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Fire at China nursing home kills seven: Xinhua
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Fire at China nursing home kills seven: Xinhua

Yahoo News A fire at a private nursing home in China killed seven people on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest deadly incident in a country struggling to improve its

At least 40 killed in China construction accident: Xinhua
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At least 40 killed in China construction accident: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - At least 40 people have died and others are still trapped after a platform under construction at a power plant's cooling tower in eastern China's Jiangxi province collapsed on

China replaces finance minister Lou Jiwei: Xinhua
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China replaces finance minister Lou Jiwei: Xinhua

China's finance minister Lou Jiwei was replaced on Monday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, in a switch of personnel at the top of the world's second-largest economy. Lou was relieved from

China names new state security minister: Xinhua
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China names new state security minister: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China named Chen Wenqing as the new chief of the country's secretive Ministry of State Security, the official Xinhua news agency said on Monday. The move was announced at the

China parliament names new finance minister: Xinhua
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China parliament names new finance minister: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's parliament named Xiao Jie finance minister on Monday, Xinhua said on its microblog, replacing Lou Jiwei. The decision, along with other personnel changes, was announced

Oil tanker carrying naphtha explodes at southern China port: Xinhua
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Oil tanker carrying naphtha explodes at southern China port: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - An oil tanker carrying 3,400 tons of naphtha exploded during discharge at a southern Chinese port on Thursday and one person on board was missing, official Xinhua news agency

China sends two astronauts to space lab: Xinhua
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China sends two astronauts to space lab: Xinhua

China launched two astronauts into space Monday, official media said, on a mission to its orbiting laboratory as the country works towards setting up its own space station. The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft

China to launch manned spacecraft: Xinhua
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China to launch manned spacecraft: Xinhua

China will launch a manned space mission on Monday, official media said, as the Asian giant works towards setting up its own space station. Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong will be on

U.S.-Vietnam ties should not put Asia stability at risk: China's Xinhua
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U.S.-Vietnam ties should not put Asia stability at risk: China's Xinhua


Improving ties between the United States and Vietnam should not put peace and stability in Asia at risk, China's state news agency said, as U.S. President Barack Obama began his first visit to

China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua
World

China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua

China has arrested one of its top 10 most-wanted fraud suspects, who is accused of conspiring with others to swindle 35 million yuan ($5.4 million) in a telecoms scam, state news agency Xinhua has

Blaming China for global steel woes is lazy - Xinhua commentary
Business

Blaming China for global steel woes is lazy - Xinhua commentary

Blaming China for woes in the global steel industry is simply a lazy excuse for protectionism, and such finger pointing will be counter-productive, China's official Xinhua news agency said in a