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Chinese shipping aims for global leadership


March 13th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) China will strive to become a global leader in shipbuilding by 2015, the country's industrial authority said Monday.Over the next three years, the overall quality of ... Read more...

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World’s longest natural gas pipeline in China


June 30th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's second east-west natural gas pipeline, which is the world's longest, began operation Thursday. The pipeline, connecting central Asia and China, will send natural gas from ... Read more...

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China to create world’s largest mega city with 42 million people


January 25th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 25 (ANI): Chinese planners are reportedly proposing to merge nine cities around the Pearl River Delta in the southern parts of the country, to create the world's biggest mega city, ... Read more...

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Nanny shortage hits Chinese cities


January 6th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) With the holiday season round the corner, China is facing an acute nanny shortage! Even the promise of a decent salary is not enough to attract one.The house ... Read more...

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China unveils world’s longest sea bridge


January 1st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): The world's longest sea bridge has been unveiled by China.The Qingdao Haiwan Bridge is 26.4 miles - five miles further than the distance between Dover and Calais and ... Read more...

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Asian Games begin with another awesome Chinese masterpiece (Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) After storming the sporting world by hosting a spectacular Olympics and topping the medals tally at Beijing two years ago, Guangzhou Friday came up with a breathtaking opening ... Read more...

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Police pull out all the stops for XVIth Asiad in Guangzhou


October 30th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Oct. 30 (ANI): Security forces in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou are leaving nothing to chance to ensure the safety of the thousands of competitors and spectators attending the ... Read more...

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Former culture minister wins Macau election unopposed


July 26th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, July 26 (DPA) Former culture minister Ferdando Chui was elected as Macau's new leader Sunday after running unopposed in a poll of the former Portuguese colony's leading citizens. A 300-strong election panel, ... Read more...

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World Bank lends $450 mn to China for rail, highway projects


April 17th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (Xinhua) The World Bank said Friday it approved loans totalling $450 million to finance road and rail projects in central and western China. The bank said $300 million would help ... Read more...

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Financial crisis hits China’s Asian Games sponsors


March 7th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Several sponsors have withdrawn from next year's Asian Games in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, raising fears that the global financial crisis could leave organisers short of ... Read more...

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Organizers facing crisis for Asian Games 2010


March 6th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Friday, a state press reported that the organizer of the 2010 Asian Games said they were facing trouble building stadiums and finding sponsors because of the global economic crisis'No one can ... Read more...

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Sea level along Chinas coastal areas to rise 0.13 meters in next 30 years


January 28th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): A report by the Chinese State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has suggested that the sea level along Chinas coastal areas will rise 0.13 meters in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘600,000 workers left south China due to unemployment’


January 8th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (Xinhua) An estimated 600,000 migrant workers have left China's southern Guangdong Province in 2008 due to unemployment after the worldwide financial crisis hit the region, a government official said ... Read more...

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Global slowdown threatens millions of jobs in China


October 19th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 19 (DPA) Up to 2.5 million people could lose their jobs in the Pearl River delta, covering Hong Kong and parts of southern China, by January as a result ... Read more...

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Hong Kong officials seize five million illicit cigarettes


September 2nd, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 12 (DPA) Customs officers in Hong Kong said Tuesday they had intercepted a cargo of five million illicit cigarettes being smuggled by sea from China to Turkey.The cigarettes, worth ... Read more...

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Pollution kills 10,000 a year in Hong Kong, southern China


June 12th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 12 (DPA) Air pollution is causing 10,000 premature deaths a year in Hong Kong, Macau and southern China's Pearl River Delta, according to a report published Thursday. Respiratory diseases ... Read more...

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Chinese slave children being ’sold like cabbages’


April 30th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Thousands of children are being sold "like cabbages" to China's booming factories as virtual slave labour. According to the Southern Metropolis Daily, hundreds of children, some as young ... Read more...

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Sea level rising at alarming rate in Chinas big cities


January 16th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Jan 16 (ANI): Chinese officials have warned that sea level is rising at an alarming rate in the big cities of the country and depleting groundwater is threatening coastal ... Read more...

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