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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

The latest in panda comfort - refrigerated rocks

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 8:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Two giant pandas from China are welcomed in Australia with a police escort as they start a 10-year stay.
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Child snatchers

Friday, November 27th 2009, 16:39

Few happy endings to China's abduction scourge
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China executes child traffickers

Friday, November 27th 2009, 15:43

China executes two men convicted of abducting and selling children, state media reports.
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China rock star jailed over riot

Friday, November 27th 2009, 13:51
related places: Beijing

A Beijing court jails Chinese rock star Zang Tianshuo for six years for inciting a riot in which one person died.
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China unveils Copenhagen targets

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 13:14
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

China plans to cut the intensity of carbon dioxide emissions per unit of gross domestic product in 2020 by around 40%.
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Opera 'censors' Chinese content

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 14:19

Web browser Opera has closed a loophole which allowed Chinese users to access sites banned by the government.
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China executes tainted milk pair

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 12:03

China executes two people over a scandal involving tainted milk powder that resulted in six children dying, state media say.
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'Herbal mushroom' smugglers held

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 17:59
related countries: India India

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest four people trying to smuggle the rare medicinal herb, caterpillar fungus, to China.
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Prison term for Chinese activist

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 7:13

Chinese activist Huang Qi gets a three-year prison term for "illegally holding state secrets", but few details are released.
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China and N Korea in defence bond

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 4:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A meeting of Chinese and North Korean defence chiefs pledges close ties ahead of new nuclear talks efforts.
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Chinese mine blast toll doubles

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 16:24

The death toll from a mine blast in north-eastern China more than doubles to 87, with 21 people still missing, report state media.
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Safety alarm

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 11:03

China's concerns over latest deadly mining accident
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China mine blast death toll rises

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 10:50

A gas blast at a coal mine in China kills 42 people and leaves more than 66 trapped, state media reports.
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Student leader on trial in China

Friday, November 20th 2009, 10:03
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A former leader of the Tiananmen democracy protests, handed over by Hong Kong to China, goes on trial in what his supporters call political persecution.
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China 'steps up US cyber-spying'

Friday, November 20th 2009, 4:17
related countries: United States United States

Chinese spies are aggressively stealing secrets to help build up China's military and economic power, a US advisory panel says.
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Hitting the wall

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 12:19

Barack Obama leaves China with little to show for it
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'Black clinics'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 1:47
related places: Beijing

Beijing's poor rely on illegal medical centres for care
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India English growth 'too slow'

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:18
related countries: India India

India is falling behind countries such as China in its attempts to teach more of its people to speak English, a report says.
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Ramzi stripped of Olympic title

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:16
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain's Olympic 1500m champion Rashid Ramzi is stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for doping at the 2008 Beijing Games.
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Trade talks end Obama China trip

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 10:10
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama meets Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his much-watched visit to China.
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Mao and Chiang heirs bridge gap

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 12:13
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The grand-children of former combatants over the fate of China, Mao Tse-tung and Chiang Kai-shek, meet in Taiwan.
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Can a deal with China and the US work?

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 10:07
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama meets Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his visit to China. What was the outcome?
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China and US 'to work together'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 8:42
related countries: United States United States

The Chinese and US presidents agree to work together on the world's most pressing problems, notably climate change.
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Summit talks for Obama in Beijing

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 2:08
related places: Beijing

US President Barack Obama holds a summit with Chinese leader Hu Jintao in Beijing, as he continues his first tour of Asia.
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China joins supercomputer elite

Monday, November 16th 2009, 15:04

China becomes one of a handful of nations to own one of the top five fastest supercomputers in the world.
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Obama presses China over rights

Monday, November 16th 2009, 13:09
related places: Shanghai

US President Barack Obama says freedom of expression and worship are "universal rights", during his first visit to China.
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What can Obama achieve in Asia?

Monday, November 16th 2009, 12:30

Barack Obama has said that individual freedoms should be available to all, on his first trip to China. Do you agree?
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Apec leaders drop climate target

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 15:16
related countries: Singapore Singapore, United States United States

Asia-Pacific leaders say it will not be possible to reach a climate change deal ahead of the UN conference in Copenhagen.
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US welcomes strong China - Obama

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 13:49
related countries: United States United States

President Obama says the US welcomes a strong, prosperous China on the world stage and "does not seek to contain it".
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Obama affirms commitment to Asia

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 6:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

US President Barack Obama welcomes a bigger international role for China and pledges greater cooperation with Asian countries.
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Angolan 'mafia targets Chinese'

Friday, November 13th 2009, 18:09
related countries: Angola Angola

Chinese workers in Angola are being targeted by "mafia-style" gangs, business leaders say.
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Chinese schools collapse in snow

Friday, November 13th 2009, 7:29

Heavy snowfall in China causes 38 deaths in road accidents and collapsed buildings, state news media report.
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China activist 'in airport limbo'

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 12:08
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

A prominent Chinese dissident says he has been stuck at Tokyo airport for nine days because China will not let him in.
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China 'running illegal prisons'

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 9:55

China is running unlawful detention centres in which its citizens can be kept for months, Human Rights Watch says.
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Back to the future

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 8:00

Obama returns to Asia to reassure allies and China
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Miners 'damage' Great Wall of China

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 14:34

Authorities in China's Inner Mongolia accuse a mining company of destroying part of the Great Wall.
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China production and retail rise

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 6:33

China's industrial production rises faster than expected and Chinese people are spending more, official statistics indicate.
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Chinese students disgruntled over university 'kissing patrols'

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 9:55

Students at a university in eastern China are complaining on the internet about kissing patrols set up by the authorities.
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China's Hu set for Malaysia visit

Monday, November 9th 2009, 23:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Chinese President Hu Jintao is to hold talks in Malaysia, as the country prepares to issue a licence to a major Chinese bank.
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Nine executed over Xinjiang riots

Monday, November 9th 2009, 13:40
related places: Xinjiang

China executes nine people who had been convicted over deadly ethnic riots in Xinjiang region, officials say.
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Money talks

Monday, November 9th 2009, 13:23

What does China want for its $10bn loan to Africa?
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China official dies from alcohol

Monday, November 9th 2009, 11:43

A Chinese Communist Party official dies through excess drinking, the third such case this year, state media say.
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China pledges $10bn Africa loans

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 10:38

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pledges $10bn in loans to Africa over the next three years, reports say.
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Mickelson holds off Els in China

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 8:58
related places: Shanghai

Phil Mickelson beats Ernie Els by a shot to win the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
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China hosts anti-piracy meeting

Friday, November 6th 2009, 13:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

China hosts an international conference to co-ordinate anti-piracy escorts for cargo vessels in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia.
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Leftover Beijing Olympics condoms to be auctioned

Friday, November 6th 2009, 10:01

Some 5,000 of the condoms distributed to Olympics athletes at the Beijing Games are to be auctioned off.
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Woods and Watney share China lead

Friday, November 6th 2009, 9:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Shanghai

Tiger Woods birdies the last hole to share the lead with fellow American Nick Watney after two days of the Champions tournament in Shanghai.
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Japan hosts Mekong River leaders

Friday, November 6th 2009, 7:51
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan hosts the leaders of five Asian nations that share the Mekong River amid growing Chinese influence in the region.
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US hits China pipes with tariffs

Friday, November 6th 2009, 5:11
related countries: United States United States

The United States imposes high anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese pipes as trade disputes mar the run-up to a bilateral summit.
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China to ban beating web addicts

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 10:49

China's internet boot camps should not use physical punishment to treat web addicts, the ministry of health says.
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Disneyland to reach Chinese city of Shanghai

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 11:38
related places: Shanghai

The Chinese government approves plans for the Walt Disney company to build a Disneyland in Shanghai.
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China 'boosts East Asian growth'

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 10:04

The World Bank raises its forecasts for East Asian growth, largely as a result of an economic rebound in China.
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US praises China's space progress

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 9:24
related countries: United States United States

US general says China has made amazing strides in improving its military capabilities in space
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Chinese crime 'Godmother' jailed

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 11:21
related places: Chongqing

A woman who ran gambling dens and bribed police is jailed for 18 years in the Chinese city of Chongqing.
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China battles surge in swine flu

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 10:27

China tries to control spread of swine flu inside country instead of stopping it at borders as more people fall sick
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Xinjiang police to 'strike hard'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 7:24
related places: Xinjiang

Police in the Chinese province of Xinjiang vow to "root out" crime after deadly ethnic riots earlier this year.
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Scientists 'cause' Beijing snow

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 14:59
related places: Beijing

Chinese meteorologists say they caused Beijing's earliest snowfall in a decade, after seeding rain clouds with silver iodide.
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China stamp without Taiwan fetches a record price at auction

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 12:17
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Taiwan Taiwan

A 1968 stamp withdrawn from use by China for its failure to show Taiwan under Chinese rule, fetches a record price in Hong Kong.
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Growth in Chinese manufacturing

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 14:23

China's manufacturing sector grew in October at its fastest rate in 18 months, a survey suggests.
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Guantanamo Uighurs to Palau

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 23:52
related countries: Palau Palau

Six Chinese Uighur prisoners from Guantanamo Bay have been transferred to the Pacific island nation of Palau, officials say.
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Australia and China seek to mend ties

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 11:10
related countries: Australia Australia

China sends a top official to Australia in what is seen as a bid to improve relations after an acrimonious year.
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China and US discuss trade rows

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

The US and China discuss commerce, energy and climate change amid simmering disputes over trade protectionism.
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Mystery man claims huge Chinese lottery win

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 16:20

The winner of a $52.7m lottery in China remains a mystery after appearing at a news conference in sunglasses and a mask.
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China rescues kidnapped children

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 10:39

Chinese police say they have rescued 2,000 children from human traffickers, and hope to reunite them with their families.
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US urges China military dialogue

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates urges a lasting dialogue with China's military after meeting a senior Chinese general.
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Video prompts China punishment

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 9:45

A Chinese school says it will punish a pupil shown beating another in a video posted on the internet.
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China confirms Tibetan executions

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 9:10

Two Tibetans have been executed for their involvement in riots in Tibet last year, China's government has confirmed.
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China parents lynch book salesman

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 5:52
related places: Xinhua

Angry parents outside a school in China reportedly lynch a book salesman after rumours he might be a child smuggler.
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China economic growth accelerates

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 11:00

China says it is on track to hit its growth target of 8% this year, after the economy grew 8.9% year-on-year in the third quarter.
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Chinese GDP 'set' to hit target

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 4:06

China says it is on track to reach economic target as GDP growth rises to 8.9%, exceeding goals for the first time this year.
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India-China climate change deal

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 17:49
related countries: India India

Two of the world's biggest polluters, India and China, sign an agreement to work together on addressing climate change.
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African view

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 7:04

What have the Chinese ever done for us?
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Many 'missing' after China riots

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 4:48
related places: Xinjiang

Dozens of ethnic Uighurs have disappeared in the wake of the riots in China's Xinjiang region, a human rights group says.
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Taiwan warns of China 'threat'

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 18:11
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan says China's military strength is far more than it needs for self-defence, and is a threat to the Asia-Pacific region.
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US top court to hear Uighur case

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 15:50
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court is to consider whether Chinese Muslim Uighurs held at Guantanamo can be released into the US.
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China vows to free hijacked ship

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 10:33
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

China pledges an "all out" effort to rescue a cargo ship with 25 crew hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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China moves 330,000 in water plan

Monday, October 19th 2009, 12:49

China begins to resettle 330,000 people to make way for a south-north water diversion project, state media say.
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China to move 15,000 from smelter

Monday, October 19th 2009, 9:08

Officials in central China are to relocate 15,000 residents after children tested positive for lead poisoning, state media say.
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China on hunt for looted treasure

Monday, October 19th 2009, 8:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

China is planning to send experts to the US, Europe and Asia to find items stolen from the former Summer Palace 150 years ago.
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China honoured in Central Africa

Monday, October 19th 2009, 3:33
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic
related places: Bangui

China pursues soft power in a 'China Week' held in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui.
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China jails five over chef death

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 14:17

A court in central China gives five people prison sentences following riots that broke out after the death of a chef.
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Iraq cabinet ratifies oil deals

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 13:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's cabinet ratifies a deal with a British and a Chinese energy company to develop the giant southern oilfield in Rumaila.
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India criticised on World Food Day

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil, India India

Brazil and China are praised, and India criticised, in a new report on efforts to tackle hunger, published on UN World Food Day.
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US criticises 'inflexible yuan'

Friday, October 16th 2009, 4:37
related countries: United States United States

The US Treasury criticises China for what it describes as the lack of flexibility of the Chinese currency, the yuan.
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A mere $57m buys Asia's 'most expensive' home

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 12:31
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A wealthy Chinese buyer snaps up a luxury Hong Kong apartment for $57m (£35m), thought to be an Asian record.
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