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Property price

China Economy | Jan 26, 2011 PM

China issues new measures to tame property market

January 26,2010, BEIJING - The State Council raised the minimum down payment for second-home buyers to 60 percent from the current 50 percent on Wedn...

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Internet users

China Economy | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China's online population rises to 457m in 2010

January 19, 2010, Beijing - China's online population rose to 457 million in 2010 as use of mobile phones to surf the Web spread rapidly, an industry...

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Spring Festival

Chinese Society | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China begins annual Spring Festival travel rush

January 19, 2011, Beijing - China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) estimates that 2.85 billion passenger trips will be made during the period, 11.6 perc...

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Confucius

Chinese Society | Jan 17, 2011 PM

Confucius statue erected on Tian'anmen Square

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A bronze statue of Confucius has been unveiled near the Tian'anmen Square in central Beijing.The statue, at the north ga...

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Kneel with dead dog

Chinese Society | Jan 15, 2011 AM

Chinese drivers forced to kneel with dead dog

January 14,2010, Suzhou - According to witnesses, the dog owner asked for 5,000 yuan ($753) in compensation and refused to let them go.The dog owner ...

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Life sentence

Chinese Society | Jan 14, 2011 AM

Life Sentence for Chinese Driver for Evading Highway Tolls

January 14, 2011, BEIJING -- Shi Jianfeng, a farmer in Yuzhou, Henan Province, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for passing his vans off as mi...

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Qingdao

China Economy | Jan 11, 2011 AM

China unveils world's longest sea bridge in Qingdao

January 10,2010,Qingdao - The Qingdao Haiwan Bridge, completed earlier this week, links the main urban area of Qingdao city, East China’s Shandong p...

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Police shot dead

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Three policemen shot dead in gunfire exchange

Tai'an City, Shandong Province, January 5, 2010 - Two men wielding a shotgun and a homemade pistol fatally shot three police officers and an assistan...

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Su Zizi

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Post 90s university girl exhibits her nude photos in campus

Nude modeling is a controversial career in China. Some think it is shameful, while others think it is brave. But for Su Zizi, a 19-year-old student f...

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Qian Yunhui

Chinese Society | Dec 29, 2010 AM

Village Petitioner Crushed Under Truck, Netizens Suspicious

On Christmas Day, Qian Yunhui, a villager in eastern Zhejiang province with a long history of petitioning against alleged abuses by local government,...

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Coty

China Economy | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Coty Buys Majority of Chinese Skin-Care Company TJoy

Coty and TJoy anticipate closing the share purchase in January 2011.Coty's strategic investment extends its skin care business by providing it with a...

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Blast

Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Internet cafe blast kills 7,injures 37 in Guizhou

GUIYANG - The explosion happened in a shop where sodium nitrite and other explosive chemicals were stored. The 11:05 pm blast and ensuing fire comple...

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Drunk driving

Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Allegedly drunk Chinese official kills 5 with car

BEIJING -- Gu Qingyang, the post office chief of Luoning county in the central province of Henan, drove his car in reverse into a group of seven teen...

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Capsule Apartment

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2010 PM

Egg House Moved,Its Owner Has to Rent an Apartment

The 6-square-meter mobile "egg house" that made headlines last week is no more.The compact mobile home that was built by its 24-year-old owner as a p...

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Jiuzhaigou

China Travel | Dec 5, 2010 AM

Dreamlike secenery Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou National Park (Chinese: 九寨沟,literally "Valley of Nine Villages") is a nature reserve in the north of Sichuan. It is known for its many ...

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Sanya

China Travel | Dec 5, 2010 AM

China's Hawaii Sanya in Hainan Province

Sanya (Chinese: 三亚) is a city in southern Hainan province of China. After the capital, Haikou, it is the second most populous city of the island. I...

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Zhangjiajie

China Travel | Dec 5, 2010 AM

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park & Wulingyuan Scenic Area

As one of China's most beautiful nature reserves, Zhangjiajie has wonderful hiking trails in a serene environment of staggering natural beauty.Zhangj...

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Cancer village

Environment | Dec 4, 2010 AM

Cancer village Shangba - village of death

Water spurts from a well near the Dabaoshan mine which, like most in China, has not faced strict environmental controls in recent years. An estimated...

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Cancer village

Environment | Dec 3, 2010 PM

Cancer hangs over villages along Huai River

Nationwide, cancer rates have surged in mainland China since the 1990s to become the nation's biggest killer. In 2007, the disease was responsible fo...

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Pollution in China

Environment | Dec 3, 2010 AM

Pollution in China - Appalling photos

Pollution in China is one aspect of the broader topic of environmental issues in China. Various forms of pollution (water pollution, air pollution, e...

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