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Chinese hackers snooped on five EU ministries, says US security firm
China gives former general suspended dea...

China gives former general suspended death sentence for bribery

BEIJING – A top Chinese military officer has been given a suspended death sentence for corruption, state media said Monday, in a case where he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold statues and luxury liquor. Gu Junshan was also stripped of his rank of lieutenant general, the official Xinhua... read more »

Crowds celebrate National Day in Tiananmen Square, China, the world’s most populous country.
China’s migrant population to reac...

China’s migrant population to reach 310 mn by 2030

China’s migrant population, the workforce behind its massive development in the last few decades, will touch 310 million by 2030, almost the same as the population of the US. China’s migrant population stood at 254 million last year. About 230 million Chinese will move out of the countryside to... read more »

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China aggressively building islands on r...

China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by Philippines

China is reportedly proceeding with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs, which are claimed by the Philippines, despite Beijing promising to end some work soon. Mayor Eugenio Bito-onon of Kalayaan Islands, which falls under Philippine’s control, said that he saw... read more »

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to con...

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to connect Beijing and Moscow

China is planning to build a 7,000 km-long high-speed railway line, costing $250 billion, between Moscow and Beijing through Central Asia to provide a fast transport link between the neighbouring countries. The railway line will pass through China, Kazakhstan and Russia and cover more than 7,000... read more »

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Chinese react to stampede deaths: Thought this happened only in India

China on Friday mourned the 36 dead from New Year festivities at its financial capital Shanghai, as the city government revealed the victims of the deadly stampede were mainly young... read more »


Explosion in Auto-Parts Plant in China Kills 17, Xinhua Reports

An explosion at an auto-parts factory in southern China’s Guangdong province killed 17 people and injured 20 others, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Blasts were heard at about 9:30... read more »


Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers

BEIJING – A Chinese man has been jailed for 13 years for buying and eating endangered tigers and making wine made out of their blood, state media reported. The man, identified as a... read more »


Six nurses killed in latest attack on Chinese medical workers

BEIJING: Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest in a string of... read more »

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9 killed in landslides in southwest China

Nine people have been killed inlandslides that struck southwest China’s Yunnan province last week. Nine people were buried as the disasterhit Xiaoxin Village in Dongchuan District of the... read more »