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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

Life in Chinese village that does not exist

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 7:35

Life in the Chinese village that does not officially exist
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Slowdown in China's trade growth

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 4:54

China's trade growth slows in September, raising fresh concerns about the impact of a global economic slowdown on its economy.
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VIDEO: China village 'does not exist'

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 3:44

One village in northern China has chosen to make a stand against the authorities who moved farmers off their land to make way for a reservoir.
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China and Vietnam reach sea deal

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 9:49
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

China and Vietnam sign an agreement to manage their sometimes bitter maritime dispute over the South China Sea, after months of tension.
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US Senate passes China yuan bill

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 8:55
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate votes through a bill which aims to put pressure on China to increase the value of the yuan.
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China urges faster Syria reforms

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 13:14
related countries: Syria Syria

China calls on Syria to speed up reforms, in a sign it may be losing patience with Bashar al-Assad's regime.
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Chinese workers 'more assertive'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:41

China's new-generation workforce is increasingly staging strikes to improve labour conditions, according to a report by a research group.
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Chinese bank shares move higher

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 3:59
related places: Beijing

Shares in China's big banks have moved higher, after the country's sovereign wealth fund announced it was increasing its stake in them.
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China resource tax to go national

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 3:36

China will expand a tax on oil and natural gas sales to the entire country as of 1 November, to try and reduce consumption.
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VIDEO: Calligraphy push in China's schools

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 3:19

Schools in China are running more classes in calligraphy because computer use and text-messaging are ruining children's writing style.
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China answers Zambian critics

Monday, October 10th 2011, 23:56
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Chinese claim fairer treatment of African workers
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Wal-Mart's pork probed in China

Monday, October 10th 2011, 19:16
related places: Chongqing

Officials in Chongqing, China, force Wal-Mart to close 17 stores after accusing it of mislabelling pork as organic
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China crew killed on Mekong River

Monday, October 10th 2011, 16:30

Eleven Chinese sailors are killed by suspected drug smugglers on the Mekong River, China says, prompting Beijing to suspend shipping there.
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VIDEO: Tagging system to fight 'fake' crabs

Monday, October 10th 2011, 14:52

Hairy crabs are such a sought-after delicacy in China that crab farmers are tagging the most prized specimens as a mark of authenticity.
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Legacy debate as Republic of China marks 100 years

Monday, October 10th 2011, 5:32
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Debate in Taiwan as the Republic of China marks its centenary
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VIDEO: China keeps anniversary low key

Monday, October 10th 2011, 0:53

100 years since revolution in China led to the fall of the country's last emperor, the country's ruling communist party seems reluctant to celebrate this special anniversary.
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China's Jiang in rare appearance

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 8:30

A former president of China, Jiang Zemin, appears in public for the first time since rumours spread that he may have died.
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Dalai Lama in China video attack

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 13:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The Dalai Lama criticises China after failing to get a South African visa to celebrate the birthday of Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
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Road collisions kill 56 in China

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 6:35

At least 56 people are killed in a series of road collisions in China including 35 mainly young people travelling on a bus.
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Tibet ex-monks 'in fire protest'

Friday, October 7th 2011, 15:32

Two Tibetan teenagers set themselves on fire in China's Sichuan province, the latest in a series of similar protests against Chinese rule, rights groups say.
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Fears surface over Chinese debt

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 4:28

Fears are growing that China may face its own debt crisis amid signs of a slowdown and an explosion in underground lending.
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Western anger at UN Syria vetoes

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 14:39
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Western nations express anger and disappointment at China and Russia's vetoes of a UN Security Council resolution against the Syrian regime.
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Russia reveals China 'spy' arrest

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 12:49
related countries: Russia Russia

A Chinese man faces a charge in Russia of attempted spying for allegedly trying to gain details of a surface-to-air missile system through bribery.
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VIDEO: China zither's struggle to survive

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 8:16

The guqin, a 7 string Chinese zither with a 3,000 year-old tradition, is struggling to find popularity.
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UN resolution on Syria is vetoed

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

China and Russia veto a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters.
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VIDEO: UN resolution on Syria is vetoed

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 5:53
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters.
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Chinese demand boosts Yum profits

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 1:37

Fast food giant Yum Brands reports a jump in third-quarter profit as sales at its Chinese outlets continue to grow.
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US Senate backs currency debate

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate votes in favour of debating currency laws in a bid to pressure China to allow the yuan to appreciate.
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VIDEO: Beijing hosts annual twins festival

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 17:18
related places: Beijing

Hundreds of twins, triplets and quadruplets have gathered in Beijing for the city's eighth annual twins festival.
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VIDEO: Daredevil balances over cliff edge

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 3:48

An extreme balancing artist has put on a breath-taking performance on a mountain edge in eastern China.
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Mixed Britannia - marrying an alien

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 23:50

Why a British woman gave up her nationality to marry an immigrant
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Burma U-turn on controversial dam

Friday, September 30th 2011, 14:16
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's president halts work on a controversial, Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam which threatened to displace thousands of villagers on the Irrawaddy River.
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Chinese launch set to US anthem

Friday, September 30th 2011, 12:44
related countries: United States United States

China's state broadcaster uses an American patriotic song to accompany a video animation of Thursday's space launch.
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VIDEO: Meet China's only Olympic horseman

Friday, September 30th 2011, 8:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Beijing

Evan Davis meets Alex Hua Tian, the first person to represent China in Three Day Eventing at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, as he prepares for London 2012.
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China in $1.3bn copper mine deal

Friday, September 30th 2011, 5:48

China's Minmetal Resources agrees to buy copper miner Anvil Mining, giving it three copper mines in Africa.
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China tech stocks dive on Nasdaq

Friday, September 30th 2011, 1:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Chinese internet stocks dive in New York trading as the US Department of Justice considers launching a fraud investigation.
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Dalai Lama in S Africa visa delay

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 21:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa denies China has pressured it to block the Dalai Lama's planned visit for Archbishop Tutu's 80th birthday celebrations.
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Rocket launches Chinese space lab

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 13:16
related places: Tiangong

A Long March rocket carrying China's first space laboratory, Tiangong-1, launches from the north of the country.
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China ready for next space leap

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 12:58
related places: Tiangong

China is set to launch its first space laboratory - an important next step in the nation's quest to build and operate a manned space station.
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VIDEO: China's space station mission

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 21:30

China is scheduled to launch a rocket marking its first step towards building its own space station
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VIDEO: Ceremony marks Confucius' birthday

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 19:41
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan commemorates one of the most revered Chinese philosopher with ancient dances and rituals.
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VIDEO: Look around Chinese launch site

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 11:49

A look around the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Gansu Province, China, where China will launch an unmanned space module, part of a planned space station.
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Safety questions over China crash

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 10:50
related places: Shanghai

Chinese state media have raised fresh questions about transportation safety standards after a subway train crashed in Shanghai, injuring 284 people.
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US urges China on Tibetan rights

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 9:40
related countries: United States United States

The United States is urging China's government to respect the rights of Tibetans following an incident in which two teenage monks set themselves alight.
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VIDEO: Hundreds injured in China train crash

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 14:56
related places: Shanghai

More than 200 people have been injured after two subway trains collided in central Shanghai, according to Chinese state media.
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Growing up in Mao's China

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 11:03

How Mao shaped my teenage years
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China tycoon may join party elite

Monday, September 26th 2011, 13:59

China's richest man Liang Wengen is set to join the ruling Communist Party's Central Committee, media reports say.
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VIDEO: Endangered anteaters rescued

Monday, September 26th 2011, 12:07
related countries: Thailand Thailand, Vietnam Vietnam

Customs officers in Thailand have rescued 97 endangered pangolins which they believe were being trafficked to China or Vietnam.
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VIDEO: Wingsuit flyer dives through cave

Monday, September 26th 2011, 10:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hunan

An American professional wingsuit flyer has successfully performed a jump and dive through China's Tianmen Hole - an actual hole through a mountain in Hunan province
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China 'to investigate land sales'

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 16:55

The Chinese authorities are to investigate government land sales that prompted several days of sometimes violent public protests, media reports say.
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Anger over China tourist beating

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 15:23
related places: Beijing

A Chinese tourist was beaten unconscious after being mistaken for a petitioner who wanted to lobby the authorities in Beijing, state media report.
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Riot in China city over land sale

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 11:01

A city in southern China sees three days of protests over allegations that Communist party officials sold off farmers' land.
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Man held over China 'sex slaves'

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 10:05

Police in central China arrest a man on suspicion of imprisoning and raping six women in a basement for two years and of killing two of them.
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China hits out at US-Taiwan deal

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 14:37
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

China hits out at a US deal to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of US-built F-16 fighter planes, warning it could harm bilateral co-operation.
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VIDEO: Campaign to end China's shark fin trade

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 6:57

There are calls in China for people to stop eating shark fin soup, which is endangering some shark species.
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Campaign targets China's shark fin trade

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 23:25

Campaigns in China aim to stop trade in shark fin soup
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US confirms Taiwan F-16 upgrade

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 18:13
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

The US confirms it plans to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of F-16 fighters planes, a regular source of tensions with China.
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Pakistani man executed in China

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 13:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

China has executed Zahid Husain Shah, a Pakistani man convicted of drug smuggling, despite last-ditch appeals for clemency, family says.
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VIDEO: Trapped on a broken rollercoaster

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 11:58

Rescuers in China free two people trapped 15 meters above ground in a rollercoaster.
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Korea nuclear envoys hold talks

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 9:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Beijing

South Korea's nuclear envoy holds talks with his North Korean counterpart in Beijing, amid some signs efforts to restart stalled talks are under way.
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Polio outbreak in China confirmed

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 21:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Polio has been found in China for the first time since 1999 after spreading from Pakistan, the World Health Organization confirms.
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US accuses China on chicken tax

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 18:55
related countries: United States United States

The US accuses China over chicken tariffs in the latest trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.
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Chinese urged to spare Pakistani

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 17:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Human rights groups urge China to stop the execution of Pakistani national Zahid Husain Shah, who has been convicted of drug smuggling.
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VIDEO: Dozens killed in Chinese floods

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 15:03

Floods and landslides in China caused by a week of heavy rain have killed at least 57 people and forced more than a million from their homes.
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Man jailed in HK for burning flag

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 9:24
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

An elderly farmer from mainland China is jailed in Hong Kong for burning the national flag, in the first sentence of its kind.
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Dozens killed in China flooding

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 4:59

Floods and landslides in China triggered by days of heavy rain kill dozens of people and force more than a million from their homes.
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Monday, September 19th 2011, 10:58

Chinese regulators order a TV station to stop broadcasting popular singing show Super Girl, saying it is too long.
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China factory shut after protests

Monday, September 19th 2011, 10:14

China closes a solar panel factory in the east of the country after violent protests by local residents over pollution fears, state media report.
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Hero quake pig 'cloned in China'

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 10:27

Chinese scientists clone Zhu Jianqiang, a castrated pig which became a hero after surviving the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake, a report says.
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Mass protest at China solar plant

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 7:59

Some 500 villagers have been demonstrating over pollution fears at a solar panel plant in the Chinese province of Zhejiang.
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VIDEO: Rare China concert for Japan pop band

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 18:30
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Beijing

One of Japan's best-known pop groups has performed a long-awaited concert in the Chinese capital Beijing.
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VIDEO: China faces a microblog dilemma

Friday, September 16th 2011, 15:24

Chinese microblogs are good platform for government criticism and reports which can make unpleasant reading for officials.
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Japan band in rare China concert

Friday, September 16th 2011, 15:08
related countries: Japan Japan

Top Japanese pop band SMAP are in China for a long-awaited concert seen as a rare chance to ease strained ties, after previous tours were shelved.
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Detention for China road rage son

Friday, September 16th 2011, 8:07

The son of a famous Chinese army general is given a year in detention after a road rage incident that sparked widespread outrage.
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Newborn deaths halved in China

Friday, September 16th 2011, 0:18

A programme encouraging women in China to give birth in hospital, rather than at home, has cut newborn deaths by half, says a study in The Lancet.
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Chinese premier calls for reform

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 16:18

China's Premier Wen Jiabao says China must change its system of absolute power and introduce more democracy.
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China 'losing manufacturing edge'

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 8:11
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia and Bangladesh are benefiting as China loses its edge as the world's cheapest place to manufacture goods, a new report suggests.
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China death penalty over attacks

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 7:10
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese courts sentence four members of the Uighur minority to death over attacks in restive Xinjiang province, which left more than 30 people dead.
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China restates Europe bond stance

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 3:14

A top Chinese official says China will extend a helping hand to debt-burdened European nations, reinforcing a stance taken by Premier Wen Jiabao.
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VIDEO: China busts 'gutter oil' network

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 16:01

Chinese police say they found more than 100 tonnes of gutter oil and detained 32 people.
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VIDEO: Van overloaded with 66 children

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 12:35

Police in northern China are shocked to discover 66 school children crammed into a minivan.
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Man kills six in China axe attack

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 9:16
related places: Gongyi, Henan

A man armed with an axe kills two children and four adults near a kindergarten in Gongyi in China's central Henan province, media reports say.
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China cannot grow alone, Wen says

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 6:04

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says the country cannot grow in isolation, and it will look to develop both global and domestic growth.
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'Summer Davos' kicks off in China

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 23:05

Global business elites meet in China for World Economic Forum
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China police in cooking oil sting

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 8:36

Police in China arrested 32 people in a sting operation to prevent the sale of illegally reprocessed cooking oil, which is thought to cause cancer.
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Italy 'in bond talks with China'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 7:04
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian government is reported to have been in talks with a Chinese sovereign wealth fund about buying Italian bonds.
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VIDEO: East Asia celebrates Moon festival

Monday, September 12th 2011, 13:29

Mid-autumn celebrations have taken place in China and other far eastern countries.
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Chinese imports hit record high

Monday, September 12th 2011, 3:18

China's imports hit a record monthly high in August indicating strong domestic demand despite concerns of a global slowdown.
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VIDEO: China's one-child policy questioned

Monday, September 12th 2011, 1:45

China's one-child policy has kept population growth in check for over 30 years, but there are calls it to be relaxed.
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