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Chinese hospital dumps 16 dead foetuses near a river bank

In a shocking incident, a Chinese hospital dumped 16 dead foetuses near a river bank, the latest such case to expose chronic loopholes in the country's hospital management system.

The dead bodies, w

No-fly zone imposed over Beijing


Small aircraft will be banned from flying over the Chinese capital for the next two weeks when parliament and the country's top political advisory body meet.

Planes, helicopters, gliders and manned b

Beijing plans to build world's largest airport


China is planning to build the world's largest airport at the cost of around USD 15 billion, which will replace America's Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as the busiest airport in the

Facebook hopes to re-friend China despite censors


As Facebook prepares to go public it has its sights on China, where the social media titan is blocked, but analysts say its chances of re-entering the market of half a billion Internet users are slim.

Chinese supercomputer begins operations


China's Sunway BlueLight supercomputer, which was built with domestically-produced microprocessors and is capable of performing around 1,000 trillion calculations per second, has officially begun oper

Korean envoys hold nuclear talks in Beijing


The chief nuclear envoys for North and South Korea met in Beijing to try to revive international nuclear disarmament talks on Wednesday, with little hope of any early breakthroughs.

The one-day meeti

China slams US for its failure to sort out debt mess


China, the largest holder of US debt, on Saturday demanded that the US set itself on a corrective course to cure its ‘addiction’ to debts following an unprecedented downgrade by credit rating agency S

China calls for protests to be defused

Beijing: China's domestic security chief said the government must find new ways to defuse unrest, underscoring Beijing's anxiety about control even after police squashed weekend calls for gatherings i

China cracks down after calls for protests

Beijing: China has detained top activists and deployed heavy security in large cities after the launch of a web campaign calling for protests echoing popular uprisings in the Arab world, campaigners s

India seeks clarity in n-ties

New York, Feb. 13: India has sought more “clarity and transparency” in China’s nuclear cooperation with Pakistan, saying Beijing needs to be more “sensitive” towards its “genuine concerns”.


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