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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.

World news related to China – overview

China: news

Milk scandal resurfaces in China

Monday, January 25th 2010, 9:21

Melamine-tainted products have been found on sale in China, more than a year after a huge milk safety scandal.
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China denies Google cyber attacks

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 22:48
related countries: United States United States

China denies any state involvement in alleged cyber attacks on Google and accuses the US of double standards.
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Singers fall foul of China's tough line on lip-synching

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 15:40

Two Chinese pop singers fall foul of a lip-synching ban, facing fines of up to $12,000 (£7,400) for allegedly miming at a show.
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Changing fortunes

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 12:02
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Madame Chiang's hotel symbolises China-Taiwan thaw
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Ex-Pentagon man jailed for spying

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 19:05

Former Pentagon official James Fondren is convicted of spying for China and is jailed for three years.
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Obama keeps up pressure on China

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 17:24

President Obama wants answers on alleged cyber-attacks originating in China on the search giant Google, officials say.
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Loyal following

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 14:16

Why Google's users in China like the search engine
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China rebuffs US internet demands

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 13:10
related countries: United States United States

China rejects Hillary Clinton's criticism of its internet controls, saying it could harm relations between the two countries.
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HK alarm as China jails dissident

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 18:27
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong human rights advocates react with alarm as a Chinese dissident arrested in the city is jailed on the mainland.
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US calls for China Google probe

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 16:26
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton urges Beijing to investigate cyber attacks on Google which prompted it to threaten to leave China.
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China football match-fixing probe

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 13:47

Chinese police question three officials of the country's football officials in a corruption probe, state media say.
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China economy sees strong growth

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 13:14
related countries: United States United States

China's economy grew by 8.7% in 2009, setting it on course to become the world's second-largest, behind that of the US.
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Forbidden fin

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 11:42

Appetite for shark sticks in foodie's throat
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China plays down row with Google

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 10:06
related places: Beijing

China's says its dispute with Google over online censorship should not be linked to Beijing's relations with Washington.
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More relocations for Three Gorges

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 8:30

Another 300,000 people are to be moved from their homes because of China's huge Three Gorges dam, state media say.
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2D Avatar axed from China cinemas

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 11:46

China pulls the 2D version of Avatar from cinemas amid claims the plot mirrors forced land evictions in the country.
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Google postpones Chinese mobiles

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 11:46

Google says it has postponed the Chinese launch of two mobile phones following a dispute with the government over censorship.
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Google delays China mobile launch

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 11:34

Google says it has postponed the Chinese launch of two mobile phones following a dispute with the government over censorship.
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China jails top judge for bribes

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 9:26

A Chinese court sentences a former Supreme Court judge to life in prison for taking bribes, state media report.
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China allows texting in Xinjiang

Monday, January 18th 2010, 9:42
related places: Xinjiang

Text messaging service is allowed in China's Xinjiang region, six months after nearly 200 people were killed in riots.
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Yahoo criticised for China stance

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 16:52
related places: Beijing

Yahoo's partner in China calls the firm "reckless" for supporting Google in its row with Beijing over alleged cyber-attacks.
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China's children turn to golf in a bid to get ahead

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 11:53

The children of China's wealthy are getting lessons in elitist sports like golf to give them an edge in the highly-populated country, as Michelle Tsai reports.
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US to protest to China on Google

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 2:24
related countries: United States United States

The US says it will make a formal protest to China over alleged cyber-attacks on internet search giant Google.
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'Police cancel' China gay pageant

Friday, January 15th 2010, 15:17

Organisers of the first Mr Gay China pageant say police forced them to cancel the event, one hour before it was to open.
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Bodies from 2005 quake discovered

Friday, January 15th 2010, 11:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Chinese road workers in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir dig up a van with 17 bodies which disappeared in the 2005 quake.
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Ex-soldier named Tibet governor

Friday, January 15th 2010, 8:22

China appoints a former soldier as the new governor of Tibet after the previous one resigned unexpectedly.
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Net censorship

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 19:34

The highs and lows of internet freedoms in China
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China responds to Google threat

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 10:34

China says foreign internet firms are welcome to do business "according to the law", in its first reaction to the Google row.
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China property prices accelerate

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 7:37

Chinese real estate prices rose at their fastest annual rate in 18 months in December, according to official figures.
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US worry at Chinese cyberattacks

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 4:53
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is "troubled" by attacks on e-mail accounts of Chinese human rights activists as Google warns it may pull out.
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Google 'may end China operations'

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 18:15

Internet giant Google says it may end operations in China after hackers targeted Chinese human rights activists' e-mail accounts.
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Challenging China

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 15:49

Google threat to withdraw seen as risky inside China
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Should Google pull out of China?

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 11:53

China says that overseas internet firms are welcome to do business “according to the law”. Should Google pull out of China?
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Indian diamond 'smugglers' held

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 5:45
related countries: India India

Chinese customs officials in the southern city of Shenzen detain 21 Indians and charge them with smuggling diamonds.
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China moves to curb economic boom

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 16:46

China's central bank has stepped in to curb lending in its economy, raising the amount of money banks must set aside as reserves.
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Ancient map with China at the centre goes on show in the US

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 12:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, Washington

A historic map of the world, with China at its centre, has gone on display at the Library of Congress in Washington.
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'Iran cyber army' hits China site

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 10:23
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Baidu

The hackers who took Twitter offline last year have now targeted China's most popular search engine, Baidu.
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dot.Maggie

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 9:06

Who will win in the Google v China face-off?
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China announces interceptor test

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 7:41
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

China says it has successfully tested a missile interceptor, soon after objecting to a US missile sale to Taiwan.
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Rio case now with China prosecutors

Monday, January 11th 2010, 16:11
related countries: Australia Australia

China tells Australia its inquiry into four Rio Tinto mining executives accused of industrial espionage is now with prosecutors.
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China faces growing gender imbalance

Monday, January 11th 2010, 14:34

More than 24 million Chinese men could find themselves without spouses in 2020 as gender imbalance grows.
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China 'overtakes US' in car sales

Monday, January 11th 2010, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

China says it overtook the United States to become the world's biggest car and van market in 2009.
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China rules on property prices

Monday, January 11th 2010, 4:17

The Chinese government orders new low-cost housing to be built amid fears of rising property prices.
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China 'becomes largest exporter'

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 10:05

Chinese exports rose 17.7% in December, suggesting it has overtaken Germany as the world's largest exporter, say reports.
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Increase in corruption in China

Friday, January 8th 2010, 13:12

China's anti-corruption agency says there was an increase in the number of officials found guilty of corruption last year.
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China pledges Kenya project funds

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 8:13
related countries: Kenya Kenya

China's foreign minister pledges funds to help develop infrastructure projects in Kenya, as he begins a tour of Africa.
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New tainted milk scandal in China

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 12:02

A year after China's tainted milk scandal, three dairy executives face trial for allegedly selling contaminated milk.
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China rejects Iran UN sanctions

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 7:24
related countries: Iran Iran

China says the time is not right for more UN sanctions against Iran over its refusal to stop enriching uranium.
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China sued by US software company

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 5:47
related countries: United States United States

A US software company lawsuit accuses China of stealing its code for a program used to block certain internet sites.
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In pictures

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 18:19
related places: Beijing

Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium turned into winter wonderland
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Academic fraud 'booming' in China

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 16:20

Research by a Chinese university suggests $100m changes hands every year for ghost-written academic papers.
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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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