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China: 10 killed, 19 injured in gas plant explosion in Yima city

The Yima gas plant of Henan Gas Co Ltd was established in 1997, covering an area of 87 hectares, with more than 1,200 employees.

Trump says 'will take a look' at accusations over Google, China

The US president repeated accusations made previously by Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and venture capitalist, that Google worked for the Chinese government.

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Prosperous China says ‘men preferred’ and women lose

Thirty years ago, when the country first began implementing market reforms, Chinese women earned just under 80% of what men made. By 2010, according to the latest official data, the average income of women in Chinese cities had fallen to 67% that of men, and in the countryside 56%.

China GDP growth slows to 6.2% in second quarter

Chinese leaders have stepped up spending and bank lending to keep growth within this year's official target range of 6% to 6.5% and avert politically dangerous job losses. But they face an avalanche of unexpectedly bad news including plunging auto sales.

‘We’re almost extinct’: China’s investigative journalists are silenced under Xi

Despite the political climate, a small group of investigative journalists are fighting to keep their profession alive, publishing stories on social media and overseas outlets.

Another Canadian detained in China amid diplomatic chill

Relations between China and Canada chilled in December when Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, was arrested in Vancouver on a U.S. arrest warrant.

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Caught on camera: Residents flee as huge landslide hits Sichuan province in China

In the one minute long video, several people are seen fleeing for their lives as trees and boulders come crashing into the river next to the slope. Several small structures next to the road are seen buried.

Taiwan president heads to Caribbean with US stops

Tsai Ing-wen's delegation is going to Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Lucia on a 12-day trip. The island nations are among the few that recognize Taiwan instead of China.

Heavy rain, floods in China force evacuation of nearly 80,000

Even more rain is expected, state television said on Thursday, after average rainfall in the affected areas this week was recorded as 51% higher than in the corresponding periods of previous years, and the largest since 1961.

China billionaire reportedly arrested over child molestation

The case has received prominent coverage in state media, including on national broadcaster CCTV Thursday, highlighting what is believed to be a widespread but underreported crime affecting millions of children in China.

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Quirky moments from China's annual Congress

The annual meeting of China's legislature had many quirky moments and offbeat details which lurked around the edges and behind the scenes.

China kicks off world's biggest ice festival

The festival, which began on Saturday, has drawn millions of visitors from around the world every year since its inception in the early 1980s

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Photos of world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong to Macau and Zhuhai

China officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong to Macau on Tuesday.

Made in China: Trump re-election flags may get burned by his tariffs

The red, white and blue banners for US President Donald Trump’s second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words “Keep America Great!” But they are made in eastern China and soon could be hit by punitive tariffs of Trump’s own making as he ratchets up a rancorous trade dispute with Beijing.

In Pics: Three-day Indo-Chinese fest kicks off in Kolkata

Chinese Consul General Ma Zhanwu advocated greater exchanges in the fields of culture, education and other areas to promote mutual understanding.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".

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Breathtaking pictures from China's Harbin ice and snow festival

Check out these stunning images from China's famous Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival.

China landslide: After more than 60 hrs, 2 people rescued alive from Shenzhen landslide

In the China landslide, more than 70 people are still missing when a mountain of construction waste material and mud collapsed and flowed into an industrial park in Shenzhen.

China's Shenzhen swallowed by massive landslide

The landslide collapsed and buried buildings at and around an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday authorities reported.

Evacuation begins as typhoon Chan-Hom approaches China

Typhoon Chan-hom is expected to hit land Saturday afternoon between the coastal cities of Rui'an and Zhoushan, south of Shanghai, according to China's national weather service.

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On Doklam and surgical strikes, Modi says Congress' comments were childish

Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.

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World news wrap: Facebook confirms data sharing with Chinese firms, secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Facebook confirms data sharing with Chinese firms: Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, which has come under scrutiny from US intelligence agencies on security concerns. Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore: The summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean […]

Opinion | Why Is US' Rex Tillerson Visit So Important For India ?

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson landed in New Delhi on Tuesday night as part of his three-nation tour to reinforce the point made repeatedly by the Trump administration that it wanted robust ties with India. Tillerson has already laid out the broad contours of his India policy in a speech last week where he […]

Sikkim Impasse Explained: What Is The India-China-Bhutan Border Standoff? Watch video

Doklam standoff: On June 16, Indian soldiers stopped Chinese soldiers from constructing a road through the area in Doklam. This lead to a tense standoff between the two sides.

China Lodges Diplomatic Protest, Accuses Indian Troops Of ‘Crossing Boundary’ In Sikkim

China has accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India’s northeastern border with Tibet, the Chinese foreign and defence ministries have said, complicating an already difficult relationship. Geng Shuang, a spokesman with China’s foreign ministry, said Indian guards “obstructed normal activities” by Chinese forces on the border […]

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China's Azhar Snub: India Gets Back With Visa For Rebel Uyghur Leader On Beijing Blacklist

In a move being seen as a retaliatory measure after China blocked the listing of Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist at the UN, India has issued a visa to a Germany-based Uyghur leader to visit Dharamsala for a conference later this month. This is likely to lead to a diplomatic row between […]

China to lay off 5-6 million workers

China aims to lay off 5-6 million workers from “zombie enterprises” to curb industrial overcapacity and pollution, according to sources. Ryan Brooks reports on why that could leave Beijing with an even bigger problem on its hands.

Exiled Tibetans criticise China for deploying missiles

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.

First 'Silk Road' train arrives in Tehran from China

The first train to connect China and Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday loaded with Chinese goods, reviving the ancient Silk Road, Iranian railway company said.

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