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Chinese woman poisons herself, three kids


April 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) A Chinese woman poisoned herself and her three children with pesticide because she could not cope with life's pressures. All are in hospital and her two ... Read more...

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Tibetan self immolations: Why isn’t the world listening? (Comment)


March 29th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Until he became a burning sensation in the international media, the story of Jamphel Yeshi, 27, was no different from the few million Tibetans who live today in what Chinese leaders ... Read more...

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China important for US farmers: official


March 29th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China is a very important market for American farmers and agricultural exporters, a US official said Wednesday in Shanghai.Michael Scuse, the US Department of Agriculture's acting ... Read more...

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Mercy sought for man who poisoned mother


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Relatives and neighbours of a Chinese villager who gave a fatal dose of pesticide to his bedridden elderly mother have sought leniency for him, saying it ... Read more...

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25,000 affected by snowfall in China


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Over 650 people have been injured and more than 25,000 are facing food shortage and a lack of warm clothing due heavy snowfall in China's southwest ... Read more...

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Bus plunges into ravine in southwest China, killing 15


March 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, China (BNO NEWS) -- Fifteen people were killed on early Tuesday afternoon when a bus plunged into a deep ravine in southwestern China, local police officials told state-run media. Several others ... Read more...

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China resorts to artificial pollination


February 28th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) With the numbers of honey bees declining in China, the country has now started depending on artificial pollination to harvest fruits.China's indigenous honey bee -- Apis ... Read more...

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Journalists banned from entering Tibet: Media organisation


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 27 (IANS) China's Tibet Autonomous Region is out of bounds for foreign journalists. This causes media persons to resort to clandestine methods to get into the region, says ... Read more...

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China helps 12 mn quake-hit people with $137 bn expenditure


February 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China spent 866 billion yuan (about $137 billion) over reconstruction work in its quake-hit Sichuan province, helping over 12 million people in repairing houses and ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in China


February 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) A Tibetan monk set himself on fire Monday in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said Tuesday.Losang Gyatso, 18, from the Kirti monastery in the Aba Tibetan-Qiang ... Read more...

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China loans two pandas to Canada


February 12th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has loaned two rare giant pandas to Canada for a research program.The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) Saturday signed an agreement with two Canadian ... Read more...

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India reassures China over Tibet issue


February 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) With Beijing worried over the Tibetan unrest, India Wednesday reassured China that it considered the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) as part of China and reiterated New ... Read more...

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This pickle bank tickles them pink


February 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) It's "pickle bank" that has turned the fortunes of many micro and small pickle makers in China's Sichuan province, and that too without having them to ... Read more...

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Hundreds battle forest fire in China


January 28th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 800 firefighters, policemen and villagers were battling to put out a raging forest fire that broke out in the mountains in southwest China.The inferno ... Read more...

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Resolve Tibet issue through dialogue, says PM-in-exile


January 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Thursday reiterated that the only way to resolve the Tibet issue is through dialogue."I urge the Chinese leadership to heed the ... Read more...

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US concerned over violence in Tibet


January 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 25 (IANS) Expressing concern over violence in Tibet, the US has urged China to address its counterproductive policies and resume talks with the Tibetan exiles."I am gravely concerned ... Read more...

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Pandas sent to the wild in China


January 12th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China has begun sending pandas bred in captivity into a protected area in Sichuan Province in a bid to rebuild the depleted population of giant pandas ... Read more...

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Chinese giant pandas to fly to Paris


January 10th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) A pair of giant pandas from China's Shichuan province will board a chartered plane coming Sunday, embarking on a journey across half the globe to Paris, ... Read more...

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Four killed in China bus accidents


January 8th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) At least four people, including a child, were killed and 34 injured in China's Guizhou province Sunday after a bus veered off the road into a ... Read more...

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16 killed in China accident


January 5th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed when a bus carrying more than 50 people fell from a highway bridge in icy conditions into a a 10-metre-deep ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on plane


January 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight from southwest Sichuan province to Wuhan.The young female crew members trained to handle in-flight ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemicals found in China milk


December 27th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) A random check on 200 dairy products in 21 provinces in China revealed that at least two samples contained a cancer-causing chemical -- aflatoxin.The General Administration ... Read more...

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China to make movie on earthquake


December 25th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) China will shoot a movie featuring a true survival story in a devastating magnitude-8 earthquake, officials said.The movie would be based on a true story of ... Read more...

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Panda numbers increase in China


December 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) The number of pandas in the wild has increased from 14 to 41 over the past decade in China's Shaanxi province, one of the country's ... Read more...

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China bars teachers from using harsh words


December 13th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) China has barred teachers from using harsh language and words that may belittle students.The Ministry of Education has published a series of professional standards for teachers ... Read more...

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Pigs cause chaos on China Highway


December 10th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About thirty pigs were left loose on a highway after the van that they were being transported in overturned. The police had to stop traffic at part ... Read more...

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600 Chinese held in child trafficking racket


December 7th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A total of 608 suspects have been arrested and 178 children rescued after two "seriously harmful" child trafficking gangs were busted in China, the government said.The ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas are Scotland’s new celebrity couple


December 4th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A giant panda couple from China's Sichuan province Sunday left for Scotland as part of an awareness programme that will see them spending the next 10 ... Read more...

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China hiding n-arsenal in tunnel maze, say researchers


December 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) China is hiding its ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads in a vast network of tunnels, said a media report citing a study carried out by a ... Read more...

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China looks for potential pilots on college campuses


November 29th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Having been hit by an acute shortage of pilots, China's civil airlines are approaching university graduates through campus recruitment drive.The step to massively recruit and train ... Read more...

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Don’t eat dogs, urge Chinese animal rights groups


November 20th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) Animal welfare groups in China are now challenging an ages-old tradition of eating dogs, urging people to change their "nasty habit".Citing health reasons and animal rights, ... Read more...

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China to develop heavy-lift helicopter


November 8th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) China is looking to develop a 33-tonne heavy-lift helicopter with Russian help.A major helicopter producer is holding talks with its Russian counterpart to develop the 33-tonne ... Read more...

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Tibetan nun sets herself on fire in China, dies


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) A nun died after she set herself on fire Thursday in China's Sichuan province, authorities said.Qiu Xiang from a nunnery in Dawu county of Garze Tibetan ... Read more...

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Self-immolation bids sign of overseas instigation: China


October 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Religious affairs officials Tuesday said recent self-immolation attempts by Tibetan monks in southwest China appeared to have been instigated by a clique jockeying for power in ... Read more...

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WTO will fight against protectionism: Lamy


October 18th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 17 (IANS) World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy Monday said the organisation will strive to prevent protectionist trends from strengthening during the current tumultuous economic ... Read more...

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