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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

Li & Clijsters reach Aussie final

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 6:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Li Na makes history at the Australian Open as she becomes the first Chinese player to reach a Grand Slam singles final, where she will meet third seed Kim Clijsters.
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Chinese hit-and-run man in court

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 8:39

The son of a senior police official in China admits causing the death of a young woman while driving drunk, in a case that has sparked public outrage.
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China paper rejects stealth claim

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 10:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

A Chinese state newspaper dismisses reports that technology for Beijing's J-20 stealth jet came from a US fighter downed in 1999 during the Kosovo war.
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US army spy jailed for 32 years

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 5:26
related countries: India India, United States United States

A US engineer of Indian origin who was found guilty of selling military secrets to China is given a 32-year jail sentence.
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Two-clawed T.rex cousin found

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 1:24

A tiny cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex has been discovered in China with only a single claw on each upper limb.
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New power balance

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 0:01
related countries: India India

India and China to dominate World Economic Forum
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Chinese pupils to learn manners

Monday, January 24th 2011, 17:52

The Chinese government sets classes in good manners for schoolchildren in a bid to enhance the ethical quality of the nation and China's influence abroad.
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China stealth jet 'from US parts'

Monday, January 24th 2011, 13:47
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United States United States

Technology for China's J-20 stealth fighter may have originated from a US plane shot down in Serbia in 1999, it has been claimed.
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Crop warning over China drought

Monday, January 24th 2011, 11:56

A prolonged dry spell in parts of northern, central and eastern China is threatening both crops and water supplies, Chinese state media says.
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Powerful quake hits Tajik region

Monday, January 24th 2011, 8:43
related countries: Tajikistan Tajikistan

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes a remote mountainous region of Tajikistan near the Central Asian nation's border with China.
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Telefonica strengthens China ties

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 14:44
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica and Chinese operator China Unicom agree to expand their alliance by investing $500m in each other.
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Scrap metal

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

Destitute US steel mill towns blame China for lost industry
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Match report

Friday, January 21st 2011, 22:13
related countries: United States United States

What did China and the US take from the talks?
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Hu talks business in mid-west US

Friday, January 21st 2011, 18:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

Chinese President Hu Jintao spends the final day on his US trip in Chicago, where business executives are set to sign 60 deals to highlight relations between the countries.
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China helps drought-hit farmers

Friday, January 21st 2011, 11:20

Chinese farmers will get $15bn in support to help them cope with the effects of the recent drought.
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Japan drops China captain charge

Friday, January 21st 2011, 11:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese prosecutors have dropped a case against a Chinese fishing boat captain accused of ramming two patrol boats in disputed waters, an incident which sparked a major diplomatic row.
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China 'not seeking to dominate'

Friday, January 21st 2011, 2:57
related countries: United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao says China has no interest in pursuing military dominance over other nations, after meeting US politicians and business leaders.
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Fossil reptile with egg uncovered

Friday, January 21st 2011, 1:58

A 160-million-year-old Chinese fossil of a flying reptile preserved with an egg allows scientists to sex pterosaurs for the first time.
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China to work 'hand-in-hand' with US

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 19:46
related countries: United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao has pledged that China and the US will focus on ''working hand-in-hand'' to ''build and develop a China-US co-operative partnership''.
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US lawmakers raise China concerns

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 17:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Chinese President Hu Jintao meets leading US politicians and hears concerns over China's currency, intellectual property and human rights.
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Hong Kong in huge cocaine seizure

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 11:42
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong customs officials find cocaine worth $33.4m (£20.8m) destined for China hidden in a shipment of wooden planks.
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Why China and the US need to get on

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 10:44
related countries: United States United States

Talks between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao are being seen as vital to global economic recovery.
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China vows to boost human rights

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 6:43
related countries: United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao acknowledges "a lot still needs to be done" in China over human rights, after talks with US President Barack Obama.
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China and US pledge stronger ties

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 19:20
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says the US and China have a huge stake in each other's success, as he and his Chinese counterpart hold a White House news conference.
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China to buy 200 Boeing aircraft

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 16:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

China and the US sign a trade deal that includes the $19bn purchase of 200 Boeing aircraft according to a US official.
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China and US seek common ground

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 15:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Chinese President Hu Jintao and Barack Obama will try to tackle thorny issues, as the Chinese leader arrives at the White House for talks.
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China's inflation rate 'at 4.6%'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 10:32
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Chinese consumer prices rose 4.6% in the year to December, according to a report from Hong Kong-based Phoenix TV.
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Central Perk hits Beijing

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 10:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

The Central Perk cafe immortalised in the US comedy show Friends has opened in the heart of bustling downtown Beijing
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'World's most important relationship'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 7:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The Chinese President Hu Jintao and US President Barack Obama have shared a private dinner at the White House at the start of the Chinese leader's four-day trip to the United States.
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Obama hosts China's Hu at dinner

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 1:36
related countries: United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao kicks off a four-day US visit with a rare private dinner at the White House with President Barack Obama.
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China's power-play to become superpower

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 23:31

Damian Grammaticas explains China's determination to overtake America as the world's superpower.
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Hu Jintao in US for trade talks

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 23:26
related countries: United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao has arrived in the US where some predict he will sign a series of trade and investment agreements.
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Taiwan in live-fire missile tests

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 8:17
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's military holds live-fire exercises, as Chinese President Hu Jintao travels to the US for a state visit.
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China attracts record investment

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 7:55

China attracted a record level of foreign direct investment in 2010, figures show, recovering sharply from the previous year.
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China lends more than World Bank

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 5:34

Two Chinese state controlled banks lend more to developing countries than the World Bank, according to a report.
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Power slide?

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 5:11
related countries: United States United States

China has mistaken belief in US decline, argues Joseph Nye
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Chinese President set to visit US

Monday, January 17th 2011, 23:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Chinese President Hu Jintao is set to make a state visit to Washington where he will meet with President Barack Obama for trade talks.
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Deep pockets

Monday, January 17th 2011, 17:40

What is driving prices for Chinese art and antiquities so high?
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China toll dodger judges sacked

Monday, January 17th 2011, 10:50

Two judges are fired and a court official suspended in China for sentencing a farmer to life in prison for evading motorway toll fees, following a public outcry.
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China questions currency system

Monday, January 17th 2011, 9:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Chinese President Hu Jintao says the international currency system dominated by the US dollar is a "product of the past", ahead of a visit to Washington.
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Sino-US relations 'worse in 2010'

Monday, January 17th 2011, 9:15
related countries: United States United States

Just over half of the Chinese public believe that ties with the US deteriorated in 2010, according to a survey in state-run media.
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China property still on the rise

Monday, January 17th 2011, 7:32

Chinese property prices rise again in December, but at their slowest rate in a year, as the government tackles a possible price bubble.
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China toll dodge brother steps up

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 7:44

The brother of a Chinese man sentenced to life for dodging road tolls - prompting a public outcry - turns himself in to police, saying he had committed the crime.
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Laos Ltd

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 12:02

Land of 'a million elephants' chases China's Dragon economy
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Clinton urges China 'real action'

Friday, January 14th 2011, 16:59
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says US-China relations have reached a critical point and the two nations must work together more effectively.
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Outcry causes toll dodger retrial

Friday, January 14th 2011, 11:24

A Chinese farmer jailed for life for avoiding road tolls is to be retried after a public outcry over the severity of his sentence.
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Tajikistan cedes land to China

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 13:06
related countries: Tajikistan Tajikistan

China and Tajikistan say they have settled a century-old border dispute, after the Central Asian nation agreed to cede land to China.
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China city freeze as plant closed

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 11:43
related places: Henan, Linzhou

Officials in Linzhou, Henan, close a power plant apparently to meet energy-saving targets, leaving thousands in sub-zero temperatures, Chinese state media say.
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Searching for remedies

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 0:05

China's ancient medicine industry grapples with inflation
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China artist's studio demolished

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 15:25
related places: Shanghai

Chinese demolition workers tear down the Shanghai studio of controversial artist Ai Weiwei, in a move he says is linked to his political activism.
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China acts on German dioxin scare

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 11:00
related countries: Germany Germany

China has banned imports of German pork and egg goods after a dioxin contamination scare.
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Gates visits China nuclear base

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 7:10
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates visits China's nuclear warfare headquarters at the end of a visit to try to mend relations between the two militaries.
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Old forests 'crucial' for pandas

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 0:36

The endangered giant panda thrives in old forest that has never been logged, research shows - as China debates ending a logging ban in the region.
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China test flies stealth fighter

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

China has conducted the first test-flight of its J-20 stealth fighter, Chinese President Hu Jintao has confirmed to US Defence Secretary Robert Gates.
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China denies Renault spying role

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 10:12

China denies any involvement in an industrial espionage scandal involving Renault and electric cars.
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China exceeds 2010 lending target

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 6:58

China failed to remain within its bank loan and money growth targets during 2010, the central bank says.
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US-China 'consensus' amid risks

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 5:49
related countries: United States United States

China's state media says US military ties with China can improve on the basis of a consensus on the need to avoid misunderstandings, but risks are high.
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Missing China activist 'tortured'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 13:05

The Associated Press publishes an account by leading Chinese human rights activist, Gao Zhisheng, of his torture by police during secret detention.
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US watchdog opens office in China

Monday, January 10th 2011, 11:14
related countries: United States United States

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission sets up an office in China to monitor the quality of Chinese-made goods.
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Chinese box office reaches $1.5bn

Monday, January 10th 2011, 9:52

Chinese box office takings increased by 64% last year, helped by Hollywood blockbusters such as 3D movie Avatar.
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China sees trade surplus narrow

Monday, January 10th 2011, 7:23

China sees its trade surplus fall - despite a double digit rise in exports - as domestic demand drives a rapid rise in imports.
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China seeks to ease US concerns

Monday, January 10th 2011, 7:08
related countries: United States United States

China's defence minister plays down the country's military build-up, after talks with US counterpart Robert Gates in Beijing.
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Monday, January 10th 2011, 1:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Trade links between China and the UK will top the agenda when vice premier Li KeQiang holds talks with prime minister David Cameron.
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Scots-Chinese energy deal sealed

Sunday, January 9th 2011, 22:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh

Scotland and China seal a major green energy deal, as Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang begins a four-day visit to the UK.
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Battle of the bikinis

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 12:00

Trade with China soars, but Brazilians wary of competition
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Renault plays down spying damage

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 11:53
related countries: France France
related places: Renault

Renault says the impact of spying on the carmaker could have been much worse, as a minister refuses to speculate about Chinese involvement.
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China ponders parents' visit law

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 18:36

The Chinese government is considering making it a legal duty for children to visit their aged parents, state media report.
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China stealth plane 'years away'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 11:49
related countries: United States United States

The US is playing down pictures that appear to show a Chinese prototype of a stealth aircraft, invisible to radar.
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Chinese children 'lead-poisoned'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 5:52

Twenty-four children have been taken to hospital with suspected lead poisoning from local battery factories in eastern China, state media say.
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Speaking out

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 0:12

Chinese protesters use high-profile trials to voice grievances
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China backs new Spain investment

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 15:00
related countries: Spain Spain

The Chinese Vice Premier has promised to buy Spanish government bonds despite the crisis of confidence over eurozone debt.
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Mine bosses miss Zambia hearing

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:56
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Two Chinese mine managers who are alleged to have shot and wounded a group of miners in southern Zambia fail to turn up in court.
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Visitors flock to China 'ice city'

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:03

Enormous ice sculptures have been created for a special winter festival in Harabin, northern China
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South China battles 'big freeze'

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 8:22

Up to 60,000 people in southern China are being evacuated from their homes as freezing weather damages property and closes roads.
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World Bank issues first yuan bond

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 7:31

The World Bank issues its first bond denominated in the Chinese currency, joining a small but growing market.
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'Chill seekers' in icy record bid

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 19:39

Two Chinese chill seekers have spent hours in freezing conditions in an attempt to break the world ice bathing record
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China police launch micro-blogs

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:42

Hundreds of police across China have set up micro-blogging accounts in an effort to improve relations with the tech-savvy public, state media report.
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Iran offers nuclear sites visit

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:19
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

Iran has invited diplomats from Russia, China, the EU and other states to tour its nuclear facilities, in a letter sent to ambassadors.
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Warning on China desertification

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 13:05

A senior Chinese official warns it will take 300 years to turn back China's advancing deserts at the current rate of progress.
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'Wonder' of partial solar eclipse

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 12:35

A partial solar eclipse has taken place over Europe, the Middle East, Russia and northwest China.
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Skygazers enjoy spectacle of partial solar eclipse

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 11:30

The first partial solar eclipse of 2011 was visible during the day across a large part of the globe, stretching from north Africa to north-west China.
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China 'in nuclear power advance'

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 11:15

China has developed its own technologies that will enable it to reprocess spent nuclear fuel, state television reports.
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China factory growth pace eases

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 10:48

China's manufacturing growth eased last month, but output is continuing to expand, state figures suggest.
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Russia-China oil pipeline opens

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 4:56
related countries: Russia Russia

The first oil pipeline linking the world's biggest oil producer, Russia, and the world's biggest consumer of energy, China, begins operation.
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China 'to tackle corruption'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 19:04

China says its corruption problem is 'still very serious' and sets out new measures to tackle it in a government report.
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China corruption 'still serious'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 11:40

China says its corruption problem is 'still very serious' and sets out new measures to tackle it in a government report.
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China acts on zoo animal abuses

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 9:42

China closes seven zoos and chastises 53 others for mistreating animals used in performances.
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China media death 'needs probing'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 9:31
related places: Xinjiang

The death of a Chinese journalist in Xinjiang in suspicious circumstances must be investigated, media rights groups say.
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China to cut rare earths exports

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 8:42

China says it will reduce the quantity of rare earth minerals - vital for many electronic goods - it exports by 10%.
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Oil slips back from 26-month high

Monday, December 27th 2010, 18:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The price of oil slips back from a 26-month high over concern about Chinese demand, while Iraqi oil output hits a 20-year high.
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