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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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VIDEO: Why is Japan building up its navy?

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 23:20
related countries: Japan Japan

As the balance of power in Asia swings towards China, Japan is building one of the most modern and powerful naval forces in the world.
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VIDEO: Rare Chinese cup sold for $36m

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 14:36
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A rare Ming-era wine cup fetches a record-breaking $36m at auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
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Chinese Ming cup smashes sale record

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 12:02
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A tiny porcelain cup, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, fetches $36m (£21m) at an auction in Hong Kong, setting a new record.
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China tries corruption activists

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 8:21

Two more anti-corruption activists linked to jailed lawyer Xu Zhiyong's New Citizens' Movement go on trial in China for disturbing public order.
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Taiwan students to end trade protest

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 2:55
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Students protesting against a trade deal with China say they will end their occupation of Taiwan's parliament.
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Very rare Chinese robin sighted

Monday, April 7th 2014, 23:49

Scientists make crucial new discoveries about one of the world's rarest birds, the blackthroated blue robin, with a breeding pair spotted in China.
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Canadian guilty of webcam murder

Monday, April 7th 2014, 23:22
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Toronto

A Toronto man accused of killing a Chinese student whose boyfriend witnessed her last moments via webcam is found guilty of murder.
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GlaxoSmithKline in Iraq probe

Monday, April 7th 2014, 15:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

GlaxoSmithKline will investigate allegations about its conduct in Iraq just nine months after a probe against the firm began in China.
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Hagel tours China aircraft carrier

Monday, April 7th 2014, 9:43
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel tours China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, as he begins a three-day visit to China.
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World Bank cuts China growth outlook

Monday, April 7th 2014, 6:14

The World Bank trims its growth forecast for China citing a "bumpy start to the year", but says reforms should help it achieve more sustainable growth.
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Plane search ships to probe signals

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 16:40

A UK ship carrying sound detection equipment arrives in an area where a Chinese vessel searching for flight MH370 has twice detected a signal.
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Plane search signal 'important lead'

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 11:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian searchers say a Chinese ship has heard a signal for a second time, calling it an encouraging lead in the hunt for missing flight MH370.
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Plane search ship 'picks up signal'

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 15:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysian plane picks up a pulse signal, Chinese media say, but there is no sign it is from flight MH370.
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Chinese man 'broke Iran sanctions'

Friday, April 4th 2014, 21:36
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

A Chinese national faces US criminal charges that he conspired to export devices to Iran that could be used in uranium enrichment.
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Chinese tourist abducted in Malaysia

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 8:43
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Chinese tourist and a hotel worker have been abducted by gunmen from a holiday resort in Sabah, eastern Malaysia, officials say.
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US real estate website in China move

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 7:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Leju

US real estate website Zillow is set to offer Chinese buyers greater access to property in the US by partnering with Leju, a similar service in China.
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Prada shares fall on luxury warning

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 4:01

Shares in luxury retailer Prada plunge more than 8% after the firm warns that sluggish sales in Europe and a maturing China luxury market could hurt profits.
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China in economic growth boost

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 1:27

China's government announces stimulus measures, including spending on railway construction, after a string of disappointing economic data leads to fears of a slowdown.
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Celebrity apology breaks Weibo records

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 11:52
related places: Weibo

The actor's affair and apology that broke China microblog records
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Clashes at China environmental rally

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 10:10

Chinese authorities condemn a protest over a planned petrochemical plant in Guangdong that turned violent, as residents express concern.
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Would China back a divided EU?

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 3:14

How would a divided EU affect its relationship with China?
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China general in corruption charges

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 9:29

China charges ex-general Gu Junshan, who is accused of amassing several lavish properties, with corruption and abuse of power, state media report.
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Japan to relax arms export ban

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 6:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan is to ease its self-imposed arms export ban for the first time in almost 50 years, in a move likely to worry China.
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China manufacturing remains weak

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 3:15

Official data from the Chinese government show that manufacturing expanded slightly in March, but analysts say weakness remains in the world's second-largest economy.
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China demand boosts Huawei profits

Monday, March 31st 2014, 6:25
related places: Huawei

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei says strong demand from China helped it to increase annual profits by 34%.
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Chinese 'mafia' gang goes on trial

Monday, March 31st 2014, 5:04

A Chinese court begins the trial of former tycoon Liu Han and his "mafia-style gang" on charges of murder and corruption, state media say.
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Case filed against China sea claims

Monday, March 31st 2014, 4:08
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Beijing

The Philippines submits evidence to a UN tribunal hearing its case against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, despite warnings from Beijing.
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Alibaba invests in Chinese mall firm

Monday, March 31st 2014, 1:18

Chinese internet giant Alibaba invests $692m in Intime, a Chinese mall operator, as the firm continues its investment spree ahead of its public stock offering.
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China families vent fury in Malaysia

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 15:09
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Relatives of Chinese passengers from the missing Malaysian plane demand apologies over "misleading statements" after travelling to Kuala Lumpur.
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Mass Taiwan rally against China deal

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 11:06
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Beijing, Taipei

Taiwanese opponents of a controversial trade deal with China hold a mass rally in Taipei, saying it will leave Taiwan too dependent on Beijing.
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China sea spat captured on camera

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 6:27
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A Chinese navy vessel harasses a Philippine supply boat off a disputed island, in a spat witnessed by Western journalists on board.
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Ships 'find no debris' on MH370 hunt

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 14:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Chinese and Australian ships fail to identify remains from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane after their first day in a new search area.
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VIDEO: Soldiers' remains returned to China

Friday, March 28th 2014, 16:21
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

More than 60 years after the end of the Korean war, the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers who died fighting against South Korean and US forces are finally being returned home.
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The gay Chinese man suing the government

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 23:17

The gay Chinese man suing the government
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VIDEO: China factory fire kills at least 11

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 13:27

A fire at an underwear factory in southern China kills at least 11 people and injures 15 more.
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Online slang ban in Chinese province

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 11:01

Chinese province bans online slang in official papers
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Airbus to supply 70 jets to China

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 20:28

China signs a deal to buy 70 planes from the Europe's Airbus, reviving an order that has been on hold due an EU tax dispute.
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China rare earth caps 'break rules'

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 18:57

China's caps on exports of rare earth elements break global trade rules, the World Trade Organization rules.
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Family seek Chinese activist's body

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 16:06

The family of Cao Shunli, a Chinese activist who died in police detention, have been denied access to her body, Amnesty International says.
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BoE in China currency clearing deal

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 13:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Bank of England and the People's Bank of China agree a plan to make London a hub for Chinese currency clearing and settlement.
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China families vent plane fury

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 21:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Angry relatives of passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines plane scuffle with police outside Malaysia's embassy in the Chinese capital.
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VIDEO: Missing plane relatives Beijing protest

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 9:44
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Beijing

Relatives of some of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have marched to the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to demand answers about what happened to the plane.
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My Day: Ballet director Li Cunxin

Monday, March 24th 2014, 21:17

The ballet star who defected from China
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Missing plane: China spots 'objects'

Monday, March 24th 2014, 9:53
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Japan Japan, Malaysia Malaysia

A Chinese plane spots possible debris as more nations join the search for the missing Malaysian plane in the southern Indian Ocean.
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China wants explanation on US spying

Monday, March 24th 2014, 9:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Huawei

China demands a clear explanation from the United States following reports that it infiltrated the servers of the Chinese telecoms giant, Huawei.
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Taiwan students storm government HQ

Monday, March 24th 2014, 5:06
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Dozens hurt as Taiwan police disperse students who had occupied government headquarters to protest at a trade deal with China.
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China's factories reveal slowdown

Monday, March 24th 2014, 2:41

China's manufacturing sector showed further contraction in March, according to a new report which mainly tracks activity in smaller factories.
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VIDEO: Taiwan defends China trade deal

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 15:20
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has defended a trade agreement with China that would allow more Chinese investment on the island.
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VIDEO: Obamas visit Great Wall of China

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 12:35
related countries: United States United States

US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters visit the Great Wall of China on the fourth day of their week-long visit to the country.
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China planes boost Malaysia jet hunt

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 5:48
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Two Chinese planes arrive in Australia to help search for the Malaysia Airlines jet, after more satellite images emerge of possible debris.
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VIDEO: China's president visits Netherlands

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 18:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in the Netherlands on his first trip to Europe as leader.
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China checks new 'debris' image

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 14:59
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

China is investigating a new image of debris in the southern Indian Ocean, potentially from missing flight MH370, Malaysian officials say.
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China's Xi starts first Europe tour

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 14:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in the Netherlands with a 200-strong business delegation for his first trip to Europe as leader.
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Canada 'webcam killer' in plea offer

Friday, March 21st 2014, 22:19

A Toronto man accused of killing a Chinese student whose last moments were witnessed via webcam by her boyfriend offers to admit manslaughter.
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VIDEO: Day three at Taiwan students' sit-in

Friday, March 21st 2014, 9:23
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China are entering a third day occupying Taiwan's parliament.
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Alibaba invests $215m in US chat app

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 20:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tango

The Chinese internet giant Alibaba invests $215m (£130m) in the US-based free mobile messaging service Tango.
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VIDEO: Brahmaputra voices: Man v megadam

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 19:16
related countries: India India
related places: Man

On the banks of the Brahmaputra river, many are worried about so-called "megadams" upstream in China and closer to home in India. The BBC heard some of their stories.
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Michelle Obama begins China visit

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 12:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing, Chengdu

US First Lady Michelle Obama is in China for a week-long visit that will include stops in Beijing and Chengdu.
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Message apps hit China Mobile profit

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 11:01

China Mobile has suffered its first fall in profits in 14 years as Tencent Holding's mobile messaging app service WeChat ate into its revenues.
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Tencent shares drop on earnings miss

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 2:35

Shares in China internet giant Tencent drop more than 4% in early trading before recovering after the firm reports slowing growth in its messaging app, WeChat.
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Families dragged from plane briefing

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 14:45

There are chaotic scenes in Malaysia as Chinese relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers are forcibly prevented from speaking to journalists.
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China widens ship search for plane

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 10:16
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Thailand Thailand

China deploys ships to new search areas, as Thailand says its radars may have tracked the missing Malaysia Airlines plane shortly after it lost contact.
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China: Two dead in Xinjiang violence

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 6:18
related places: Xinjiang

Police shoot dead a man who attacked and killed a police officer in the far western region of Xinjiang, Chinese authorities say.
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Protesters occupy Taiwan parliament

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 5:59
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China occupy Taiwan's parliament and defy police efforts to evict them.
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VIDEO: China river bombed to break ice

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 3:07

The Chinese military has bombed a section of the frozen Yellow River in Inner Mongolia in an effort to prevent floods.
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VIDEO: Portugal's golden visas charm China

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 1:06
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Anyone wanting to live in Portugal can obtain what is known as a "golden visa" by investing half a million Euros in the country.
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The battle of China's tech titans

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 20:01

China's internet giants fight for dominance
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Malaysia plane hunger strike threat

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 15:08
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Relatives of the Chinese passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight threaten a hunger strike over calls for better information.
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China begins land search for plane

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 8:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

China begins searching its territory for the missing Malaysian plane and says no evidence was found of terror links among Chinese passengers.
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China property firms' shares fall

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 8:11

Shares in various Chinese property firms decline after media reports that Chinese developer Zhejiang Xingrun Real Estate cannot repay $400m of outstanding loans.
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VIDEO: China's 'safe baby island' closed

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 5:19

A baby hatch in southern China has been forced to suspend work after hundreds of infants were abandoned there.
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China 'has halved its TB problem'

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 2:28

China has more than halved its tuberculosis (TB) prevalence, with rates falling from 170 to 59 per 100,000 of population, figures suggest.
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VIDEO: In prison 'nothing protects you'

Monday, March 17th 2014, 17:07

Famous Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei talks about the difficult time he faced in prison.
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China backs North Korea on rights

Monday, March 17th 2014, 11:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea

China dismisses a United Nations report that compared human rights abuses in North Korea to those in Nazi Germany.
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China baby hatch forced to close

Monday, March 17th 2014, 9:29

A hatch where parents can abandon their babies suspends work after it is overwhelmed with hundreds of infants, Chinese authorities say.
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Alibaba reveals US flotation plan

Monday, March 17th 2014, 4:58
related countries: United States United States

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announces plans for a flotation in the US, saying the move will make it "a more global company".
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US 'disturbed' by China rights death

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 21:33
related countries: United States United States

The death of Chinese activist Cao Shunli in hospital detention prompts protests from the US and human rights groups.
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'China's Twitter' eyes US share sale

Friday, March 14th 2014, 22:59
related countries: United States United States

China's largest Twitter-like service Sina Weibo unveils plans to sell shares to raise $500m (£300m) on the US stock market.
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Deadly knife attack in south China

Friday, March 14th 2014, 10:04
related places: Changsha, Hunan

A knife attack following a dispute at a marketplace in China's southern Hunan province leaves six people dead, police say.
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China's CITIC shares suspended

Friday, March 14th 2014, 7:08

Shares in China's CITIC were suspended after 7% decline on reports that the Chinese central bank is clamping down on mobile phone payment systems.
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Google encrypts searches in China

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 17:45

Google has started to encrypt searches made by people in China as it beefs up protection against surveillance.
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VIDEO: China lost plane images 'a mistake'

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 16:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

China's Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to continue search efforts for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight "as long as there is a glimmer of hope".
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China images 'not connected' to jet

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 16:25
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian officials say Chinese images of debris are not linked to the lost Malaysian airliner, but China state TV still treats them as relevant.
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China 'will not give up' on plane

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 10:04

China's premier vows to continue search efforts for missing Flight MH370, as one report suggests the plane could have flown for hours after its disappearance.
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New China figures point to slowdown

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 6:49

China's industrial output and retail sales grow less than expected, figures show, adding to fears of a slowdown.
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New Zealand Fonterra in guilty plea

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 5:38
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's Fonterra pleads guilty to four food-safety violations following a botulism scare last year that led to recalls of milk products in China.
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China in new plane 'debris' clue

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 3:32
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Satellite images of what could be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are released on a Chinese government website.
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Panasonic offers China pollution pay

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 2:02
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese electronics firm Panasonic announces it will pay its staff working in China a premium to compensate them for high levels of pollution.
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