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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 demands Turkish retraction

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 14:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Beijing

China urges the Turkish prime minister to retract his accusation that Beijing practised genocide against ethnic Uighurs.
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China's Rio Tinto inquiry widens

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 9:31
related countries: Australia Australia

China investigates five more steel firms, as Australia presses for haste the case of a detained Rio Tinto executive.
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Chinese police kill two Uighurs

Monday, July 13th 2009, 13:20
related places: Urumqi

Police shoot dead two ethnic Uighurs in China's city of Urumqi, a week after scores of people died in riots, officials say.
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N Korean leader Kim 'has cancer'

Monday, July 13th 2009, 6:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has life-threatening pancreatic cancer, a South Korean TV news channel says.
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China flash flood kills 14 hikers

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 20:47
related places: Chongqing

Flash floods kill 14 Chinese hikers in a scenic gorge near the south-western city of Chongqing, with five still missing.
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Most Xinjiang dead Han Chinese

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 16:04
related places: Xinjiang

Some three-quarters of the victims of the violence in China's Xinjiang region were ethnic Han Chinese, official figures show.
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Rio detainee is 'in good health'

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 7:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials gain access to a mining executive detained by China accused of bribery and stealing state secrets.
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Turkey attacks China 'genocide'

Friday, July 10th 2009, 19:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Xinjiang

Turkey's prime minister says ethnic violence in China's Xinjiang region is "a kind of genocide", as the death toll passes 180.
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China reimposes curfew in Urumqi

Friday, July 10th 2009, 12:59
related places: Urumqi

A curfew is reimposed in the restive Chinese city of Urumqi after worshippers defy an order to stay away from mosques.
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Chinese property prices pick up

Friday, July 10th 2009, 10:21

Chinese property prices rose in June for the first time in seven months but demand for Chinese goods remains weak.
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Some mosques defy Urumqi shutdown

Friday, July 10th 2009, 9:59
related places: Urumqi

Some mosques in the restive Chinese city of Urumqi open their doors for Friday prayers, despite an order for them to stay closed.
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Rio 'surprise' at bribery claims

Friday, July 10th 2009, 7:24
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Mining giant Rio Tinto has said it is concerned that four of its employees have been accused by China of bribery.
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Quake flattens Chinese homes

Friday, July 10th 2009, 7:07

An earthquake in south-western China destroys 10,000 homes and injures more than 300 people, state media says.
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Rio worker 'stole state secrets'

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia

China says it has evidence that proves a detained employee of mining giant Rio Tinto stole state secrets.
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China leaders vow Xinjiang action

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 11:47
related places: Urumqi

China's leaders vow "severe punishment" for rioters in the Xinjiang region in their first public comment on the violence.
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China car sales continue to soar

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 6:39

Car sales in China rose 48% in June from a year earlier, boosted by government incentives, figures show.
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Taboo topic

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 21:47

Chinese Uighurs reluctant to discuss ethnic tensions
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Chinese 'kidnapped off Cameroon'

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 17:08
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Reports from Cameroon say five Chinese fishermen have been kidnapped off the West African country's coast.
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China riot city 'under control'

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 12:26
related places: Urumqi

China's riot-torn city of Urumqi is now under control and those guilty of murder will be executed, local officials say.
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China arrests Rio Tinto executive

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 11:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian Rio Tinto executive and three Chinese colleagues are arrested by Chinese authorities on suspicion of spying.
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Troops flood into China riot city

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 10:08
related places: Urumqi

Thousands of troops pour into China's riot-torn city of Urumqi as President Hu Jintao leaves the G8 summit to tackle the crisis.
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Chinese bond auction falls short

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 9:10

China's finance ministry fails to sell all the 28bn yuan of bonds offered in a government auction for the first time since 2003.
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Riots engulf Chinese Uighur city

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 13:30
related places: Urumqi

Han Chinese take to the streets of Urumqi city following an earlier protest by Uighur women, amid rising ethnic tensions.
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Angry Uighurs defy Chinese police

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 9:08
related places: Urumqi, Xinjiang

About 200 Uighur protesters rally against the arrest of 1,434 people in western China after recent clashes.
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Mass arrests over China violence

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 3:33
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police arrest 1,434 people over rioting in Xinjiang province, state media says, as new protests erupt in Urumqi.
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Reynolds' China

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 1:02

Looking back at the end of three years in China
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'Climate of fear'

Monday, July 6th 2009, 21:18

What fuels tension among Uighurs in north-west China
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Scores killed in China protests

Monday, July 6th 2009, 17:55
related places: Urumqi, Xinjiang

Clashes in China's restive region of Xinjiang leave at least 156 dead in some of the most serious violence in decades.
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China launches yuan trade scheme

Monday, July 6th 2009, 10:25

China begins a trial scheme that allows trade with its neighbours to be settled with its own currency, the yuan.
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Deadly floods in China, Vietnam

Monday, July 6th 2009, 3:46
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Heavy rains in south-central China and northern Vietnam kill at least 31 people, state media say.
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In pictures

Sunday, July 5th 2009, 12:16

Floods and landslides cause havoc in China
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Calm urged after N Korea missiles

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 15:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia

Russia, China and the US call for calm after North Korea test-fires a series of missiles off its east coast, defying UN sanctions.
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Deadly bus fire 'set by arsonist'

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 8:37

A fire on a bus in China that killed 27 people in June may have been caused by a suicidal arsonist, police say.
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China babies 'sold for adoption'

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 14:35

Baby girls removed from parents who broke China's family-planning laws have been sold for adoption overseas, it is reported.
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HK march calls for more democracy

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 13:26
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Thousands in Hong Kong join a pro-democracy rally on the 12th anniversary of the handover to Chinese rule.
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Tightening net

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 14:54

Chinese netizens denounce new filtering software
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China delays internet filter plan

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 14:48

China is delaying a plan requiring all new computers to be equipped with internet filtering software, state media says.
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China 'agrees huge Zimbabwe loan'

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 12:58
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

China agrees to give Zimbabwe a loan of $950m (£573m) to help revive its wrecked economy, says Prime Minister Tsvangirai.
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China cracks down on virtual cash

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 12:57

Chinese gamers who amass virtual currencies can no longer sell them for real money, say the Chinese authorities.
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Man held over China ethnic clash

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 4:35

Chinese police arrest a man they say set off a deadly clash between Han and Uighur groups with false rumours of rape.
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Shanghai probes building collapse

Monday, June 29th 2009, 4:34
related places: Shanghai

Shanghai officials detain nine people in an inquiry over why a nearly finished building collapsed over the weekend.
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Chinese chukkas

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 6:58
related places: Shanghai

How polo enthrals Shanghai's moneyed class
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Getting tough

Saturday, June 27th 2009, 0:27
related countries: North Korea North Korea

China's new attitude to North Korea
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China 'to block' Hummer takeover

Friday, June 26th 2009, 14:41

A Chinese firm's bid to buy the Hummer brand will be blocked on environmental grounds, according to state radio.
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China urges US dollar replacement

Friday, June 26th 2009, 11:31
related countries: United States United States

China's central bank repeats its call for a new global reserve currency to replace the US dollar, saying its use concentrates risk.
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Chinese urge activist's release

Friday, June 26th 2009, 9:22

Dozens of prominent Chinese academics sign a petition calling for the release of veteran political activist Liu Xiaobo.
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Wood harvest puts pandas at risk

Friday, June 26th 2009, 8:52

Chopping down trees for firewood is destroying the pandas' habitat in their largest reserve in China, environmentalists say.
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Google access disrupted in China

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 10:26
related countries: United States United States

The US calls on China to scrap its plan to put Green Dam net-filtering software into all its computers.
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Deluge of visitors crashes China corruption website

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 15:35

A Chinese government website set up so people can inform on corrupt officials has crashed after being inundated by visitors.
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China accused over unfair trade

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 6:30
related countries: United States United States

The US and European Union file complaints with the WTO that China is unfairly limiting its raw material exports.
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China activist formally arrested

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 5:35

Chinese writer and activist Liu Xiaobo is formally arrested for inciting subversion, more than six months after being detained.
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Airbus makes first plane in China

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 9:49

Airbus delivers its first Chinese-made plane, as it aims to meet China's fast-growing demand for commercial aircraft.
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China and US hold military talks

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 7:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

Defence officials from the United States and China are meeting in Beijing for two days of high-level talks.
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Google to cut China porn results

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 10:33

Google says it will take steps to remove porn results findable via its Chinese language search site, Google.cn
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Blast at Chinese factory kills 16

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 6:36

At least 16 people have been killed and dozens injured in an explosion at a Chinese factory, official media say.
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dot.life

Thursday, June 18th 2009, 10:17

Steelmaker Corus, job losses and electricity usage
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Robust message

Friday, June 12th 2009, 18:27
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia

China and Russia on board for North Korea sanctions
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China mulls Afghan border request

Friday, June 12th 2009, 18:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Chinese and Afghan foreign ministry officials may open up a strategically important and beautiful border area, officials say after a meeting.
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Environment fears halt China dams

Friday, June 12th 2009, 11:28

China suspends construction of two hydro-electric dams on a tributary of the Yangtze River over environmental concerns.
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Australia dismisses mining spat

Friday, June 12th 2009, 10:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia dismisses threats of sanctions from China against its two largest mining firms Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
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China warning on 'little coffers'

Friday, June 12th 2009, 4:35

China warns party officials to empty out "little coffers", the hidden caches of cash often siphoned from public funds.
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Row erupts over Guantanamo deal

Friday, June 12th 2009, 1:05
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK raises objections over Bermuda's acceptance of four Chinese Muslim Uighurs released from Guantanamo by the US.
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The French town with Chinese heritage

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 13:09
related countries: France France

Hugh Schofield discovers how a quirk of history led to a small town in France playing a key role in the formation of the Chinese Communist Party.
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China demands US return Uighurs

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 8:34
related countries: Palau Palau, United States United States

China demands the return of 17 Chinese Muslim Uighurs held at Guantanamo Bay and due to be sent to Palau.
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French cars fail tests in China

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 3:29
related countries: France France
related places: Renault

Chinese safety inspectors block imports of French-made Renault cars after recent safety checks.
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Brazil to make $10bn loan to IMF

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 0:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Brazil offers $10bn to the IMF to boost credit to developing countries, ahead of a summit with Russia, India and China.
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Studio justice

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 23:32

Chinese put their faith in television court judgements
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China's computers at hacking risk

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 22:48

Independent tests of screening software to be installed on all Chinese computers finds it opens users to serious security risks.
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China's computers at hacking risk

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 22:48

Independent tests of screening software to be installed on all Chinese computers finds it opens users to serious security risks.
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India military air crash kills 13

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 15:20
related countries: India India

The Indian Air Force says no one survived when a transport plane carrying 13 people crashed near the border with China.
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China bans parts of gay festival

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 14:51

Organisers of China's first Gay Pride are told to cancel two of their sessions, despite receiving praise from state media.
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State media praises Shanghai gays

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 5:57
related places: Shanghai

Chinese state media praise Shanghai's gay pride festival in a sign of new official acceptance of homosexuality.
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Palau to take Guantanamo men

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 4:37
related countries: Palau Palau, United States United States
related places: Pacific

The Pacific nation of Palau agrees to temporarily take 17 Chinese Muslims from the US detention centre in Guantanamo.
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Breaking the wall

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 0:10

Twitterers defy China's attempts to censor the web
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China defends screening software

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 11:22

China installs new filter software in all computers, to weed out violent and - critics say - politically sensitive material.
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Hanoi protests China fishing ban

Monday, June 8th 2009, 14:53
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Hanoi

Vietnam asks China to stop preventing its fishermen from working in what Hanoi says are its territorial waters.
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Testing times

Monday, June 8th 2009, 12:52

Chinese students sweat out college entrance exams
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Dalai Lama made citizen of Paris

Monday, June 8th 2009, 12:35
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The exiled Tibetan leader becomes an honorary Parisian - a move China calls "grave interference" in Sino-French ties.
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Shenzhen mayor faces graft probe

Monday, June 8th 2009, 6:39
related places: Shenzhen

The mayor of Chinese boom town Shenzhen is investigated as part of a corruption investigation, state media reports.
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Hunt for China landslip survivors

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 15:40

Hundreds of rescue workers search for survivors of a landslide in south-western China that has left scores of people missing.
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China landslide 'buries dozens'

Friday, June 5th 2009, 14:18

Nearly 60 people have been buried in a landslide in an iron-ore mining area of south-western China, state media report.
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China deploys video cameras to thwart hi-tech exam cheats

Friday, June 5th 2009, 8:54

China deploys video cameras to counter hi-tech cheats in nationwide college entrance examinations.
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Bus fire kills 25 in Chinese city

Friday, June 5th 2009, 5:58
related places: Chengdu

A bus fire in the central Chinese city of Chengdu kills at least 25 people and wounds 78, state media reports.
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Hummer to be sold to Chinese firm

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 21:53

General Motors is to sell its Hummer brand to China's Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery.
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Shoe thrower cleared of offence

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 16:17
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge

A Cambridge student who threw a shoe at the Chinese PM is cleared by a judge who said the evidence of harassment was insufficient.
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China blocks Twitter and Hotmail

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 13:29

China blocks websites and arrests a dissident ahead of the 20th anniversary of the crackdown on Tiananmen protests.
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Markets up on good economic news

Monday, June 1st 2009, 21:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Encouraging economic data from China, the US and the UK sends stock markets rising around the world.
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