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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

Pirates seize Singapore ship

Monday, June 28th 2010, 16:15
related countries: Singapore Singapore, Somalia Somalia

Pirates in the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Somalia capture a Singapore cargo ship with 19 Chinese crew on board.
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N Korea warns of nuclear advance

Monday, June 28th 2010, 9:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea says it will introduce a new nuclear deterrent, hours after the US urged China to act over the warship issue.
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China must ease 'migrant strain'

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 23:36

Chinese officials call for help ease the pressures caused by a record number of internal migrant workers.
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China head set for US state visit

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 15:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

China's President Hu Jintao has accepted an invitation for a state visit from US President Barack Obama, the White House says.
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UK prime minister plans China visit

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister David Cameron is to visit China in November, after accepting an invitation from President Hu.
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Protest in Taiwan at China pact

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 5:01
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Taipei

Thousands protest in the Taiwanese capital about a trade deal with China, which they fear will lead to a Chinese takeover.
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China bans soldiers from blogging

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 19:41

China bans its military from setting up blogs or websites, adding to existing internet curbs, state media report.
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Split on China-Pakistan nuclear sale

Friday, June 25th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A meeting of exporters of civil nuclear technology ends without agreement on Chinese plans for sales of nuclear reactors to Pakistan.
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China jails Tibet conservationist

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:58

A Chinese court jails Tibetan environmentalist Karma Samdrup for 15 years on charges of robbing tombs.
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More rains ravage flood-hit China

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 17:18

Further rains hit southern China, as the death-toll from days of flooding continues to rise.
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Taiwan-China trade details agreed

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:27
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan and China finalise details of what many believe will be the most important agreement between the two in 60 years.
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China police 'crack terror ring'

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 6:44
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police say they have arrested a group behind attacks in Xinjiang, the scene of deadly protests last year.
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Toyota and Honda hit by strikes

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 11:53
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Honda

Strikes have halted work at two Japanese-owned car assembly factories in China - the latest in a wave of labour disputes.
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China moves to meet currency vow

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 8:22

China takes its first step towards honouring a pledge to let the exchange rate of its currency float more freely.
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In pictures

Monday, June 21st 2010, 8:25

Deadly floods cause chaos in southern China
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China yuan stance buoys markets

Monday, June 21st 2010, 7:37

Stock markets and Asian currencies rise following weekend comments by China's central bank about its yuan policy.
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Dozens die in China mine blast

Monday, June 21st 2010, 4:47
related places: Hunan

Dozens of workers die and others are missing after a mine explosion in China's Henan province, state media report.
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China floods take heavy toll

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 23:25

More than 130 people die and 800,000 are evacuted after flooding caused by torrential rain in southern China.
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Chinese pledge yuan 'stability'

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 14:50

China's central bank says it plans to keep the Chinese yuan "stable" and there will be no major revaluation of the currency.
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Obama hails China currency move

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 23:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: West

US president welcomes China's suggestion that it will allow a rise of the yuan, which many in the West say is undervalued.
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China hints at stronger currency

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 16:49

China indicates it will allow the yuan to rise, after Western criticism it is being kept artificially low, but releases no details.
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Scores die in China flash floods

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 11:51

At least 88 people have died in flooding caused by torrential rain in southern China, officials say.
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Robert Peston

Friday, June 18th 2010, 12:19
related countries: United States United States

Besieged BP boss Tony Hayward's future looks bleak
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China says Pakistan deal 'peaceful'

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 12:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

China says its civilian nuclear co-operation with Pakistan is peaceful, after the US asks for details on the sale of reactors.
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Chinese rain storms kill dozens

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 11:35

Floods in southern China triggered by torrential rain have killed 46 people since Sunday, officials say.
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China paper calls for pay rises

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 9:41

One of China's most influential newspapers, the official People's Daily, has called for workers' incomes to be raised.
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Ghana police in stowaway arrests

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 17:00
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana impounds a Chinese ship and arrests three crew members after three Ivorians are alleged to have been thrown overboard.
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China PM praises migrant workers

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 9:50

Chinese premier calls for better living conditions for migrant workers from rural areas after a series of suicides at factories.
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China pay rises

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 15:59

Is the era of cheap Chinese labour almost over?
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China inflation outstrips target

Friday, June 11th 2010, 7:23
related places: Beijing

The inflation rate in China surpasses the government's target, raising the prospect that Beijing may increase interest rates.
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US attacks China currency stance

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 22:00
related countries: United States United States

Global economic reforms are being impeded by China's refusal to revalue its currency, the US Treasury Secretary says.
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China exports refocus yuan debate

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 7:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: May

Chinese exports in May beat market expectations, which could reignite US criticism of China's currency policy.
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China judges hurt in acid attack

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 10:20

Two judges could partially lose their sight after being attacked with acid over a debt case in China, state media reports.
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Honda hit by second China strike

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 5:59

Honda halts production at two of its four car assembly factories in China after another strike by workers at a local parts supplier.
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Three Chinese 'shot by N Korea'

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 14:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea

China says a guard from its ally North Korea shot and killed three people on the Chinese side of the border last week.
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China defends internet censorship

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 9:21

Officials explain why the authorities censor the internet in a white paper outlining China's policies governing the web.
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Foxconn raises workers' pay again

Monday, June 7th 2010, 7:55

A Taiwanese firm hit by a spate of suicides raises employee salaries in China for the second time in less than a week.
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Under pressure

Monday, June 7th 2010, 0:05

China HIV/Aids charity struggles amid restrictions
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Chinese premier builds Burma ties

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 9:53
related countries: Burma Burma

China's Premier Wen Jiabao says relations with Burma have been improved by his visit to the isolated military-run country.
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Thirst for oil

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 8:38

Energy-hungry China builds stake in Kazakh economy
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Paper prints 'Tiananmen cartoon'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 6:27

A cartoon that appears to refer to the massacre in Tiananmen Square in 1989 is printed in a Chinese newspaper.
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Apple boss defends iPhone factory

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 9:52

Steve Jobs defends conditions at a Taiwanese firm producing Apple products in China, following a spate of suicides.
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Judges shot dead at China court

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 13:38
related places: Hunan

Three judges are shot dead at a court in China's southern Hunan province by a man armed with a submachine gun, reports say.
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China claims supercomputer spot

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 8:39

China ramps up efforts to become a supercomputing superpower, as one of its machines is ranked second fastest in the world.
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China 'backs N Korea sanctions'

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 8:20
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea

China and Japan have agreed to back financial sanctions against North Korea, the South's foreign minister tells the BBC.
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China bans evidence from torture

Monday, May 31st 2010, 15:23

China strengthens rules banning the use of evidence obtained through torture - a common practice despite being illegal.
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China's dilemma

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 19:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Why Beijing is treading carefully on North Korea
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China non-committal over N Korea

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 17:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

China resists pressure to censure North Korea over the sinking of a warship, at a summit in South Korea.
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Chinese school attacker executed

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 4:13

China executes a man who wounded 29 children and three teachers in a knife attack at a nursery school in April.
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China vow over Korea ship attack

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 5:38
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says Beijing will not protect whoever was behind the sinking of a South Korean warship.
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Foxconn voices

Friday, May 28th 2010, 16:02

Stories from China's suicide-hit electronics factory
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Suicide-hit Foxconn boosts wages

Friday, May 28th 2010, 15:28

The Taiwanese owners of a China electronics factory hit by a string of worker suicides say they will increase wages to boost morale.
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China joins talks on Korea crisis

Friday, May 28th 2010, 8:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Beijing, Seoul

China's premier visits South Korea as Seoul urges stronger action by Beijing against North Korea over the sinking of a warship.
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Pressure on China

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 0:58
related countries: United States United States

US seeks consensus on Cheonan sinking
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Ghost town

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 12:54

Grand Chinese project where the money ran out
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US presses China on North Korea

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 12:16
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The US and China must work together in response to the sinking of a South Korean warship, Hillary Clinton says.
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New death at China iPhone plant

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 9:42
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

An employee falls to his death at Taiwan iPhone maker Foxconn, the tenth suicide at the firm this year.
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China vows further currency reform

Monday, May 24th 2010, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

China has pledged to continue reforms to its exchange rate policies at the beginning of high level trade talks with the US.
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Landslide derails Chinese train

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 19:41

A train hits landslide debris and derails in a mountainous area of south-east China, with at least 19 deaths.
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Hillary's pavilion

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 6:26

Where basketball star Kobe Bryant speaks Chinese
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Pepsi to invest $2.5bn in China

Friday, May 21st 2010, 16:31

Pepsi says it will invest $2.5bn (£1.72bn) in China over the next three years to build 19 new plants.
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China jails online orgy professor

Friday, May 21st 2010, 10:22

A court in eastern China jails a college professor and 18 other people for their part in an online swingers' club.
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Anger at North Korea over sinking

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 18:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea faces international anger after it is accused of sinking a South Korean navy ship - but China appeals for calm.
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Chinese girls freed from basement

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 10:56

Two girls have been found chained in a basement after they managed to smuggle out a note, reports say.
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Kidnapped workers freed in Yemen

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 15:59
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni tribesmen release two Chinese workers, kidnapped a day ago in the eastern region of the country.
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Chinese tycoon jailed for bribery

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 9:10

Chinese tycoon and businessman Huang Guangyu is sentenced to 14 years in prison on bribery charges, state media report.
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'Price butcher'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 6:57

What caused the downfall of China's richest man?
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China workers kidnapped in Yemen

Monday, May 17th 2010, 10:52
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni military has launched a rescue mission to seize back two Chinese men kidnapped in eastern Yemen by tribesmen.
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Rio Tinto three fail China appeal

Monday, May 17th 2010, 9:20
related places: Shanghai

A Shanghai court rejects the appeals of three former Rio Tinto employees against their sentences for corruption.
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HK in 'democracy' by-election

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 23:41
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A by-election is under way in Hong Kong aimed at putting pressure on China to speed the move to full democracy.
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China school attacker faces death

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 9:01

A Chinese court sentences a man to death for knifing 29 children and three teachers at a kindergarten.
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Nigeria and China in huge oil deal

Friday, May 14th 2010, 11:24
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian and Chinese authorities sign a $23bn deal to build three refineries and a fuel complex in the African state.
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'Tensions' behind China attacks

Friday, May 14th 2010, 9:35

China's Premier Wen Jiabao says recent violent attacks on schools show the country must deal with "social tensions".
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China restores Xinjiang internet

Friday, May 14th 2010, 8:57
related places: Xinjiang

China restores access to the internet in the far western region on Xinjiang, ending 10 months of blocked or limited access.
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At least 21 killed in China mine

Friday, May 14th 2010, 7:13
related places: Guizhou

An explosion at a mine in China's south-western Guizhou province kills at least 21 miners, state media reports.
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US-China rights dialogue resumes

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 18:08
related countries: United States United States

Officials from the US and China meet in Washington DC to discuss human rights issues for the first time in two years.
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Award for freed China 'murderer'

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 9:16

A Chinese man jailed for murdering a man who then turned up alive is compensated, amid concerns over police evidence.
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Left behind

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 23:32

China rural workers see a growing rich-poor divide
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US internet aid 'risks China row'

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 23:15
related countries: United States United States

The US reportedly offers $1.5m to a Falun Gong-linked group promoting web freedom, a move condemned by Chinese officials.
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China unearths 114 new Warriors

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 15:12

Archaeologists unearth 114 new Terracotta Warriors at the Qin dynasty tomb complex in Xian, China.
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China suffers new school killings

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 13:18

Seven children and a teacher are hacked to death in a Chinese kindergarten, in the latest in a series of school attacks.
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Grim milestone for Sichuan quake

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 23:47

Two years after a huge quake hit China's Sichuan province, 18,000 "missing" victims can now be declared dead.
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Hot property

Monday, May 10th 2010, 23:03

China tries to cool overheating housing market
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China 'murder victim' found alive

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 21:56

A Chinese man who spent almost 10 years in prison for murder has been freed after his supposed victim was found alive.
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China knife attack 'kills eight'

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 10:26

A Chinese man is arrested after allegedly stabbing to death eight people, including three family members, state media say.
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Gallipoli TV casting prompts row

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 23:13

Chinese Australians protest over the decision to cast a Caucasian actor to play Gallipoli hero Billy Sing in a TV drama.
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Hong Kong's enduring differences

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 10:48
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

In 1997, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China and, 13 years later, Michael Bristow says little has changed in the former colony.
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Kim Jong-il 'backs' nuclear talks

Friday, May 7th 2010, 4:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea's leader has told China's president he is committed to nuclear disarmament, Chinese state media reports.
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