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News: China

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

World news related to China – overview

China: news

China's economic risks 'not scary'

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 14:52

President Xi Jinping plays down the risks facing China's economy, at a meeting of business leaders ahead of the Apec summit.
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Apec agrees anti-corruption network

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 10:24

Countries of Asia and the Pacific region agree on a Chinese-led initiative to set up a network to share information on corruption.
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Mexico cancels China bid for train

Friday, November 7th 2014, 16:21
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico cancels a $3.75bn contract awarded this week to a Chinese-led consortium to build a high-speed passenger rail link.
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China and Japan smooth islands row

Friday, November 7th 2014, 13:44
related countries: Japan Japan

China and Japan agree to acknowledge differences over a disputed chain of islands in the East China Sea, setting up mechanisms to manage the crisis.
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China police trace trafficked babies

Friday, November 7th 2014, 6:10

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan search for the parents of 11 infants rescued from a baby trafficking ring.
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Rejuvenation of the Chinese nation

Friday, November 7th 2014, 1:11

The Middle Kingdom charts a course to the top
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VIDEO: China's President Xi Jinping - 60 secs

Friday, November 7th 2014, 0:49

China's President Xi Jinping - in 60 seconds
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Australia set for China cattle deal

Friday, November 7th 2014, 0:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia is finalising a deal with China for the annual export of one million head of cattle, worth A$1bn, officials say.
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China officials in 'ivory spree'

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 16:37
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Officials travelling with Chinese President Xi Jinping to Tanzania went on a "buying spree" for illegal ivory, an environmental activist group says.
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Apple malware affects Chinese users

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 11:25

Novel malware targeting Apple products is affecting hundreds of thousands of users - mostly Chinese, says an online security firm.
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VIDEO: How is malware affecting Apple tech?

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 10:45

New malware targeting Apple products is mostly affecting Chinese users, warned an online security researcher.
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Lenovo reports 19% rise in profits

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 7:00

Chinese computer giant Lenovo beats expectations to announce a 19% rise in net profits for the three months to September.
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China ex-leader 'faces long case'

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 12:31

China has revealed that it may take a long time to complete the corruption investigation into former internal security chief Zhou Yongkang.
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Asia shares down on oil, China data

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 2:09

Asian shares were lower on Wednesday following a trend from Wall Street, where shares were dragged down by falling oil prices.
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Alibaba's quarterly profits rise 15%

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 16:36

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba reports a 15% rise in quarterly profits in its first set of results since it listed its shares in New York.
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Beijing bans funeral clothes-burning

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 8:39
related places: Beijing

Authorities in Beijing ban the burning of dead relatives' clothes during the Apec summit as an anti-pollution measure, local media report.
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Macau casino revenue worst on record

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 7:19
related countries: Macau Macau

Macau's casinos saw their worst monthly revenue performance on record in October as China continued its anti-corruption drive.
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Toddler dies in China knife attack

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 3:17

A man in eastern China kills a young girl and injures a boy in the latest in a series of knife attacks on children, report state media.
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Strong rise in Toyota's China sales

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 7:53
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Japanese carmaker Toyota saw a strong rise in sales through its two joint ventures in China last month.
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China officials 'bought corpses'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 7:49

Two officials in Guangdong province are arrested after allegedly buying corpses from grave robbers to meet cremation quotas, Chinese media say.
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China manufacturing growth slows

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 13:30

Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed in October, an official survey suggests, reinforcing concerns about a slowdown in the wider economy.
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China makes 'biggest cash haul'

Friday, October 31st 2014, 14:53

Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
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VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

Friday, October 31st 2014, 12:23

A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
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China executes toddler-thrower

Friday, October 31st 2014, 10:13
related places: Beijing

A court in China executes a man who killed a two-year-old girl in Beijing following a parking space row with her mother.
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Beijing bans Halloween on metro

Friday, October 31st 2014, 9:52
related places: Beijing

Beijing police say people wearing Halloween-themed fancy-dress on the city's metro could face arrest, state media report.
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Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema?

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 19:36

Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?
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China denies shutting foreign sites

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 11:55

The director of China's internet regulator admits that some foreign websites cannot be visited but denies shutting them down.
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VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 9:53
related places: Hengdian

Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
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Taiwan officials in China study ban

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 5:59
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.
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Baidu misses profit predictions

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 21:52
related places: Baidu

Profits and revenues from Baidu, often called "China's Google", miss analysts' profit forecasts.
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Change in China for family succession

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 20:04

Why Chinese firms are changing their approach to succession
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Rose keen to boost world ranking

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 12:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Justin Rose hopes a win in the BMW World Masters in China this weekend will help lift him up the world rankings.
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Big Brother to launch in China

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 10:46

China is to get its own version of Big Brother for the first time, with the housemates' exploits to be broadcast on popular video site Youku Tudou.
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Top China body axes Hong Kong tycoon

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 10:31
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Members of China's top political advisory body have voted to kick out Hong Kong tycoon James Tien for his criticism of Chief Executive CY Leung.
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VIDEO: WW1: The Siege of Tsingtao

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 0:18
related countries: Japan Japan

The only battle to be fought in the Far East during World War One had a profound and lasting impact on Chinese-Japanese relations.
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Afghan President begins China visit

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 13:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, makes his first visit to China where investment is likely to be high on the agenda.
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China 'to protect whistle-blowers'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 9:00

China's top prosecuting body lays out rights for whistle-blowers for the first time, amid an ongoing crackdown on corruption.
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Alibaba founder tops China rich list

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 8:49

Internet billionaire tops China's rich list
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Xiaomi to open data centre in India

Monday, October 27th 2014, 15:22
related countries: India India
related places: Xiaomi

After India warned its military not to use Xiaomi devices owing to privacy fears, the Chinese firm announces plans to open an Indian data centre.
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China's property prices decline

Friday, October 24th 2014, 6:26

China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector.
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China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Friday, October 24th 2014, 3:44

Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
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Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 12:06

Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.
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China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 15:57
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Beijing

Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.
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Philippines feels force of China travel warning

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 0:33
related countries: Philippines Philippines

China travel warning baffles Philippine resorts
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Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 20:43

Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
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Asia stocks fall after China data

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 4:28

Asian stocks fall after data shows China's economy grew 7.3% in the third quarter, its slowest pace in more than five years.
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China growth slows to five-year low

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 4:20

China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
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VIDEO: China's crackdown on corruption

Monday, October 20th 2014, 10:04

A high profile campaign against corruption and bribery by the Chinese ruling Communist Party has gained huge public support.
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China says no to Dumbledore

Monday, October 20th 2014, 9:59

Chinese state media urge citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name.
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China's communist leaders gather

Monday, October 20th 2014, 9:23
related places: Beijing

A key meeting of Chinese Communist Party leaders focusing on the rule of law and fighting corruption has begun in Beijing.
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VIDEO: Robot dragon versus giant spider

Monday, October 20th 2014, 6:09
related places: Beijing

Two mythical creatures, a giant spider and a huge dragon, have faced one another in battle at Beijing's Olympic Park.
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The sleepy island Indonesia is guarding from China

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 23:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Will Natuna add to disputes in the South China Sea?
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Caught in the crosshairs of China's corruption campaign

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 22:18

Caught in the crosshairs of China's corruption campaign
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Beijing marathon runners hit by smog

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 12:54

Thousands of runners take part in the 34th Beijing International Marathon, many wearing face masks amid concerns about "hazardous" air quality.
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Can Huawei become China's first global brand?

Friday, October 17th 2014, 12:41

Can Huawei be China's first global brand?
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China official given death sentence

Friday, October 17th 2014, 8:04

The former deputy chief engineer of the now disbanded railway ministry in China is given a suspended death sentence for corruption.
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Why India is planning a new road near the China border

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 22:52
related countries: India India

Indian plans for mountain road near disputed border irks China
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China warns against 'immoral' art

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 15:17

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells artists, authors and actors that their work should present socialist values and not carry the "stench of money".
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Four burned to death in China clash

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 11:22

A clash between construction workers and villagers in the south-west Chinese province of Yunnan has left eight dead, state media says.
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Huawei: US ban 'not very important'

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 23:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Huawei

Boss of Chinese telecoms firm Huawei tells BBC he is optimistic
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The Chinese tycoon who loves animals

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 19:19

The Chinese businessman with a shark in the office
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BBC website blocked in China

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 12:19

Access to the BBC's English-language website appears to have been "deliberately blocked" across China, the corporation says.
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Deadly clash on China building site

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 6:56

A clash between construction workers and villagers in the southwest Chinese province of Yunnan has left eight dead, said state media.
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China inflation near five-year low

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 4:32

Inflation in China eased to a near five-year low in September, adding to evidence of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
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Why is the US Navy practising for war with China?

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 3:59
related countries: United States United States

Why is the US practising for conflict with China?
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Asian shares up despite China data

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 2:23

Asian shares were higher following US gains despite inflation data from China showing the economy is slowing.
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Australia expands rich investor visa

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 16:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia tries to attract rich immigrants with new immigration rules likely to appeal to wealthy Chinese citizens.
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Universal to open China theme park

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 2:46

Universal Studios will open its first $3.3bn (£2bn) Chinese theme park after 13 years of trying to enter the booming entertainment market.
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Watching Hong Kong: Taiwan on guard against China

Monday, October 13th 2014, 19:00
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Anti-China sentiment grows in Taiwan
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Death sentences for Xinjiang attacks

Monday, October 13th 2014, 12:43
related places: Xinjiang

A court in China's restive Xinjiang region sentences 12 people to death for attacks that left nearly 100 people dead in July.
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Asia shares down despite China data

Monday, October 13th 2014, 6:43

Asian shares fell to seven-month lows as positive trade data from China failed to ease concerns over global economic growth.
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China trade data beats expectations

Monday, October 13th 2014, 6:21

China's exports and imports came in well above market expectations in September, official data showed on Monday.
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China 'will not change mind' on HK

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 10:31

Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists China will not change its mind on 2017 elections and says protests have "spun out of control".
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Cameroon Boko Haram hostages freed

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 15:51
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Twenty-seven people, including 10 Chinese workers, believed to have been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants arrive in Cameroon's capital.
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Argentina 0-2 Brazil

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 14:42
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil
related places: Beijing

Diego Tardelli scores twice as Brazil secure a morale-boosting 2-0 win against Argentina in a friendly in Beijing.
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Death penalty for China cult killers

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 5:26
related places: Shandong

A Chinese court passes sentence on five cult members who beat a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant in Shandong province in May.
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China 'confident in HK stability'

Friday, October 10th 2014, 23:52
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China's Premier Li Keqiang says he is sure social stability can be maintained in Hong Kong, as pro-democracy protests there enter a third week.
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VIDEO: Smog engulfs parts of northern China

Friday, October 10th 2014, 13:04
related places: Beijing

Parts of northern China have suffered the worst bout of smog since July, pushing pollution well past healthy levels and reducing visibility. Martin Patience reports from Beijing.
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Chinese fisherman killed off S Korea

Friday, October 10th 2014, 8:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A Chinese fisherman has been killed during a South Korean coastguard operation against illegal fishing in the Yellow Sea, say officials.
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Former China mining head extradited

Friday, October 10th 2014, 6:44
related countries: Australia Australia, Hong Kong Hong Kong

A former Chinese mining firm executive on the run from insider trading charges in Australia has been extradited from Hong Kong.
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Heavy smog engulfs parts of China

Friday, October 10th 2014, 6:32

Parts of northern China are suffering the worst bout of smog since July, pushing pollution well past healthy levels and reducing visibility.
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China hunts for tiger freed by Putin

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 11:35
related countries: Russia Russia

A Siberian tiger freed from captivity by Russian President Vladimir Putin has crossed into China in search of food, officials say.
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China screen ban on drug-using stars

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 10:00

China's media watchdog says stars who have used drugs or visited prostitutes will be banned from state television and other media outlets.
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VIDEO: Chinese schools seek innovation

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 0:19

The Chinese government is worried that the pressure to get into the best universities is turning schools into 'exam factories'
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VIDEO: Search for China earthquake victims

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 0:14

Thousands of rescuers are sent to Yunnan province, China, after a shallow 6.0 magnitude earthquake forces tens of thousands of people from their homes.
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Murray impresses in Janowicz win

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 12:45

Andy Murray produces a convincing display as he beats Jerzy Janowicz 7-5 6-2 in the second round of the Shanghai Masters in China.
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KFC owner Yum cuts profit outlook

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 0:42
related countries: United States United States

Yum Brands, the US owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, cuts its full-year profit forecast after a food scare hurt its sales in China.
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Six dead in China dengue outbreak

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 8:01

China is hit by the worst outbreak of dengue fever in 20 years, say state media, as six people die in Guangdong province and 21,000 are infected.
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Waldorf hotel sold to Chinese firm

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 4:58

New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel is sold by Hilton Worldwide to Chinese insurance firm Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95bn (£1.22bn).
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