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We have started to collect the most important news related to China in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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China: news

UK eases rules for Chinese trading

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 14:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

UK Chancellor George Osborne announces moves aimed at making London the main centre for Chinese financial business overseas.
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Danone in China management shuffle

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 3:44
related countries: France France

Dumex, a baby food brand owned by French firm Danone, says it will appoint new management following allegations of bribery in China.
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Beijing airport blast man jailed

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 3:19

A man who detonated an explosive device at Beijing International Airport is jailed by a Chinese court for six years.
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China drowning investigators jailed

Monday, October 14th 2013, 15:20

Six Communist Party officials in China have been jailed for torturing another official to death in a case which casts light on the darker side of party discipline.
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Chinese held in Paris euro coin row

Monday, October 14th 2013, 14:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Two Chinese tourists are briefly detained in Paris on suspicion of forgery after trying to settle their hotel bill with one-euro coins.
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China: Opportunity and risk for hi-tech firms

Monday, October 14th 2013, 14:53

Hi-tech firms see opportunities in China
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China plans 'HIV bathhouse ban'

Monday, October 14th 2013, 11:39

A government proposal to bar HIV patients from using public bathhouses is condemned by many people in China as discriminatory.
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UK to relax visa rules for Chinese

Monday, October 14th 2013, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government will relax visa rules for Chinese nationals coming to the UK, Chancellor George Osborne announces during his China trade trip.
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Vietnam and China brace for typhoon

Monday, October 14th 2013, 7:59
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Vietnam Vietnam

Parts of Vietnam and China are bracing for the arrival of Typhoon Nari, which has left at least 13 people dead in the Philippines.
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Food prices fuel China inflation

Monday, October 14th 2013, 4:48

Consumer prices in China rise more than forecast in September, by 3.1%, fuelled mainly by a surge in food prices.
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China to invest in British airport

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 11:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Chinese group announces it will invest in Manchester Airport, as Chancellor George Osborne visits Beijing to boost ties.
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VIDEO: 'Prostitution' in some China hotels

Friday, October 11th 2013, 21:55

A BBC Newsnight investigation shows that sex is being bought and sold from third party-run businesses, operating from within some hotel premises in China.
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China sex trade infiltrates international hotels

Friday, October 11th 2013, 16:12

How the sex trade is infiltrating international hotels in China
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Spain probes Hu Jintao 'genocide'

Friday, October 11th 2013, 9:17
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's top criminal court is to hear a case brought by Tibetan rights activists who allege that China's former President Hu Jintao committed genocide in Tibet.
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China in $57bn ECB currency deal

Friday, October 11th 2013, 5:57
related places: Xinhua

China and the European Central Bank (ECB) have signed a currency swap agreement worth 350bn yuan ($57bn; £36bn), according to the Xinhua news agency.
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Foxconn admits labour violation

Friday, October 11th 2013, 1:47

Foxconn, the world's biggest contract electronics maker, says student intern shifts at a factory in China were in violation of its company policies.
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China journalist arrested over blogs

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 16:11

A Chinese journalist who blogged details of alleged corruption involving high-ranking officials has been arrested and charged with defamation, state media say.
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China overtakes US on oil imports

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

China overtakes the US to become the biggest importer of oil in the world, US government data shows.
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The revenge of China's scorned mistresses

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 1:48

How China's scorned mistresses take their revenge
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China criticises Nasa conference ban

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 13:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nasa

China has criticised the US space agency Nasa over its decision to bar Chinese scientists from attending a conference in the United States.
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China court to allow Bo Xilai appeal

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 9:31

A Chinese court agrees to consider an appeal by disgraced politician Bo Xilai, jailed for life last month on charges of bribery and abuse of power.
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Tibetans 'injured by police fire'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 4:36
related countries: United States United States

At least 60 Tibetans were injured after Chinese police fired into a crowd of protesters, rights group Free Tibet and US-based Radio Free Asia report.
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Yum profits hurt by China worries

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 1:52

Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, posts a 68% drop in quarterly profits after food scares in China hit sales.
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China sacking over lavish wedding

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 17:03

A local official is sacked in China over a lavish wedding for his son that cost 1.6m yuan ($260,000;£160,000), state media report.
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Buddhist monastery founder killed

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 17:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Tibetan monk who founded the first Buddhist monastery in the UK has been killed in south west China.
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China arrests over Xinjiang rumours

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 14:44
related places: Xinjiang

Nearly 400 people in Xinjiang have been investigated for spreading online rumours, with 110 detained, Chinese state media report.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Fitow kills five in China

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 12:59

Thousands of people in eastern China are struggling to cope with the effects of a typhoon that made landfall early on Monday morning.
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Typhoon Fitow kills five in China

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 3:46

Powerful Typhoon Fitow has killed at least five people in China, with four others missing, Chinese media report.
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China warns US to agree debt deal

Monday, October 7th 2013, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

A senior Chinese official warns that the "clock is ticking" to avoid a US default that could harm China's economic interests and the global economy.
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World Bank cuts East Asia outlook

Monday, October 7th 2013, 10:34
related countries: United States United States

The World Bank cuts its 2013 economic growth forecast for East Asia's developing countries, citing China's slowdown and the expected end to US stimulus measures.
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Powerful typhoon hits eastern China

Monday, October 7th 2013, 8:40

Powerful Typhoon Fitow hits eastern China after triggering an evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people.
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Djokovic beats Nadal in China final

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 10:01

Rafael Nadal may be set to overtake Novak Djokovic as world number one, but he is beaten by his rival in the China Open final.
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China schools seek to nip young love in the bud

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 6:43

How some Chinese schools are trying to nip young love in the bud
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China activist Ni Yulan released

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 14:45

Disabled Chinese land activist Ni Yulan, whose imprisonment caused international concern, is released after serving two and a half years in jail.
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Nadal set to top world rankings

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 11:29
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's Rafael Nadal will return to number one in the world rankings on Monday after reaching the China Open final.
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Serena eases into China Open final

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 11:06

World number one Serena Williams will play Jelena Jankovic in the China Open final after thrashing Agnieszka Radwanska.
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'Two million' monitor web in China

Friday, October 4th 2013, 16:46

More than two million people in China are employed by the government to monitor web activity, state media say, providing a rare glimpse into how the state tries to control the internet.
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VIDEO: Giant pufferfish tower angers Chinese

Friday, October 4th 2013, 13:29

A Chinese viewing tower, built in the shape of a giant copper fish has sparked debate on Chinese social media.
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Nadal fights back to reach semis

Friday, October 4th 2013, 12:00

Rafael Nadal is one win from regaining the number one ranking after beating Fabio Fognini to reach the China Open semi-finals.
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Apple axes China anti-firewall app

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 21:19

Chinese web users criticise Apple after the company pulled an iPhone app which enabled users to bypass firewalls and access restricted internet sites.
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Djokovic made to battle in China

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 16:59
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Beijing

World number one Novak Djokovic beats Spain's Fernando Verdasco to reach the quarter-finals of the China Open in Beijing.
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Thousands of China tourists stranded

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 16:00

Thousands of Chinese tourists are stranded for up to 10 hours at a famous beauty spot in Sichuan after a bus dispute disrupts the transport system.
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VIDEO: Scores killed by China hornets

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 13:30

Attacks by hornets in northern China have killed 41 people since July, state-run media report.
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Teachers in China 'highest status'

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 11:48

Teachers in China are the most highly respected, in an international study comparing the status of teachers in 21 countries.
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Xi addresses Indonesia parliament

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 8:39
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a speech to Indonesia's parliament - the first foreign leader to do so at the assembly.
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Nadal reaches last eight in Beijing

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 15:44
related places: Beijing

Rafael Nadal takes another step towards regaining the number one ranking with victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber at the China Open.
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China hornets kill 41 since July

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 13:37

Attacks by hornets in northern China have killed 41 people and injured hundreds more since July, with recent hot weather seen as a possible cause.
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China activist to join US think-tank

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 3:35
related countries: United States United States

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is set to join the Witherspoon Institute, a US think-tank, as a distinguished human rights fellow.
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ADB cuts outlook for developing Asia

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 3:11
related countries: India India

Asian Development Bank cuts its growth outlook for developing Asia, citing slower expansion in China and India, two of the region's biggest economies.
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China impounds 1,200 racing pigeons

Monday, September 30th 2013, 10:35
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Hundreds of expensive Belgian racing pigeons bought by Chinese enthusiasts have been impounded by customs in China in a dispute over import duties.
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Many missing as Typhoon Wutip hits

Monday, September 30th 2013, 7:52

At least 70 people are reported missing after three fishing boats sank in the South China Sea in strong winds caused by Typhoon Wutip, Chinese state media say.
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China offers solar power tax rebates

Monday, September 30th 2013, 1:01

China has offered tax rebates to manufacturers of solar power products in an attempt to prop up the struggling sector and also cut pollution levels.
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VIDEO: Stuntman flies through mountain

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 16:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quzhou

An American wingsuit flyer has performed a jump and dive through a narrow crevasse in the Langshan Mountain in Quzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province.
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Abducted children freed in China

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 4:53

Chinese police rescue 92 abducted children and detain 301 suspected members of a huge trafficking network, the authorities say.
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British adventurer's re-education in China

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 0:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British adventurer's re-education in China camp
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On the prowl with China's 'love hunters'

Friday, September 27th 2013, 23:33

The Chinese love hunters scouting for brides for picky billionaires
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China killer's murder claim rejected

Friday, September 27th 2013, 8:03

A Chinese court rejects a convicted killer's claim that he raped and killed a woman in 1994, in an unusual court case that has ignited controversy in China.
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VIDEO: China dairy firm in HK market debut

Friday, September 27th 2013, 3:27
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Shares of one of China's biggest dairy producers, Huishan Dairy, start trading in Hong Kong after a successful share sale.
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Iran urged to accept nuclear offer

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 17:25
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US and China are urging Iran to respond "positively" to existing offers by world powers over its nuclear programme ahead of a key meeting at the UN, US officials say.
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China singers' son jailed for rape

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 12:53

A court in China convicts Li Tianyi, the son of two famous army singers, of rape and sentences him to 10 years in jail, state media say.
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VIDEO: Man has new nose grown on forehead

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 10:03

A Chinese man has had a new nose grown on his forehead following a traffic accident last year.
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Chinese firm in $2bn Uganda oil deal

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 5:54
related countries: Uganda Uganda

China's state-owned oil firm China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) wins a $2bn (£1.3bn) contract to develop a Uganda oil field.
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Danone in new China bribery claims

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 2:13
related countries: France France

A second unit of the French food group Danone starts an internal investigation into claims that it bribed doctors in China in an effort to boost sales.
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Outcry over China vendor execution

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 9:50

A Chinese court says a street food vendor has been executed after being convicted of killing two security officials, prompting a social media outcry.
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China to execute toddler thrower

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 8:38
related places: Beijing

A court in China sentences a man to death for killing a two-year-old girl in Beijing over a parking space row, state media report.
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Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 8:35
related places: Beijing

Chinese legal rights activist Cao Shunli "disappears" after being questioned by Beijing airport police, Human Rights Watch says.
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Chinese airlines order Airbus A320s

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 7:03

Two new Chinese airlines announce orders to buy 43 aircraft from the Airbus A320 family of planes.
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Smithfield China deal approved

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 4:54
related countries: United States United States

Shareholders of US pork producer Smithfield Foods agree to buyout by China's Shuanghui International for $4.7bn (£3.1bn) in cash.
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VIDEO: Rescue efforts after China floods

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 17:14

Rescue efforts have begun in China, after floods caused by Typhoon Usagi left many families stranded.
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VIDEO: China shows off 14 baby pandas

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 13:55

A group of 14 artificially-bred panda cubs have been put on display in China's Sichuan province.
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China 'unblocks' Twitter and others

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 11:49
related places: Shanghai

China is about to unblock access to websites including Twitter and Facebook in one area of Shanghai.
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China ex-banker tried for forgery

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 8:23

The trial has begun in China of a former banker suspected of purchasing dozens of properties under fake identities, state media report.
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Bo Xilai appealing against life term

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 13:29

China's disgraced former top politician Bo Xilai is appealing against his life sentence for corruption and abuse of power, reports say.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Usagi kills 25 in China

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 12:27

At least 25 people died in Guangdong province of south China as Typhoon Usagi struck, the government has said.
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China media: Bo Xilai's sentence

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 8:13
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China's state media praise disgraced politician Bo Xilai's sentencing as a victory against corruption, while Hong Kong papers see the trial as part of a factional struggle in the ruling party.
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China manufacturing growth speeds up

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 5:40

China's manufacturing activity picked up speed in September, an initial survey by HSBC shows, adding to signs of a rebound in its economy.
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VIDEO: Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 15:25

A Chinese court has found disgraced former top politician Bo Xilai guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.
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Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 4:48

A Chinese court sentences disgraced former top politician Bo Xilai to life after finding him guilty of abuse of power, corruption and bribery.
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Admiration lingers for Bo Xilai in China's Chongqing

Friday, September 20th 2013, 21:09
related places: Chongqing

Admiration for Bo Xilai in the Chinese city he governed
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Weibo anger 'shared faster than joy'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 8:55
related places: Weibo

Anger spreads faster online than other emotions such as joy, an analysis of the Chinese social network Weibo reveals.
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Could Bo Xilai be housed in China's 'luxury' prison?

Friday, September 20th 2013, 0:51

Could Bo Xilai be sent to China's 'luxury' prison?
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Why taste for luxury fuels China corruption

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 4:12

The taste for luxury which fuels China corruption
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China to issue Bo Xilai verdict

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 11:10
related places: Jinan, Shandong

A Chinese court says it will announce a verdict in the case of disgraced former top politician Bo Xilai on Sunday, 22 September.
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Chinese house prices continue rising

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 6:45

Property prices in China rose for an eighth straight month in August, despite government efforts to cool the market.
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Woman survives 15 days in China well

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 5:14

A woman is taken to hospital after surviving 15 days trapped down an abandoned well in central China, state media report.
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Novartis hit by China bribery claims

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 3:33

Novartis says that it is investigating claims its eye care unit Alcon bribed doctors in over 200 hospitals in China to promote its lens implants.
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China unveils electric car subsidies

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 1:16

China unveils a new round of subsidies for fuel-efficient vehicles in a bid to combat rising air pollution in its major cities.
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