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China braces for tests as new leadership completes 100 days

Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Change has been seen in China "though there are still tests and expectations ahead", said Chinese news agency Xinhua as the country's new leaders complete 100 days of governance.

China to tax carbon emissions

Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) China will impose a new tax on carbon-dioxide emissions as part of policies aimed at protecting the environment and improving air quality, the finance ministry said.

China sends surveillance ships in South China Sea

Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) A fleet of Chinese marine surveillance ships departed Monday to carry out regular patrol missions in the South China Sea, the country's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said Wednesday.

China to shut 5,000 non-coal mines over security

Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China's safety watchdog has said it will suspend or shut down operations in over 5,000 non-coal mines this year over their failure to meet required safety standards, Xinhua reported.

Chinese netizens laud fines against liquor giants

Shanghai, Feb 20 (IANS) Regulators have hit Moutai and Wuliangye, two of China's liquor giants, with record penalties of 449 million yuan ($71.9 million) for price fixing, a move hailed by Chinese netizens.

China behind cyber-attacks on US firms; Beijing denies

Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) A US computer security company said the Chinese army is behind a series of cyber-attacks on American companies and institutions, a charge denied by the Chinese military Wednesday.

Re-cook leftovers, Chinese army to soldiers

Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Unfinished rice should be re-cooked into fried rice with eggs and leftover vegetables should be turned into pickles. These are some of the latest direction to Chinese soldiers as part of an anti-waste campaign.

We don't support cyber-attacks: Chinese military

Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China's military Wednesday said the country's armed forces had never backed any hacking activities and denounced as "groundless both in facts and legal basis" US cybersecurity firm Mandiant's report that it was behind cyber-attacks against US companies.

McGrady blasts 'unfair' Chinese league

Qingdao (China), Feb 20 (IANS) Ex-NBA superstar Tracy McGrady has expressed his unhappiness over the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) stating that he would skip the league's All-Star game because of family issues.

China behind cyberattacks on US firms: Report

Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The Chinese army is behind a series of cyberattacks on US companies and institutions, according to a study by a US computer security company.

China to probe WADA allegation

Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) China has planned to investigate an allegation that "99 percent of illegal substances" come from China but remains doubtful of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) statistics, a Chinese official said Tuesday.

Five children suffocate to death in China

Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) Five children suffocated to death Monday in a deserted house that was being used to cure tobacco in southwest China's Guizhou province, authorities said.

China strips Shenhua of 2003 title, bans 33 people for life

Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) The Chinese Football Association (CFA) Monday stripped Shanghai Shenhua of the 2003 league title and banned 33 people for life, rounding off a three-year-long drive to clean up the sport.

Toxic dye found in Shanghai school uniforms

Shanghai, Feb 18 (IANS) Students in 21 primary and middle schools here were ordered to stop wearing their uniforms Monday after a toxic dye was found in the products of a garment firm.

China's first limo and Chinese leaders

Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) What sedans did Chairman Mao Zedong choose for parade and daily use? Some of them can be found in a private classic car museum in the Chinese capital.

China mulls curbing minors' online game addiction

Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese authorities have decided to develop a China-specific criteria for diagnosing minors' addiction of online games, Xinhua reported.

Smog disrupts Beijing traffic, flights

Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) Fresh smog shrouded Beijing and some other provinces in China early Sunday, disrupting highway traffic and flights.

Chinese navy to join exercise in Pakistan

Beijing, Feb 17 (Xinhua) The 14th Chinese naval squad heading for Somali waters will take part in a multi-national exercise in Pakistan in March, military sources said Sunday.

Shanghai official probed over property

Shanghai, Feb 17 (IANS) Authorities here said Sunday they were probing a local official after he was reported to own a large villa, a property that would usually be out of his financial reach.

Chinese nuclear power plant starts

Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) The Hongyanhe nuclear power station, the first nuclear power plant and largest energy project in northeast China, started operation Sunday.

Chinese lose millions in US visa scheme

Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 250 investors have been allegedly cheated by an American, Anshoo R. Sethi, who led them to believe their investment could boost their prospects of US citizenship.

Chinese flotilla returns from West Pacific

Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A flotilla of Chinese Navy has completed the year's first open sea training exercise in the West Pacific Ocean and returned Friday to China, China Daily reported.

Careless Chinese parents got wrong baby basket

Shanghai, Feb 15 (IANS) Two parents busy making phone calls mistakenly took wrong baby baskets with infants inside at a Shanghai airport, a media report said Friday.

China says it firmly opposes North Korea's n-test

Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China "firmly" opposes the latest nuclear test conducted by North Korea, the Chinese foreign ministry said Tuesday.

China to offer fiscal support for service sector

Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) The Chinese government will provide subsidies and rewards for several types of business projects in the service sector, said authorities.

Beijing residents sent 831 mn SMS for New Year

Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) Rather than visiting families and friends and passing on good wishes in person on the first day of the lunar New Year, the Chinese have grown used to sending greetings from their mobile phones.

China sees anti-waste campaign

Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) China's battle against extravagance is getting support in the country, reported Xinhua news agency.

China's personal income tax revenue slows sharply

Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) The Chinese government saw its fiscal revenue from personal income tax drop 3.9 percent year on year in 2012, sharply down from the 25.2-percent growth seen during the previous year, according to latest data from the ministry of finance.

Tibet's independence a myth: Chinese news agency

Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) It's easy to see what the "Tibet independence" myth is all about, China's state-run Xinhua news agency said, criticising commemorations of Tibet's "so called 100th Independence Day".

China jails Tibetan man

Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A court in China's Qinghai province sentenced a Tibetan man to four years in prison for inciting secession.

China jails two for inciting secession

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A court in a Tibetan region in northwest China Friday sentenced two people on charges of inciting secession and propagating ideas related to "Tibetan independence".

99 Chinese get hepatitis C from contaminated needle

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Ninety-nine people in China contracted hepatitis C after they received injections with a single contaminated syringe at a private clinic, officials said Friday.

Man jailed in China for inciting self-immolation

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A court in a Tibetan region in northwest China Friday sentenced a man to 13 years in jail for inciting a monk to immolate himself.

Overpackaged gifts in spotlight in China

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Overpackaging still takes place in China despite the ongoing campaign to promote frugality in the country, said Xinhua news agency after an expensive tea weighing barely 100 grams weighed 2.5 kg due to its packaging.

China's foreign trade surges

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) China's foreign trade surged 26.7 percent year-on-year in January to 2.17 trillion yuan ($345.59 billion), said authorities Friday.

China's December inflation slows

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) China's annual consumer inflation eased from December's seven-month high in January despite rising food prices, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data showed Friday.

70 held in China over self-immolations

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) As many as 70 people have been arrested in China in connection with a string of self-immolations that have occurred in a Tibetan region since November 2012, police said Thursday.

China says Japan tarnishing its image

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) China Thursday accused Japan of creating tension and tarnishing its image, and conducting "illegal activities" in China's territorial waters and airspace.

China to conduct daily sea patrols to protect fishermen

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) China will conduct daily patrols in the South China Sea in 2014 to better safeguard the "legitimate interests" of domestic fishermen, the government said Thursday.

Top leader urges Chinese party to accept criticism

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) Next Chinese president Xi Jinping has urged his Communist Party of China (CPC) to be more tolerant of criticism and receptive to the views of non-communists.

Chinese girl clears garbage to support cancer-hit parents

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A 12-year-old Chinese girl has taken up a garbage collecting job to support her parents, both of them cancer patients.

China world's top gold producer

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) China produced the most gold in the world in 2012, making it the largest producer for the sixth straight year, latest industry association data showed.

Soft porn actress's political debut causes stir in China

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A soft porn actress has debuted as a political adviser in a Chinese city, sparking an online debate with some questioning how she was selected for the post.

Chinese daily worried over dark deeds of super rich

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) Seventeen percent of China's super rich are either being probed or have been arrested, said a state-run Chinese daily that noted "the number reflects the hazy judicial environment when doing business in China".

Top Chinese leader visits armed forces

Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) Next Chinese president Xi Jinping visited troops stationed in northwest China and urged the military to enhance its combat preparedness and improve its ability to fulfill missions.

Top Chinese leader's 'fan microblog' triggers curiosity

Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) News coverage of China's leaders has long been regarded as being exclusive to official media. However, a personal microblog account of a "fan" that has exclusive photos and news on next president Xi Jinping has made the public curious.

China to air documentary on self-immolations

Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) China's national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) will air a documentary that will "offer truths" on self-immolations in areas inhabited by Tibetans.

China bans entertainment venues near schools, hospitals

Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) Public entertainment venues will no longer be established near schools and hospitals in China, according to a regulation issued Wednesday.

Chinese daily hails income redistribution plan

Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) The People's Daily, the flagship newspaper of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Wednesday lauded the newly-unveiled income redistribution plan of the government.

Chinese support frugality drive

Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) The Chinese have started to take note of efforts to fight corruption, as government leaders have sworn to ditch extravagance and uphold frugality, reported Xinhua.


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