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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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Police seek clues in webcam death

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 20:29

Toronto police hope to scour for clues the computer of a Chinese man who witnessed via webcam the final moments of a student found dead last week.
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China denies monastery lock-down

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 11:51

China says the situation is "normal" at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Sichuan province which campaigners say has been sealed off by police.
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Toyota eyes China's hybrid market

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 6:52

Toyota is planning to start production of low-emission cars in China as it looks to increase its market share in the country.
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Xinjiang man stabs six in street

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 4:33
related places: Xinjiang

A young man in Xinjiang, the far western region of China, stabs six passers-by with a knife and scissors, before killing himself, state media reports.
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Student 'on webcam' before death

Monday, April 18th 2011, 22:10

The last moments of a student found dead in her Toronto flat were seen by a friend in China with whom she was having a webcam chat, police say.
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US court declines Uighur appeal

Monday, April 18th 2011, 19:48
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court refuses to hear an appeal by the five remaining Chinese Muslims who are being held at Guantanamo Bay.
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VIDEO: Deadly storms sweep south China

Monday, April 18th 2011, 17:37

In China the authorities say at least 18 people have been killed and more than 150 injured after violent thunderstorms lashed the country's industrial heartland in the south
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Chinese students hit record high

Monday, April 18th 2011, 12:52

A record number of Chinese students are studying in foreign universities, the country's Education Ministry says.
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Deadly storms sweep south China

Monday, April 18th 2011, 9:01

Violent storms in southern China kill at least 18 people and injure scores more, ravaging the country's manufacturing heartland.
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China property price growth slows

Monday, April 18th 2011, 4:50

China's property price growth slowed in March, as fewer Chinese cities saw an increase in the price of new homes.
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China raises bank reserves again

Monday, April 18th 2011, 3:37

China's central bank raises the amount of money that lenders must hold in reserve for the fourth time this year, as it battles rising inflation.
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Sarawak Chinese desert government

Monday, April 18th 2011, 3:25
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Malaysian government wins the state election in the Borneo state of Sarawak easily - but loses most of the ethnic Chinese vote.
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Hamilton revels in brilliant win

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 11:13
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton says his victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix was one of the best of his career.
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Hamilton storms to China victory

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 9:02
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton chases down championship leader Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull to win a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix.
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Live - Chinese Grand Prix

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 5:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton wins a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix after a late overtake on Sebastian Vettel.
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Vettel beats Button to China pole

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 8:08
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets a scintillating lap to beat McLaren's Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Live - Chinese Grand Prix qualifying

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 2:27

Sebastian Vettel will start on pole for the Chinese Grand Prix, with team-mate Mark Webber only 18th, and the McLarens of Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton second and third.
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China killing spree suspect held

Friday, April 15th 2011, 10:46

Police detain a man suspected of killing 10 people, including his wife, son and father, after a rampage in north-east China, state media say.
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China booms as inflation tops 5%

Friday, April 15th 2011, 9:22

China's economy continues to boom as inflation accelerates to the fastest rate since 2008.
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Vettel heads Hamilton in practice

Friday, April 15th 2011, 8:46
related places: Shanghai

World champion Sebastian Vettel heads McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button in Friday practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Live - Chinese Grand Prix practice

Friday, April 15th 2011, 5:31
related places: Shanghai

Sebastian Vettel goes quickest in each of Friday's two practice sessions in Shanghai.
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'Stand-off' at monastery in China

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 10:33

Residents surround police trying to detain Tibetan Buddhist monks at a monastery in China's Sichuan province, reports say.
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Taiwan accepts mainland students

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 8:57
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

As relations with China improve, Taiwan starts to accept applications from Chinese students to attend its universities, despite protests in some quarters.
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Hamilton determined to hit back

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 8:12
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Malaysia Malaysia

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton says he will use a difficult weekend in Malaysia as incentive to perform well at this Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.
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Bric China summit seeks influence

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 7:10

The leaders of the so-called Bric emerging economies want more influence - and reforms to the global financial system.
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Asian giants resume defence ties

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 6:24
related countries: India India

India and China agree to resume defence exchanges halted last year after China refused a visa to a Kashmir-based general.
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Australia reef ship mate 'tired'

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 4:33
related countries: Australia Australia

An investigation into the Chinese coal ship which ran aground on Australia's Great Barrier Reef has concluded a "tired" crew member was to blame.
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Huawei settles Motorola dispute

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 2:55
related places: Huawei

Huawei, a Chinese telecoms equipment maker, and Motorola have settled their dispute about trade secrets.
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China navy 'less aggressive' - US

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 6:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

The US navy chief, Admiral Robert Willard, says China's navy has been less aggressive in recent months in disputed waters in the Asia-Pacific region.
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China in $1.4bn Brazil plane deal

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 1:24

Chinese airlines have placed orders worth $1.4bn (£861m) with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer.
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VIDEO: China's grip on Australia's minerals

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 22:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's rugged north-west is in the grip of a mining boom and much of the money and ambition is coming from China.
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Chinese church defies crackdown

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 9:50

An unofficial Chinese church says it will continue to hold outdoor services, after the authorities detained more than 100 worshippers on Sunday.
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Gold rush

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 3:33
related countries: Australia Australia

China's thirst for iron ore a boon for Australia
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Indian PM Singh heading for China

Monday, April 11th 2011, 16:21
related countries: India India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travels to China as the two Asian economies look to increase economic ties.
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China milk poisoning 'deliberate'

Monday, April 11th 2011, 13:58

Three children who died after drinking tainted milk appear to have been the victims of deliberate poisoning, Chinese state media says.
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Brazilian fears

Monday, April 11th 2011, 4:54
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilians divided over China's impact on its industry
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China in quarterly trade deficit

Monday, April 11th 2011, 3:53

China posts its first quarterly trade deficit in seven years, as it continues efforts to rebalance its economy.
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Hong Kong launches first yuan IPO

Monday, April 11th 2011, 2:03
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The world's first Chinese-currency shares to trade on a stock exchange outside mainland China will be listed in Hong Kong.
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China criticises US 'preaching'

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 3:47
related countries: United States United States

China tells the US to stop preaching, after the state department's annual report on rights singles out China for criticism.
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US criticises China rights record

Friday, April 8th 2011, 18:24
related countries: United States United States

The US criticises China for what it calls a worsening human rights record as the state department publishes its annual report.
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China omits Ai Weiwei references

Friday, April 8th 2011, 14:05

China's foreign ministry removes all references to the detained artist Ai Weiwei from an official transcript of a government news conference.
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China 'tainted milk' kills three

Friday, April 8th 2011, 7:32

Three Chinese children die and 35 others, mostly children, fall ill with suspected poisoning after drinking milk from two dairies, state media says.
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Chinese police investigate artist

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 10:17
related places: Xinhua

China confirms the detained artist, Ai Weiwei, is being investigated for "economic crimes" as another activist alleges he was tortured while in jail.
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China ups fuel price to new highs

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 3:01

China increases the retail price of gasoline and diesel to record highs after a rise in global crude costs.
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China raises interest rates again

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 0:38

China' s central bank raises interest rates by 0.25% in a further effort to curb bank lending and rein in inflation.
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Case dropped against mine bosses

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 12:40
related countries: Zambia Zambia

The Zambian government drops charges against two Chinese managers accused of attempted murder after firing on miners during a pay dispute.
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Concern mounts over China artist

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 11:27
related places: Beijing

Foreign governments call for the immediate release of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was detained by security officials at Beijing airport on Sunday.
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Growing old in China

Monday, April 4th 2011, 23:10

The business of going grey and caring for the elderly
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VIDEO: Calls for release of Chinese artist

Monday, April 4th 2011, 21:39
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

France and Germany have called for the immediate release of a Chinese artist and dissident, detained in China.
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France, Germany in artist appeal

Monday, April 4th 2011, 15:05
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Beijing

France and Germany have called for the immediate release of Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, detained by authorities in Beijing as he tried to board a flight.
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China metals firm in $6.5bn bid

Monday, April 4th 2011, 11:56

China's Minmetals Resources makes a $6.5bn (£4bn) bid for rival copper miner Equinox Minerals.
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Triptych sets Chinese art record

Monday, April 4th 2011, 8:18

A three-panel oil painting by artist Zhang Xiaogang sells for 79m Hong Kong dollars (£6.3m) - a record auction price for Chinese contemporary art.
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Police silence over China artist

Monday, April 4th 2011, 6:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The Chinese authorities are refusing to comment on the whereabouts of artist Ai Weiwei a day after he was detained trying to board a flight to Hong Kong.
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Changing times

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 23:59

Bob Dylan set to play first gig in China
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VIDEO: China artist barred from flight

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 15:41
related places: Beijing

Prominent Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been stopped by the authorities from leaving the Chinese capital, Beijing.
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Chinese artist barred from flight

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 11:15
related places: Beijing

Prominent Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is stopped by the authorities from leaving the Chinese capital, Beijing, reports say.
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Milk fears shut China's dairies

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 14:27
related places: Beijing

Nearly half of China's 1,176 dairies are being shut after failing to obtain new licences, as Beijing tries to shore up its scandal-tainted milk industry.
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Sponsors desert Chinese football

Friday, April 1st 2011, 11:53

China's corruption-hit top football league begins a new season without a main sponsor or a national TV deal.
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China factories upbeat on growth

Friday, April 1st 2011, 5:51

China's official Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) rose in March showing that manufacturing in the country is growing.
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VIDEO: India 'to be more populous than China'

Friday, April 1st 2011, 1:50

India's population has grown by 181m people over the past decade to 1.21bn, according to the 2011 census.
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G20 considers wider role for yuan

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 15:29
related countries: France France

Leaders at the G20 meeting in Nanjing move towards agreeing that China's currency should have a wider role in global finance.
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Chinese 'ran Germany euro scam'

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 10:34
related countries: Germany Germany

Police in Germany arrest six people - four of them ethnic Chinese - over alleged forgery of euro coins worth about 6m euros (£5.3m).
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Google's China exit 'exaggerated'

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 7:37

Google says reports of its pulling back from China have been 'greatly exaggerated', as a deadline looms for its mapping service to continue in the country.
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ICBC bank's profits increase 28%

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 7:03

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world's biggest bank by market value, reports better-than-expected results for 2010.
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China eyes US military expansion

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 6:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

The US is increasing its military presence in the Asia-Pacific region, which is becoming more "volatile", a Chinese defence white paper says.
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Baidu deletes 2.8m online works

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 3:07
related places: Baidu

Chinese search engine Baidu has deleted 2.8m works from its online library in an attempt to settle a copyright dispute.
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Three Filipinos executed in China

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 5:07
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Appeals for clemency fail as China executes three Philippine citizens arrested in 2008 for smuggling heroin into the country.
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VIDEO: Mirren gets Hollywood handprints

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 10:01

Dame Helen Mirren has joined the celebrity hand and foot prints outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
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Helen Mirren joins celebrity handprints

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 8:26

Dame Helen Mirren describes joining the hand and foot prints outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood as a "moment of triumph" on a par with winning an Oscar.
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China 'to overtake US on science'

Monday, March 28th 2011, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: America

China is on course to overtake America in scientific output possibly as soon as 2013, far earlier than expected, a UK study suggests.
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VIDEO: China bus escapes falling concrete

Monday, March 28th 2011, 11:01

CCTV cameras aboard a bus in China have captured the moment the driver averted disaster, as a concrete aqueduct collapsed over a motorway.
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Morning business round-up: Fears over China's strength

Monday, March 28th 2011, 9:46

The daily morning business round-up: A BBC survey finds rival nations increasingly think China's strength is a bad thing.
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Sinopec profit surges on demand

Monday, March 28th 2011, 2:17

Chinese energy giant Sinopec has reported a surge in profits driven by an increase in domestic demand and rising oil prices.
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Executions falling, says Amnesty

Monday, March 28th 2011, 0:24

Rights group Amnesty says leaving aside China, where figures are unknown, fewer people are being executed around the world.
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Fear over China power, poll finds

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 23:11

A BBC poll finds growing public concern, especially in rich countries, about China's increasing economic weight and power.
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BBC Chinese shows in Mandarin end

Friday, March 25th 2011, 15:07

The BBC Chinese Service makes its final radio broadcast in Mandarin after nearly 70 years - a casualty of the BBC World Service spending cuts.
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South Korea envoys in sex scandal

Friday, March 25th 2011, 10:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Shanghai

South Korea is to discipline 10 current and ex-diplomats at its consulate in Shanghai, in connection with a sex scandal involving a Chinese woman.
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Ten-year term for China activist

Friday, March 25th 2011, 9:18

Chinese veteran democracy activist Liu Xianbin is sentenced to 10 years in prison for inciting subversion of state power.
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Movie mania

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 16:34

Overseas film-makers redouble efforts to woo the Chinese
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China to ban smoking in public

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 6:15

China's health ministry says it plans to ban smoking in most public places by May this year, although smoking will still be permitted in workplaces.
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China railway funds 'embezzled'

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 10:51
related places: Beijing, Shanghai

China's state auditor says $28m in funds intended for a high-speed rail link between Beijing and Shanghai have been embezzled.
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China rejects Google allegations

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 8:06
related places: Beijing

China's foreign ministry rejects claims by Google that Beijing is disrupting access to its e-mail service.
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China blamed for Gmail disruption

Monday, March 21st 2011, 10:19

Google blames the Chinese government for problems accessing its e-mail service in the country.
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VIDEO: Chinese nationals leaving Japan

Friday, March 18th 2011, 7:35
related countries: Japan Japan

China, along with other countries, has advised its nationals in Japan to leave the country following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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EU introduces China tiles duties

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 19:20

Ceramic tile prices are set to rise in Europe as the European Union (EU) introduces heavy duties on imports from China.
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Tibet monk death 'sparks protest'

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 9:44

Heightened security and unrest is reported around a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in southwestern China after a monk self-immolates.
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China suspends nuclear building

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 8:11
related countries: Japan Japan

China suspends approval for new nuclear power stations following the accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant.
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