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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

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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China slows military budget rise

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 9:49

China says it will end a long period of double-digit growth in military spending, but its 7.5% target will still alarm the West.
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US and China bid to ease tensions

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 10:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

Two US diplomats meet Beijing officials on a wide range of issues, amid a series of high-profile disagreements.
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Water force

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 1:02

Villages swamped to quench urban China's thirst
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China firm on Iran nuclear talks

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 11:18
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Beijing

China again calls for talks on Iran's nuclear dispute, as US diplomats arrive in Beijing seeking support for new sanctions.
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China flooded mine traps dozens

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 7:37

At least one miner has died and 31 are trapped in a flooded mine in the Inner Mongolia region of China, say officials.
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Call to end China housing permits

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 4:56

More than a dozen Chinese newspapers publish a joint editorial calling for the abolition of household registration or "hukou".
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US court dismisses Uighurs case

Monday, March 1st 2010, 18:04
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court says it will not consider an appeal by seven Chinese Muslims held at Guantanamo Bay.
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China fires police over 'torture'

Monday, March 1st 2010, 15:59

Two senior Chinese police officers are dismissed and four disciplined over the alleged fatal torture of a man in custody.
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Toyota boss apologises in China

Monday, March 1st 2010, 11:53

The president of Toyota apologises in China, the world's largest auto market, for a safety recall over faults.
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China 'Panchen Lama' status boost

Monday, March 1st 2010, 10:43

China appoints its choice of Panchen Lama, a key role in Tibetan Buddhism, to a top government advisory body.
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China fireworks kill 19 villagers

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 4:59

Nineteen people die in a fireworks blast in the southern China province of Guangdong, reports say.
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GM to end Hummer after sale fails

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 21:14

General Motors is to wind down operations of its Hummer vehicles - after a planned takeover by a Chinese firm failed.
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Oxfam suspends programme in China

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 10:31

Oxfam Hong Kong halts a training programme in mainland China, after claims that it tries to infiltrate China.
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China communists get new ethics

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 5:33

The Chinese Communist Party issues a new ethics code, in an attempt to control growing corruption among officials.
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China tightens internet controls

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 12:32

China tightens controls on internet use, requiring anyone who wants to set up a website to meet regulators and produce ID.
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China denies school-based hacks

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 11:18

The Chinese government has denied that the hack attacks against Google took place inside two schools in the country.
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Oxfam puzzled by China criticism

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 10:39

Website notices alleging that Oxfam is trying to infiltrate China are puzzling the international aid group.
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'Corrupt' China teams relegated

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 10:45

China's Football Association relegates two teams from the Super League over a match-fixing scandal, state media say.
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Live - Winter Olympics day nine

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 16:54
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vancouver

Britain's men take on Canada in the men's curling in Vancouver, after the GB women lose to USA.
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China anger at Dalai Lama visit

Friday, February 19th 2010, 6:48
related countries: United States United States

President Obama's talks with the Dalai Lama in Washington have "seriously undermined" US-China relations, Beijing says.
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Dalai Lama meets Obama amid row

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 23:14
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama expresses support for Tibetans as he meets the Dalai Lama, but China expresses its anger.
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US carrier docks in Hong Kong

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 10:11
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United States United States

The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier docks in Hong Kong at a time of strained diplomatic relations between the US and China.
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China secure figure skating gold

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 5:06

Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo win an emotional pairs figure skating final to secure China's first gold of the 2010 Vancouver Games.
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In pictures

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 2:21

A glimpse of China's fast-growing wine industry
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China charges tycoon over fraud

Monday, February 15th 2010, 9:39

One of China's richest men, founder of the Gome electronics chain Huang Guangyu, is charged with bribery and insider trading.
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Missing Chinese lawyer 'out west'

Monday, February 15th 2010, 7:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Xinjiang

A Chinese lawyer missing for more than a year is alive and living in the Xinjiang region, a US-based rights group has said.
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'Airport activist' home in China

Friday, February 12th 2010, 17:35
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Narita, Tokyo

An activist refused re-entry to China finally goes home after three months in a Japan airport, but vows to continue his work.
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Million dollar bears: China to rent pandas to Tokyo zoo

Friday, February 12th 2010, 14:55
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The Japanese city of Tokyo agrees to rent two giant pandas from China, at a cost of $1m (£640,000).
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Chinese bank reserves increased

Friday, February 12th 2010, 12:19

China orders banks to increase their reserves for a second time this year in a bid to curb lending and cool the economy.
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China decries US-Dalai Lama plans

Friday, February 12th 2010, 6:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

China urges the US to reconsider its "wrong decision", as the White House confirms President Barack Obama will meet the Dalai Lama.
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China dissident's appeal rejected

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 15:34

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's appeal against an 11-year prison sentence has been rejected, his lawyer says.
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Rio Tinto workers 'to face trial'

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 16:42

China has indicted four Rio Tinto employees on charges of bribery and violating commercial secrets, reports say.
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China's export prowess confirmed

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 7:20

A day after China was confirmed as the world's largest exporter, figures for January show continued export strength.
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HIV phobia

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 1:42

Mystery 'paranoia' illness baffles doctors in China
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Australia-China mine deal mix-up

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 16:49
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The status of a coal deal between Australian mining firm Roadhouse and a Chinese energy firm is thrown into question
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Chinese quake activist sentenced

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 15:39

An activist who questioned why so many died in a huge quake in China in 2008 is jailed for five years for subversion.
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North Korean diplomacy heats up

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 8:05
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea tells China it is committed to a non-nuclear peninsula, say reports, as a top UN envoy heads to Pyongyang.
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China shuts down hacking website

Monday, February 8th 2010, 12:12

Three people are arrested as China's largest training website for hackers is shut down, state media reports.
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China searches for tainted milk

Monday, February 8th 2010, 10:20

China searches for 100 tonnes of melamine-tainted milk products thought to be from a batch which killed six children in 2008.
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More than 3,000 dinosaur footprints found in China

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 15:29

Scientists in China say they have discovered more than 3,000 dinosaur footprints, all facing in the same direction.
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Australia in huge China coal deal

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 10:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian firm signs a $60bn deal to supply coal to Chinese power stations from a mine to be built in Queensland.
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Iran says nuclear deal is 'close'

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 10:03
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

Iran's foreign minister says a deal to swap enriched uranium for nuclear fuel could be close, but the West reacts sceptically.
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Freed US man leaves North Korea

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 4:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Beijing

US activist Robert Park arrives in Beijing after being freed from detention in North Korea, reports from South Korea say.
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US-born pandas welcomed to China

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

Two pandas born in the US have arrived in China for the start of a new life of bamboo, steamed bread and language lessons.
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China to put duties on US chicken

Friday, February 5th 2010, 11:27
related countries: United States United States

China is to enforce anti-dumping duties on US chicken imports, accusing poultry firms of exporting at unfairly low prices.
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China hits back at US over trade

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 17:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

China defends its policies after US President Barack Obama promised to take a tougher line with Beijing over trade.
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China warning over Iran sanctions

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 13:39
related countries: Iran Iran

China says talks of fresh sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme could derail diplomatic efforts.
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China silence on missing lawyer

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 12:13

One year since he went missing, China refuses to comment on the whereabouts of dissident lawyer Gao Zhisheng.
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How can US-China relations be repaired?

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

Tensions between the US and China have grown after a spate of diplomatic rows. What next for the two nations?
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China critical of Uighur asylum

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 9:44
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

China criticises a Swiss offer of asylum for two ethnic Uighur Chinese inmates at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay.
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Obama to pressure China on trade

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 7:09
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama says he will be much tougher with China to make sure it opens its market to trade with the United States.
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Swiss accept US Uighur detainees

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 17:30
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Switzerland will take two ethnic Uighur Chinese men held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Swiss officials say.
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Obama firm on Dalai Lama meeting

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 19:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US President Barack Obama intends to meet the Dalai Lama despite warnings from China not to, the White House says.
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Chinese aircraft

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 17:47

Boeing and Airbus will soon face new challenger
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'Used to the smell of urine' - the Chinese migrants living in a toilet

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 14:17
related places: Hangzhou

Ten Chinese migrant workers are living in a public toilet in the city of Hangzhou, according to local media.
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China police chief stands trial

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 8:10
related places: Chongqing

Former senior police chief Wen Qiang faces charges of corruption, rape and protecting gangs in Chongqing, China.
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Nine killed in China bus 'rampage'

Monday, February 1st 2010, 14:29

A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing nine people after he allegedly stabbed his boss, stole a bus then crashed it, Chinese media reported.
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China accuses US over Taiwan deal

Monday, February 1st 2010, 10:02
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

China's state media accuses the US of "arrogance" and "double standards" over its planned $6.4bn arms sale to Taiwan.
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China activist set to end protest

Monday, February 1st 2010, 4:34

A Chinese activist, Feng Zhenghu, agrees to end his protest stay at Narita airport after Chinese officials visit him.
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Houses collapse in Chinese quake

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 7:52

A moderate earthquake destroys at least 100 homes and kills one person in Sichuan, in south-western China.
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China 'intensifies' media curbs

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 6:00

China has recently intensified its efforts to control the media, says a report by the International Federation of Journalists.
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US defends weapons sale to Taiwan

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 19:23
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

The US defends a proposed $6.4bn weapons sale to Taiwan after China angrily announced a series of retaliatory moves.
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China hits back at US-Taiwan sale

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 15:46
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

China announces a series of moves in retaliation for a US proposal to sell $6.4bn of weapons to Taiwan.
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China hits back at US-Taiwan sale

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 15:46
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

China announces a series of moves in retaliation for a US proposal to sell $6.4bn of weapons to Taiwan.
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Kazakh protest over Chinese lease

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 12:39
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
related places: Almaty

Several hundred people gather in Almaty to protest against a proposal to lease farmland in Kazakhstan to China.
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Farmyard animal?

Friday, January 29th 2010, 15:37

The Chinese tigers bred in farms for their bones
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Returned China Uighurs 'vanished'

Friday, January 29th 2010, 14:54
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, United States United States

The US expresses deep concern about the fate of 20 Uighur asylum seekers deported from Cambodia back to China.
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China to review laws on eviction

Friday, January 29th 2010, 12:26

China outlines major changes to laws on forced eviction for development, a key source of social unrest in the country.
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China joins Somalia piracy drive

Friday, January 29th 2010, 5:07
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

China agrees to expand its role in anti-piracy patrols, alongside the United States and EU, in the seas off Somalia.
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Vanishing act

Friday, January 29th 2010, 0:03

Family fear for China's missing dissident lawyer
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China says domestic demand 'key'

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 17:04

China's vice-premier, Li Keqiang, tells a forum at Davos that domestic demand is key for China's economic growth.
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US man 'detained' in North Korea

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 7:27
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea says it has detained a US citizen for illegally entering its territory across the border from China.
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Google 'sister' launches in China

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 18:13

A search engine called "Goojje" has come online in China, in an apparent plea to Google not to end operations in the country.
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China renames mountain in honour of 3D film Avatar

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 13:40

A mountain in central China is renamed Avatar Hallelujah Mountain as officials claim it inspired scenery in the sci-fi blockbuster.
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HK lawmakers quit for democracy

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 10:29
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Five pro-democracy legislators in Hong Kong have resigned their seats in a bid to pressure Beijing for full democracy.
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Dalai Lama envoys in China talks

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 8:30

Talks resume between envoys for the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and Chinese officials after a 15-month break.
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