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Avoid raising rocket launch tensions, China tells N Korea

 North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un (Photo: AFP)

The North was believed to be making preparations for a test launch of a long-range rocket.

Dalai Lama portraits seized in China

A Chinese province with a large Tibetan population has ordered shopkeepers to hand in portraits of the Dalai Lama, state-run media said on Wednesday, quoting Beijing experts likening the Nobel laureat

China pilots told to rise above prostitution, gambling and drink

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China Airline Pilots' Association noted in an open letter that 'very few' pilots were selfish or hedonistic.

Dalai Lama portraits confiscated in China

 Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. (Photo: AP)

The aim was to 'crack down on pornography and illegal publications, which include portraits of the Dalai Lama', ahead of Lunar New Year.

Chinese ship to search for missing MH370 plane in Indian Ocean

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'Dong Hai Jiu 101' will join search for the Boeing 777 plane on February 10.

Nearly 100,000 Chinese travellers stranded


Massive queues outside the Guangzhou railway station in southern China’s Guangdong province on Tuesday. Tens of thousands of people are travelling to celebrate the Lunar New Year. (Photo: AFP)

China manufacturing index falls to three-year low in Jan: govt

It was the lowest figure since 49.2 in August 2012, and was below the median forecast of 49.6 in a Bloomberg survey of economist

The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 49.4 (figures from the National Bureau of Statistics)

North Korea test to unite US, China in UN

US secretary of state John Kerry and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi agreed on Wednesday on the need for a significant new UN security resolution targeting North Korea after its January 6 nuclear tes

China accuses Soros of declaring war

Beijing warns legendary investor of trying to weaken Chinese currency

Electric car surge to worsen smog in China?

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Automakers’ latest projections for rapid growth of China’s green car market have added to concerns of worsening smog as the uptake of electric vehicles powered by coal-fired grids races ahead of a swi

With the results of the five Assembly elections out, there are certain clear heroes: Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal, J. Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu, the LDF in Kerala and the BJP in Assam.

When the information and broadcasting ministry sent out letters to all ministers requesting them to give detailed interviews to Doordarshan and All-India Radio about the achievements of their respecti