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China quake: Toll rises to 80 (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 80 people have been confirmed dead and more than 700 were reported injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in southwest China's Yunnan ... Read more...

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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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Earthquake shakes China’s Yunnan province


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 20 people have been confirmed dead when a series of devastating earthquakes hit the southwest of china. One of the earthquakes is said to have ... Read more...

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Chinese gets death sentence for killing 11 people


July 28th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to death for killing 11 people in the country's Yunnan province, a court ruling said Saturday.Zhang Yongming, 57, was ... 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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Prime minister to inaugurate Emerging Kerala summit


July 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate 'Emerging Kerala 2012', the flagship global connect programme of the state government to be held at Kochi from Sep ... Read more...

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China fossil site in World Heritage list


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, July 2 (IANS) A site containing fossilised remains of 200 prehistoric marine species in China has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list, Xinhua reported.The Chengjiang Fossil, ... Read more...

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12 Chinese cops punished over murder


June 9th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Twelve police officers in China have been punished for dereliction of duty after 11 people were murdered, authorities said Saturday.The officers were posted in Yunnan province, ... Read more...

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31 abducted infants rescued in China


June 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) As many as 31 infants were rescued after police busted a child trafficking ring in China's Yunnan province, the government said Friday.According to railway ministry's public ... Read more...

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Animal fat found in edible oil in China


May 24th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Over 130 tonnes of edible oil in southwestern China's Yunnan province has been found adulterated with animal fat meant for industrial use and would be recalled.A ... Read more...

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China launches probe into missing teenagers


May 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) China's ministry of public security has launched a probe after media reports said seven or eight teenagers had gone missing over the past few years in ... Read more...

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Chinese firm revives plan for Iceland resort


May 8th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) A Chinese real estate company has revived its ambitious plan to open an idyllic ranch in Iceland since Reykjavik has given the company the green light ... Read more...

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129 Chinese kids hospitalised after school meal


April 28th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) As many as 129 kindergarten students in China's Yunnan province fell ill after having breakfast at school, officials said.According to the publicity department of Wenshan Zhuang ... Read more...

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Chinese man buries son alive over homework


April 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A man in China's Yunnan province has been detained for allegedly beating his son and burying him alive over daily quibbles, a media report said.The suspect, ... Read more...

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300 Chinese kids ill after having school lunch


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) More than 300 children fell ill after eating lunch at a school in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Tuesday.As many as 337 children of Zhenxiong ... Read more...

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Five killed in China building collapse


March 20th, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) At least five people died and another 15 were injured when an under-construction building collapsed in China, officials said.The incident took place Monday in southwest Yunnan ... Read more...

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Over 20 held in China drug bust


March 15th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) At least 26 people were arrested as police busted a drug trafficking ring involving three gangs in China, officials said Wednesday.The ring was busted late last ... Read more...

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China allocates $19 mn to fight drought


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) China Wednesday allocated 120 million yuan ($19 million) for drought-hit areas in the southwestern part of the country.The funds will help secure food and drinking water ... Read more...

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Drought affects 1.5 mn in China


February 9th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) About 1.5 million people have been affected by drought in China's Yunnan province, a media report said Thursday.The drought has left over 1.44 million people and ... Read more...

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Four killed in China bus crash


February 1st, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 28 injured after a bus plunged off a highway bridge in China's Guizhou province Tuesday, said authorities.The bus, en ... Read more...

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Chinese vessel attacked


January 15th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) A Chinese commercial vessel was attacked by unidentified gunmen in Laos while returning to the country via the Mekong river, officials said Sunday.The Shengtai-11 vessel was ... Read more...

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Beijing gets first ‘human library’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Ever thought what if you could interact with the protagonist of an interesting book? Well, booklovers in Beijing have been offered such an opportunity by a ... Read more...

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Four school kids killed in China accident


December 25th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) An overloaded van carrying 12 school students plunged into a 60-metre-deep valley in China, killing six people including four pupils, officials said.The eight-seater van that was ... Read more...

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Jan Versleijen to coach Chinese Super League club


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Zhengzhou (China), Dec 12 (IANS) Dutchman Jan Versleijen has formally taken over as head coach of the Chinese Super League (CSL) club Henan Jianye located in Central China's Henan province, ... Read more...

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Four nations start Mekong river patrol


December 11th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) China has begun a joint patrol on the Mekong river with three other countries to beef up security in the region.The patrol launched by China, Laos, ... Read more...

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Japanese firm’s map shows Tibet as part of India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 29 (IANS) A map drawn by a Japanese firm shows Tibet as part of India. The cartograph also shows China's southwestern Yunnan province as belonging to India, ... Read more...

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Seven trapped Chinese miners found alive


November 19th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) Seven labourers, trapped in a coal mine in China early Friday, have been found alive underground the caved-in mine, Xinhua reported.According to the regional coal mine ... Read more...

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Six dead in central China coal mine gas leak


November 16th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) All six trapped miners in a coal mine gas leak accident in central China's Hubei province Tuesday were confirmed as dead, Xinhua quoted authorities as ... Read more...

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Toll reaches 28 in China coal mine gas leak


November 12th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 28 miners were confirmed dead in a coal mine gas leak accident in southwest China's Yunnan province, Xinhua quoted rescue headquarters as stating Saturday ... Read more...

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Struggle to rescue 22 trapped miners in China


November 11th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) A day after 43 miners were trapped underground following a gas leak in a coal mine in southwest China's Yunnan Province, hundreds of rescuers were still ... Read more...

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Wild elephant kills Chinese man


November 7th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) A villager was killed by a wild Asian elephant in a southwest Chinese province, officials said.The incident took place in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Yunnan ... Read more...

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China supporting northeast rebels: former army officer


October 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 18 (IANS) Chinese intelligence agencies are supporting insurgents in India's northeast, former Eastern Command chief Lt. Gen. J.R. Mukherjee said Tuesday.He made the remark while advocating better relations ... Read more...

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Shaft collapses at coal mine in southwest China, killing 5


September 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
KUNMING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed on late Saturday afternoon when a shaft collapsed at a coal mine in southwest China, state-run media reported on Sunday. Two others were ... Read more...

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Five die in China mine collapse


September 25th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) Five people were killed and two injured after a cave-in at a coal mine shaft in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Sunday.The accident happened at ... Read more...

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China’s ‘cancer village’ draws unwelcome attention


August 19th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A village in China's southwestern Yunnan province, where a chemical plant has discharged chromium slag for the last 10 years, is today known as a "cancer ... Read more...

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