belonged to ... 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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China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trial


August 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier Wednesday set sail for its first sea trial from a shipyard in northeast China's Liaoning province.Military sources said that the trial is ... Read more...

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Chinese aircraft carrier nears completion


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 2 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier is close to completion and its sea trials will begin this month, an official said.The scaffolding has been removed from Varyag, the ... Read more...

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