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Ireland, China to have closer cooperation


March 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Wednesday his country intends to intensify its cooperation with China. The two countries have agreed to forge a strategic partnership ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facelift for over 300-year-old Tibetan monastery


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A 303-year-old Tibetan monastery in northwest China's Gansu province is to get a facelift, an official said Friday.The 300-million-yuan ($47.6 million) project will begin at Labrang ... Read more...

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China river pollution cleanup to last month


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Efforts to cleanup industrial effluents from a major river in south China will take a month, authorities said Friday.Cadmium concentration in Liujiang river is expected to ... Read more...

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European debt crisis may end in three years: Official


October 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) The European Union debt crisis may end in three years, said Li Daokui, a central bank advisor.Greece and Portugal may default on their debt repayments, and ... Read more...

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Gelatin from humans could spice up desserts, candies


July 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 14 (IANS) Gelatin derived from human beings could now spice up desserts and candies, replacing those of animal origin.Derived from the bones and skin of cows and ... Read more...

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Chinese youth reluctant to wed before buying home


June 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Call it the curse of modern-era or high living cost that many youngsters are consistently postponing their wedding plans, or the married are reluctant to have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China, UK Universities in talks for academic research partnership


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): China's Tsinghua University is likely to establish a closer relationship with the prestigious Oxford University, according to a new agreement signed by the universities.The universities will conduct academic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six-Party Talks will ease tensions in Korean Peninsula: Chinese FM


December 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 13 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi believes that six-party talks should resume as soon as possible to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula."The emergency consultations benefit all communication ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cars reflect social status, feel Chinese youth


September 8th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) A majority of Chinese youth are keen on having a car of their own with many associating vehicles as a reflection of their social status. A nation-wide survey conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China to cut number of crimes punishable by death


August 24th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China is reviewing a law related to death penalty in an effort to reduce number of crimes punishable by death, a media report said. The revision, if passed, will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to reduce capital punishment after law review


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 23 (ANI): China, which executes more people each year than any other country, is considering reducing the number of death sentences in the country by reviewing the latest amendment to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People in China’s big cities feel lonely


August 11th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) An overwhelming majority of people living in China's big cities feel lonely, overburdened and "extremely discontent" with their living conditions. A survey conducted by China's Fashion Health magazine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four Chinese protesters chop off, swallow finger tips


August 5th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bizarre protest, four Chinese men in Beijing chopped off the tip of the little finger of their hand and swallowed it to protest their sacking from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four in 10 Chinese feel corruption, public discontent most to blame for social uncertainties


July 9th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Most Chinese polled in a recent survey believe widespread corruption and public discontent are to blame for social uncertainties in the country. The poll, launched by a ... Read more...

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Scientists perform 9.9 miles teleportation feat


June 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A group of Chinese scientists has successfully achieved teleportation up to 9.9 miles, using quantum entanglement of photons.The feat could lead to faster and smaller quantum-based computers and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fresh evidence for ’survivor’ black holes from NASA


April 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton has brought out new evidence about the existence of two mid-sized black holes close to the center of a nearby starburst ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US biggest ‘threat’ to China, says top Chinese military expert


April 26th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) The US is the greatest "perceived threat" to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and cross-Straits relationship was the most likely subject to provoke a China-US war, a top ... Read more...

Posted in World |

90 percent Chinese middle class over-fatigued


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Nearly 90 percent of middle-class people in China are under "great pressure" and "do not feel good" about their health, a latest survey has said. Around 88.9 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

High housing price impacting Chinese middle-class people’s health


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): China's high housing price is impacting middle-class fortunes and causing them health problems, according to a survey done by two Chinese universities.The survey, jointly conducted by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New magnesium supplement staves off memory loss


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Magnesium, a key nutrient for a good memory, may be even more critical than previously thought for the development of neurons (nerve cell) of children and healthy brain ... Read more...

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Jawaharlal Nehru University head to attend meet at Yale


January 13th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will chair the fourth meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents, a network of international university presidents and vice-chancellors, including India's Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal PM begins China visit


December 26th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 26 (IANS) Accompanied by three ministers, Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Saturday left for his first official visit to China, pledging it would create a new high in economic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sino-US climate talks helpful, but too late for Copenhagen: Experts


November 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) A Sino-US exchange on climate change issues will boost the global negotiations in the long run, but are unlikely to substantially contribute to any possible deal at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wind alone can meet China’s electricity demands projected for 2030


September 11th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have estimated that wind alone has the potential to meet China's electricity demands projected for 2030.The research, carried out by environmental scientists from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flexible high-resolution home theatre displays come closer to reality


August 21st, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): You may soon get to enjoy facilities like flexible high-resolution home theatre displays, wearable health monitors, and biomedical imaging devices because scientists are working on a novel process ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big Chinese firms squeeze payroll of top executives


February 1st, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (Xinhua) More Chinese firms are slashing executive pay and having tighter budgets to get through the economic crisis, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Shanghai has said. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Peking University tops billionaire alumni list in China: Study


December 26th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (Xinhua) The China University Alumni Association has released a list of universities where the richest Chinese graduated. Peking University topped the list with 35 billionaire alumni. A total of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese hackers may be jailed for 7yrs under proposed law


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Hackers who steal data or manipulate large number of computers may be jailed for up to seven years, according to a proposed amendment to the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotube sheets pave way for future flat speakers


November 1st, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 1 (ANI): A Chinese research team has moved a step closer to realising flat speakers that will be much cheaper than the existing ones, for they have found that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chinese tourists buy nuclear waste as souvenir


September 15th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (RIA Novosti) Three Chinese tourists have bought a 274-kg piece of depleted uranium and brought it home from Kyrgyzstan as a souvenir, the China Daily newspaper reported Monday. The ... Read more...

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China starts vehicle control for Olympic Games


July 20th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 20 (Xinhua) China Sunday launched vehicle control regulations for the next two months in the capital aimed at easing traffic pressure and improving air quality during the Olympic Games. According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China would be unable to fully fix its air quality problem in time for Olympics


July 15th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A research by a University of Rhode Island (URI) atmospheric chemist has revealed that China would be unable to fully fix its air quality problem in time ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Foreign volunteers experience pre-Games Beijing (Olympics feature)


July 7th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Wang Xiuqiong Beijing, July 7 (Xinhua) Olympic volunteer Elizabeth Tuttle flew across the Pacific, touched down late and found herself directing a documentary on her second morning here. "Look at them! So ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Heres why water droplets on a rose dont fall off


April 26th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by admin
London, April 26 (ANI): Chemists at the Tsinghua University in Beijing have found the physical basis for the rose's ability to grip water droplets in place, even when the flower is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Musharraf for China-Gulf oil and gas pipelines passing through Pakistan


April 15th, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
Beijing, Apr 15 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that he was talking with the Chinese leadership to build oil and gas pipelines between China and the Gulf and passing ... Read more...

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