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China issues new rules to stop movie stars evading tax: Xinhua

Payments to stars should amount to no more than 70 per cent of total wage costs.

McDonald's, KFC in China face new food scandal

The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from the company, Husi Food Co., Ltd.


Over 58,000 affected by Xinjiang quake

Local authorities said losses inflicted by the disaster have surged as more relief teams reached the remote areas.

China to abolish labour camps

The new policy will allow two children for families where only one parent was an only child.

China's first helicopter to fight fire to be ready next year

Seven pilots and three mechanics are receiving training in Russia for this purpose,said Zhao.

Cargo ship hits seawall off South Korea; 9 dead

Coast guard have rescued 8 sailors,and found dead bodies of 9 others.


China lowers 2012 GDP to 7.7%

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) lowered the 2012 economic growth figure of the country to 7.7 per cent from 7.8 per cent.

China: Over 1.20 lakh people affected by string of earthquakes

753 aftershocks have been recorded,with an estimated 870 km of roads damaged.

9 dead,8 missing in quake-hit Chinese province

Rain caused landslides in a northwestern Chinese province rocked by a strong earthquake.

China: Landslide buries 83 in Tibet gold mine area

About 2 million cubic metres of mud,rock and debris engulfed the area as workers were resting and covered an area around 4 sq km,China Central Television said.