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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.

World news related to China – overview

China: news

Yuan rise 'bad for China growth'

Friday, April 9th 2010, 12:48

Allowing the yuan to strengthen against the dollar would hurt China's economy, a senior Chinese official tells the BBC.
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China upholds SA death sentence

Friday, April 9th 2010, 12:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa

An appeal court in China confirms the death sentence imposed on a South African woman for smuggling drugs.
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China executes Japanese smugglers

Friday, April 9th 2010, 6:18
related countries: Japan Japan

China executes three Japanese citizens for drug smuggling, days after another Japanese man was executed.
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Island fight

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 12:24
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam nationalist sentiment growing over China row
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China school killer faces death

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 11:30

A former community doctor in southern China is sentenced to death for stabbing and killing eight school children last month.
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Geithner set for China yuan talks

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 10:22
related countries: United States United States

The US treasury secretary is due in China later for talks on a long-running dispute over the Chinese currency, the yuan.
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China and Nepal finally settle height of Everest

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 9:44
related countries: Nepal Nepal

China and Nepal agree on an official height for Mount Everest - ending a long-running disagreement over the issue.
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Cleaning up

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 23:38

Chinese city leader on a moral crusade against corruption
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Dissident China lawyer 'gives up'

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 16:47

Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng says he is giving up his campaigning in the "hope" that he will be reunited with his family.
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Australia to remove Reef ship oil

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 11:41
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia prepares to pump tonnes of heavy fuel from a Chinese coal ship grounded on the Great Barrier Reef.
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China mine rescue faces toxic gas

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 9:37

Rescue teams at the China mine disaster face a taxic gas build-up, as seven miners are confirmed dead.
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Shadow cyber spy network revealed

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 16:44
related countries: India India

A cyber-espionage network based in China stole documents from India's defence ministry and the Dalai Lama, researchers say.
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Barrier Reef route 'outrageous'

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 13:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's PM Kevin Rudd says it is "outrageous" that a Chinese ship leaking oil near the Great Barrier Reef was off course.
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Five bodies found in China mine

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 9:14

Search teams at a flooded mine in China find five bodies, a day after 115 miners were rescued alive after a week underground.
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China soya ban angers Argentina

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina complains to China about a planned boycott of its soya oil exports amid a growing trade dispute.
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China executes Japanese smuggler

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 3:22
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Xinhua

China executes a Japanese drug smuggler, says the official Xinhua news agency, the first such execution since 1972.
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Trail blazer

Monday, April 5th 2010, 14:41

The button seller who was China's first entrepreneur
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China rejects Mekong dam claims

Monday, April 5th 2010, 12:11

China rejects claims that its dams on the Mekong River are to blame for record low water levels in downstream nations.
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Scores rescued from Chinese mine

Monday, April 5th 2010, 7:49

More than 100 miners are rescued from a flooded Chinese mine, but others are still thought to be trapped underground.
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Chinese miners rescued after week

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 22:33

Nine workers are rescued from a flooded coal mine in northern China, where 153 miners have been trapped for a week.
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Alert over Barrier Reef oil leak

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 14:23
related countries: Australia Australia

A Chinese ship sparks fears of a major oil spill in the Great Barrier Reef after running aground.
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US delays China currency report

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 20:58
related countries: United States United States

The US Treasury delays by several months a report on whether China manipulates its currency, the yuan, keeping it artificially low.
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Rescuers enter flooded China mine

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 13:59

Rescue teams enter a flooded coal mine in northern China where 153 workers have been trapped for nearly a week.
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Should the US and China co-operate?

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 13:25
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

President Obama says the US and China should work together on the Iranian nuclear issue. Do you agree?
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China mine rescuers 'hear people'

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 11:01

Rescuers trying to reach 153 miners trapped in a flooded pit in China hear "continuous tapping", state media reports.
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US presses China on nuclear Iran

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 10:52
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

President Obama calls China's leader to seek co-operation on Iran's nuclear issue, as Iran says sanctions are "ineffective".
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Iran takes nuclear case to China

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 11:33
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Western

Iran's top nuclear official visits China, amid signs Beijing may relax opposition to a new round of sanctions against Tehran.
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China arrests over dumped babies

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 9:40

Two hospital workers are arrested and several suspended after 21 dead babies are found on a river bank in northern China.
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Yahoo targeted in China attacks

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 9:04

The email accounts of foreign journalists based in China have been hacked, according to reports.
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Lax safety blamed at China mine

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 7:21

Poor safety standards were to blame for a flood in a China mine that has trapped 153 workers for three days, say officials.
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Taipei talks on free trade deal

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 7:13
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Beijing

Officials from China and Taiwan discuss a trade liberalisation deal, amid complaints it would make the island too reliant on Beijing.
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Barbs traded over Rio Tinto case

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 10:13
related countries: Australia Australia

China and Australia trade criticism in the wake of the jailing of four Rio Tinto executives for bribery and commercial espionage.
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China rescuers seek trapped miners

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 8:26

Nearly 1,000 rescuers are working to reach 153 coal miners trapped in a flooded pit in northern China, state media says.
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Australia seeks escaped migrants

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 4:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Australia searches for three Chinese asylum seekers who escaped from an immigration detention centre in Sydney.
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China 'must disclose executions'

Monday, March 29th 2010, 23:44

Rights group Amnesty International urges China to disclose how many people it executes every year.
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Four Rio Tinto executives jailed

Monday, March 29th 2010, 18:23

Four executives of Rio Tinto are found guilty of bribery and secrets theft by a Chinese court and handed lengthy jail terms.
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Ericsson in $1.8bn China deals

Monday, March 29th 2010, 12:12
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Swedish telecoms equipment group Ericsson announces deals with China Mobile and China Unicom worth a combined $1.8bn.
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Volvo sale deal signed by Geely

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 15:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ford

The Chinese car maker Geely has signed a deal to buy Volvo from US car giant Ford for $1.8bn (£1.2bn).
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Chinese dissident lawyer 'alive'

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 14:50

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, missing for more than a year, tells journalists he is in northern China.
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China 'poisoned dumplings' arrest

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 10:57
related countries: Japan Japan

A man is arrested in China accused of poisoning dumplings in a case which led to a row with Japan, state media reports.
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China steams ahead on clean energy

Friday, March 26th 2010, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

China overtook the US during 2009 as the leading investor in clean energy, researchers conclude.
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Going home

Friday, March 26th 2010, 1:31

Why some migrant workers shun China's factories
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Severe drought hits Chinese region

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 15:25

Chinese soldiers are sent in to help as parts of the southwest experience their worst drought in a century.
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China faces 'diabetes epidemic'

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 12:58

New research suggests diabetes is taking on epidemic proportions in China because of the rapid change in lifestyle.
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Chinese mobile firm drops Google

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 12:34

China Unicom is to stop putting Google search services on phones that use the search giant's Android software
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Forest loss slows as China plants

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 11:21

The speed of forest loss across the world has slowed markedly over the last decade, reports the UN.
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Karzai in China to discuss trade

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 11:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai begins a visit to China, with trade and investment high on the agenda.
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China court ends Rio Tinto trial

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 7:02

China's bribery trial of four executives of mining giant Rio Tinto ends, but no verdict is announced.
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China slams Google censorship move

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 14:11

China attacks Google's decision to stop censoring search results as its long-running row with the US internet giant escalates.
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Is Google right to end China censorship?

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 13:31

Chinese readers react to Google's decision to end self-censorship
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Pupils stabbed to death in China

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 12:08

A man stabs eight students to death and wounds several others at a school in the south-eastern Chinese province of Fujian.
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Behind the wall

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 11:39

China stymies Google's move to stop censoring
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Is Google right to end China censorship?

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 10:36

Chinese netizens react to Google's decision to end self-censorship.
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Rio Tinto trial closes its doors

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 9:32

The trial in China of four Rio Tinto executives goes behind closed doors as commercial espionage charges are discussed.
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Google stops censoring in China

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 2:02

Google says it has stopped censoring its search results in China, risking confrontation with the country's authorities.
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Zhang feted at Asian Film Awards

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 23:36
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is recognised for his outstanding contribution at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.
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Rio Tinto group 'admit bribery'

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 22:53
related places: Shanghai

Four executive of mining giant Rio Tinto told a court in the Chinese city of Shanghai they took bribes, officials say.
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US firms 'feel unwanted' in China

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 9:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Commerce

Many US firms feel increasingly unwelcome in China, according to an American Chamber of Commerce in China survey.
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China denounces Google 'US ties'

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 17:47
related countries: United States United States

China's state media accuses Google of "intricate ties" with the US government and trying to change Chinese society.
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Sandstorm shrouds Beijing in dust

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 21:30
related places: Beijing

Beijing officials warn residents to stay indoors and issue a level-five pollution warning as the city is hit by a severe sandstorm.
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Rio Tinto signs China mine deal

Friday, March 19th 2010, 12:52
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Rio Tinto signs a big West African venture deal with China, days before four of its officials go on trial in Shanghai.
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Technical tricks

Friday, March 19th 2010, 12:19

How do you leap the Great Firewall of China?
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China unveils homemade helicopter

Friday, March 19th 2010, 5:10
related places: Jiangxi

China's first domestically developed civilian helicopter takes off on a maiden flight in the eastern province of Jiangxi.
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China irked by UK rights report

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 15:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Beijing

China accuses Britain of staging a political show after its official review of human rights is highly critical of Beijing's record.
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China warning on Rio Tinto trial

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 8:30
related countries: Australia Australia

China warns against politicising the imminent Rio Tinto trial, after Australia expresses concern over how it will be conducted.
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Kidnapped Chinese fishermen freed

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 23:57
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Seven Chinese fishermen kidnapped from their boats off Cameroon's disputed Bakassi peninsula are released.
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Missing Chinese lawyer Gao 'fine'

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 9:21

The brother of a missing human rights lawyer tells the BBC he is "fine", without shedding light on where he could be.
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China GDP 'to grow 9.5% in 2010'

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 7:30

The World Bank raises its economic growth forecast for China in 2010 to 9.5% from 9%.
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Iran issue 'unites' UK and China

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says Britain and China have "a shared goal" in solving the issue of Iran's nuclear programme.
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Iran issue 'unites' UK and China

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says Britain and China have "a shared goal" in solving the issue of Iran's nuclear programme.
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Mystery of Chinese lawyer deepens

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 10:11

Comments by China's foreign minister shed no light on the location of missing human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng.
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Rio eyes continued China demand

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 7:28

Mining firm Rio Tinto says China's demand for iron ore, copper and coal will increase dramatically during the next 15 years.
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Wild online diary rebounds on Chinese official

Monday, March 15th 2010, 12:01

A Chinese official whose diary of drunken evenings, corruption and wild women appeared online is arrested.
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UK minister in China economy call

Monday, March 15th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband calls on China to build an economy which is efficient, stable and just.
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China buying Argentine oil stake

Monday, March 15th 2010, 7:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina

China National Offshore Oil Corporation is paying $3.1bn for a 50% stake in Argentine oil and gas group Bridas Corporation.
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Chinese PM rejects yuan criticism

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 7:10
related places: Beijing

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao rejects criticism that Beijing keeps the yuan undervalued in order to boost exports.
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China steps up security in Tibet

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 11:00
related places: Beijing

The Chinese government boosts security in Tibet ahead of the second anniversary of violent protests against Beijing's rule.
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China oil demand is 'astonishing'

Friday, March 12th 2010, 17:27

Oil demand in China rose by an "astonishing" 28% in January year-on-year, the International Energy Agency says.
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Siberian tigers die at China zoo

Friday, March 12th 2010, 8:03

Eleven rare Siberian tigers die at a zoo in north-eastern China, raising fears over treatment of captive animals in the country.
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China hits back at Obama on yuan

Friday, March 12th 2010, 7:59
related countries: United States United States

China has hit back at comments by US President Barack Obama that Beijing should change its currency strategy.
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China inflation at 16-month high

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 9:41

Chinese inflation hit a 16-month high in February, leading to calls for the government to take measures to cool the economy.
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Powered pedal

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 0:18
related places: Beijing

Beijing's silent invasion of electric bicycles
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China to build Sri Lanka airport

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 16:38
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

China is to lend Sri Lanka just under $200m to build a second international airport in the south of the island.
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China 'seeking end to Buddhism'

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 10:23
related places: Beijing

The Dalai Lama accuses China of trying to "annihilate Buddhism", as Tibet marks 51 years since a failed revolt against Beijing.
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China's exports see big increase

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 8:36

China's exports surged 46% in February, figures show, raising hopes of a strong recovery in global trade.
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Thailand bars Dalai Lama's sister

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand rejects a visa application from the Dalai Lama's sister, over concerns her visit could be seen as political by China.
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China 'must reverse inequalities'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 3:53

Premier Wen Jiabao tells China's annual parliamentary session the gap between rich and poor must be reduced.
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