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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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New Chinese leader hails Africa ties

Monday, March 25th 2013, 13:34
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

New President Xi Jinping praises China's "sincere friendship with Africa" as he visits Tanzania - his second foreign trip since taking power.
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Dead ducks pulled from China river

Monday, March 25th 2013, 9:27
related places: Shanghai

Around 1,000 dead ducks have been pulled from a river in Sichuan, Chinese media report, while the Shanghai river pig toll passes 16,000.
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How can companies battle the fakes?

Monday, March 25th 2013, 0:05

The hi-fi speaker company that has battled Chinese fakes
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VIDEO: Peng Liyuan: China's stylish first lady

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 4:04
related countries: Russia Russia

China's new first lady has become a media and internet sensation in her homeland as she accompanies her husband, President Xi Jinping, on a visit to Russia.
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China leader Xi hails Russia ties

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 13:30
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Chinese leader Xi Jinping says friendship with Russia guarantees a global strategic balance, on the second day of his trip to Moscow.
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China starts work on home-grown OS

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 11:28

China is working with software firm Canonical on an open-source operating system built specifically for Chinese users.
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Friday, March 22nd 2013, 10:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean officials say they incorrectly linked a Chinese IP address to a major cyber-attack that hit banks and broadcasters.
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China leader Xi begins Russia visit

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 8:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Xi Jinping arrives in Russia on the first stop of his maiden overseas tour as president of China, with a visit to Africa to follow.
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China growth needs 'reform momentum'

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 7:11

China needs a "renewed reform momentum" to sustain long term growth, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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China is second-biggest movie market

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 4:47
related countries: Japan Japan

China becomes the world's second-biggest movie market, displacing Japan, underscoring its importance as a key market for Hollywood's moviemakers.
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Shopping on the poverty line

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 1:11

China project examines what the lowest budget buys
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Nike shares jump on strong earnings

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 22:16
related countries: United States United States

Nike's quarterly profits beat analysts' forecasts as a recovery in US sales and lower material costs help offset continued weakness in China.
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S Korea hacked 'from China address'

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 17:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean officials say unidentified hackers used a Chinese IP address to launch a massive cyber attack on banks and media firms on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Giant hailstorms batter southern China

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 15:39

Hailstones as large as eggs cause casualties and property damage across China's southern provinces.
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Ai Weiwei creating tents project

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 12:16
related countries: Germany Germany

Prominent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to create a major work for this summer's Emscherkunst triennial art festival in the Ruhr region of western Germany.
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China manufacturing picks up speed

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 5:09

Manufacturing activity in China picks up speed in March, an initial HSBC survey indicates, adding to hopes of a sustained recovery in its economy.
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Chinese Girl sale nears £1m mark

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 16:01

Vladimir Tretchikoff's original painting of the Chinese Girl, believed to be the world's most reproduced print, sells at auction for £982,050, around twice its anticipated sale price.
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China pig deaths continue to rise

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 15:12
related places: Shanghai

About 14,000 dead pigs have been discovered in Chinese rivers around Shanghai, officials say, but there is still no explanation as to how they died.
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Volkswagen in record recall in China

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 11:02

Volkswagen says it will recall 384,181 vehicles in China to replace a part of their gearboxes, its largest recall in the country to date.
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US garage bowl sells for $2.2m

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 10:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A rare Chinese bowl bought for a few dollars at a New York state garage sale fetches $2.2m (£1.47m) at auction.
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Beckham begins China envoy role

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 9:29
related places: Beijing

David Beckham is in Beijing for a four-day visit to begin his new role as a special ambassador for Chinese football.
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Canada body parts suspect collapses

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 21:45
related countries: Canada Canada

The porn actor accused of killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and posting his body parts to Canadian politicians collapses in a court hearing.
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China and US hail 'shared interests'

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 5:29
related countries: United States United States

Xi Jinping calls for strong ties with the US, in the first high-level meeting between the two sides since he was confirmed as China's president.
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China's Suntech in $541m default

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 2:36

China's Suntech Power Holdings, the world's biggest solar panel maker, defaults on payment of $541m worth of bonds.
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China cautions on US missile plan

Monday, March 18th 2013, 10:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

China criticises a US plan to strengthen its missile defences in response to North Korea's growing military capabilities.
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China home prices rise in February

Monday, March 18th 2013, 5:14

New home prices rise in 66 of China's 70 major cities in February, underlining the challenge its new leaders face in controlling the sector.
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VIDEO: Calls to close China's 'hated gulags'

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 17:22

The BBC's Damian Grammaticas accompanies a former inmate back to the Chinese labour camp where she was sent without committing an offence or appearing in court.
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New China leader seeks renaissance

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 14:37

The new Chinese President, Xi Jinping, says he will fight for the "great renaissance of the Chinese nation", in his first speech as head of state.
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China approves new cabinet members

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 9:47

China's parliament approves a new cabinet, largely completing the transfer of power to a new generation under President Xi Jinping.
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China confirms Li Keqiang as premier

Friday, March 15th 2013, 9:58

China's leaders name Li Keqiang premier, placing him at the helm of the world's second-largest economy.
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Do Chinese leaders ever retire?

Friday, March 15th 2013, 5:04

What do Chinese leaders do when they retire?
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VIDEO: China confirms Li Keqiang as premier

Friday, March 15th 2013, 3:24

China's leaders have named Li Keqiang as premier, placing him at the helm of the world's second-largest economy.
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Xi Jinping named China president

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 4:42
related places: Beijing

The National People's Congress in Beijing confirms Xi Jinping as China's president, completing the nation's once-in-a-decade transition of power.
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What did Hu and Wen do for China?

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 0:00

What did Hu and Wen do for China?
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Obama upbraids China on hack attacks

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 13:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

President Barack Obama says the US is engaging in "tough talk" with China about hacking attacks, although he plays down talk of a cyber war.
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Profits rise at Zara-owner Inditex

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 10:56
related places: Zara

Profits at the world's largest fashion clothing retailer, Zara-owner Inditex, rose by 22% last year, helped by demand in Eastern Europe and China.
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Demise of China's unloved railways ministry

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 5:55

Glee - and nostalgia - as China disbands railways body
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China colliery blast kills 21 miners

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 5:49

A blast at a Chinese colliery kills 21 miners with four missing, state media say, as a search continues for 18 missing at another pit.
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BHP faces Olympic bribery probe

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 5:41

BHP Billiton says it is co-operating with a probe into possible violations of corruption laws during its sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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Burma confirms phosphorous use

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 7:02
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: An

An official parliamentary report finds Burmese police used smoke bombs containing phosphorous during a protest against a Chinese-backed copper mine.
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US official in China hacking call

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 4:00
related countries: United States United States

The Chinese government should acknowledge and investigate cyber crime from China, US National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon says.
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Why do China's leaders dye their hair?

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 0:41

Why do China's leaders dye their hair black?
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Weiwei to release heavy metal album

Monday, March 11th 2013, 23:42

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei announces plans to move into a new area of the arts, by releasing a debut album influenced by heavy metal music.
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Canadian body-parts accused in court

Monday, March 11th 2013, 19:01
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta, who is accused of killing and dismembering a Chinese university student, appears in court.
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More dead pigs found in China river

Monday, March 11th 2013, 12:55
related places: Shanghai

Workers in China are continuing to fish dead pigs from a river near Shanghai, with more than 2,000 carcasses reportedly recovered so far.
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VIDEO: Dead pigs found floating in China river

Monday, March 11th 2013, 11:57
related places: Shanghai

Over 2,000 dead pigs were found floating in a river near the eastern city of Shanghai in China.
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VIDEO: Dead pigs dumped in Chinese river

Monday, March 11th 2013, 9:36
related places: Shanghai

An inquiry has been launched in China after more than 900 dead pigs were found floating in a river near the eastern city of Shanghai.
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Alibaba appoints new chief executive

Monday, March 11th 2013, 8:08

China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, names Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as its new chief executive.
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China inflation hits 10-month high

Monday, March 11th 2013, 5:55

China's inflation rate hits a 10-month high in February, as Lunar New Year festivities drive up food prices.
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China tackles 'wasteful' ministries

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 8:47

China dissolves its powerful railways ministry in a raft of measures aimed at boosting government efficiency and tackling corruption.
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Operation Empty Plate: China's food waste campaigner

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 3:17

The Chinese campaigner urging people to order less food
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China warns against Korea escalation

Friday, March 8th 2013, 12:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

China urges both Koreas and their allies to remain calm, after Pyongyang said it had torn up all peace deals with Seoul and threatened nuclear strikes.
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Knife attack in Xinjiang kills four

Friday, March 8th 2013, 10:18
related places: Xinjiang

Four people are killed and eight injured in a knife attack in China's western Xinjiang province, officials say.
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VIDEO: Is football corruption over in China?

Friday, March 8th 2013, 6:43

Can China put football corruption behind it as the new season gets underway
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China export growth beats forecasts

Friday, March 8th 2013, 4:19

Chinese exports rose more than expected in February, adding to optimism over a recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
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Could electric cars reduce China's smog?

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 3:06

Will pollution anger bolster China's electric car industry?
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VIDEO: Chinese rage at stolen baby murder

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 22:22

The case of a baby killed after the car in which he was sleeping was stolen has sparked outrage in China.
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Chinese anger at stolen baby murder

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 6:44

The case of a baby who was killed in China's Jilin province after the car in which he was sleeping was stolen sparks online outrage.
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VIDEO: China urged to tackle corruption

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 23:35

The outgoing leader of China, Wen Jiabao, has warned the country's new leadership that it must urgently tackle the serious problems of pollution, corruption and slower economic growth.
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VIDEO: US seeks 'toughest' N Korea sanctions

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 21:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US has tabled a UN resolution - agreed with China - for sanctions that would target North Korea's diplomats and cash transfers.
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US seeks 'tough' N Korea sanctions

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 17:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US has tabled a UN resolution - agreed with China - for sanctions that would target North Korea's diplomats and cash transfers.
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China and US 'reach N Korea deal'

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 13:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US and China reach a tentative deal on a new sanctions resolution to punish North Korea for its nuclear test, UN diplomats say.
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Wen Jiabao opens China parliament

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 10:06
related places: Beijing

Premier Wen Jiabao issues pledges on growth, corruption and "well-being" as he opens China's annual parliament, the final stage of the leadership change.
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VIDEO: China village clash over land grab

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 2:59

Residents in a south China village clash with authorities and demand democratic polls amid claims local officials and businessmen are stealing their land.
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Beckham appointed to China role

Monday, March 4th 2013, 10:52

David Beckham becomes a global ambassador for Chinese football to help the image of the country's game.
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Welsh treasures go on show in China

Monday, March 4th 2013, 7:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An exhibition charting the history of Wales through its treasures and artworks goes on show in China, building on links between the two countries started in 2006.
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Allen wins World Open title again

Sunday, March 3rd 2013, 15:34

Mark Allen beats Matthew Stevens 10-4 in the final of the Haikou World Open in China to win his second ranking event.
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China parades condemned killers

Friday, March 1st 2013, 14:40

Four men are paraded live on television before being executed in China for the murder of 13 Chinese fishermen on the Mekong river in 2011.
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China restaurant ban sign removed

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 12:45
related places: Beijing

A Beijing restaurant removes a sign banning customers from three Asian neighbours involved in maritime disputes with China - and dogs.
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US hackers 'attacked China websites'

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 12:04
related countries: United States United States

Hackers from the US have repeatedly launched attacks on Chinese military websites, including that of the Defence Ministry, officials say.
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Smog and haze engulf China's capital

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 7:56
related places: Beijing

Air quality in China's capital, Beijing, once again hits serious levels, with locals urged to stay indoors amid thick smog and a sandstorm.
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VIDEO: Australia finds largest meth haul

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 6:51
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police say they have made their largest-ever seizure of the drug methamphetamine hidden in a shipment from southern China.
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Australia finds largest meth haul

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 4:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police announce the country's largest-ever seizure of the drug methamphetamine, hidden in a shipment from China.
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Asian anger at China restaurant ban

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 16:15
related places: Beijing

A Beijing restaurant is refusing to serve customers from three Asian neighbours currently involved in maritime disputes with China, provoking an online outcry.
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China letter urges political reforms

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 5:45

Some of China's most prominent scholars, journalists and activists release an open letter urging leaders to implement political reforms, for the second time in three months.
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Four killed in China school crush

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 4:41
related places: Hubei

Four children have been killed in an early morning stampede at a school in Hubei province, Chinese media report.
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VIDEO: Billionaire to rebuild Titanic

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 3:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian billionaire has unveiled plans to build an almost-exact replica of the ill-fated Titanic.
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China launches new stealth frigate

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 17:15

China's navy takes delivery of the first of a new kind of stealth frigate, as tension continues with neighbouring countries over maritime borders.
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BBC shortwave blocked in China

Monday, February 25th 2013, 12:45

The BBC says its shortwave broadcasts in English of World Service radio are being jammed in China in an "extensive and co-ordinated" way.
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In pictures: China Lantern Festival

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 15:51

Lantern Festival marks end of Chinese New Year
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VIDEO: Tightrope walkers' death-defying stunts

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 4:17

Thousands of people have been celebrating the end of Chinese New Year by ushering in its annual lantern festival.
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China party sacks 'smiling official'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 16:53

A Chinese official who sparked outrage after being shown grinning at the scene of a fatal crash is expelled by the ruling party, state media say.
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UK and China close to currency deal

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 16:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of England is in negotiations with its Chinese counterpart on a currency-swap deal likely to boost trade between the UK and China in the yuan.
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China acknowledges 'cancer villages'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 14:58

China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
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China murder trial sparks debate

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 13:42

The trial of an elderly Chinese man accused of murder during the Cultural Revolution sparks online debate about the excesses of the period.
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US vows to fight trade-secrets theft

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 21:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House vows to fight foreign theft of US trade secrets, a day after a report linked China's military to prolific cyber-theft.
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Two Tibetan youths 'self-immolate'

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 17:46

Two Tibetan youths, aged 17 and 18, have burned themselves to death in protest in western China, reports from activists and Tibetan exiles say.
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