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Top Beijing tax official sentenced to death for corruption

A former chief of Beijing's local taxation bureau was sentenced to death, with a two-year reprieve, for accepting bribes and embezzling up to 10 million yuan, as part of a crackdown on officials......

China surprises India; pushes for stronger anti-terror ties

India and China on Friday agreed to set up a dedicated communication channel to boost security cooperation as Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with China's security czar on issues like cross......

Tinajin blasts: Death toll rises to 112; nearly 100 missing

Firefighters walk past a damaged truck at the site of Wednesday night's explosions in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China. The death toll from massive explosions in China's port city of Tianjin......

Death toll from Tianjin explosions climbs to 104

Sodium cyanide, a deadly chemical that emits highly toxic gases if it is burnt or comes in contact with water along with other chemicals, has been detected at the blast site. A firefighter walks......

Tianjin explosions: Fire continues to rage; toll mounts to 56

Firefighters run as smoke rises at the site of the explosions at the Binhai new district in Tianjin, China. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters Over 1,000 firefighters aided by military experts trained......

Beijing Olympics to create 1.8 mn jobs

The Beijing Olympics in 2008 will generate 1.8 million new jobs in the host city, says the Beijing Municipal statistics Bureau. A research report by the bureau estimates that between 2004 and 2008,......

Beijing: 1 car for every 10 residents

One in ten persons in the Chinese capital enjoys the luxury of driving his own car, according to the local statistics bureau.Fuelled by China's fast-paced economic growth, the sprawling metropolis......

China plans to cut GDP target to 6.5% in next 5-year plan

China may cut its GDP growth target to 6.5 per cent from the present seven per cent in its next five-year plan in view of the continued slowdown of the world's second largest economy. China may cut......

Force China to open its markets for Indian goods

India needs to adopt a more proactive policy of triggering exports to China, notes China expert Srikanth Kondapalli. IMAGE: China's currency was devalued recently by nearly 4 per cent. Photograph:......

China's growth steady at 7% as investment rebounds

It has been a difficult year for the world's second-largest economy. China's economy grew an annual 7 per cent in the second quarter, steady with the previous quarter and slightly better than......

Indian Boxing Federation provisionally suspended by AIBA

In a massive jolt to boxing in India, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has suspended the IABF alleging "possible manipulation" in its recent elections but the body has denied the charge,......
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Smog chokes cities; 'hazardous' air pollution levels in Delhi, 'Orange' alert in Beijing

Beijing/New Delhi: The capitals of the world's two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog on Monday.... ...
China's manufacturing PMI weakens to lowest in three years

China's official PMI falls to 49.6 in November, the weakest level since August 2012 Six central bank interest rate cuts in a year haven't been... ...
China official factory PMI at three-year low

BEIJING: Activity in China's manufacturing sector contracted for a fourth straight month to a three-year low, an official survey showed on Tuesday,... ...
China in first ever spy swap with...

Taiwan said Monday it has for the first time exchanged jailed spies with China, in another sign of closer relations between the two sides which... ...
China's latest five-year plan

I was in Beijing last month when the Chinese government released a preliminary summary of its 13th Five-Year Plan. This is an important document... ...

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