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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

China milk powder 'not tainted'

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 8:56

China's health ministry says an inquiry has found no evidence milk powder produced by a Chinese company caused three infant girls to grow breasts.
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China mourns Gansu landslide dead

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 3:47

China holds a national day of mourning on Sunday for victims of mudslides in the northwest, as the death toll rises to 1,239 people.
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Rescues amid China flood chaos

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 15:05

Torrential rain continues to fall in China, a week after a mudslide engulfed a town in Gansu province killing more than 1000 people.
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Gervais makes The Office in China

Friday, August 13th 2010, 15:22

Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais announces that a Chinese version of hit sitcom The Office is in development.
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China milk causing 'early puberty'

Friday, August 13th 2010, 15:08

China's government is investigating reports that a brand of powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts. The allegations have been strongly denied by the firm that makes the product.
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Devastating power of China floodwaters

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:29

Rain is continuing to disrupt rescue efforts in Zhouqu county, in Gansu province in China, after a landslide on Sunday killed more than 1,100 people. Footage from state television shows the force of the floodwater as a boat is swept under a bridge.
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More landslides in rain-hit China

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:21

Torrential rain brings landslides to more areas in China, as relief teams in devastated Zhouqu county battle against the bad weather.
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More than 10,000 Chinese set human domino record

Friday, August 13th 2010, 7:49

More than 10,000 people in China's Inner Mongolia set a new world record for human dominoes.
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Chinese 'infant breasts' inquiry

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 18:37

The health ministry in China is investigating reports that a brand of powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts.
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Monsoon devastation

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 16:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Satellite image shows intensity of monsoon from Pakistan to China
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Rain hampers China rescue effort

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 6:51

Heavy rain in north-west China is disrupting rescue efforts after a huge landslide last week, which killed more than 1,000 people.
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China landslide toll passes 1,000

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 17:18

The death toll from landslides in north-western China has surged to 1,117 as more rain is forecast in the remote region.
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China scholars warn of arrogance

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 15:29

China's confidence in its economic development is turning into national arrogance, a group of Chinese scholars warns.
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Rain threat to China rescue bid

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 13:15

Heavy rain threatens the Chinese county devastated by landslides, as the death toll from the disaster rises to 1,117 people.
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China factory growth slows again

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 8:49

Chinese industrial growth slowed again in July, adding to recent data that suggest the country's economy is cooling.
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China landslide death toll soars

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 13:00

More than 700 people are now known to have died in a massive landslide in north-west China.
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China landslide death toll rises

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 11:43

Authorities in China say more than 700 have died in mudslides.
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China sees slowing import growth

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 10:37

China's import growth slowed in July, which economists see as a sign that the country's rapid economic expansion is cooling.
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China landslide death toll soars

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 10:32

More than 700 people are confirmed dead after Saturday's landslides in north-west China, and more than 1,000 are still missing.
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China axes inefficient factories

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 7:30

China orders more than 2,000 factories to shut by next month because they are wasting too much energy.
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US engineer sold secrets to China

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 3:56
related countries: India India, United States United States

A US engineer of Indian origin is convicted of selling military secrets about the B-2 bomber to China.
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China landslide death toll jumps

Monday, August 9th 2010, 16:37
related places: Xinhua

The death toll from landslides in north-west China rises to 337, with 1,148 people missing, state-run Xinhua news agency reports.
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China troops blast landslide dam

Monday, August 9th 2010, 15:26

Troops have begun blasting through rubble from a landslide blocking a river in western China, in an attempt to prevent further floods.
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News Corp to trim China TV stake

Monday, August 9th 2010, 11:43

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation media group is selling a controlling stake in three Chinese television channels.
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China troops blast landslide dam

Monday, August 9th 2010, 10:31

Troops blast a dam made by landslides in western China, releasing trapped river water to reduce the chances of further floods.
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China bank eyes $3.2bn flotation

Monday, August 9th 2010, 5:48

China Everbright Bank says it hopes to raise up to 21.7bn yuan ($3.2bn) in the country's second biggest IPO this year.
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Rescue effort for China landslide

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 21:53

China sends thousands of rescue workers to a remote county where deadly landslides have left more than 1,400 people dead or missing.
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Dozens killed in China landslides

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 14:44

Landslides and floods engulf a town in north-west China, killing at least 127 people and leaving nearly 1,300 missing, state media say.
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Lebanese crafts 'struggle' to survive

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 6:00
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese craft workers are facing competition from cheaper importers including China, with many struggling to survive.
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China media 'vulgar and kitsch'

Friday, August 6th 2010, 18:12

China's culture minister blasts the country's broadcasters and publishers, saying much of what they produce is vulgar and kitsch.
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China Foxconn confirms new death

Friday, August 6th 2010, 5:30

China's Foxconn factory confirms the death of a female factory worker this week, making a total of 13 deaths this year.
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China demand lifts Rio's profits

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 10:44

Rio Tinto's profits for the January to June period reach a record high, fuelled by Chinese demand for its iron ore.
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Man held over China school attack

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 12:57

A 26-year-old man is arrested in China following a knife attack at a school in which at least three children were killed.
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Liverpool consider 'several' bids

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:53

Chinese businessman Kenny Huang is one of "several" candidates who have submitted a bid to buy Liverpool, BBC Sport understands.
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Liverpool consider 'several' bids

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:53

Chinese businessman Kenny Huang is one of "several" candidates who have submitted a bid to buy Liverpool, BBC Sport understands.
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Tractor rampage in China kills 11

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:15

A drunken man driving a tractor has killed 11 and injured many more in a rampage through a northern province of China.
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Tractor rampage in China kills 11

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:15

A drunken man driving a tractor has killed 11 and injured many more in a rampage through a northern province of China.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 3:12
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 3:12
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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China manufacturing output slows

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:58

Chinese manufacturing output grew at its slowest rate for 17 months in July, as the government continues efforts to rein in rapid economic growth.
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China manufacturing output slows

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:58

Chinese manufacturing output grew at its slowest rate for 17 months in July, as the government continues efforts to rein in rapid economic growth.
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China mine explosion 'kills 15'

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 2:48

At least 15 people die at a mine in northern China, as a suspected explosives store blows up.
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China mine explosion 'kills 15'

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 2:48

At least 15 people die at a mine in northern China, as a suspected explosives store blows up.
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Grim task of China oil clean-up

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:49

China is struggling with an arduous clean up after the country's worst oil spill, with grim conditions for those involved.
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Grim task of China oil clean-up

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:49

China is struggling with an arduous clean up after the country's worst oil spill, with grim conditions for those involved.
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China river hunt for toxic drums

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:30

Search teams in north-east China are still searching for thousands of barrels of toxic chemicals washed into a major river by flooding.
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China river hunt for toxic drums

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:30

Search teams in north-east China are still searching for thousands of barrels of toxic chemicals washed into a major river by flooding.
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China allows IMF report release

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 14:54

China allows the publication of an International Monetary Fund staff report on its economy for the first time since 2006.
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China allows IMF report release

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 14:54

China allows the publication of an International Monetary Fund staff report on its economy for the first time since 2006.
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China agrees Guinea mining deal

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 13:02
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Mining giant Rio Tinto completes a deal with Chinese firm Chalco to enter a joint venture in West Africa.
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China agrees Guinea mining deal

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 13:02
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Mining giant Rio Tinto completes a deal with Chinese firm Chalco to enter a joint venture in West Africa.
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Chemicals washed into China river

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 13:00

Rescue teams in north-east China are working to retrieve 3,000 barrels of chemicals washed into a major river, state media say.
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Chemicals washed into China river

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 13:00

Rescue teams in north-east China are working to retrieve 3,000 barrels of chemicals washed into a major river, state media say.
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China: Worst floods in a decade

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 15:40

Amid the worst floods in China for a decade, at least 20 people are missing in Sichuan province where heavy rain triggered a landslide which buried almost 60 houses.
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China: Worst floods in a decade

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 15:40

Amid the worst floods in China for a decade, at least 20 people are missing in Sichuan province where heavy rain triggered a landslide which buried almost 60 houses.
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Town trapped in flood-hit China

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 13:26

Flooding in China continues to cause chaos, with 30,000 people trapped in one town and explosive chemicals washed into a major river.
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Blast hits China plastics factory

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 9:37
related places: Nanjing

At least five people are killed and dozens injured in an explosion at an abandoned plastics factory in the Chinese city of Nanjing.
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China sales drive Peugeot profit

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 7:01
related countries: France France

French car giant Peugeot Citroen reports a return to profit in the first half of the year, driven by strong demand in China.
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Iran sanctions hit Chinese trade

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 6:44
related countries: Iran Iran

Despite a trading history that goes back centuries, China has reluctantly backed UN sanctions against Iran in light of its nuclear programme.
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Dozens missing in China landslide

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 21:52

Dozens more people are reported dead or missing as the worst torrential rain in decades continues to wreak havoc in China.
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China Gorges flooding set to peak

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 14:23

Officials in China say floodwaters which have left some 1,250 people dead or missing are expected to peak within the next day.
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Hunt for 600-year-old China ship

Monday, July 26th 2010, 12:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Chinese archaeologists are due to begin searching for the remains of a Chinese ship believed to have sunk off the Kenyan coast 600 years ago.
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Chinese floods worst in 12 years

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 15:21

Chinese authorities say more rain is due in some of the areas hit by the worst floods in 12 years.
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China PM makes new flood warning

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 14:21

Large parts of south and central China, already been ravaged by floods, face even worse deluges, Premier Wen Jiabao warns.
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Typhoon kills two in China

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 11:34

Two people were killed as Typhoon Chanthu reached China's Guangdong province on Thursday.
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Friday, July 23rd 2010, 10:14
related places: Baidu

Chinese search engine Baidu has a "plausible" case against its domain register after it was attacked by hackers, a judge rules.
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China 'reviews execution policy'

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 8:23

China is considering a review of the number of crimes which carry the death penalty, reports in a liberal newspaper suggest.
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China 'main source of EU fakes'

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 16:20

An EU report says 64% of fake or pirated goods seized in the 27-nation bloc last year came from China - a 10% increase on 2008.
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China accused over Tibet unrest

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 12:02

Chinese security forces used both brutal beatings and lethal force against protesters during unrest in Tibet in 2008, a rights group says.
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China vote-buying 'costing more'

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 6:40

The cost of buying a vote in China's village elections has increased by up to 100 times, an official newspaper reports.
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China police 'beat boss's wife'

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 15:00

Three police officers in China are disciplined after beating up an official's wife thinking she was a local petitioner.
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China oil pollution worries grow

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 14:33

Pollution worries and fears of a disruption to oil supplies increase after a large pipeline blast in eastern China.
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Hundreds die in China floods

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 21:57

Chinese authorities are battling floods and landslides which have left hundreds dead and forced thousands of people from their homes.
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China is 'number one energy user'

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 17:54
related countries: United States United States

China overtakes the United States to become the world's biggest energy consumer for the first time, a new report says.
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Test for China's Three Gorges dam

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 16:13

The Three Gorges dam on China's longest river, the Yangtze, is experiencing what officials say are its highest floodwater levels.
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Submerged

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 15:54

Helpless Chinese villagers watch floods destroy their homes
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China begins oil spill clean-up

Monday, July 19th 2010, 8:33

China launches an operation to clean up an oil spill in the Yellow Sea after two oil pipelines exploded causing a massive fire.
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China mining accidents kill 38

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 13:53

At least 38 Chinese miners have been killed in three separate accidents, state-run media say.
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Ford builds on China partnership

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 10:42

Ford announces an expansion of its partnership with Jiangling Motors in China with a new $300m plant.
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Tropical storm hits north Vietnam

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 23:55
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Hainan

Tropical storm Conson makes landfall in northern Vietnam, after battering China's southern island of Hainan.
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China pipelines burn for 15 hours

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 9:51
related places: Dalian

Two oil pipelines in the Chinese port city of Dalian have exploded, starting a fire which burned for 15 hours.
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Two die as storm hits south China

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 4:16

At least two people die as Typhoon Conson hits southern China, adding to the worst flooding in more than a decade.
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New influences

Friday, July 16th 2010, 23:49

Young Chinese artists forging connections online
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No fleeing euro, says China's Wen

Friday, July 16th 2010, 11:42

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao says his country intends to continue buying euro assets despite recent fears over Europe's debts.
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China braced for typhoon and flooding

Friday, July 16th 2010, 10:50

China is bracing itself for more flooding, as Typhoon Conson heads for the south coast.
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Burberry buys back China stores

Friday, July 16th 2010, 10:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British luxury fashion retailer Burberry says it will take direct control of its franchised stores across mainland China.
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