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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 artist's studio demolished

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 15:25
related places: Shanghai

Chinese demolition workers tear down the Shanghai studio of controversial artist Ai Weiwei, in a move he says is linked to his political activism.
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China acts on German dioxin scare

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 11:00
related countries: Germany Germany

China has banned imports of German pork and egg goods after a dioxin contamination scare.
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Gates visits China nuclear base

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 7:10
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates visits China's nuclear warfare headquarters at the end of a visit to try to mend relations between the two militaries.
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Old forests 'crucial' for pandas

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 0:36

The endangered giant panda thrives in old forest that has never been logged, research shows - as China debates ending a logging ban in the region.
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China test flies stealth fighter

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

China has conducted the first test-flight of its J-20 stealth fighter, Chinese President Hu Jintao has confirmed to US Defence Secretary Robert Gates.
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China denies Renault spying role

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 10:12

China denies any involvement in an industrial espionage scandal involving Renault and electric cars.
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China exceeds 2010 lending target

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 6:58

China failed to remain within its bank loan and money growth targets during 2010, the central bank says.
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US-China 'consensus' amid risks

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 5:49
related countries: United States United States

China's state media says US military ties with China can improve on the basis of a consensus on the need to avoid misunderstandings, but risks are high.
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Missing China activist 'tortured'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 13:05

The Associated Press publishes an account by leading Chinese human rights activist, Gao Zhisheng, of his torture by police during secret detention.
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US watchdog opens office in China

Monday, January 10th 2011, 11:14
related countries: United States United States

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission sets up an office in China to monitor the quality of Chinese-made goods.
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Chinese box office reaches $1.5bn

Monday, January 10th 2011, 9:52

Chinese box office takings increased by 64% last year, helped by Hollywood blockbusters such as 3D movie Avatar.
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China sees trade surplus narrow

Monday, January 10th 2011, 7:23

China sees its trade surplus fall - despite a double digit rise in exports - as domestic demand drives a rapid rise in imports.
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China seeks to ease US concerns

Monday, January 10th 2011, 7:08
related countries: United States United States

China's defence minister plays down the country's military build-up, after talks with US counterpart Robert Gates in Beijing.
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Monday, January 10th 2011, 1:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Trade links between China and the UK will top the agenda when vice premier Li KeQiang holds talks with prime minister David Cameron.
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Scots-Chinese energy deal sealed

Sunday, January 9th 2011, 22:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh

Scotland and China seal a major green energy deal, as Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang begins a four-day visit to the UK.
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Battle of the bikinis

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 12:00

Trade with China soars, but Brazilians wary of competition
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Renault plays down spying damage

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 11:53
related countries: France France
related places: Renault

Renault says the impact of spying on the carmaker could have been much worse, as a minister refuses to speculate about Chinese involvement.
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China ponders parents' visit law

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 18:36

The Chinese government is considering making it a legal duty for children to visit their aged parents, state media report.
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China stealth plane 'years away'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 11:49
related countries: United States United States

The US is playing down pictures that appear to show a Chinese prototype of a stealth aircraft, invisible to radar.
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Chinese children 'lead-poisoned'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 5:52

Twenty-four children have been taken to hospital with suspected lead poisoning from local battery factories in eastern China, state media say.
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Speaking out

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 0:12

Chinese protesters use high-profile trials to voice grievances
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China backs new Spain investment

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 15:00
related countries: Spain Spain

The Chinese Vice Premier has promised to buy Spanish government bonds despite the crisis of confidence over eurozone debt.
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Mine bosses miss Zambia hearing

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:56
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Two Chinese mine managers who are alleged to have shot and wounded a group of miners in southern Zambia fail to turn up in court.
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Visitors flock to China 'ice city'

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:03

Enormous ice sculptures have been created for a special winter festival in Harabin, northern China
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South China battles 'big freeze'

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 8:22

Up to 60,000 people in southern China are being evacuated from their homes as freezing weather damages property and closes roads.
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World Bank issues first yuan bond

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 7:31

The World Bank issues its first bond denominated in the Chinese currency, joining a small but growing market.
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'Chill seekers' in icy record bid

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 19:39

Two Chinese chill seekers have spent hours in freezing conditions in an attempt to break the world ice bathing record
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China police launch micro-blogs

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:42

Hundreds of police across China have set up micro-blogging accounts in an effort to improve relations with the tech-savvy public, state media report.
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Iran offers nuclear sites visit

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:19
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

Iran has invited diplomats from Russia, China, the EU and other states to tour its nuclear facilities, in a letter sent to ambassadors.
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Warning on China desertification

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 13:05

A senior Chinese official warns it will take 300 years to turn back China's advancing deserts at the current rate of progress.
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'Wonder' of partial solar eclipse

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 12:35

A partial solar eclipse has taken place over Europe, the Middle East, Russia and northwest China.
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Skygazers enjoy spectacle of partial solar eclipse

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 11:30

The first partial solar eclipse of 2011 was visible during the day across a large part of the globe, stretching from north Africa to north-west China.
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China 'in nuclear power advance'

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 11:15

China has developed its own technologies that will enable it to reprocess spent nuclear fuel, state television reports.
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China factory growth pace eases

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 10:48

China's manufacturing growth eased last month, but output is continuing to expand, state figures suggest.
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Russia-China oil pipeline opens

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 4:56
related countries: Russia Russia

The first oil pipeline linking the world's biggest oil producer, Russia, and the world's biggest consumer of energy, China, begins operation.
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China 'to tackle corruption'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 19:04

China says its corruption problem is 'still very serious' and sets out new measures to tackle it in a government report.
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China corruption 'still serious'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 11:40

China says its corruption problem is 'still very serious' and sets out new measures to tackle it in a government report.
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China acts on zoo animal abuses

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 9:42

China closes seven zoos and chastises 53 others for mistreating animals used in performances.
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China media death 'needs probing'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 9:31
related places: Xinjiang

The death of a Chinese journalist in Xinjiang in suspicious circumstances must be investigated, media rights groups say.
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China to cut rare earths exports

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 8:42

China says it will reduce the quantity of rare earth minerals - vital for many electronic goods - it exports by 10%.
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Oil slips back from 26-month high

Monday, December 27th 2010, 18:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The price of oil slips back from a 26-month high over concern about Chinese demand, while Iraqi oil output hits a 20-year high.
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S Korea, China plan defence talks

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 5:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Beijing, Seoul

South Korean and Chinese defence ministers are to meet in Beijing in February amid rising tension on the Korean peninsula, officials in Seoul say.
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China seamen in fatal clash freed

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 4:27
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

South Korea releases three Chinese fishermen following a deadly clash between their trawler and a South Korean patrol ship this month.
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Fairytale romance

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 0:08

Couples in China star in their own "love music videos"
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Fairytale romance

Friday, December 24th 2010, 21:47

Couples in China star in their own 'love music videos'
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China limits new cars in Beijing

Friday, December 24th 2010, 8:03
related places: Beijing

New rules take effect in China that restrict car purchases for 2011 by two-thirds in an effort to combat rising traffic woes in the capital, Beijing.
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Standard Life China talks finish

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 17:39

Edinburgh-based insurer Standard Life's talks with Bank of China over a joint venture insurance business have broken down.
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China defends Africa trade role

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 14:12

China defends its economic and trade relations with African nations, in its first policy paper on the subject, amid criticism of a "resource grab".
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UN concern for China food activists

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 9:26

The UN investigator on food rights expresses concern about China's treatment of some of the country's food safety activists.
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China offers support to eurozone

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 8:15

China offers its support to eurozone countries to help them through the debt crisis that has gripped the region.
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US accuses China over wind power

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 20:54
related countries: United States United States

The US says China is illegally subsidising the production of wind power equipment and has asked the WTO for talks.
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'Culture of violence'

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 0:06

Theory behind China's spate of fatal school attacks
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China bans English words in media

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 12:55

China bans newspapers, publishers and websites from using foreign words - particularly English ones - they say are eroding the purity of the Chinese language.
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Loan programme helps China's poor

Monday, December 20th 2010, 10:02

While China's economy is booming, the benefits of development have not reached 200 million of its people who survive on less than a dollar a day.
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Facebook for farmers

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 17:40

Farmers in China will get data via mobiles and meet investors online
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Tensions build ahead of S Korea drill

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 13:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Russia Russia

South Korea has insisted it will go ahead with a controversial live-fire military exercise, despite serious concern expressed by Russia and China.
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China PM hails Pakistan in speech

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 13:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Chinese Prime Minster Wen Jiabao praises Pakistan's efforts against international terrorism, in a speech to a joint session of parliament.
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Yellow Sea clash leaves one dead

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 13:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A Chinese trawler and a South Korean patrol boat have clashed, leaving one fisherman dead and two missing, South Korean officials say.
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Seeing red

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 11:52

Angry residents lose out in China's property explosion
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Yellow Sea clash filmed by patrol

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 11:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The crew of a Chinese trawler and a South Korean patrol ship have clashed, leaving one fisherman dead and two missing, South Korean officials say.
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China's Wen begins Pakistan trip

Friday, December 17th 2010, 15:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao begins an official visit to Pakistan aimed at boosting trade and investment.
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Japan warning over China military

Friday, December 17th 2010, 12:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan has unveiled sweeping changes to its national defence polices, boosting its southern forces in response to neighbouring China's military rise.
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Japan warning over China military

Friday, December 17th 2010, 11:50
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan makes sweeping changes to its national defence policies, boosting forces to counter the rise of China and the threat of North Korea.
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India-China trade target agreed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 15:07
related countries: India India

Indian and China agree a new $100bn (£66bn) bilateral trade target by 2015, up from $60bn (£38bn) in 2010.
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A tour of China's 'richest village'

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 21:53

For decades China has pursued economic growth by marrying capitalist policies with core principles of communism. This has generated vast wealth for a growing middle and upper class.
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China PM begins India trade trip

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 16:35
related countries: India India

Chinese PM Wen Jiabao has begun a three-day official visit to India to boost trade between the two Asian giants
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China PM begins India trade trip

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 16:15
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao leads one of the largest Chinese business delegations ever to visit India as he begins a three-day state visit to shore up a bilateral relationship dogged by disputes.
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More Chinese 'unhappy with life'

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 14:53

Social discontent in China has risen this year, according to a top Chinese think tank, with people worried about inflation and their personal futures.
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China probe over 'slave' factory

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 11:20
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police investigate reports that a group of people with mental disabilities have been working in slave-like conditions in a Xinjiang factory.
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China plans WTO appeal over tyres

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 8:12
related countries: United States United States

China says it plans to appeal against a WTO ruling that the US could impose extra duties on Chinese tyre imports.
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Markets rise on China rate hold

Monday, December 13th 2010, 21:15

World stock markets rise after China kept interest rates on hold over the weekend despite inflation reaching a 28-month high.
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Portugal asks China to buy bonds

Monday, December 13th 2010, 19:18
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Beijing

Portugal's finance minister is in Beijing to try to persuade Chinese authorities to buy Portuguese government bonds.
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WTO backs US Chinese tyre tariff

Monday, December 13th 2010, 16:45
related countries: United States United States

The World Trade Organization rules that the US was entitled to impose extra duties on Chinese tyres.
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Anyone for leftovers? China unearths ancient 'soup'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 11:12

Chinese archaeologists discover what they believe is a 2,400-year-old pot of soup, during airport extension work in the city of Xian, state media report.
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BBC website unblocked in China

Monday, December 13th 2010, 8:17

With the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony over, the BBC's website - along with other international sites - is once again accessible in China.
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Wounded relations

Monday, December 13th 2010, 3:55
related countries: Zambia Zambia

China under fire in Zambia after mine shooting
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China inflation at 28-month high

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 8:23

China's official inflation rate rose to 5.1% in November, a 28-month high, sparking new warnings of interest rate rises.
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China anger at Liu Nobel 'farce'

Friday, December 10th 2010, 19:38

China describes the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as a "political farce".
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Nobel winner Liu 'must be freed'

Friday, December 10th 2010, 18:41
related places: Beijing

The chairman of the Nobel prize committee calls for the immediate release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, winner of the 2010 peace prize.
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Nobel Prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo

Friday, December 10th 2010, 14:05

The chairman of the Nobel prize committee has paid tribute to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, winner of the 2010 Peace Prize.
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China exports jump unexpectedly

Friday, December 10th 2010, 12:16

China reports much stronger than expected export growth in November, boosting its trade surplus and adding to inflation fears.
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Nobel ceremony U-turn for Serbia

Friday, December 10th 2010, 10:47
related countries: Norway Norway, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Oslo

Serbia reverses its decision to boycott the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Oslo.
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Nobel ceremony: Why stay away?

Friday, December 10th 2010, 10:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Of about 50 countries invited to the Nobel ceremony, almost a third are staying away, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, many as a result of Chinese pressure.
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Prison where Nobel prize winner is held

Friday, December 10th 2010, 0:07

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to an imprisoned Chinese dissident is not an attempt to enforce Western values on China, organisers say.
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Nobel 'not a prize against China'

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 20:50

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident is not an attempt to enforce Western values on China, the organisers insist.
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