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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

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China cheers for first Tibetan Olympic medallist


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Xining/London, Aug 13 (IANS) Choeyang Kyi grew up herding yaks on a plateau meadow, just like many other women from rural Tibet. Singing and praying accounted for much of her ... Read more...

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Counterfeit crackdown fear shuts entire Chinese city


August 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Almost all shops in a Chinese city have closed business following rumours of a clampdown on counterfeit products, the Daily Mail reported.Officials in Shenyang city are ... Read more...

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Chinese social media users ‘happier’ than Westerners


June 28th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Chinese social media users are "happier" and write "less political" messages on their profiles than Westerners, The Telegraph reported Thursday.Computer scientists at the Delft University of ... Read more...

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China probes forced abortion case after national outrage


June 14th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) Authorities in China's Shaanxi province have launched an investigation into an incident of forced abortion, pledging that anyone found responsible will be punished according to ... Read more...

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Coca Cola apologizes in China


May 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Coca Cola has apologized over how it acted in china after some of its products were alleged to be contaminated with chlorine, China Daily reported Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Chinese woman seeks husband who won’t have sex


March 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A 38-year-old woman who runs a website that promotes virginity is seeking a husband with stringent conditions attached -- no premarital sex and no sex for ... Read more...

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China wants its people to do good


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China has launched a campaign to promote the virtues of Lei Feng, a soldier in the 1960s who spent time and money to help the needy.Authorities ... Read more...

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Apple releases preview of new Mac operating system


February 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 17 (IANS) Apple Thursday released a developer preview of the next version of the company's Macintosh operating system, bringing some popular features from iPhone and iPad to ... Read more...

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Facebook IPO boosts growth of Chinese sites


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Facebook's planned initial public offering (IPO) will give impetus to China's social networking sites and boost their development, industry leaders here said.Facebook filed with the ... Read more...

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China’s internet users rise to 513 million (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) China's internet users rose to 513 million in December 2011, while the number of Chinese who took to microblogging reached nearly 250 million last year, four ... Read more...

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Tell your real name: Beijing asks microbloggers (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) Beijing Friday asked users of Twitter-like microblogging services to provide their real names.Beijing's government published new rules requiring users of microblogging services to provide their authentic ... Read more...

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Chinese police arrest two men for spreading ‘false information’ online


December 12th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by BNO News
CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese police arrested two men on Sunday after they allegedly spread false information online about a large number of police officers guarding a wedding in south-central China, ... Read more...

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Man held for spreading HIV rumour in Beijing


December 1st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) A man was arrested in the Chinese capital for spreading rumours that many people have entered Beijing with syringes "filled with the HIV virus", police said ... Read more...

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China bans commercials during TV dramas


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China has barred the airing of commercials during TV dramas effective Jan 1 next year.China's top broadcasting watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ... Read more...

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Grief in China as girl who was run over dies


October 21st, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) A two-year-old Chinese girl, who was hit by two vehicles on a market street and subsequently ignored by 18 passers-by, died early Friday after a weeklong ... Read more...

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Chinese street artist catapults to fame via microblog


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) A Chinese calligraphy artist who eked out a living by showcasing his work on the streets will have a typeface named after him after a font ... Read more...

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Apple fans in China pay tribute to Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Apple fans in China were grief-stricken Thursday on learning about Steve Jobs' death."I was really shocked when I woke up and heard the news in the ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 splashed across Chinese media


September 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS) Most newspapers here carried articles Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11, denouncing terrorist activities.The People's Daily published a news story titled "US starts ... Read more...

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Wendi wins Chinese bloggers’ hearts, fending Murdoch


July 20th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Media baron Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi Deng has won many admirers among Chinese netizens after she slapped down the man who was throwing foam pie ... Read more...

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Video shows Chinese man skinning dog on roadside


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 16 (IANS) A video has been posted on Chinese websites that shows a man using a knife to skin a golden retriever dog on a busy street in Shanghai, which ... Read more...

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China’s ‘microblog queen’ has 5 mn fans


January 29th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Chinese television star Yao Chen has been named the "microblog queen" for having more than five million followers on the country's popular Twitter-like online social microblogging website.Yao ... Read more...

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Those involved in terror misinterpret Islam: Egyptian grand mufti


January 12th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The grand mufti of Egypt - an African country with a 90 percent Muslim population - has raised his voice against global terror, saying its root cause ... Read more...

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Why Facebook is sucking up more of your time


January 12th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): If you think that Facebook eats up most of your time, then it's only going to get worse, suggests a new study.Researchers at City University of Hong ... Read more...

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Azamgarh redefined: An educational hub in ‘nursery of terror’


January 12th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar Beenapara (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 12 (IANS) This small village is redefining the image of Azamgarh, branded as the 'nursery of terror' after the 2008 Batla House shootout in Delhi. ... Read more...

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Facebook eyeing to re-connect with China?


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met with some of China's top technology leaders, fuelling speculation about the social networking website's ambitions to enter the country's ... Read more...

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China launches online map service


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China has launched an official online mapping service as internet giant Google is yet to apply for a licence to provide a similar service in the country.The State ... Read more...

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Google yet to apply for online maps in China


September 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Internet giant Google has not applied to Chinese authorities to provide online map and location services, an official said. Song Chaozhi, deputy director general of the State Bureau of ... Read more...

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Microbloggers fear services will be suspended in China


July 15th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Chinese microbloggers are concerned about such services being suspended in the country after a series of glitches in the last two days disrupted their popular Twitter-like social-networking ... Read more...

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China express shock over Dhaka mutiny


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 3(ANI): China has expressed deep shock over the death of army officers and civilians in the February 25-26 mutiny at the BDR headquarters A statement by a spokesman of the ... 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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Chinese companies donate $500 mn for quake relief


May 18th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua) Chinese companies have donated more than 3.5 billion Yuan ($501 million) in cash and goods for earthquake relief work, web-portal Sina.com reported Sunday. The contribution doubled since Wednesday ... Read more...

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Images of Tibet riot suspects on Internet portals


March 21st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa, March 21 (Xinhua) Major Internet portals in China, including Yahoo.com and Sina.com, Friday showed images of some of the March 14 riot suspects wanted by the police. Phone numbers of the ... Read more...

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South China tiger photos declared ‘fake’


November 17th, 2007 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): A netizen has reportedly given convincing proof that photographs of the extinct wild South China tiger are fakes. In an online message, the man, named "panzhihua-xydz", said he had ... Read more...

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