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January 29, 2015
India sends foreign minister to China after Obama visit
New Delhi (AFP) Jan 28, 2015
India's foreign minister will travel to China this weekend, New Delhi said on Wednesday, a day after Barack Obama ended a visit aimed at renewing US ties with the South Asian country. Sushma Swaraj will hold three-way talks with her Chinese and Russian counterparts during the trip, her first official visit since she took office last year, the Indian foreign ministry said. The talks follow a high-profile visit to New Delhi by the US president aimed at cementing ties between the two countries, whi ... read more
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ASEAN ministers express concern over Chinese actions at sea
Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Wednesday expressed concern at Chinese land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, as the Philippines urged them to stand up to Beijing. ... more

China to hold military parade to 'frighten Japan': report
China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan". ... more

Modi in diplomatic balancing act as Obama visits India
Narendra Modi has trumpeted a new era of friendship with Barack Obama but experts say the Indian premier will be careful not to alienate traditional ally Russia or giant rival China. ... more
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Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West
China's leading conductor, Long Yu has set a goal of expanding his orchestra's exposure to the world. But as he spends time in the West, he has also found another mission - showcasing the diversity of Chinese music. ... more


China facing 'unprecedented' security risks, says Party
China is facing "unprecedented national security risks", the ruling Communist Party's top leaders said Friday after a monthly meeting led by General Secretary Xi Jinping. ... more
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Long-necked 'dragon' discovered in China
University of Alberta paleontologists including PhD student Tetsuto Miyashita, former MSc student Lida Xing and professor Philip Currie have discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur from a ... more

China officials dine on endangered salamander: reports
Chinese officials feasted on a critically endangered giant salamander and turned violent when journalists photographed the luxury banquet, according to media reports Tuesday on the event which appeared to flout Beijing's austerity campaign. ... more
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African Union agrees 'substantive' transport deal with China
China and the African Union agreed Tuesday an ambitious plan to develop road, rail and air transport routes to link capitals across the continent. ... more

Bird flu confirmed in Canadian patient after China trip
The first human case of H7N9 bird flu in North America has been confirmed in a Canadian woman who recently returned from a trip to China, health officials said Monday. ... more

China pushes India to take steps to meet Nuclear Suppliers Group standards
China "encourages" India to take further steps to satisfy the access standards of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a group committed to promoting non-proliferation, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson ... more
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China says US tyre duty ruling has 'multiple flaws'
A US ruling slapping heavy duties on Chinese tyres was flawed, Beijing said, urging Washington to handle the case "prudently". ... more

Chinese company wins subway deal in US: Xinhua
A Chinese train manufacturer announced a deal on Monday worth hundreds of millions of dollars to provide rolling stock to the US city of Boston for its subway system, state media reported. ... more
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China's online population nears 650 million: govt
The number of Internet users in China has risen to nearly 650 million, authorities said over the weekend, as the world's largest online population continues to rise. ... more

More Astronauts for China
The next Chinese crewed space mission won't fly until 2016. China is expected to send a crew of three astronauts to the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, which is expected to launch in the same year. ... more

Chinese become targets in DR Congo anti-government riots
Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo police and political protestors that left some 40 people dead last week also revealed the level of hostility towards the Chinese in the capital Kinshasa. ... more

Boeing to build satellite for mobile multimedia service in China
New York Broadband has selected Boeing Satellite Systems International for negotiation of a contract to build a new high-powered L-band satellite that will support mobile multimedia services to Chin ... more

Shanghai stampede showed 'critical neglect': mayor
The Shanghai New Year's Eve crush which left 36 dead showed "critical neglect", the mayor of the Chinese commercial hub said Sunday, while insisting that those responsible had been held accountable. ... more

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China university 'expels student over genetic blood disease'
A student in Beijing is suing his university after he was allegedly expelled for having the rare hereditary blood disease haemophilia, reports said Friday, the latest case in China's long history of medical discrimination. ... more

End of the road for Nepal's traditional Himalayan 'caravans'
For generations, traders and their colourful herds of mules and yaks were a lifeline for remote communities in the heart of Nepal's formidable and often dangerous Himalayas. ... more
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Chinese official to visit Taiwan amid flight routes row


China air quality dire but improving: Greenpeace


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China confirms 155 detained in Myanmar for illegal logging

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested over protests

US duties on solar products will cause 'serious harm': China

China planning naval base in Namibia: report

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Resurgent Taiwan opposition says China strategy must change

Pope Francis leaves door open to Dalai Lama meeting

China has mountain to climb with 2022 Winter Olympics bid

Oil markets follow Shanghai Composite's lead

Philippines says China expanding South China Sea reclamation

China luxury market shrank in 2014: consultancy

China-backed Thai railway construction to begin in September

China's Xi gets 62 percent pay rise: report

China's economy not headed for 'hard landing': PM

US panel clears way for duties on Chinese solar products

China 'never paid businessman' who bought aircraft carrier: report

China anti-terror law may 'inflict grave harm': rights group

China workers decline as demographic time bomb ticks

Police kill two Uighurs in south China: state media

EU hails 'serious' Iran nuclear talks, says new round in February

Hong Kong creates cadet force modelled partly on Chinese army

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