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News: China

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

S Korea and US 'plan more drills'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 8:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea says it plans more military drills with the United States, despite China's disapproval and tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.
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China 'frustrated' by North Korea

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 18:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

Senior Chinese officials have expressed frustration with their "spoiled child" ally North Korea, according to leaked classified US diplomatic cables.
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Asia stocks fall on China squeeze

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 8:52

Major shares indexes fall across Asia as a funding squeeze hits China's financial system and there are fears of further rate rises.
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Village to city

Monday, November 29th 2010, 12:32

How one place's transformation reflects huge changes in China
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China call for urgent Korea talks

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 10:09

China calls for emergency talks over North Korea's deadly shelling of a Southern island, as the South and US forces hold joint military exercises.
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China works to ease Korea tension

Friday, November 26th 2010, 20:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Korea

China holds talks with the US, Seoul and Pyongyang in an attempt to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula, China's Foreign Ministry says.
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Bangladesh wins Asian Games gold

Friday, November 26th 2010, 17:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh has won its first-ever gold medal in the Asian games, with its cricket team defeating Afghanistan in the Twenty20 competition in China.
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Arrests over emperor tombs' raid

Friday, November 26th 2010, 14:48

Nine people are arrested after robbing ancestral tombs of China's first emperor Qin Shinhuang, Chinese officials say.
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India to open Sri Lanka mission

Friday, November 26th 2010, 8:33
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India's foreign minister is to open one of two new consulates in Sri Lanka in what is seen as an attempt to check growing Chinese influence.
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Two cricket upsets at Asian Games

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 16:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Bangladesh Bangladesh

The cricket teams of Afghanistan and Bangladesh both cause upsets in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 tournament at the Asian Games in China.
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China urged to act on North Korea

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 17:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Beijing

The US urges Beijing to rein in North Korea, whose shelling of a South Korean island has caused outrage around the world.
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Vatican threatens Chinese bishop

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 12:28

The Vatican threatens a bishop with excommunication after he is ordained by China's state-backed Church without papal approval.
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China rare earth exports resume

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 8:12
related countries: Japan Japan

China begins exporting rare earths to Japan after a two-month suspension following a territorial row.
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The man who fishes for bodies

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 18:22

On the banks of China's Yellow River, at least one boatman collects bodies from the water and sells them to the families of the dead
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China milk father 'drops appeal'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 16:38

A Chinese father who was jailed for campaigning over contaminated baby milk has suddenly dropped his plans to appeal, defence lawyers say.
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Rare Chinese scroll sold for $46m

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 13:00

A rare Chinese calligraphy scroll fetches $46m - the second-highest amount paid for an artwork sold at auction in China, state media report.
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China bids to calm inflation fear

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 10:17

China's main economic planning agency moves to reassure people that inflation is not getting out of control.
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China miners rescued and 'stable'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 7:59

All of the 29 miners trapped in a Chinese mine following a flood on Sunday, have been brought back to the surface.
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Rolls-Royce wins $1.8bn contract

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 7:57

Rolls-Royce wins a $1.8bn order from Air China to supply and service 20 aircraft engines, its second Chinese contract this month.
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China miners rescued and 'stable'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 5:51

All 29 trapped miners are safely rescued from a flooded coal mine in south-west China.
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India dominate Asiad track events

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 5:34
related countries: India India
related places: Guangzhou

India gain three gold medals on the ninth day of competition at the 2010 Asian Games in China's Guangzhou city.
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Fishing for bodies

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 0:22

The man who plies a gruesome trade on China's Yellow River
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Sri Lanka's gains

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 17:06

Cash flows from Indo-Chinese power struggle
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Taiwanese drama wins Golden Horse

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 15:31

Taiwanese family drama When Love Comes has wins best film at the Golden Horse awards, seen as the Chinese-language Oscars.
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Man rescued from pipe after three days

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 11:00

A construction worker in China has been rescued after being trapped underwater in an iron pipe for more than three days.
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Flood at China coal pit traps 28

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 9:31

Rescue operations are taking place in south-west China to try to reach 28 miners trapped by a flood at a coal pit.
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Beijing lands World Championships

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 16:03
related places: Beijing

The 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships will be hosted by China's capital Beijing.
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China-Vatican row over new bishop

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 12:01

China's state-backed Catholic church ordains a bishop despite objections from the Vatican - the first such ceremony since 2006.
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China moves to cool its inflation

Friday, November 19th 2010, 12:23

China's central bank raises the amount of money that lenders must keep in reserve, as it tries again to control high inflation.
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Bernanke hits back at Fed critics

Friday, November 19th 2010, 11:52
related countries: United States United States

US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke criticises "surplus" countries like China in a speech to the European Central Bank.
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China jails corrupt nuclear boss

Friday, November 19th 2010, 8:19

The former head of China's main nuclear energy company is sentenced to life in prison for corruption and taking almost $1m in bribes.
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China rare earth sale 'to resume'

Friday, November 19th 2010, 8:00
related countries: Japan Japan

China's exports to Japan of rare earths could resume next week, according to the Japanese trade minister.
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Six states to miss Nobel ceremony

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 16:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Ambassadors from at least six countries are not attending the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo - including China and Russia.
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Vatican warning on China bishop

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 14:36

The Vatican says it is alarmed by reports from China that Roman Catholic bishops there are to be forced to attend what it calls the illegal ordination of a new Catholic bishop.
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China denies net 'hijack' charge

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republic

Allegations that China hijacked a huge chunk of net traffic in April 2009 are rejected by the nation's telecoms company.
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Chinese woman jailed over tweet

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:09

A woman in China is sentenced to a year in a labour camp after posting a message on the social networking website Twitter.
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China introduces food subsidies

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 12:09

China's government takes steps to tackle food shortages and inflation, as the stock market tumbles on fears of rate rises.
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China orders fire safety overhaul

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 11:56
related places: Shanghai

China is to tighten its fire prevention measures after a blaze in a Shanghai high-rise building killed at least 53 people and left dozens missing.
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US navy ship docks in Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 9:40
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United States United States

A US navy ship, the USS Essex, is on a high profile visit to Hong Kong in a sign that military tensions between China and the US could be relaxing.
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Not made in China

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 0:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why Chinese toymakers' woes could hit UK Christmas presents
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Eight held over deadly China fire

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:51
related places: Shanghai

Chinese police detain eight people after a fire in a Shanghai tower block that killed at least 53 people, with unlicensed welders blamed for the blaze.
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China crowned supercomputer king

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 12:25
related places: Tianhe

China's Tianhe-1A supercomputer has been confirmed as the most powerful in the world running at a peak speed of 2.57 petaflops.
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First orders for Chinese jetliner

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 12:01

Chinese firm Comac takes its first orders for C919 passenger jets as it seeks to take on Airbus and Boeing.
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New hope?

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 11:48

What Aung San Suu Kyi's release means for China's jailed dissidents
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China high-rise fire kills dozens

Monday, November 15th 2010, 17:54
related places: Shanghai

A huge fire destroys a high-rise building in the Chinese city of Shanghai, killing at least 42 people and injuring more than 90.
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Only four courses?

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 13:48
related countries: Italy Italy

A Chinese gourmet's tour of Italy's food - and its football
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'Gentle game'

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 7:33

China catches cricket bug ahead of Asian Games debut
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UN receives Darfur weapons report

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 1:27
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN Security Council receives a controversial report on violations of the Darfur weapons embargo, critical of China and Sudan.
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Chinese 'ghost' town's property boom

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 0:53

Robert Peston reports from a Chinese city, built in just five years, that analysts believe could cause a dangerous property bubble.
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The moment a rare vase sold for £43m

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Chinese vase found during a house clearance in a London suburb, has sold at auction for a staggering £43m.
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Cricket makes a comeback in China

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:46
related places: Guangzhou

The 16th annual Asian Games is taking place in Guangzhou, China, and cricket is among the sporting events.
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Global leader

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:01

Will Japan inevitably be eclipsed by China?
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China markets lead share declines

Friday, November 12th 2010, 11:49

Shares fall around the world, with European markets hit by concerns about Irish government debt, and China fearing rate rises.
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China court rejects HIV job claim

Friday, November 12th 2010, 10:06

A Chinese court has ruled against a man who says he was denied a teaching job because he is HIV positive, his lawyer says.
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Angola attack on Chinese workers

Friday, November 12th 2010, 9:31
related countries: Angola Angola
related places: Cabinda

An Angolan minister tells the BBC that a convoy carrying Chinese mine workers was attacked in the region of Cabinda this week.
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China inflation at two-year high

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 8:22

China's inflation hits a two-year high, largely thanks to food prices rises, despite government efforts to dampen price rises.
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China's human rights 'getting worse'

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 0:32

Activists claim China's human rights situation is getting worse, as Prime Minister David Cameron speaks about democracy and the link with economic progress on his visit to the country.
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Embrace democracy, PM urges China

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:32
related places: Beijing

Prime Minister David Cameron says China's growing economic freedom should go "in step" with political reform, in a speech to students in Beijing.
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Cameron warning over China trade

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister David Cameron steps into the row over "currency wars" with a warning that China should act to correct its trade imbalance.
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China's trade surplus hits $27bn

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:53
related places: Beijing

China's trade surplus hits its second highest level this year, raising pressure on Beijing to loosen currency controls.
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Japan official admits video leak

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:05
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese coastguard official admits leaking a video of a collision between a Japanese patrol boat and Chinese trawler in the East China Sea.
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China jails tainted milk activist

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 8:29

A Chinese man who campaigned for compensation for victims of a 2008 contaminated baby milk scandal is jailed for "inciting disorder".
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Invent and recycle

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 1:07
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan seeks new options on Chinese rare earths
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PM raises human rights with China

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 23:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron raises the issue of human rights in talks with China, during what he called a "vitally important" trade mission to the country.
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Burmese pro-military party 'wins poll'

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 18:24
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's biggest military-backed party says it has won about 80% of the vote in Sunday's election, which China praises as a step towards democracy.
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Cameron's trade delegation in China

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 15:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron is travelling with more than 40 business leaders and says he wants to spread the message that Britain is "open for business"
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Rights lawyer unable to leave China

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 13:56

The lawyer representing this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, the jailed dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has been prevented from leaving China.
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Japan leak probe gets under way

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 12:15
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese prosecutors begin an investigation into the leak of footage showing a collision between Chinese and Japanese ships near disputed islands that sparked a bitter diplomatic row.
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Nobel winner ally 'to sue China'

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 11:59

A Chinese lawyer for jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo says he will file a lawsuit against the authorities for preventing him leaving China.
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Dilemma of China's fast growing nation

Monday, November 8th 2010, 22:34

While western economies are still struggling China's leaders face a very different problem, namely coping with the effects of growth.
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UK in major push for China trade

Monday, November 8th 2010, 19:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK government and trade mission to China is the "largest and most high powered" visit to the country from a UK delegation, says Chancellor George Osborne
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US drops target amid dollar spat

Monday, November 8th 2010, 14:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has dropped calls to cap trade surpluses as the US comes under fire for its quantitative easing policy.
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Chinese artist in UK rights call

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Beijing

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei - now released from house arrest - says the British PM must raise human rights issues when he visits Beijing on Tuesday.
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Chinese boost for Scotch whisky

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 22:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotch Whisky is to get greater legal protection in China following an agreement between the UK and Chinese officials.
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Party held without Chinese artist

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 11:57
related places: Shanghai

Supporters of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei hold a party at his studio in Shanghai - an event he could not attend after being placed under house arrest.
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US to expand Asia military role

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 9:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Asia

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says Washington wants a larger military role in Asia, but says such expansion is not to contain China.
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China artist 'under house arrest'

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 12:20
related places: Shanghai

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says he has been placed under house arrest to prevent him holding a party to mark the destruction of his Shanghai studio.
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China shopping mall fire kills 19

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 8:02

A fire in a shopping centre in northern China kills at least 19 people and leaves 27 more injured, state media reports.
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Global criticism of US stimulus

Friday, November 5th 2010, 16:20
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's finance minister calls the US stimulus programme "clueless", while China warns of its "negative impact".
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China warning over Nobel ceremony

Friday, November 5th 2010, 14:45

China warns that there will be "consequences" if governments show support for jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo.
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France wins Chinese deals bonanza

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 18:45
related countries: France France

China's Hu Jintao signs billions of euros' worth of business deals during a state visit to France.
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Chinese artist studio 'to close'

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 12:16
related places: Shanghai

One of China's most outspoken artists, Ai Weiwei, says he will throw a party to mark the forced demolition of his Shanghai studio.
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Row to hit China internet users

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 6:34

China internet users are forced to choose between a popular chat programme and a security tool, as a row between two software giants escalates.
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Sea of troubles

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 17:46
related countries: Japan Japan

The island disputes of China, Russia and Japan
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Strong sales in China boost BMW

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 9:27

BMW reports an 11-fold rise in third quarter profits, as it continues to benefit from a big increase in Chinese sales.
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Zambia mine shooting pair bailed

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 19:17
related countries: Zambia Zambia

A Zambian court orders the release on bail of two Chinese mine managers accused attempted murder after they allegedly shot a group of miners.
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Amazon rekindles Twitter in China

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 16:27

Amazon's Kindle is proving popular in China because it allows users to log on to banned websites.
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March of the netizens

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 10:06

How the internet is allowing new expression to Chinese citizens
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