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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... 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 to shut hundreds of coal mines


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to close hundreds of small mines over the year to ensure safety in the coal mine industry."We should use the opportunity ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese child-trafficking ring busted


July 6th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Police in China have busted two major child trafficking gangs and arrested 802 suspects and freed 181 children, the government said Thursday.Under the ministry of public ... Read more...

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Hailstorms in China leave 29 dead, devastate homes


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.According ... Read more...

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Drought hits shipping on two Chinese rivers


December 18th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) Shipping was paralyzed along the drought-stricken Xijiang and Xiangjiang rivers running through south China as authorities preserved drinking water for the region's households.As of Sunday, more ... Read more...

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Chinese police recapture top human trafficker


November 11th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kunming (China), Nov 10 (IANS) After two years on the run, a woman accused of trafficking nearly 30 women and children has been recaptured, the authorities said Thursday.Wu Zhenglian, 26, ... Read more...

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20 dead in China coal mine gas leak


November 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) At least 20 miners died and 23 others were trapped after a coal-mine gas leak accident occurred in China's southwest province of Yunnan Thursday, Xinhua reported. ... Read more...

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China busts gun trafficking ring


October 20th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a gun trafficking ring after 17 members of the gang were arrested. It used to smuggle arms from northern Myanmar.They used to ... Read more...

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Drought-hit 14 mn Chinese lack drinking water


September 8th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) Over 14 million people in southwest China are short of drinking water due to a lingering drought, a media report said Thursday.Over six million hectares of ... Read more...

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Over 1.5 mn people affected in China floods


July 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in south China have affected 1.57 million people, officials said Friday.The National Commission for Disaster Reduction said heavy ... Read more...

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7,844 dead or missing in China disasters in 2010


January 15th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Natural disasters left 7,844 people dead or missing in China in 2010, an official statement said Friday.The natural calamities also affected 430 million people, the ministry of civil ... Read more...

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China shuts down 60,000 websites in porn crackdown


November 24th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 24 (ANI): The Chinese National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications has said that the country's authorities have shut down over 60,000 pornographic websites since launching a crackdown in December ... Read more...

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17 dead, 44 missing in China landslides (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and 44 went missing Tuesday after rains triggered landslides in southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, authorities said. In Yunnan, four people were killed and ... Read more...

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China claims smashing Xinjiang terror ring


June 24th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) China has smashed a terror group that killed 17 people in an attack in Xinjiang region two years back, Xinhua reported Thursday quoting a security ministry official. The group ... Read more...

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China to draft policies for Tibet, Xinjiang’s development this year: Wen Jiabao


March 5th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 5 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday said his government will draft policies this year to boost development in Xinjiang and Tibet as well as other Tibetan-inhabited areas."We will ... Read more...

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China chalks out plan for lasting stability in Tibet


January 24th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) China has formulated a plan for lasting stability in Tibet, it was announced at a high-level meeting held here. The meeting, attended by Chinese President Hu Jintao and other ... Read more...

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China mulls replacing bullets with lethal injections


June 16th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) By the end of this year, all criminals who have been sentenced to death here will get a lethal injection instead of bullets as authorities in China have ... Read more...

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World Bank lends $450 mn to China for rail, highway projects


April 17th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (Xinhua) The World Bank said Friday it approved loans totalling $450 million to finance road and rail projects in central and western China. The bank said $300 million would help ... Read more...

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Chinese couples splash PS1k on butterfly weddings!


March 21st, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Loved up Chinese couples certainly don''t care about the ongoing recession - they are spending as much as 1,000 pounds just to be showered in clouds of ... Read more...

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China quake survivors get over $1 bn in government aid


January 4th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (Xinhua) China Sunday said that more than 10.7 billion yuan (about $1.6 billion) in government aid were distributed to the survivors of the devastating May 12 earthquake last year. ... Read more...

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Magnitude 5.7 quake struck off Western Xizang


September 25th, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
An earth quake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale shook Western Xizang region Thursday, September 25 at 09:47 AM local time, reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.However there are no immediate reports ... Read more...

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Restaurants asked to keep dog meat off menu during Olympics


July 15th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Exotic items like dog meat may be missing from the food menu in China during the Olympics scheduled to begin Aug 8. Authorities here have asked ... Read more...

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Giant panda that survived China quake gives birth to twins


July 7th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 7 (ANI): A giant panda that miraculously survived the May 12 earthquake in the Wolong Nature Reserve has given birth to twins in Ya'an City in China ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll rises to 5,000 (Fourth Lead)


May 13th, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 12 (Xinhua) At least 5,000 people may have been killed after a major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted the country's southwestern Sichuan Province, local disaster relief ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll 107, over 900 remain buried (Third Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) At least 107 people were killed and over 900 remained buried in China's southwestern province of Sichuan even as the government ordered all-out measures for disaster relief and ... Read more...

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China to hold joint exercise with India soon: Antony


February 25th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Laungewal (Rajasthan), Feb 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K Antony has said that the next joint exercise of India and China would take place in India.Antony was speaking while on a visit ... Read more...

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India-based ICRISAT new agricultural innovations helps Chinese farmers and scientists


December 4th, 2007 - 6:23 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Dec.4 (ANI): The India-based International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), a non-profit and non-political research organization, has helped Chinese agricultural scientists and rural communities embrace diverse agricultural innovations. This ... Read more...

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