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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

HK rally over Chinese 'assault'

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 11:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Xinjiang

Journalists march in Hong Kong against the alleged police beating of TV reporters covering unrest in China's Xinjiang province.
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Chinese syringe attackers jailed

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 6:32
related places: Xinjiang

A court in China's Xinjiang region passes the first sentences on defendants over a series of hypodermic needle attacks.
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China's exports see sharp decline

Friday, September 11th 2009, 6:46

China's exports continued to decline in August, down 23% to $103.7bn from the same month last year.
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Nine held over Xinjiang syringes

Friday, September 11th 2009, 4:51
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese state media says nine people are arrested for mysterious syringe attacks in Xinjiang in western China.
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Clinton stresses key China goals

Friday, September 11th 2009, 3:44
related countries: United States United States

The US sees ties with China as central to solving world problems, the US secretary of state tells a visiting China official.
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Must have a Mastiff: Chinese woman pays thousands for dog

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 13:48

A woman in China pays $600,000 for a rare Tibetan Mastiff, local media have reported.
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China unveils high-speed railways

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 14:52

China announces plans to build 42 new high-speed railway lines and thousands of kilometres of new track by 2012.
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China rush on 'lucky' wedding day

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 11:07

Tens of thousands flock to get married in China, believing the triple-nine conjunction of 09/09/2009 is an auspicious date to tie-the-knot.
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Arrests over China Wal-Mart death

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 14:18

Two Wal-Mart employees are arrested in China in connection with the violent death of a customer, police say.
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Arrests over China Wal-Mart death

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 14:18

Two Wal-Mart employees are arrested in China in connection with the death of a customer, police say.
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Swine flu spread in China 'grim'

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 13:28

China's health minister says the nation is facing a grim situation as it tries to contain a rapid surge in swine flu.
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China unveils its largest plane

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 10:01

China unveils what will be its largest locally-made commercial aircraft as it aims to take on the world's big planemakers.
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Deadly blast in China coal mine

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 3:25
related places: Henan

At least 35 people are killed and 44 are missing from a deadly blast in a coal mine in China's Henan province.
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China warning to syringe stabbers

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 15:30
related places: Urumqi

China warns anyone convicted of syringe attacks that have triggered a fresh wave of deadly unrest in Urumqi face execution.
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Leaders axed after China rioting

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 14:34

A Communist Party leader and police chief are fired after ethnic unrest in the western Chinese city of Urumqi.
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Police patrol after China unrest

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 5:10
related places: Urumqi

Riot police are deployed again in Urumqi, western China, to try to stop more protests over a spate of stabbings.
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'Needles' riots continue in China

Friday, September 4th 2009, 11:22
related places: Urumqi, Xinjiang

Riot police in the Chinese city of Urumqi break up protests with tear gas, as anger grows over attacks with hypodermic needles.
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New protests in western China

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 14:45
related places: Xinjiang

Fresh protests take place in China's Xinjiang province, after more than 470 people report being stabbed with syringes.
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China approves swine flu vaccine

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 6:53

Chinese health authorities approve a vaccine that they say prevents swine flu with a single dose.
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Chinese scientists unearth a close cousin of an American dinosaur

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 12:57
related countries: United States United States

Scientists in China have identified a fossil as the first Asian example of a brachiosaurid dinosaur common in the Americas.
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China activist jailed for subversion

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 10:39

A Chinese dissident active in the underground China Democracy Party has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for subversion.
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Reporters describe N Korea ordeal

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 9:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Two US reporters jailed for entering North Korea speak out about their ordeal.
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China pupils told to love nation

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 9:50

Chinese children are being told that the first lesson they must learn this school year is "love your country".
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'More growth' for China factories

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 5:46

China's manufacturing sector continued to recover in August, two separate monthly surveys indicate.
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Dalai Lama sees Taiwan storm area

Monday, August 31st 2009, 9:21
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Beijing

The Dalai Lama visits Taiwan's typhoon-damaged areas in a trip Beijing says it "resolutely opposes".
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China's Burma refugees 'return'

Monday, August 31st 2009, 6:04
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese refugees in southern China who had fled fighting begin to return to Burma, Chinese media report.
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Dalai Lama embarks on Taiwan trip

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 16:06
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, arrives in Taiwan for a visit that has sparked anger from China.
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General Motors expands in China

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 11:21

GM signs up to a joint venture with the Chinese state-owned carmaker FAW to make light trucks and vans.
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'Safer here'

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 2:49
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese refugees flee to Chinese border town
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China prods Burma on border clash

Friday, August 28th 2009, 17:14
related countries: Burma Burma

China asks the Burmese government to end combat operations that have sent thousands of refugees across the Chinese border.
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China signs deal to sell iPhones

Friday, August 28th 2009, 10:39

Mobile operator China Unicom signs a deal with Apple to launch the iPhone into the world's largest mobile phone market.
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China anger over Dalai Lama trip

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 14:31

China criticises a Taiwanese invitation to the Dalai Lama, calling him a separatist who wants to sabotage relations.
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Taiwan risks China row over Dalai Lama

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 12:23
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan approves a visit by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, something "resolutely opposed" by China.
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Internet addicts

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 0:43

Inside the boot camps for Chinese web obsessives
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'Thousands flee Burma violence'

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 19:20
related countries: Burma Burma

Thousands of people flee into China from Burma as the government pressures ethnic rebel groups, say reports.
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China admits death row organ use

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 13:32

China reportedly admits that most transplant organs come from executed prisoners, as a scheme to promote donation is launched.
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Spotting Chinglish

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 15:00

Your pictures of oddly-phrased English in China
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China coal mine blast kills 11

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 4:20
related places: Shanxi

Chinese state media says at least 11 people have died in a gas blast in a coal mine in northern Shanxi province.
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Wind and fire

Monday, August 24th 2009, 11:47

Wind farms are sprouting in China - but coal is king
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Trials due over Xinjiang riots

Monday, August 24th 2009, 10:26
related places: Xinjiang

More than 200 people are expected to go on trial in China this week, in connection the recent violence in Xinjiang.
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Millions at risk in China drought

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 10:22

More than 4.5m people are short of drinking water in northern China during a severe drought, says state media.
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China officials in smelter probe

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 22:59

Two Chinese government officials are being investigated after 1,300 children got lead poisoning, the local government says.
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Police held in China gang probe

Friday, August 21st 2009, 5:52
related places: Chongqing

A major crime sweep in Chongqing, China, nets six police chiefs suspected of giving protection to gang leaders.
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'Hundreds ill' near China smelter

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 9:46

China closes a second metal smelter after more than 1,300 children fall sick with lead poisoning, state media say.
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Australia-China tie 'challenging'

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 8:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Beijing

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says ties with China are "challenging", as his Beijing ambassador flies home for talks.
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France worried by hornet invasion

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 15:56
related countries: France France

France is gripped by an invasion of Chinese hornets which could hasten a mysterious decline in honeybee numbers.
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China bans petitioners in Beijing

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 15:11
related places: Beijing

China moves to eliminate petitioners heading for the capital Beijing with complaints about official wrongdoing.
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China web addict 'beaten' at camp

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 10:55

A teenage boy is repeatedly beaten at a boot camp to treat internet addicts in China, state media have said.
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China reduces holdings in US debt

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 11:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

China - which holds more US government debt than any other country - cut its holdings heavily in June.
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500 Chinese suspects 'on the run'

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 7:12

Nearly 500 criminal suspects are on the run following a crackdown on gangsters in China, according to media reports.
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China 'angry' at Australia tour

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 4:20
related countries: Australia Australia

It emerges that China cancelled a ministerial visit because of Australia's welcome for exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer.
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China villagers storm lead plant

Monday, August 17th 2009, 8:32

Hundreds of Chinese villagers break into a factory that poisoned more than 600 children, reports say.
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China 'smelter poisoned children'

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 17:38

Chinese officials blame a lead smelting plant for the poisoning of more than 600 children in the central province of Shaanxi.
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China to improve access for media

Friday, August 14th 2009, 10:06

China will become more open to foreign journalists by dealing with requests within 24 hours, an official says.
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China scales back screening plan

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 9:02

China scales back its plans to install controversial net filtering software on all of its citizens' computers.
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China regrets ruling in WTO case

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 4:39
related countries: United States United States

China says it regrets the WTO ruling against it in a case lodged by the US over media products, and might appeal.
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US wins trade case against China

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 18:46
related countries: United States United States

The US wins a ruling at the World Trade Organisation against China's restrictions on the import of American media products.
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China quake activist put on trial

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 11:56

An activist who questioned why so many people died in a huge earthquake in China last year is tried for subversion.
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China arrests Rio Tinto workers

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 9:27

China arrests employees of mining firm Rio Tinto on suspicion of stealing trade secrets and taking bribes, which the firm denies.
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S Korea deports Falun Gong pair

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 6:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea deports two members of the Falun Gong spiritual group to China despite opposition from the group.
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China releases Vietnam fishermen

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 6:09
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

China frees 25 Vietnamese fishermen detained months ago near disputed islands after a huge outcry in Vietnam.
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Exiled Uighur speaks in Australia

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 9:21

An exiled leader of China's Uighur ethnic minority, Rebiya Kadeer, gives a speech in Australia despite Chinese pressure not to.
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India not to reopen key WWII road

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 9:07
related countries: India India

India drops plans to a open a disused WWII road that could connect its remote north-eastern states to China.
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Rio shares fall on China claims

Monday, August 10th 2009, 18:15

Shares in mining firm Rio Tinto slip 3% after China intensifies its spying allegations against the company.
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Tibet 'Chinese issue' says Dalai

Monday, August 10th 2009, 17:51
related places: Dalai

The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, calls the Tibetan issue a Chinese domestic problem, in a BBC interview.
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Deadly storms sweep eastern Asia

Monday, August 10th 2009, 10:08

Two severe storms across the Pacific region leave scores dead or missing in Japan, Taiwan and mainland China.
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China turns back Xinjiang plane

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 18:28
related places: Urumqi, Xinjiang

China turns back an Afghan aircraft bound for Urumqi in the restive Xinjiang region, citing a bomb threat.
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Typhoon batters south-east China

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 15:59
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Hundreds of houses are destroyed and land is flooded as a typhoon lashes south-eastern China, a day after hitting Taiwan.
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Beijing air 'cleaner' since Games

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 0:03

Beijing is enjoying the best air quality this decade because of measures taken during last year's Olympic Games, officials say.
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Train of glory - Chinese bride wears 2.2km wedding dress

Friday, August 7th 2009, 15:43

A Chinese bride attempts to break the world record for the longest wedding dress, with a 2.2km-long gown made by the groom's family.
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Beijing airport ex-head executed

Friday, August 7th 2009, 9:11
related places: Beijing

The former head of the company running Beijing's airport has been executed for corruption, state media report.
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Two Chinese executed for fraud

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 6:45

Two business people in China have been executed for defrauding hundreds of investors out of more than $120m (£70m).
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China to roll out rural pensions

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 16:08

Chinese authorities say they are extending a scheme to provide a pension for hundreds of millions of rural workers.
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China rehab staff 'killed web addict'

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 11:35

A Chinese teenager sent to an internet addiction rehabilitation camp has allegedly been beaten to death, according to reports.
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Chinese migrants in Algiers clash

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 18:31
related countries: Algeria Algeria
related places: Algiers

A violent clash erupts between Chinese migrant workers and locals in the Algerian capital's Chinese quarter.
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China 'to charge 83 over riots'

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 16:30
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police will charge 83 people in connection with last month's deadly ethnic riots in Xinjiang, state media say.
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Prostitutes or politicians: who are more trusted in China?

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 12:21

China's prostitutes are better-trusted than politicians and scientists, according to an online survey by Insight China magazine.
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Plague death toll rises in China

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 4:32
related places: Ziketan

A third man dies of pneumonic plague in north-west China, where Ziketan, a town of 10,000 people, has been sealed off.
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Chinese factory poisons hundreds

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 15:43

Hundreds of residents near a Chinese chemical plant are found to be contaminated by high levels of a metal used in batteries.
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Xinjiang arrests 'now over 1,500'

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 13:01
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police arrest another 319 people over last month's violence in Xinjiang, bringing the total detained to more than 1,500.
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Second plague death in west China

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 8:36

A second man dies of pneumonic plague in remote north-west China, where a town of thousands has been sealed off.
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China urges 'respect' in Rio case

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 6:26
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Beijing

Beijing calls on Australia to "respect" its legal system, as it probes allegations of bribery by workers at Rio Tinto.
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New Chinese rules bar astronauts with bad breath and runny noses

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 14:51

China draws up 100 health requirements for people wanting to go into space, banning body odours, runny noses and tooth cavities.
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China plague death prompts alert

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 10:42

Thousands of people are quarantined after a man dies of pneumonic plague in a remote area of north-west China.
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English example

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 0:42

Premier League woos Chinese from home games
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