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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 oil spill hits Yellow River

Monday, January 4th 2010, 13:04

An oil spill in northern China reaches the Yellow River, which supplies millions of people with drinking water.
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Beijing hit by record snowfall

Monday, January 4th 2010, 11:41

Beijing officials close schools and mobilise residents to clear roads after the heaviest snowfall for nearly 60 years.
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Inquest calls for executed Briton

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 15:35

The family of Akmal Shaikh executed in China for drug smuggling wants an inquest to be held.
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Beijing hit by heavy snow storm

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 5:59
related places: Beijing

Snow blankets the Chinese capital Beijing, closing major roads and causing many flights to be cancelled.
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Tibetan 'living Buddha' jailed

Friday, January 1st 2010, 5:24

A revered Tibetan lama is jailed for eight years by China on ammunitions and embezzlement charges, which he denies.
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China and Asean trade deal begins

Friday, January 1st 2010, 0:33

A new free trade area incorporating China and the six founding Asean members is coming into effect.
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US votes for Chinese steel duties

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 23:14
related countries: United States United States

A US trade commission has agreed plans to impose tariffs of up to 15% on imports of Chinese-made steel pipes.
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UK family shock at Chinese execution

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 18:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of Britain's Akmal Shaikh executed in China for drug smuggling has expressed outrage and shock at his death.
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China floats anti-pirate hub idea

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 16:30

A senior Chinese naval officer has suggested that China establish a base in the Gulf of Aden, as part of its anti-piracy effort.
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British anger at China execution

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 15:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Chinese ambassador is called to the Foreign Office amid a growing row over the execution of a British man.
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China executes Briton over drugs

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 12:12

China has executed a Briton convicted of drug smuggling and who was reportedly mentally ill, the Foreign Office confirms.
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Google is sued by Chinese author

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 10:10

A judge tells Chinese novelist Mian Mian, who is suing Google over its plan to create an online library, to hold settlement talks.
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Death sentence

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 6:48

The secretive system of state executions in China
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Deadline passes for China Briton

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 3:54

Relatives wait to hear whether China has executed a Briton convicted of drug smuggling, and said to be mentally ill.
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Final pleas for death row Briton

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 3:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government has made a final appeal to China to halt the execution of a mentally-ill British man for drug smuggling.
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China opens 'women only' car park, with wider parking bays

Monday, December 28th 2009, 16:15
related places: Hebei

A shopping centre in China's Hebei province designs a women-only car park with wider spaces and bright colours.
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China tells Briton he will be executed

Monday, December 28th 2009, 15:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man found guilty of drug smuggling in China has been told by his family he faces execution on Tuesday.
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Relatives visit death row Briton

Monday, December 28th 2009, 10:40

Akmal Shaikh's family visit him in China ahead of his planned execution for smuggling heroin into the country.
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China crew 'rescued' off Somalia

Monday, December 28th 2009, 5:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The crew of a Chinese ship hijacked by pirates off Somalia have been rescued, officials say amid reports of a ransom.
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Briton 'not told execution date'

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 15:41

Briton Akmal Shaikh, who faces execution in China, does not know he is to be killed within days, it has emerged.
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Last pleas for death row Briton

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 7:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two cousins of a British man facing execution in China arrive in the country to make a last ditch appeal for mercy.
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Death row clemency plea to China

Friday, December 25th 2009, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The brother of a British man due to be executed in China for drug smuggling makes a desperate plea for mercy.
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Anger over jailed China dissident

Friday, December 25th 2009, 15:09

The jailing for 11 years by China of one of its leading dissidents, Liu Xiaobo, is met with international condemnation.
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Leading Chinese dissident jailed

Friday, December 25th 2009, 5:16

A top Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, is jailed for 11 years, after a trial which has been widely condemned in the West.
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China angered by 'interference'

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 10:38

China accuses foreign diplomats of meddling in its internal affairs, after international criticism of the trial of dissident Liu Xiaobo.
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Language lessons

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 9:38

Why Bolivians are brushing up their Chinese
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Five sentenced to death by China

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 7:28
related places: Xinjiang

Five more people are sentenced to death for the violence in China's Xinjiang region in July, bringing the total to 22.
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Ford agrees Volvo sale to Geely

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 17:30
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Ford has agreed to sell Swedish carmaker Volvo to China's Geely and expects the deal to be completed early 2010.
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Daughter makes death row appeal

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 12:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The daughter of a British man due to be executed in China for drug smuggling says her father is "mentally ill".
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Chinese dissident Liu on trial

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 9:38
related places: Beijing

Prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has gone on trial in Beijing on charges of subversion, amid Western criticism.
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EU extends Chinese shoe tariffs

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 15:06
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

The European Union votes to extend tariffs on shoes from China and Vietnam to help European firms compete with imports.
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Man jailed for eating rare tiger

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 13:40

A man is jailed for 12 years for killing and eating an extremely rare Indochinese tiger in southern China.
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China and Taiwan sign trade deals

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 9:43
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

China and Taiwan sign the latest in a series of economic deals, amid some disquiet on the island at their closer relationship.
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Death row Briton's rights 'noted'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 9:40

The rights of a Briton facing execution in China for smuggling heroin have been fully respected, officials there say.
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China rejects climate allegations

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 8:28
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Beijing, Copenhagen

Beijing dismisses claims by UK Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband that it blocked progress at the Copenhagen talks.
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China loses media imports appeal

Monday, December 21st 2009, 17:27
related countries: United States United States

China loses an appeal to the world trade body against a ruling that called for it to stop restricting US film and music imports.
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Social unrest 'rising in China'

Monday, December 21st 2009, 16:32

Despite economic growth, social unrest and crime is on the rise in China, according to an analysis by a Chinese think-tank.
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China-Taiwan talks on trade ties

Monday, December 21st 2009, 9:27
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A top Chinese official arrives in Taiwan to discuss a free-trade pact some fear could undermine the island's sovereignty.
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Cambodia criticised over Uighur move

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 11:00
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The US expresses deep concern about the fate of 20 Uighur asylum seekers deported from Cambodia back to China.
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Asian giants hail Copenhagen deal

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 10:40
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Copenhagen

China and Indonesia hail the UN climate summit's outcome, despite its cool reception from some campaigners.
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Chinese plan to meter net traffic

Friday, December 18th 2009, 11:59

China is seeking international agreement to let it meter net traffic that passes through its borders.
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Beijing 'now has 4m vehicles'

Friday, December 18th 2009, 1:46
related places: Beijing

The Chinese capital Beijing is expected to pass the four million vehicle mark sometime during the next few days.
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Progress gives climate deal hope

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 19:35

A deal at the UN climate summit looks more likely after a frantic day of diplomacy, as China offers to make concessions.
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Chinese man sets himself on fire

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 13:27
related places: Beijing

A Chinese man is being treated in hospital after setting himself on fire in Beijing, to protest against the demolition of his home.
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China rejects releasing dissident

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 11:09
related countries: United States United States

China rejects calls from the US and the EU to release a prominent dissident as interference in its internal affairs.
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Carbon giant

Monday, December 14th 2009, 16:01

China seeks green future - as it burns more and more coal
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Monday, December 14th 2009, 9:09
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

China's President Hu Jintao visits Turkmenistan to open the final link in a new pipeline delivering gas from Central Asia.
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China head opens Kazakh pipeline

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 4:09

China's President Hu unveils the Kazakh section of a 7,000km (4,300 miles) natural gas pipeline joining Central Asia to China.
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No respite

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 12:00

The human rights abuses that still persist in China
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China recovery gathers strength

Friday, December 11th 2009, 8:04

China shows further signs of economic recovery with industrial output surging and its export slump easing.
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China recovery gathers strength

Friday, December 11th 2009, 5:48

China shows further signs of economic recovery with industrial output surging and its export slump easing.
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Terminal man

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 0:26
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Narita, Tokyo

The Chinese activist in limbo at Tokyo's Narita airport
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New arrests over Xinjiang riots

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 15:57
related places: Xinjiang

Ninety-four people are arrested on suspicion of involvement in ethnic violence in China's Xinjiang region in July, officials say.
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Top China dissident faces charges

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 9:38

A lawyer for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo says police are preparing subversion charges against him after a year in detention.
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Students killed in China stampede

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 11:48

Eight students are killed and another 26 injured in a stampede in a school stairwell in central China, state media say.
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Japan 'fake fingerprints' arrest

Monday, December 7th 2009, 18:27
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese police say a Chinese woman managed to enter the country illegally by having plastic surgery to alter her fingerprints.
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China car sales hits record 12 million

Monday, December 7th 2009, 11:10

Chinese annual car sales and production both exceeded 12 million units in the first 11 months of the year, state media say.
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Taiwan polls hint at China unease

Monday, December 7th 2009, 9:14
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Local elections in Taiwan suggest unease at President Ma Ying-jeou's policies, including closer ties with China.
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China death sentences over riots

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 10:28
related places: Xinjiang

A court in China's Xinjiang region sentences five people to death for murder and other crimes over July's riots, state media say.
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Charges in China 'mine cover up'

Monday, November 30th 2009, 10:42

Chinese officials and journalists are charged with hushing up a deadly mine explosion before last year's Olympics, state media say.
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Italy edge to World Cup victory

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 8:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Italy Italy, Sweden Sweden

Edoardo and Francesco Molinari hold off Ireland and Sweden on a tense final day to secure Italy's first victory in the World Cup of Golf in China.
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Tainted milk case in China court

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 15:39

A Chinese court hears the first civil compensation claim by a parent whose child fell ill because of the tainted milk scandal.
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Three dead in China plane crash

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 12:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Shanghai

Three American crew members are killed as a cargo plane crashes on take-off at China's Shanghai airport.
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The latest in panda comfort - refrigerated rocks

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 8:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Two giant pandas from China are welcomed in Australia with a police escort as they start a 10-year stay.
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Child snatchers

Friday, November 27th 2009, 16:39

Few happy endings to China's abduction scourge
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China executes child traffickers

Friday, November 27th 2009, 15:43

China executes two men convicted of abducting and selling children, state media reports.
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China rock star jailed over riot

Friday, November 27th 2009, 13:51
related places: Beijing

A Beijing court jails Chinese rock star Zang Tianshuo for six years for inciting a riot in which one person died.
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China unveils Copenhagen targets

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 13:14
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

China plans to cut the intensity of carbon dioxide emissions per unit of gross domestic product in 2020 by around 40%.
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Opera 'censors' Chinese content

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 14:19

Web browser Opera has closed a loophole which allowed Chinese users to access sites banned by the government.
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China executes tainted milk pair

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 12:03

China executes two people over a scandal involving tainted milk powder that resulted in six children dying, state media say.
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'Herbal mushroom' smugglers held

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 17:59
related countries: India India

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest four people trying to smuggle the rare medicinal herb, caterpillar fungus, to China.
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Prison term for Chinese activist

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 7:13

Chinese activist Huang Qi gets a three-year prison term for "illegally holding state secrets", but few details are released.
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China and N Korea in defence bond

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 4:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A meeting of Chinese and North Korean defence chiefs pledges close ties ahead of new nuclear talks efforts.
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Chinese mine blast toll doubles

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 16:24

The death toll from a mine blast in north-eastern China more than doubles to 87, with 21 people still missing, report state media.
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Safety alarm

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 11:03

China's concerns over latest deadly mining accident
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China mine blast death toll rises

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 10:50

A gas blast at a coal mine in China kills 42 people and leaves more than 66 trapped, state media reports.
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Student leader on trial in China

Friday, November 20th 2009, 10:03
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A former leader of the Tiananmen democracy protests, handed over by Hong Kong to China, goes on trial in what his supporters call political persecution.
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China 'steps up US cyber-spying'

Friday, November 20th 2009, 4:17
related countries: United States United States

Chinese spies are aggressively stealing secrets to help build up China's military and economic power, a US advisory panel says.
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Hitting the wall

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 12:19

Barack Obama leaves China with little to show for it
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'Black clinics'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 1:47
related places: Beijing

Beijing's poor rely on illegal medical centres for care
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India English growth 'too slow'

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:18
related countries: India India

India is falling behind countries such as China in its attempts to teach more of its people to speak English, a report says.
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Ramzi stripped of Olympic title

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:16
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain's Olympic 1500m champion Rashid Ramzi is stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for doping at the 2008 Beijing Games.
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Trade talks end Obama China trip

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 10:10
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama meets Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his much-watched visit to China.
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Mao and Chiang heirs bridge gap

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 12:13
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The grand-children of former combatants over the fate of China, Mao Tse-tung and Chiang Kai-shek, meet in Taiwan.
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Can a deal with China and the US work?

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 10:07
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama meets Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his visit to China. What was the outcome?
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China and US 'to work together'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 8:42
related countries: United States United States

The Chinese and US presidents agree to work together on the world's most pressing problems, notably climate change.
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Summit talks for Obama in Beijing

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 2:08
related places: Beijing

US President Barack Obama holds a summit with Chinese leader Hu Jintao in Beijing, as he continues his first tour of Asia.
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