Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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.

World news related to China – overview

China: news

US concern for Nobel winner wife

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 8:40
related countries: United States United States

The United States calls on China to end the apparent house arrest of the wife of Nobel Peace Prize winner and jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Asian military ties warm in Hanoi

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 4:39
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Hanoi

Progress is being made in military ties with China and Vietnam at a regional defence ministers' meeting in Hanoi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China-Norway Nobel row rumbles on

Monday, October 11th 2010, 15:21
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Beijing

The Norwegian government says Beijing has cancelled a meeting with its fisheries minister in response to the Nobel peace prize being awarded to a Chinese dissident.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Armless pianist wins Chinese talent show

Monday, October 11th 2010, 13:08

A pianist who lost both arms in an accident and uses his toes to play the instrument wins a televised talent show in China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dalai Lama enters China Nobel row

Monday, October 11th 2010, 11:28

The Dalai Lama criticises China's opposition to the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China oil firm buys Texas assets

Monday, October 11th 2010, 9:43

Chinese oil company CNOOC agrees to pay $1.08bn (£677m) for a 33% stake in a South Texas shale oil and gas field.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China Open success for Djokovic

Monday, October 11th 2010, 6:10

World number two Novak Djokovic easily defends his China Open title for his second win on the ATP tour this year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Jackson memorabilia fetch $1m

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 10:16
related countries: Macau Macau

An auction of Michael Jackson memorabilia fetches more than $1m (£626,000) in Macau, China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US ups China pressure over yuan

Saturday, October 9th 2010, 22:57
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner renews pressure on China to let the value of the yuan rise against other currencies.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nobel upset

Saturday, October 9th 2010, 12:58
related places: Beijing

Fury in Beijing as coveted award goes to jailed dissident
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China dissident wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 8th 2010, 12:07
related places: Beijing

Jailed China dissident Liu Xiaobo wins the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, in a move Beijing condemns as contrary to the organisation's principles.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China dissident wins Nobel prize

Friday, October 8th 2010, 10:03
related places: Beijing

Jailed China dissident Liu Xiaobo wins the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, in a move certain to anger the authorities in Beijing.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shipping emissions plan scuttled

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 6:43
related places: Tianjin

Environmentalists at the UN climate talks in the Chinese city of Tianjin have criticised China and other big developing nations for blocking a plan to cut emissions from shipping.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bosses join workers in China's mines

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 6:24

New regulations come into force in China that require managers of mines to accompany workers down the shafts, in an effort to improve safety.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China warns EU off yuan pressure

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 20:11

The Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has warned the European Union against pressurising China into raising the value of the yuan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mandarin lessons booming in Singapore

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 16:19
related countries: Singapore Singapore

There is a growing appetite in Singapore to learn Mandarin Chinese.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wozniacki one win from top spot

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 13:30

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki beats Sara Errani in her opening match at the China Open as she closes in on the world number one spot.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rewriting the rules of international aid

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 22:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain seeks a new partnership with China which it sees as key to speeding up development and ending poverty in Africa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Helping hands

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 16:35

Is there room for both China and the West in Africa?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

EU presses China over cheap yuan

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 10:01

Eurozone leaders urge China to allow its currency to rise in value as cheap imports put European firms under pressure.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Murray cruises through in Beijing

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 6:15
related countries: France France
related places: Beijing, Paul

Andy Murray beats French qualifier Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2 6-3 in the first round of the China Open in Beijing.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan and China 'to improve ties'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 5:59
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Japan Japan
related places: Brussels

Japan's prime minister and his Chinese counterpart meet for the first time since a diplomatic row erupted last month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Journey into China's 'climate cave'

Monday, October 4th 2010, 22:05

Chinese scientists have been analysing new data gathered from a cave in the Taihang mountains, which appears to show that man-made global warming could be having a significant effect on its weather.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Key China UN climate talks open

Monday, October 4th 2010, 4:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Delegates meet in China, hoping to make progress in the final round of UN climate talks before this year's summit in Mexico.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China promises support for euro

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 11:56

The Chinese premier says his country will continue to support both the euro and European government bonds despite the recent crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Land of opportunity

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 11:00
related countries: Angola Angola

Chinese graduates flex entrepreneurial muscle in Angola
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China launches Moon mission

Friday, October 1st 2010, 15:22

China's Chang'e-2 spacecraft is succesfully launched on a mission to test key technologies and map the Moon.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chinese invest $7bn in Brazil oil

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:30
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil, Spain Spain

Chinese oil firm Sinopec pays $7.1bn for a 40% stake in the Brazilian energy projects of Spain's Repsol.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China launches moon probe

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:27

China has launched a rocket carrying a probe which will orbit the moon.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan warns of China's military

Friday, October 1st 2010, 9:24
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan expresses concern over China's maritime activities and military build-up, amid a lingering diplomatic row.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China manufacturing accelerates

Friday, October 1st 2010, 8:21

Official data from China shows that expansion of the manufacturing sector picked up speed in September.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Road to freedom

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 16:55

China's middle classes head for the hills with car clubs
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China frees Japanese 'intruders'

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 4:40
related countries: Japan Japan

China has freed three of four Japanese nationals detained a week ago and accused of intruding into a restricted military area.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US House backs China sanctions bill

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 3:34
related countries: United States United States

The US House of Representatives passes a bill aimed at increasing pressure on China over the value of its currency, the yuan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US and China resume military ties

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 18:01
related countries: United States United States

The United States and China are to resume military contacts after a hiatus of more than six months.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US billionaires host China dinner

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 14:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

US billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett host a dinner in Beijing for some of China's richest people, sparking debate about Chinese philanthropy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China in Nobel committee warning

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 14:52
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Oslo

China warns the Nobel Peace Prize committee in Oslo not to award the prize to the well-known Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China baby traffickers get death

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 10:59

A court in China sentences two men to death for abducting and trafficking more than 40 baby boys from poor inland provinces.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China Airlines agrees $40m fine

Monday, September 27th 2010, 17:04
related countries: United States United States

China Airlines will plead guilty and pay a $40m fine for fixing air-cargo prices, the US justice department says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China police probe 'black jails'

Monday, September 27th 2010, 15:27
related places: Beijing

State media in China say police are checking claims that a security firm was paid to abduct people trying to report injustices to Beijing authorities.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Flame out

Monday, September 27th 2010, 13:08

Dismantling Beijing's giant Olympic torch
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia and China in energy deals

Monday, September 27th 2010, 10:32
related countries: Russia Russia

China and Russia sign agreements to boost energy co-operation during a ceremony to open an oil pipeline between the countries.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan to press China over boats

Monday, September 27th 2010, 7:35
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan will ask China to pay for damage to two patrol vessels after a collision with a Chinese trawler in disputed waters earlier this month, Tokyo says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China moves on US chicken imports

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 16:39
related countries: United States United States

China's government says it will impose import duties on US chicken products it says are being unfairly dumped on the Chinese market.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Weighty matters

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 3:16

A growing China starts tackling its obesity explosion
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US China sanctions a step closer

Friday, September 24th 2010, 22:34
related countries: United States United States

A US Congress committee passes a bill that would place retaliatory trade sanctions on China, leading to a vote next week.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan frees Chinese boat captain

Friday, September 24th 2010, 17:29
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Beijing

Japan frees a Chinese fishing boat captain whose arrest in disputed waters two weeks ago sparked the worst row with Beijing in years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japanese held for 'illegal filming' in China

Friday, September 24th 2010, 3:23
related countries: Japan Japan

China is investigating four Japanese who allegedly entered and filmed a Chinese military area, Chinese state media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wen hits out over yuan criticism

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 17:54
related countries: United States United States

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao says the yuan's exchange rate has no relation to the US trade deficit and should not be politicised.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China stages hijack drill

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 12:00

An anti-terrorism drill has been held in China to show how the armed forces could deal with a hostage taking situation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China typhoon death toll hits 54

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 10:39

At least 54 people are now known to have died and 42 are missing after Typhoon Fanapi struck southern China, state media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chinese labour camps

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 10:27

MEPs have alleged that many goods imported into the EU from China may have been made in forced labour camps.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China's premier enters Japan row

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 16:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao threatens "further action" against Japan unless it releases a Chinese sea captain, arrested in disputed waters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tales of starvation in North Korea

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 10:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The BBC's Damian Grammaticas travelled to the border with China to meet North Koreans who have escaped the world's most secretive state and heard their stories.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New asylum Sydney rooftop protest

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 8:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A group of Chinese asylum seekers stages a rooftop protest at an Australian detention centre following the suicide of a fellow detainee.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Typhoon Fanapi kills 18 in China

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 7:14

Eighteen people are killed after Typhoon Fanapi causes severe flooding and landslides in southern China, state media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Asian rift

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 9:40

The deep-seated differences revealed by China-Japan row
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan warns China on nationalism

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 8:34
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan warns China that both countries must avoid stirring up "extreme nationalism" in their row over the detention of a Chinese boat captain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan urges calm in islands row

Monday, September 20th 2010, 10:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan urges calm after China's apparent decision to suspend top-level contacts over a territorial row, and says it has not been formally informed of the move.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nissan increases China production

Monday, September 20th 2010, 7:17
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese carmaker Nissan increases its vehicle production target for China over the next couple of years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China halts top-level Japan ties

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 12:34
related countries: Japan Japan

China suspends top-level exchanges with Japan in protest at a ship captain's detention near disputed islands, marking a fresh deterioration of ties.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China rebuffs Geithner over yuan

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 12:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

An adviser to China's central bank rebuffs criticism from the US treasury secretary over Beijing's exchange rate policy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Anti-Japan protests held in China

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 7:54
related countries: Japan Japan

Small protests against Japan are held in several Chinese cities on a senstitive anniversary, amid already heightened tensions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China stokes Japan diplomatic row

Friday, September 17th 2010, 10:10
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan says China has shipped drilling equipment to a disputed gas field in the East China Sea, fuelling diplomatic tensions between the Asian giants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Geithner says yuan is undervalued

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 17:09
related countries: United States United States

The US Treasury secretary says China's currency is significantly undervalued and a mix of tools is needed to hasten change.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China starts Japan panda inquiry

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 12:40
related countries: Japan Japan

Chinese officials have arrived in Japan to investigate the death of a giant panda on loan to a zoo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Back on track

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 9:20
related countries: Angola Angola

How Chinese investment is reviving Angola's railways
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Row sees China cancel Japan visit

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 10:17
related countries: Japan Japan

China postpones a senior official's visit to Japan amid a diplomatic row over the arrest of a Chinese skipper after a collision in disputed waters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tourist industry eyes new markets

Monday, September 13th 2010, 11:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of tourists visiting the UK from emerging nations such as Brazil and China is set to jump, a report says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan frees Chinese fishing crew

Monday, September 13th 2010, 11:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan frees the 14 crew of a Chinese fishing trawler seized in disputed waters but keeps the captain in detention, amid a row with China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Web forum draws Chinese netizens

Monday, September 13th 2010, 9:13

Thousands of Chinese people demand action on education, corruption and house prices on a website that promised to send their comments straight to officials.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Taiwan-China trade deal in effect

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 9:41
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A trade pact between China and Taiwan, seen as the most significant agreement since civil war divided them in 1949, comes into effect.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China postpones talks with Japan

Friday, September 10th 2010, 21:58
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Beijing postpones planned talks with Tokyo after Japan's court extends the detention of a Chinese captain over a collision in disputed waters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan extends captain's detention

Friday, September 10th 2010, 14:27
related countries: Japan Japan

Hours after China demands the release of a Chinese boat captain detained in Japan, a Japanese court rules he can be held for a further 10 days.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China imports in surprise surge

Friday, September 10th 2010, 6:21

China reported a surprise surge in imports during August, leading to a fall in its trade surplus to $20bn.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China U-turn on enforced blackout

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:15

Thousands of people in China are to have their electricity restored after the reversal of an order for enforced power cuts to meet energy-saving goals.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan-China boat spat escalates

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 10:10
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

China warns Japan that their wider relationship will suffer if Tokyo mishandles a dispute about a Chinese fishing boat seized in disputed waters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China abortion activist 'freed'

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 7:52

A blind activist jailed after revealing right abuses under China's one-child policy has been freed after a four-year prison term, a rights group says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vodafone makes $6.5bn China sale

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 12:25

Vodafone pockets $6.5bn in cash following the sale of its 3.2% stake in China's biggest wireless operator, China Mobile.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Zhang Ziyi signs up to Mulan film

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 12:13
related places: Mulan

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is to team up with Speed director Jan de Bont to make an English-language version of the Chinese legend Mulan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Two missing in China rig accident

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 11:37

At least 30 workers are rescued and at least two are missing after a storm causes an oil rig off China's north-east coast to list dangerously.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Row over Japan-China boat crash

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 6:25
related countries: Japan Japan

A diplomatic row between China and Japan intensifies after collisions between two Japanese patrol boats and a Chinese trawler.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Basketball set to invade the world?

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 21:43
related countries: India India

The National Basketball Association wants to expand the game and are looking at emerging markets such as India and China to push their products.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China backs Burma's election plan

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 14:10
related countries: Burma Burma

China urges international support for the Burmese general election planned for later this year, as Burma's leader begins a five-day visit to China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chinese pilots lied about records

Monday, September 6th 2010, 11:55

China is checking the qualifications of all its commercial pilots, after it emerged that more than 200 of them lied about their experience.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Steep learning curve

Saturday, September 4th 2010, 1:05

China gives EU lesson in rural poverty
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chinese consider rival Potash bid

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 6:48
related countries: Canada Canada

Chinese investors approach Canadian pension fund over a possible rival bid for the fertiliser giant Potash Corporation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China warships end Burma visit

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 5:01
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Beijing

The first visit of Chinese warships to Burma ends as top Burmese leader Than Shwe prepares to visit Beijing, highlighting the two country's close ties.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 53/89

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS