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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

Jackie Chan's son released from jail

Friday, February 13th 2015, 4:30

Jaycee Chan, the son of movie star Jackie Chan, has been released after six months in prison in China for a drug offence.
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Xiaomi to open online US store

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 23:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Xiaomi

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announces it will open an online US store but will not sell its phones, instead offering lesser known products such as headphones and a fitness tracker.
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Baidu shares plunge after revenue miss

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 1:15
related places: Baidu

Shares in China's biggest online search engine, Baidu, fall nearly 10% after disappointing results as users switch to mobiles.
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China's Fosun finally wins Club Med

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 23:59
related countries: France France

The long-running takeover battle for the French holiday company, Club Med, has finally come to an end with Chinese conglomerate Fosun taking control.
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Tesla losses mount over China woes

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 22:36

Electric car maker Tesla reports a fourth-quarter loss of $108m (£71m), compared to a loss of just $16m during the same period a year ago, as investments ramp up and China sales disappoint.
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Greece 'may go elsewhere for deal'

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 10:52
related countries: Greece Greece, United States United States

Greece could turn to the US, Russia or China if it fails to reach a new debt agreement with the eurozone, its defence minister says.
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Dalian Wanda buys Swiss sports firm

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 7:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda will buy Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media with a group of investors for $1.19bn (£780m).
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Qualcomm's $975m record China fine

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 0:54
related countries: United States United States

US chipmaker Qualcomm will pay $975m (£640m) to Chinese authorities to end a 14 month anti-trust investigation into its patent licensing practices.
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China exports cap Asian share gains

Monday, February 9th 2015, 9:18

Asian markets traded mixed on Monday as surprisingly weak trade data from the world's second largest economy, China, capped gains.
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China executes 'mafia' mining tycoon

Monday, February 9th 2015, 6:24

Chinese authorities execute Liu Han, a powerful Sichuan-based mining tycoon, for "leading mafia-style crime and murder".
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Crouching Tiger star wooed by drone

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 22:40

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, star of Crouching Tiger, is getting married after her musician boyfriend used a drone to propose to her.
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VIDEO: Car shop crash caught on CCTV

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 17:25
related places: Shanxi

A driver and shoppers escaped unhurt when a car accidentally ploughed into the front of a supermarket in China's Shanxi province last week.
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VIDEO: Obama meets Dalai Lama 'spiritually'

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 9:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

A "spiritual meeting" was held between the Dalai Lama and the US president Barack Obama, despite Beijing objecting to this by saying the meeting was politically motivated.
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China seizes HK novelty toilet rolls

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China's authorities have seized 7,600 toilet rolls and 20,000 packets of tissue printed with the image of Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung.
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Boy's lighter 'started China blaze'

Friday, February 6th 2015, 15:18

A blaze at a southern Chinese shopping centre that killed 17 people was started by a nine-year-old boy playing with a lighter, police say.
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China detains Canadian over secrets

Friday, February 6th 2015, 2:24
related countries: Canada Canada

China says it is holding a Canadian man on suspicion of stealing state secrets but releases his wife on bail, six months after they were detained.
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Chinese shares end down after rally

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 8:35

Chinese shares reversed gains to close lower after rallying on the central bank's unexpected move to cut a key lending rate on Wednesday.
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Argentine leader's tweet ridiculed

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 4:02
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Twitter users in Argentina and China ridicule Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for poking fun at what she hears on a trip to China.
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Yum swings to a loss on China sales

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 0:44

Yum Brands, the owner of KFC and Taco Bell, swings to a loss after sales in China fail to recover from food safety scandals.
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China bans 'vulgar' web pseudonyms

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 15:15

China bans internet users from posting under the names of famous people or Chinese officials, calling it a "vulgar culture".
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Alibaba begins drone delivery trials

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 15:05

Retail giant Alibaba says it is using quadcopter drones to deliver tea to hundreds of its customers in China as part of a test.
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Italy extradites Chinese 'fraudster'

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 12:09
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy extradites a Chinese woman suspected of fraud, the first such extradition from a European country, state media says.
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China acts to boost bank lending

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 11:47

China's central bank has cut the level of funds banks must hold in reserve in an effort to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy.
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Most China cities fail air test

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 12:44

The Chinese government says only eight of the country's 74 biggest cities met its own basic air quality standards in 2014.
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Chinese cleaner rehired after outcry

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 12:37

A Chinese street cleaner who was sacked for warming himself over a fire in freezing temperatures is re-employed after a social outcry.
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The palace of shame that makes China angry

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 8:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The ruins that still make China angry with Britain
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China executes two cult killers

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 5:46
related places: Shandong

Two members of a cult in China have been executed for murdering a woman in a McDonald's restaurant in Shandong.
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India PM Modi to visit China in May

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 5:19
related places: Beijing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May, India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj announces during her three-day visit to Beijing.
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Asian stocks fall on weak China data

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 2:21

Asian markets are mostly lower after activity in China's manufacturing sector shrank for the first time in more than two years.
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VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained

Friday, January 30th 2015, 16:43

As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.
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China warns universities on values

Friday, January 30th 2015, 11:48

China's education minister tells universities to shun textbooks promoting Western values and block criticism of the political system, state media say.
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China tops US for foreign investment

Friday, January 30th 2015, 2:25
related countries: United States United States

China overtakes the US as the top destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), for the first time since 2003.
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Alibaba's sales figures miss targets

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 15:42

Shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fell 7% after sales fall short of targets
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Drone firm blocks White House flights

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 16:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Chinese drone-maker DJI is to prevent its kit from flying over much of the US capital, following the crash of one of its aircraft into the White House lawn.
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China tech giant in spat with state

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 12:46

China's biggest internet retailer, Alibaba, is involved in a harshly worded spat with one of the country's regulators in a highly unusual public clash.
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Yahoo to spin-off Alibaba stake

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 7:32

Yahoo announces a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.
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Why Latin America should not squander the China boom

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 20:28

China's investment in Latin America under the spotlight
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The challenge for copycat China

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 20:11

The drive to innovate rather than imitate
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China probes 'salamander banquet'

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 10:00

China investigates allegations that officials ate a rare giant salamander at a lavish banquet, and that journalists who took photos were beaten up.
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UK minister makes Taiwan watch gaffe

Monday, January 26th 2015, 23:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Taipei

A UK government minister apologies after giving a watch to the mayor of Taipei, not realising it was a taboo act in Chinese culture.
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China's concrete diplomacy in Sudan

Monday, January 26th 2015, 18:08
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan's Chinese-built palace shows new balance of power
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Dalian Wanda invests $1bn in Sydney

Monday, January 26th 2015, 5:26

Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is set to invest $1bn (£667m) in a real estate development near Sydney Harbour.
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Bulgaria seizes two million eels

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 20:36
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Customs officials in Bulgaria find two million critically endangered baby eels hidden in the luggage of two Chinese men.
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Chinese manufacturing growth stalls

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 5:28

Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector contracted for the second consecutive month, according to a preliminary survey on Friday.
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China tycoon in Atletico Madrid deal

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 10:15
related countries: Spain Spain

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is buying a 20% stake in Spanish football club Atletico Madrid as he looks to diversify his business empire.
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Surging Shanghai shares lead markets

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 7:25

Chinese shares surged on Wednesday, making up for some of the heavy losses seen earlier in the week.
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China punishes stampede officials

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 7:08
related places: Shanghai

China says four district officials have been sacked over a stampede on New Year's Eve in Shanghai that left 36 people dead.
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China president 'given 62% pay rise'

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 12:08

Chinese President Xi Jinping and six other top officials have been given a 62% pay rise, according to state-run media reports.
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Asian shares up on China growth data

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 10:00

Asian shares mostly rose on Tuesday after China's economic growth rate for 2014 came in above market expectations.
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VIDEO: Is China's 'miracle economy' in trouble?

Monday, January 19th 2015, 23:42
related places: Harbin

The BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie visits the north-east city of Harbin to look at the problems plaguing the world's second largest economy.
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VIDEO: Chinese man donates cells to UK boy

Monday, January 19th 2015, 21:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man in China is donating his stem cells to a seven-year-old boy in the UK, in what is being seen as a medical miracle.
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Chinese man's rare stem cell match

Monday, January 19th 2015, 21:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Shanghai

Shanghai driver donates stem cells to seven-year-old UK boy
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Chinese paper photographs dead star

Monday, January 19th 2015, 14:47

A Chinese newspaper apologises after reporters secretly photograph a singer's cornea transplant surgery following her death.
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China stocks sink on lending curbs

Monday, January 19th 2015, 9:26

The main Chinese share index sees its biggest fall for more than six years after authorities crack down on certain types of share dealing.
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Uighurs shot at China-Vietnam border

Monday, January 19th 2015, 7:08
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Police in China have shot dead two Uighurs who were among a group trying to illegally cross into Vietnam, state media say.
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Is lack of democracy a problem for China?

Monday, January 19th 2015, 1:34

How will China respond to growing demands for liberalisation?
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Cracking China's corruption: Huge hauls and long falls

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 21:08
related places: Huge

Huge hauls and long falls as Chinese campaign continues
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Mourners grieve purged China leader

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 14:58

More than 100 people in China brave police surveillance to pay their respects to purged leader Zhao Ziyang, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
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Yangtze boat capsize leaves 22 dead

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 8:11

Twenty-two people are confirmed dead after a tugboat doing trials capsizes suddenly on the Yangtze river in eastern China, state media report.
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China Week: Press freedom and corruption

Friday, January 16th 2015, 13:27

Carrie Gracie on a week of intrigue in Chinese politics
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Search after Yangtze boat capsizes

Friday, January 16th 2015, 7:54

About 25 people are missing after a tug boat capsized while carrying out testing on the Yangtze river in Jiangsu, China, state media report.
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Xiaomi takes aim at iPhone 6 Plus

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 11:32
related places: Xiaomi

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils two large phablets, comparing them directly with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
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Beijing smog hits hazardous levels

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 11:24
related places: Beijing

Pollution soars to hazardous levels in Beijing, reaching 20 times the limit recommended by the World Health Organisation.
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China 'breaks Turkish passport plot'

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 11:49
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

China arrested a group of Uighurs and Turks in November over a plot to use fake passports to smuggle people to Syria, state media report.
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Shanghai e-commerce rules relaxed

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 8:15

China says foreign investors will be allowed to "fully own e-commerce companies" in its Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
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Japan approves record defence budget

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 4:03
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's cabinet approves a record 4.98 trillion yen (£28bn, $42bn) budget for defence spending, amid a long-running maritime dispute with China.
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Art lovers challenged to find 'fake'

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 13:10

Dulwich Picture Gallery pays a Chinese studio to produce a copy of an Old Master painting, which will be hung in place of the original, challenging visitors to spot the fake.
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China's Huawei says profit rose 17%

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 10:43
related places: Huawei

Chinese tech giant Huawei says its operating profit in 2014 rose by about 17% from the previous year.
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China trade data beats expectations

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 4:45

China's December trade figures have beaten expectations with exports up 9.7% and imports down 2.3% from a year earlier.
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VIDEO: China censors period drama cleavage

Monday, January 12th 2015, 23:57

China's most popular television drama has been re-edited to get rid of the plunging necklines featured in the show.
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The colourful propaganda of Xinjiang

Monday, January 12th 2015, 21:04
related places: Xinjiang

Striking murals of Chinese propaganda seen around Xinjiang
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Car sales growth halves in China

Monday, January 12th 2015, 10:34

Growth in vehicle sales in the world's largest car market, China, halved last year as the country's economic expansion slowed.
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China arrests over 'diseased pork'

Monday, January 12th 2015, 8:20

Chinese police arrest more than 110 people suspected of selling pork and other products from diseased pigs.
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Police shoot six dead in Xinjiang

Monday, January 12th 2015, 8:04
related places: Xinjiang

Police in China's Xinjiang province shoot dead six people who they say were trying to detonate a bomb, local media report.
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VIDEO: Sold by father for drugs for $1000

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 22:36

Jonah Fisher reports on woman and children being bought, sold and trafficked from Myanmar to China.
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Sold in Myanmar and trafficked to China

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 21:55

The little girl trafficked from Myanmar to China
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Jackie Chan's son jailed in China

Friday, January 9th 2015, 5:22

The son of Chinese film star Jackie Chan, Jaycee, is jailed for six months in China for "sheltering others to use drugs".
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China's inflation near five-year low

Friday, January 9th 2015, 2:49

The inflation rate in China remained near a five-year low in December, edging up to 1.5% from 1.4% the month before, official figures show.
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Beijing subway fare hike weighs on commuters

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 7:57
related places: Beijing

Beijing subway fare hike weighs on commuters
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Motorola heads back into China

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 7:31

Motorola says it is to re-enter the Chinese smartphone market from February with at least three products.
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In pictures: Harbin ice festival

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 10:51
related places: Harbin

Images from the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China
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VIDEO: China's ice castles open to public

Monday, January 5th 2015, 18:19
related places: Harbin

Some of the world's most breathtaking ice sculptures went on display on Monday at the 31st International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, China.
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North Korea 'killings' anger China

Monday, January 5th 2015, 12:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

China lodges a protest with North Korea after reports emerge that an army deserter killed four people in a Chinese border city.
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Chinese box office surges in 2014

Monday, January 5th 2015, 11:53

China's box office surged by 36% in 2014, with homegrown films beating Hollywood offerings for the second year in a row.
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China scraps quotas on rare earths

Monday, January 5th 2015, 10:13

China scraps a quota system restricting exports of rare earth minerals after losing a World Trade Organisation (WTO) case.
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Revenues double at China's Xiaomi

Monday, January 5th 2015, 2:22
related places: Xiaomi

China's Xiaomi said it more than doubled its revenue in 2014, just a week after it was named the world's most valuable tech start-up.
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VIDEO: Kazakhs display eagle hunting skills

Monday, January 5th 2015, 1:52
related places: Xinjiang

Ethnic Kazakhs in China's north-western Xinjiang autonomous region have been practising the traditional art of hunting with eagles.
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Venezuela leader seeks help over oil

Monday, January 5th 2015, 1:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is beginning a tour to China and oil-producing countries as he tries to stem the impact of falling oil prices.
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China diplomat in corruption probe

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 15:12

Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng becomes the highest-ranking Chinese diplomat investigated for suspected corruption, state media report.
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VIDEO: China province where 'walls have ears'

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 13:36
related places: Xinjiang

The BBC's Carrie Gracie visits China's Xinjiang province, home to China's predominantly Muslim Uighurs, viewed by authorities as a "terrorist" threat.
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China leader seeks Shanghai answers

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 0:31
related places: Shanghai

China's President Xi Jinping demands an investigation into a crush in Shanghai on New Year's Eve that killed 36 people and injured 47.
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