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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 hit by fresh school attack

Friday, April 30th 2010, 6:48

Five young children are injured after a man attacks them with a hammer in the third such incident in China in as many days.
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Children injured in China attack

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:14

At least 28 children and three adults are stabbed at a Chinese pre-school, the third such attack in a month.
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China stripped of Sydney bronze

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 15:22

China is stripped of the Olympic bronze medal won by the women's gymnastic team at the 2000 Games in Sydney for using an underage gymnast.
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School killer executed in China

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 10:51

A man who stabbed eight children to death in eastern China is executed, while 18 children are hurt in another school attack.
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Sarkozy and Bruni in China visit

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 6:00
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni arrive in China on a visit to smooth bilateral relations.
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China lifts ban on HIV carriers

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 16:49

China lifts travel restrictions for foreigners with HIV and Aids, in a move welcomed by the World Health Organization.
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Chan in Qinghai quake charity gig

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 9:20
related places: Qinghai

Hollywood actor Jackie Chan joins more than 100 stars in a charity concert for victims of the recent earthquake in China.
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Driving force

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 2:20
related places: Beijing

Luxury sales and salivating CEOs at Beijing car show
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China mayor sacked over protests

Monday, April 26th 2010, 9:04

A mayor in north-eastern China is sacked for failing to respond to a mass "kneeling" protest over alleged local corruption.
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China changes Xinjiang party boss

Saturday, April 24th 2010, 12:33
related places: Xinjiang

China replaces the most powerful official in its western region of Xinjiang, where ethnic violence left 200 people dead last year.
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Monks 'asked to leave quake zone'

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 9:56
related places: Beijing, Qinghai

Beijing confirms it has asked Tibetan monks to leave Qinghai's quake-hit region so as not to hinder relief efforts.
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Beijing wages war on smelly rubbish dumps

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 9:34

The Chinese capital is using water cannons to fire deodorants on to its foul-smelling dumps in a bid to make life sweeter for nearby residents.
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Jail terms for Shanghai collapse

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 9:20
related places: Shanghai

Two men are jailed in China for corruption linked to the collapse of a building that toppled over almost intact.
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China electronics tycoon on trial

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 6:42

Huang Guangyu, a tycoon who only recently topped China's rich list, goes on trial on charges of insider trading and bribery.
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In pictures

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 14:50

Mass mourning as China honours quake dead
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China remembers earthquake dead

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 14:05
related places: Qinghai

China holds a national day of mourning for victims of the Qinghai quake, with the death toll now above 2,000.
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Ancient festival

Monday, April 19th 2010, 23:20
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Can a sea deity bring Taiwan and China closer?
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Button revels in 'best' victory

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 14:24

McLaren's Jenson Button describes his Chinese Grand Prix victory as the "best" of his Formula 1 career.
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China president visits quake zone

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 9:15

Chinese President Hu Jintao visits survivors of last week's earthquake, as the death toll rises to 1,700.
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Button pips Hamilton to China win

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 8:52
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Jenson Button storms to his second win of the season as he heads team-mate Lewis Hamilton to a McLaren one-two at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Live - Chinese Grand Prix

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 5:32
related places: Shanghai

McLaren's Jenson Button leads the Chinese Grand Prix following an action-packed opening in Shanghai.
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China quake bodies burnt on pyres

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 4:55

About 700 people who died in a massive earthquake in north-west China on Wednesday have been cremated.
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Vettel charges to pole in China

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 7:18

Sebastian Vettel powers to pole position as Red Bull secure a one-two ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in qualifying for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.
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Live - Chinese GP qualifying

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 2:35
related places: Shanghai

Qualifying begins in Shanghai after Red Bull's Mark Webber sets the fastest time in final practice.
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China quake toll 'passes 1,000'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 17:27
related places: Qinghai

The number of people killed by a devastating earthquake in China's Qinghai province rises to 1,144, say officials.
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China jails 'rape case' activists

Friday, April 16th 2010, 15:00

Three men are jailed in China after posting material online for a woman trying to investigate her daughter's death.
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China quake rescue effort builds

Friday, April 16th 2010, 13:25
related places: Qinghai

Soldiers, monks and civilians search destroyed buildings as aid arrives in China's remote quake-hit Qinghai region.
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Hamilton sets China practice pace

Friday, April 16th 2010, 7:47

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton clocks the fastest lap time during Friday's practice sessions at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Live - Chinese GP practice

Friday, April 16th 2010, 5:54
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Shanghai

Second practice is under way in Shanghai after McLaren's Jenson Button sets the fastest time in the first session.
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China and Brazil sign trade deals

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 22:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Brasilia

China and Brazil sign several trade deals on the sidelines of a shortened summit of Bric nations in Brasilia.
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China steps up earthquake rescue

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 22:23
related places: Qinghai

China pours rescue crews into Qinghai province, a day after a quake hit the mountainous region, killing at least 760 people.
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Building Bric

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 10:34

Can Brazil, Russia, India and China unite forces?
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China growth points to yuan move

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 7:16

China's economy grew at an annual rate of 11.9% in the first quarter, leading some to predict a revaluation of the yuan.
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Hundreds die in west China quake

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 19:26
related places: Qinghai

Nearly 600 people die and thousands more are injured as a quake hits China's remote Qinghai province, officials say.
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Hong Kong paper describes China president as jailed dissident

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 14:55
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's South China Morning Post apologises for describing Chinese President Hu Jintao as jailed dissident Hu Jia.
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Australia arrests reef ship crew

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 10:24
related countries: Australia Australia

The captain and chief officer of a Chinese coal ship which ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef are arrested in Australia.
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Hundreds die in west China quake

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 10:15
related places: Qinghai

At least 400 people die and thousands more are injured as a quake hits China's remote Qinghai province, officials say.
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Hundreds die in west China quake

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 6:33
related places: Qinghai

A powerful earthquake kills at least 300 people and traps many others in the province of Qinghai, Chinese officials say.
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Hundreds die in west China quake

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 6:16
related places: Qinghai

A powerful earthquake kills at least 300 people and traps many others in the province of Qinghai, Chinese officials say.
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Hundreds die in west China quake

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 6:08
related places: Qinghai

A powerful earthquake kills at least 300 people and traps many others in the province of Qinghai, Chinese officials say.
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Hundreds die in west China quake

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 5:51
related places: Qinghai

A powerful earthquake kills at least 300 people and traps many others in the province of Qinghai, Chinese officials say.
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China resists Obama yuan overture

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 10:21
related countries: United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao resists calls from US President Barack Obama to revalue the yuan, reports say.
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Sinopec in $4.65bn oil investment

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 6:41
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

China's Sinopec oil company is to pay US-based ConocoPhillips $4.65bn for a stake in a Canadian tar sands projects.
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China reef ship damage 'serious'

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 5:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia says a Chinese ship which ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef caused widespread damage to the marine reserve.
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Australia refloats Reef coal ship

Monday, April 12th 2010, 12:12

A Chinese coal ship that ran aground near the Great Barrier Reef sparking fears of an ecological disaster is refloated.
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S Korea detains 'refugee hunter'

Monday, April 12th 2010, 9:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

A South Korean man who allegedly hunted North Korean refugees in China is arrested in Seoul, reports say.
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No parole for Chinese activist Hu

Monday, April 12th 2010, 8:27

One of China's most prominent human activists, Hu Jia, has his request for medical parole rejected, his wife says.
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China reports rare trade deficit

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 10:18

China posts a $7.2bn monthly deficit, its first for six years, as a result of rising prices of oil, coal and other raw materials.
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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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