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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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Nobel ceremony: Why stay away?

Friday, December 10th 2010, 10:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Of about 50 countries invited to the Nobel ceremony, almost a third are staying away, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, many as a result of Chinese pressure.
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Prison where Nobel prize winner is held

Friday, December 10th 2010, 0:07

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to an imprisoned Chinese dissident is not an attempt to enforce Western values on China, organisers say.
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Nobel 'not a prize against China'

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 20:50

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident is not an attempt to enforce Western values on China, the organisers insist.
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China raises anti-Nobel rhetoric

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 13:46

China steps up its campaign to discredit the Nobel committee, ahead of the Peace Prize ceremony for jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
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Serbia defends its Nobel boycott

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:54
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Beijing

Serbia rejects EU criticism of its decision to join a Beijing-led boycott of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
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China hits back at US on N Korea

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

China has hit back at US comments criticising Beijing for not reining in its North Korean ally as tensions on the Korean peninsula rise.
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US 'wary of China role in Africa'

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 10:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

The US is monitoring China's expanding role in Africa, and sees it as "aggressive," the latest US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks reveal.
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Calls to free Nobel prize winner

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 10:14

A number of human rights groups are urging China to release Nobel Peace Prize winner, jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo, ahead of Friday's awards ceremony.
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India 'to attend Nobel ceremony'

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 10:12
related countries: India India, Norway Norway
related places: Oslo

India is expected to attend the Nobel Peace Prize presentation to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Oslo on Friday, official sources say.
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Bayer 'to double' Chinese sales

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 8:06
related countries: Germany Germany

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer announces plans to invest 1bn euros in China to more than double sales in the country by 2015.
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Express yourself

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 0:28

How much freedom do Chinese people have?
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China web stocks launch on NYSE

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 22:17

Chinese internet companies Dangdang and Youku see their share prices rocket on their first day of trading on Wall Street.
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Cable insight into China leaders

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

Leaked US diplomatic cables reveal economic concerns, corruption fears and movie habits of China's leaders-in-waiting.
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Chinese Imperial robes on display

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 4:17

The robes worn by the emperors and empresses of the last ruling dynasty of China are being shown for the first time in Europe.
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Deadly gas blast at Chinese mine

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 1:25

Thirteen miners die in a gas explosion at a Chinese coal mine, state media reports.
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Face-off

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 0:26

Why is China making a fuss about the Nobel Peace Prize?
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China bishops to appoint leaders

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 15:59

Chinese bishops are meeting to elect new leaders of the government-backed Catholic church, amid tensions with the Vatican.
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Nobel faces Liu Xiaobo boycotts

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 12:33

Nineteen countries will not attend Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, as China brands the Nobel Committee "interfering clowns".
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China urges dialogue on N Korea

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 8:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea

China - North Korea's most important ally - says dialogue and co-operation are the only way to deal with tensions on the Korean peninsula.
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Philippines eyes China arms deal

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 5:39
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States
related places: Beijing

China and the Philippines, a long-standing US ally, are set to sign a military logistics deal in Beijing.
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Nations 'rewriting climate plan'

Monday, December 6th 2010, 15:07
related countries: India India

The UN's former top climate official Yvo de Boer has accused developing countries, such as India and China, of trying to rewrite the Bali Action Plan.
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Rudd 'sought tough China policy'

Monday, December 6th 2010, 11:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd said the West should be prepared to use force against China, a cable released by Wikileaks alleges.
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Maldives PM on climate change

Monday, December 6th 2010, 9:15
related countries: Maldives Maldives

President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives is one of the most vocal advocates of urgent action against climate change. He spoke to Stephen Sackur about why he is disappointed in America and China's failure to act and make binding commitments.
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Chinese project to boost pandas

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 8:56

An ambitious project involving science and round-the-clock care is offering hope to boost panda numbers in China.
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Six dead in China cybercafe blast

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 5:31
related places: Guizhou

At least six people are killed and about 36 injured in an explosion at an internet cafe in Guizhou province, China.
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Appeal for China to release Liu

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 5:28
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Czech President Vaclav Havel urge China to free dissident and Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.
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China 'orchestrated Google hack'

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 23:40
related countries: United States United States

The Chinese government was behind cyber attacks on Google which led to it leaving the Chinese mainland, US cables leaked by Wikileaks suggest.
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'China in Google cyber attacks'

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 22:58
related countries: United States United States

Documents released by the Wikileaks website have suggested that senior members of the Chinese government co-ordinated cyber attacks on the search engine Google, and recruited a network of hackers to access secret US government and military informatio
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Violinist to play for Nobel winner

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 21:32
related countries: Norway Norway, United States United States
related places: Oslo, Friday

A Chinese American violinist will play in tribute to Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, at the award ceremony in Oslo next Friday.
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WTO blocks EU duties on screws

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 17:21

The EU duties on Chinese metal fasteners, such as screws, nuts and bolts, are illegal, according to the WTO
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China stops artist from leaving

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 10:03

China prevents Chinese artist Ai Weiwei from travelling abroad, amid an apparent crackdown on supporters of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.
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Rio Tinto in China mineral tie-up

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 9:38

Mining giant Rio Tinto agrees a tie-up with Chinese state-owned firm Chinalco to explore for mineral deposits in China.
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China to tighten monetary policy

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 7:39

China's Politburo says the country will shift its monetary policy in 2011 from "relatively loose" to "prudent".
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China charges for Australian CEO

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 10:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Guangzhou

An Australian citizen of Chinese origin is charged with embezzlement amid a business dispute in China's southern city of Guangzhou.
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The village 'sacrificed' for economic growth

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 20:59

China's eye popping growth has become the envy of the world and nowhere is this march to modernity more evident than in White Horse Village.
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Rise in Chinese factory output

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 10:02

China's manufacturing picked up in November, state figures suggest, with strong domestic demand offsetting weakness elsewhere.
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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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