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'External forces should not interfere in South China Sea issue'
Beijing, April 29 : External forces should not interfere in the South China Sea issue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

China Living Buddha database nearly complete
Beijing, April 29 : China is nearing completion of a Living Buddha database with biographies of over 1,300 Living Buddhas residing in the country which analysts said could strike a blow to the Dalai Lama.

Giant duck-billed dinosaur fossil sets world record
Beijing, April 29 : A fossilised skeleton of a hadrosaur or duck-billed dinosaur in China's Shandong province has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the "largest hadrosaurid skeleton on display".

Tony Blair courted China for Saudi prince's oil firm
Washington, April 29 : Tony Blair obtained a "blessing" from Chinese leaders for a company owned by a Saudi prince to do business in Beijing as part of an arrangement that paid the former British prime minister's firm 41,000 pounds a month and a two percent commission on any multimillion-pound ...

China passes law to restrict foreign NGOs
Beijing, April 29 : China has passed a law that enables it to tighten its grip on foreign NGOs which have often been accused of meddling in its domestic affairs.

Basketball player Scola to carry Argentinian flag at Rio
Buenos Aires, April 29 : Luis Scola, gold and bronze medal winner in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, respectively, will carry the flag for Argentina's delegation in the upcoming Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

China's migrant workforce declining, getting older
Beijing, April 29 : China's migrant workforce reached 277.5 million in 2015, an annual rise of 1.3 percent, but the year-on-year growth rate has been decreasing since 2011, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

Chinese shares open lower
Beijing, April 29 : Chinese stocks opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.35 percent to open at 2,935.38 points.

Chinese yuan strengthens
Beijing, April 29 : The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 365 basis points to 6.4589 against the US dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Chinese varsity expels Indian students involved in clash
Beijing, April 28 : Three Indian students have been expelled by a Chinese university after a group clash in which one of them was stabbed.

Endangered dholes spotted in China reserve
Beijing, April 28 : At least nine dholes, or Asiatic wild dogs, were caught on camera in a nature reserve in China's Gansu province, the nature reserve officials said on Thursday.

Global mobile internet conference begins in Beijing
Beijing, April 28 : The world's largest mobile internet conference started here on Thursday with technology executives, businessmen and developers attending talks by industry leaders at the capital's China National Convention Centre (CNCC).

China hopes first Sino-Indian epic film to do well
Beijing, April 28 : China hopes that the first Sino-India epic film "Xuanzang", on a 7th century Buddhist monk's travel to India, will be a hit both at home and in India.

Chinese shares open higher
Beijing, April 28 : Chinese stocks opened higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.07 percent, at 2,955.74 points.

Chinese yuan weakens
Beijing, April 28 : The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 117 basis points to 6.4954 against the US dollar on Thursday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

China tops in progress against child discrimination
Beijing, April 27 : China ranked at the top in a survey of 18 countries in reducing discrimination against and neglect of children.

Dogs first domesticated in China
Beijing, April 27 : Dogs were first tamed in China, Chinese scientists claim, disputing research that domesticated dogs first evolved 15,000 years ago in Central Asia.

China aims to boost robot output
Beijing, April 27 : China plans to triple its annual production of robots used in the manufacturing sector to 100,000 in five years, a media report said on Wednesday.

Is China provoking India to aim at it's soft belly?
The four-day conference of a host of anti-Beijing international Chinese action groups in Dharamsala from April 28 is bound to mark a watershed in the history of India-China relations. Contrary to India's established policy of playing the underdog or a hesitant victim, New Delhi appears to be ...

Chinese shares open higher
Beijing, April 27 : Chinese stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.08 percent, at 2,967.19 points.

Chinese yuan strengthens
Beijing, April 27 : The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 45 basis points to 6.4837 against the US dollar on Wednesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

We approached India on visit of Uyghur activist, says China
Beijing, April 26 : A day after India cancelled the visa of Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa, China said on Tuesday that it had approached the Indian side through diplomatic channels against his visit to Dharamsala for a global Uyghur meet.

Bringing Dolkun to justice is due obligation of relevant countries, ...
Beijing (China), Apr. 26 : Reacting to the Indian Government cancelling the visa for Dolkun Isa, head of the 'World Uyghur Congress', China on Tuesday said the former is a terrorist on the red notice of the Interpol and the Chinese Police, adding bringing him to justice is the due obligation of ...

China denounces U.S. warplanes' operation near Huangyan Island
Beijing, Apr. 26 : Responding to reports that six U.S. Air Force planes performed a flight mission in "international airspace" in the vicinity of Huangyan Island in the South China Sea, China said that Washington was pushing militarization in the name of Freedom of Navigation.

3,000-year-old coffins discovered in China
Beijing, April 26 : Three sets of coffins, believed to have been buried 3,000 years ago, were discovered in China's Henan province, sources said on Tuesday.

China faces huge food supply shortfall
Beijing, April 26 : Despite bumper harvests, China has a 9.9 million tonne shortfall in the amount of grain it produces and consumes annually, a senior official said on Tuesday.

LeEco to set up manufacturing, research unit in India
Beijing, April 26 : In a fillip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India and Digital India initiatives, Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco is eyeing a manufacturing base along with research and development centres in the country, the company's vice chairman and co-founder ...

Beijing to build toilets with free WiFi
Beijing, April 25 : Beijing Municipality will build 100 toilets with free WiFi access this year as part of the city's "toilet revolution" efforts.

Peking opera master dies
Beijing, April 25 : Mei Baojiu, a famous Peking opera performer and son of a legendary Chinese theatre mogul, died here on Monday at age 82.

China's coal consumption to hit 4.3 bn tonnes in 2020
Beijing, April 25 : China's coal consumption will be around 4.3 billion tonnes by 2020 as the government pushes for cleaner and greener growth despite the slowing economy, the China National Coal Association (CNCA) said on Monday.

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