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China jails soccer officials for corruption


February 18th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Thirty-nine people were Saturday given sentences ranging up to 12 years behind bars as part of China's crackdown on soccer corruption.Yang Yimin, former deputy chief ... Read more...

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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... 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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Nine die as torrential rains batter China


September 17th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Torrential rains have left nine people dead and forced 47,200 to leave their homes in the northwestern province of Shaanxi during the past two weeks, ... Read more...

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17 dead in China floods


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in China's 11 provinces have left at least 17 people dead, including four children, officials said.The ministry of ... Read more...

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Over 1.5 mn people affected in China floods


July 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in south China have affected 1.57 million people, officials said Friday.The National Commission for Disaster Reduction said heavy ... Read more...

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China aims to become No. 1 tourist destination


February 20th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.20 (ANI): In the race to become the 'number one' tourist destination, China's travel industry plans to shift focus from 'scenic locations' to promoting the Chinese culture this year.The China ... Read more...

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Snowfall brings respite to wheat crops in China (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) Light to moderate snowfall has brought relief to the winter wheat crops in drought-hit areas of China, where more than seven million hectares of farmland have been ... Read more...

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Snowfall eases drought in China


February 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) Widespread snowfall in the past two days has helped ease a severe drought gripping China's winter wheat producing regions, said officials.The snowfall occurred in the areas along ... Read more...

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Nearly 2.2 million Chinese population hit by drought


January 18th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 18 (ANI): About 2.2 million Chinese are facing a drought-like situation, the country's drought relief authorities have claimed.The Xinhua news agency quoted Chen Lei, Deputy Director of the ... Read more...

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3,185 dead in China floods in 2010


September 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains in China in 2010 have left a total of 3,185 people dead and at least 1,060 are still missing, the ministry of ... Read more...

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China releases pregnant pandas into the wild


July 26th, 2010 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) A panda research centre in China has released four "well-selected" pregnant giant pandas into the wild, expecting them to deliver their cubs out of captivity. The Wolong China ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese police launch drive to curb online soccer gambling


June 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 12 (ANI): To curb online soccer gambling as the 2010 World Cup kicked off, the police in China have launched crackdowns all over the country.More than 100 people ... Read more...

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China strikes against online soccer gambling


June 12th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) As the FIFA World Cup kicked off in South Africa, Chinese authorities have launched a massive crackdown against online soccer gambling, arresting more than 300 people. Over 70 ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas seen eating bones rather than bamboo


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some Chinese pandas have started eating animal bones instead of their traditionally-preferred diet of bamboo, state-run China Central Television has said. The bizarre change in the endangered ... Read more...

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China marks 140th anniversary of Giant Panda’s discovery


August 16th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Aug 15 (Xinhua) Panda lovers Saturday set out for a hike in China's southwestern Sichuan province to retrace the steps of a French missionary who made the animal known ... Read more...

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Chinese salon lets customers pay as much as they like their haircuts


July 10th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Hate paying the hair-stylist despite not liking that recent haircut? Well, a Chinese salon has come up with a unique idea to ensure customer service-they can ... Read more...

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Chinese relics from Tang dynasty to be restored


July 6th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Two archaeological restoration experts are soon going to go to the US to repair two stone horse sculpture reliefs from China dating back to the Tang ... Read more...

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Ming Dynasty Great Wall in China more than 2,551.8 kms longer than earlier thought


April 20th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): A two-year investigation has revealed that the length of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty era in China, is estimated to be more than 2,551.8 ... Read more...

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China to construct new panda breeding base in Sichuan


April 19th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Chengdu (China), Apr.19 (ANI): China has announced plans to construct a new breeding center for giant pandas around May to replace the former quake-leveled habitat in southwestern Sichuan Province.Xinhua, the official ... Read more...

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Tomb mural depicts how traditional Chinese medication was practiced 1,000 yrs ago


April 16th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): Archaeological have found a mural unearthed from an ancient tomb in the northwestern Chinese province of Shaanxi, which depicts how traditional Chinese medication was practiced 1,000 ... Read more...

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China’s drought slightly eased by rainfall


February 10th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (Xinhua) China's drought has been slightly eased by rainfall in four provinces, an official said Tuesday.E. Jingping, secretary-general of the Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief ... Read more...

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China quake survivors get over $1 bn in government aid


January 4th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (Xinhua) China Sunday said that more than 10.7 billion yuan (about $1.6 billion) in government aid were distributed to the survivors of the devastating May 12 earthquake last year. ... Read more...

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One-fifth of Chinas Great Wall in Inner Mongolia gone


December 31st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): An archaeologist has said that about a fifth of the Great Wall built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) has disappeared in north Chinas Inner Mongolia Autonomous ... Read more...

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Scientists complete Giant panda genome sequencing


October 13th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Chinese scientists have worked out the first genome draft map of the giant panda to figure out exactly what makes the endangered species tick.By sequencing the ... Read more...

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At least 87,000 feared dead in China’s May 12 quake


September 4th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (Xinhua) At least 87,000 people are feared to have perished in the deadly May 12 earthquake in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, an expert said Thursday in a ... Read more...

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May 12 earthquake harmed Chinas cultural heritage


June 17th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The 8.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Sichuan province on May 12, left many intangible cultural heritage relics severely damaged, the Chinese Cultural Ministry has disclosed. Fourteen national-level ... Read more...

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Flood fears force huge evacuation in China


May 29th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Fears about the onset of floods in the aftermath of the May 12 earthquake in south west China, has forced the authorities to undertake a huge ... Read more...

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Death and destruction in an instant


May 28th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
By Gong Yidong Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua) When rescuers discovered three-year-old Song Xinyi, she was huddled in the corner of a ruined building. Her head and shoulders could be seen, but her legs ... Read more...

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China to airlift pandas from quake-hit areas


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:00 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 22 (Xinhua) China will airlift eight pandas from the quake-hit Sichuan province to a zoo in Beijing, a panda protection research centre official said Thursday. The Southern Airlines (CSA) is ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 32,477


May 18th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua) The toll in Monday's devastating earthquake in China rose to 32,477 Sunday, the emergency response office of the State Council said. The quake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter ... Read more...

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Most extensive preservation project for Great Wall of China launched


May 17th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Chinas Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has launched the most extensive preservation project for the Great Wall of China, with a survey and repair already in progress. ... Read more...

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Death toll rises in China quake


May 13th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The death toll in China due to powerful earthquake has increased to 10,000 in south-western Sichuan province, with many more still trapped.In one county alone, ... Read more...

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Western China rocked by 7.2 magnitude earthquake


March 21st, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by amritpal
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake (depth 22.9 km) shook western China’s Xinjiang province early Friday. The quake at 6:33 a.m. (2233 GMT Thursday) was located near yutian country  - some 230 km southeast ... Read more...

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Pictures of South China Tiger declared fakes


December 4th, 2007 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.4 (ANI): Chinese photographers have described digital pictures of the rare South China tiger as fakes. According to the official Xinhua news agency and The China Daily, a team of photographic ... Read more...

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