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Facts & Figures: China Quake, Relief (04 Jun 2008)

Thursday, 5 June 2008, 7:50 pm | Govt. of China

The death toll from the quake rose to 69,122 nationwide as of Wednesday noon, while 373,606 people were injured and 17,991 people were missing. Rescuers saved and evacuated 1,078,488 people to safe places as of Tuesday midnight. More >>

Chinese Goods Help Americans Save Billions

Monday, 5 December 2005, 3:14 pm | Govt. of China

Sino-US trade relations are one of the world's most crucial bilateral trade relations. Since China and the United States established diplomatic relations 26 years ago, bilateral trade and cooperation have improved and expanded to various economic fields. More >>

Henan Mine Flooding, 16,000 coal mines to be shut

Monday, 5 December 2005, 3:12 pm | Govt. of China

President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao on Saturday ordered the provincial government of central China's Henan Province to spare no efforts in saving the 42 miners trapped in the flooded Sigou Coal Mine and arresting the runaway owners of the mine. More >>

WHO Investigates China's First Human Bird Flu Case

Wednesday, 30 November 2005, 3:53 pm | Govt. of China

Accompanied by their Chinese counterparts, WHO experts arrived at the disease control and prevention center of Zongyang County at 8:30 AM. "You tell us the situation frankly, and we hope we can give you some help with your work," Xu Xiyan, a ... More >>

China, Mine Blast Update: 148 Dead, 3 Missing

Wednesday, 30 November 2005, 3:48 pm | Govt. of China

As at 9:00 PM Tuesday, the death toll from the coalmine blast in northeast China was confirmed at 148. Rescuers are still searching for three miners believed to trapped underground. According to rescuers, the dead include 146 miners and two female workers ... More >>

China to Minimize River Pollution Impact on Russia

Friday, 25 November 2005, 7:55 pm | Govt. of China

The Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the government will try its utmost to minimize the impact of the contamination of northeast China's Songhua River on neighboring parts of Russia, including intensifying monitoring and water quality control measures. More >>

China: Draft Law on Ozone Protection

Monday, 19 September 2005, 9:53 pm | Govt. of China

Legislation phasing out ozone depleting substances (ODS) is expected to be passed within the next two years, disclosed the Sate Environmental Protection Administration on Saturday in Shenzhen. More >>

4th Round of Six-Party Talks Ends

Monday, 19 September 2005, 9:51 pm | Govt. of China

The fourth round of six-party talks on the Korean Peninsular nuclear issue ended on Monday with a plenary meeting of the six delegations, during which a joint statement was adopted. More >>

More Aid for Developing Countries: Hu

Thursday, 15 September 2005, 9:45 pm | Govt. of China

President Hu Jintao announced new unilateral measures at the UN on Wednesday to help other developing countries, including providing them with more aid. He said in order to increase assistance the Chinese government has decided to apply zero tariffs to ... More >>

China to Build up Strategic Oil Reserves

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 9:38 pm | Govt. of China

China will not buy more crude oil while international prices remain so high, a senior cabinet official said yesterday. More >>

China to Auction Returned Tibetan Relics

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 9:37 pm | Govt. of China

Thirty-two Tibetan cultural relics returned to the mainland will be auctioned by Chengming International Auction Company on September 17 in Beijing. The relics are now on display at the Asia Hotel until September 15. More >>

Typhoon Leaves 9 Dead, 1 Missing in Zhejiang

Monday, 12 September 2005, 9:40 pm | Govt. of China

Nine people were killed and one left missing in the eastern province of Zhejiang after this year's fifteenth typhoon hit yesterday, local government sources said on Monday. More >>

It's Stupid to Be Afraid of China: Lee Kuan Yew

Thursday, 8 September 2005, 2:53 pm | Govt. of China

A shift of the world's economic center of gravity from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific is inevitable but it's stupid to be afraid of China's development, Singaporean political mentor Lee Kuan Yew has said. More >>

Amendments to China's Criminal Procedure Law

Thursday, 8 September 2005, 2:52 pm | Govt. of China

China is considering revising its Criminal Procedure Law to pave way for ratification of a United Nations civil and political rights convention, a gesture hailed by a law expert on Wednesday as "one more step towards judicial justice." More >>

Presidents Hu, Bush to Meet in New York

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 8:59 pm | Govt. of China

President Hu Jintao and US President George W. Bush will meet in New York to discuss bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern on the sidelines of the UN 60th anniversary summit in mid-September, a Foreign Ministry ... More >>

China: Legislation Called for HIV/AIDS Control

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 8:52 pm | Govt. of China

Wu Chongqi, vice president of the China Hygiene Law Society, on Tuesday called on the Chinese government to accelerate the pace of formulating a law on HIV/AIDS control. More >>

Typhoon Talim Leaves 95 Dead, 30 Missing

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 5:11 pm | Govt. of China

The death toll from Typhoon Talim in China climbed to 95 on Monday while 30 people are missing, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs on Monday. More >>

China, EU: Multiple Agreements,Textile Resolution

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 5:09 pm | Govt. of China

China and the European Union (EU) signed a series of agreements in Beijing on Monday on the sidelines of the eighth China-EU summit in a bid to facilitate their all-round strategic partnership. More >>

Hu, Putin Hail Wartime Friendship

Monday, 5 September 2005, 8:21 pm | Govt. of China

Chinese President Hu Jintao held a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Saturday night, a press release from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. More >>

Typhoon Talim Leaves a Trail of Devastation

Monday, 5 September 2005, 8:19 pm | Govt. of China

The death toll from Typhoon Talim could be as high as 73, according to Xinhua News Agency reports. In addition, direct economic losses from torrential rains, floods and landslides are estimated to be 7.8 billion yuan (US$960 million), mainly in east ... More >>