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Castro’s China visit to help speed up Cuban economy (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro will begin a state visit to China Wednesday, during which he will sign a number of deals that will help accelerate Cuba's ... Read more...

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Most Chinese wary about what they eat: Study


May 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Most Chinese are wary about what they eat because of the frequent exposure of contaminated food products, according to a study.A poll shows most people have ... Read more...

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Global solar industry set to shine again


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) The slump in the global solar industry may be over soon due to industry consolidation and improving demand, the world's leading solar cell maker has said.Solar ... Read more...

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Strong social support benefits breast cancer patients


January 21st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new research has suggested that breast cancer patients who have a strong social support system in the first year after diagnosis are less likely to die or ... Read more...

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Few visitors, so China’s sex clinic shuts (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 25 (IANS) A health clinic in China providing free advice on sex-related problems to youngsters was closed after five years as it failed to attract enough visitors.The clinic, which operated ... Read more...

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China’s sex advice clinic shuts as shy youths go online


December 25th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 25 (IANS) A health clinic in China providing free advice on sex-related problems to youngsters was closed after five years as it failed to attract enough visitors.The clinic, which operated ... Read more...

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Free sex advice clinic has no takers as shy Chinese youths go online


December 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Clinics offering free sex education and advice may soon fade out, as shy Chinese youngsters are turning to the Internet for all their queries.A free clinic, which ... Read more...

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Wonder paper that wards off harmful bacteria


July 25th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Scientists have created a new form of paper that wards off harmful bacteria. It could have applications ranging from anti-bacterial bandages to food packaging that keeps food fresh ... Read more...

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US determined to encircle China with its anti-missile systems: Chinese experts


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb. 22 (ANI): With its proposed weapon deal with Taiwan, the US appears determined to encircle China with American-built anti-missile systems, Chinese military experts have observed.Taiwan became the fifth global ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists create fertile live mice from skin cells


July 24th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, Chinese researchers have been able to create live fertile mice by reprogramming skin cells into powerful stem cells.They used induced pluripotent skin cells, or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

North Korean leader’s chosen son visits China, says report


June 16th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 16 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's third son, Kim Jong Un, made a secret visit to Beijing last week to inform Chinese leaders that his father had chosen ... Read more...

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China’s first Mars probe all set for October launch


June 9th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, is all geared up for launching to the Red Planet in October this year.According to the scientist in charge of the probe's ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists create stem cells from pigs


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): In a groundbreaking study, Chinese scientists have successfully transformed pig cells into pluripotent stem cells - cells that, like embryonic stem cells, are capable of developing into any ... Read more...

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Musharraf says Obama’s AFPAK policy incomplete without India


April 12th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.12 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has said that the US President Barack Obama's revamped AFPAK policy is incomplete without India, and a solution to the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Chinese declare Sarkozy persona non grata for Beijing Olympics


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been declared persona non grata for this years Beijing Olympics, according to an online poll in China.Nearly 90 per cent of ... Read more...

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China to launch its first Mars probe in 2009


December 4th, 2007 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China would launch its first Mars probe Yinghuo-1 atop a Russian launch vehicle in October 2009. The probe will travel 350 million km in 11 months ... Read more...

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