shandong

China to ensure security at every school by 2013


August 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) With a number of murder incidents taking place in Chinese schools in recent years, the country has decided to beef up security measures at schools ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Typhoon Damrey slams China


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Typhoon Damrey packing winds of 126 kmph made landfall in China Thursday night, authorities said.Damrey, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, battered Jiangsu and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese fishing ships detained by Russia


July 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Two Chinese fishing ships have been detained off Russia's far-eastern region, Chinese officials in Russia have said.According to the Chinese consulate in the port city of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

$5 bn subsidy for Chinese rural households


July 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) To enable villagers renovate their dilapidated houses in rural areas, the Chinese government has decided to support four million poor households this year, China Daily reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

12 dead, three mn hit by China storms


July 14th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) At least 12 people have died and more than three million affected in storms that hit China over the past few days, officials said.In eastern province ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

31 abducted infants rescued in China


June 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) As many as 31 infants were rescued after police busted a child trafficking ring in China's Yunnan province, the government said Friday.According to railway ministry's public ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ex-convicts find jobs


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Thanks to a web site, a former Chinese convict has got a job after serving 17 years in prison.Community corrections aided nearly 600,000 get work in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese scientists make headway in leprosy prevention


January 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) Chinese scientists have claimed to have identified 10 susceptibility genes for leprosy to date, a finding that will help identify high-risk individuals and aid in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to monitor radiation in water around n-plants


January 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China's health authorities have been told to check for radiation in drinking water around the country's nuclear power plants.The monitoring will cover areas within 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China completes tunnel under Yellow river


January 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) China has completed the construction of a tunnel under the Yellow river as part of a huge south-north water diversion project, the government said Sunday.Water diverted ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China punishes six media groups for professional violations


December 28th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) Government regulators punished six newspapers and magazines for illegally leasing local branches to advertising agencies that allegedly indulged in extortion and for employing non-journalists for reporting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China moves to protect Bohai Bay


December 28th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China plans to enforce strict measures to prevent damage from the offshore oil drilling to the fragile ecosystem of the Bohai Bay.Liu Cigui, director of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Action against 113 in China’s tainted pork scandal


November 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 113 people, including 77 government employees, have been penalised in a Chinese province over a chemical tainted pork scandal, Xinhua reported Saturday.The scandal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China faces shortage of life saving drug


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) Experts in China have called for a national drug control system following a countrywide shortage of a life saving drug that has lasted at least three ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bank of China’s Olympic dolls lose their glitter


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 2 (IANS) Many people, who bought the Bank of China's gold fuwa dolls, mascots of the Beijing Olympic Games, are today feeling duped since these dolls have started ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rare freshwater jellyfish found in China


August 27th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) A rare type of freshwater jellyfish has been found to be thriving in a river in south China.Schools of the endangered freshwater jellyfish were discovered by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

1.3 mn evacuated as Muifa brushes past China (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 1.3 million people were evacuated as the tropical storm Muifa brushed past China's eastern coast, Xinhua reported Monday.Muifa, after crossing China, made a landfall ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Natural disasters in China killed over 200 in July


August 7th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Natural disasters left at least 204 people dead in China in July, according to a latest government report.Around 25 people went missing in the disasters, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

54 killed in China storms


July 27th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) At least 54 people have been killed in storms that hit China since the weekend, the government announced Wednesday.The National Disaster Reduction Committee said thunderstorms accompanied ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s longest sea bridge draws safety concerns


July 5th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Safety concerns have been raised over the world's longest sea bridge that connects China's eastern Qingdao city with Huangdao island, a media report said Tuesday.There are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Crackdown on illegal mining in China


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) China has ordered a clampdown on mining activities at unauthorised places after many people died in accidents in such facilities, Xinhua reported Saturday.China's top work safety ... Read more...

Posted in World |

160,000 people affected due to China storm


June 27th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) Tropical storm Meari has caused floods in three provinces in east China and affected the lives of 164,000 people, the government said Monday.Gales and downpours generated ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Combining soccer with kungfu in China


June 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Some Chinese sport schools are attempting to combine soccer with the traditional Chinese kungfu. Since last year, Shangdong sport bureau has launched a campaign to develop ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China mulls levy for regional development


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Members of China's Communist Party could be asked to pay 10 percent extra on their annual membership fees to help revitalize the struggling economies of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

230,000 people affected by storms in eastern China


May 20th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Gales and hailstorms have affected the lives of over 230,000 people in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, officials said.The violent weather has damaged 14,160 hectares ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man held for killing woman, having sex with corpse


April 25th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 25 (IANS) A man has been arrested in China for killing a young woman as she looked like his ex-girlfriend and then having sex with the corpse, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

T-Rex’s gigantic cousin located in China


April 1st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A new dinosaur has been identified from fossils dug up in China and has been nicknamed "T-Rex's cousin". The dinosaur has been officially named "Zhuchengtyrannus Magnus" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Environment |

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...

Posted in World |

China earmarks $1 bn to battle drought


February 10th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese government will spend $1 billion to fight the drought which has hit a huge part of the country's north.At least 6.7 billion yuan ($1.02 billion) will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Millions affected in drought hit China


January 29th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Millions of people have been affected due to the continuing drought in north China that has caused an economic loss of 1.04 billion yuan ($158 million), a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Millions facing water shortage in China


January 29th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Jinan (China), Jan.29 (ANI): Over 2.2 million people and 2.7 million livestock are facing a water shortage in many parts of China.According to the China Daily, some of the wheat-growing regions, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in World |

Half of antibiotics produced in China fed to animals


November 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to animals rather than used to fight viruses in people, a media report said Friday.Of the 210,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese university students forced to sign life, death contract


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): A university in China has come into the limelight after it forced 20,000 college students to sign a "life and death contract".The contract brought out by Shandong ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe