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Chinese top cop faces trial for bribe, abusing power (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) A former police chief in China faced an open trial Tuesday for graft and bending the law for selfish ends.Wang Lijun, having served as Chongqing city's ... Read more...

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Chinese top cop faces trial for graft, abuse of power


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) In one of the biggest political scandals in China, a former police chief linked to politician Bo Xilai and his convicted wife Gu Kailai stood an ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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China mine explosion toll climbs to 19


August 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) The toll in a gas explosion that occurred in a coal mine in southwest China's Sichuan province has climbed to 19, rescuers said Thursday. A total ... Read more...

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Five killed in China road accident


August 29th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and three injured in a van-truck collision in China's Sichuan province Tuesday, authorities said.There were eight people on board the ... Read more...

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47 killed in two China expressway collisions


August 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yan'an/Chengdu (China), Aug 26 (IANS) Forty-seven people were killed and four were injured in two separate expressway collisions in China on Sunday.The first accident occurred around 2.18 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Philips to build LED manufacturing centre in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Philips (China) Investment Co. Ltd. has started construction on an LED manufacturing centre in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said.The new facility will ... Read more...

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Two dead, 10 missing in China storm


August 19th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people died and 10 others were missing Saturday in China following a rain storm, authorities said.The storm triggered landslides, flash floods and mud and rock ... Read more...

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Man attempts Guinness record with 300 kg shoes on


August 10th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A Chinese man has tried to walk with a pair of iron shoes that weighed 300 kg in his attempt to break his previous Guinness record.Wukong ... Read more...

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Thief’s diary writing habit costs him


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A Chinese thief's habit of writing a diary cost him badly when police seized his notebook in which he had recorded details of all 88 motorbikes ... Read more...

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‘Olympics panda’ born in China


July 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 29 (IANS) Veterinarians in southwest China's Sichuan province said a 20-year-old panda gave birth to the panda research centre's first cub of the year on the first ... Read more...

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China launches satellite


July 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China successfully launched a satellite in Sichuan province, completing the country's first data relay satellite network system.The Tianlian I-03 satellite was launched on a Long March-3C ... Read more...

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Downpour wreaks havoc across China


July 24th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rainstorms since the weekend have ravaged many parts of China, including the capital city of Beijing where the heaviest rain in 60 years caused 37 ... Read more...

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China to build five-star toilet


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) It's not an ordinary restroom. A five-star facility will come up at a tourist site in China's Sichuan province that will have a lounge, a tea-table, ... Read more...

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Chinese squirts glue on women’s hair


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A man in China's Sichuan province has squirted super glue on long-haired women, forcing some to get their hair cut.Police in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, ... Read more...

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10 dead, 30,000 evacuated after torrential rains in Beijing (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed while more than 30,000 were evacuated in the heaviest rains in six decades in the Chinese capital, authorities said Sunday.Thousands ... Read more...

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13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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Chinese tutorial on how to find rich husbands!


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese woman who married a multimillionaire has started tutoring other women on how to can find a rich husband. The class covers topics like how ... Read more...

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Chinese ancient liquor breweries eye heritage list


July 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS)Two Chinese provinces are making a joint bid to have their ancient distilleries of baijiu, or Chinese liquor, recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage sites, according to ... Read more...

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Man finds fossilised timber used by Chinese royal families


July 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A villager in China has excavated a huge log of rare, semi-fossilised wood that was once a prized possession in ancient China and used only by ... Read more...

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14 bodies recovered after China mudslide


July 9th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Fourteen bodies have been recovered following a mudslide in southwest China's Sichuan province, the authorities said Monday.Rescuers retrieved the 14 bodies from a rain-triggered mudslide in ... Read more...

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Lesbians allowed to donate blood in China


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Lesbians in China, banned in 1998 from donating blood as a way to prevent the spread of AIDS, have now been "legally allowed" to donate. However, ... Read more...

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Eight killed in China road accident


June 30th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least eight people, including three toddlers, were killed in China Saturday after their taxi crashed into a tanker in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China landslide


June 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China's Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.The landslide occurred ... Read more...

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Two dead, 100 injured in China quake


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Two people died and about 100 others were injured in China in a 5.7-magnitude quake Sunday, the authorities said.The casualties took place in Ninglang county of ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves on fire in China


June 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Two Tibetans set themselves afire in the Yushu Tibetan region in northwest China. One of them died later, officials said Thursday. The two set themselves ablaze ... Read more...

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China launches telecommunication satellite


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China successfully launched a telecommunication satellite into orbit Saturday night.The ChinaSat 2A was launched at 11.56 p.m. using a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang ... Read more...

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Air China opens flight to Mumbai


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) Air China Wednesday launched direct flights from the country's southwestern city of Chengdu to Mumbai.The airline will use Airbus A319 aircraft for the flights every Monday, ... Read more...

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Man held for bomb hoax in China


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A man has been detained in Chinese metropolis Shanghai for making a hoax bomb threat to the city's international airport, police said.The suspect, surnamed Pu, called ... Read more...

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Sexy models at China auto show spark debate


April 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Models clad in revealing dresses at an ongoing international automotive exhibition here have drawn criticism for seeking instant fame while crossing the thin moral red line.The ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces labour crisis


April 26th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is facing a shortfall of migrant labour. The city's human resource watchdog says it is happening mainly due to the rising cost of ... Read more...

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Chinese liquor giant’s Q1 profit soars


April 20th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 20 (IANS) Wuliangye Yibin Co. Ltd., one of China's top liquor brands, saw its net profit rise 46.54 percent year on year in the first three months. The ... Read more...

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100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus


April 19th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.Health authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese mother poisons herself, three kids


April 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) A mother of three children in China was hospitalised when she took pesticide after giving it to her kids, causing her two daughters to suffer kidney ... Read more...

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