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Mangrove museum

China to build its own mangrove museum

China will build its own mangrove museum in Shenzhen, the provincial forestry authority announced on Monday. It will be jointly built by the State Forestry Administration and the municipal government of Shenzhen. The museum is expected to be ready by next year, reported Xinhua. It will be a world-class mangrove education and research centre and will showcase China’s achievements in protecting and studying the mangrove

'Secret Superstar' crosses Rs 100 crore in China in just 2 days

‘Secret Superstar’ crosses Rs 100 crore in China in just 2 days

‘Secret Superstar’ crosses Rs 100 crore in China in just 2 days. Maintaining his perfection streak in the international box office, Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ has crossed Rs 100 crore mark in China in mere two days. The Zaira Wasim-starrer, which released in the country on Friday, has already crossed the lifetime business of India

Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar makes spectacular debut in China

Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar makes spectacular debut in China

Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar makes spectacular debut in China . After impressing everyone with ‘Dangal’ and ‘PK’, Amir Khan has found another success in ‘Secret Superstar’, which has become the third movie to garner such tremendous response from the nation. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on Twitter and pointed out that the musical

Sri Lanka, China to co-build power plant

Colombo, Jan 19, Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka’s largest dendro power plant in the country’s south. The power plant will produce 70,000 megawatts of renewable energy a year to the national power grid. The joint venture was signed between Beijing Full Dimension Power Tech Co

At 330 feet tall, China builds ‘world’s biggest air purifier’

Beijing [China], January 16 : – China has been struggling with smog for years now and to fight the same, the country has done something really un-thinkable. They have constructed an experimental air purifying tower, which is said to be the ‘world’s biggest air purifier’ and goes to a whopping height of 330 feet, reports

Rouhani extends condolences to families of dead sailors

Iran’s Rouhani extends condolences to families of dead sailors

Iran’s Rouhani extends condolences to families of dead sailors: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani extended on Sunday his condolences to the families of 32 sailors who died after their oil tanker collided with another vessel off China’s east coast.The crew members, including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, went missing after a Panama-registered oil tanker and a Hong

Govt to raise 15 new battalions for Pak, China borders

New Delhi, Jan 14 : – The government is planning to raise 15 new battalions in the country’s two important border guarding forces — the BSF and the ITBP — to fortify defence along the strategic frontiers with Pakistan, Bangladesh and China. A senior official in the Union Home Ministry told PTI that it is “actively

Chinese troops have thinned in Doklam: Indian Army chief

New Delhi, Jan 12, Chinese troops have maintained their presence in Doklam on the border though their numbers have thinned, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday. Addressing the media ahead of the Army Day on January 15, he said road construction had been on in Doklam since 2000 but the Chinese soldiers

China pollution: Beijing to be hit by another bout of smog

Beijing, Jan 12, China’s capital Beijing and the neighbouring provinces will be affected with the fresh bout of smog following a considerable rise in the pollution levels, the China National Environmental Monitoring Centre warned today. The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and Shandong, Shanxi, Henan provinces will be hardest hit from January 12 to 17. Beijing and Tianjin

World’s largest ice festival

World’s largest ice festival begins in China

World’s largest ice festival: Harbin, China’s famed Ice City, started welcoming visitors to its International Ice and Snow Festival on Friday. This is one of the China’s coldest cities in the winter. It is the 34th annual Ice Festival in Harbin, north-east China and features sculptures of Moscow’s Red Square and Bangkok’s Temple of the Emerald Buddha.Some

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China on Saturday implemented a ban on exports of steel and other metals to North Korea and placed limits on the supply of crude oil and petroleum products to the country in line with UN Security Council resolutions.In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Commerce announced a complete ban on the sale of iron,

Chinese troops intruded

Chinese troops intruded into Arunachal with road equipment

Chinese troops intruded: Chinese soldiers with road-building machines crossed up to 200 metres into Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh in late December, almost reaching a border village in the Upper Siang district before Indian troops stopped them, locals in the border state said. People in the security establishment confirmed the development to Hindustan Times on

Beijing Winter Olympics promote foreign employment in China

Beijing, Dec 29, As the clock ticks down to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, more and more foreigners specializing in winter sports are finding employment opportunities in China. Keith Dorin, a Canadian over 60, is one of them. He is an ice-maker for curling. This is a highly technical and specialized skill, reports Xinhua news

11,000 held in China for misuse of citizens’ personal info

Beijing, Dec 24, Chinese police have detained more than 11,000 suspects during the past two years for alleged misuse of citizens’ personal information. Wang Shengjun, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), called the task of protecting Internet users’ personal information “grim.” “Illegal industrial chains have taken shape in some

India-China meeting on border issue gets underway

The annual meeting of the Special Representatives of India and China on their border issue got underway here on Friday. “Shri Ajit Doval, National Security Adviser and the Special Representative of India and Mr. Yang Jiechi, State Councillor and Member of Politburo of the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee and Special Representative of China

Indian exports to China goes up by over 53 per cent in October

India’s exports to China registered a sharp increase of over 53 per cent year-on-year to reach USD 1.24 billion in October, but the trade deficit continued to mount, according to data released by the customs. The trade deficit for October stood at USD 3.86 billion. Despite the strains in the bilateral ties, India-China trade increased

China collecting DNA samples

China collecting DNA samples from all residents of Xinjiang

China collecting DNA samples: From DNA samples to iris scans, Chinese authorities are using free physical exams to gather and store biological data from millions of people who live in the country’s far west region of Xinjiang, citing an official document that suggests the government’s surveillance program in the region is even wider than previously

US military transport chopper’s window falls on Japanese school

US military transport helicopter’s window fell from the aircraft onto the ground of an elementary school in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. A student was slightly injured by small stones thrown up by the impact of the metal-framed window when it hit the playground of the school in the city of Ginowan, located just next to the

China stops funding CPEC projects

Islamabad : China has reportedly withheld funding of some key China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) road projects in Pakistan over corruption-related concerns. In an indirect warning to Islamabad, Beijing has forwarded a come clean message. Pakistan’s Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has confirmed this. The Dawn quoted Iqbal, as saying that Beijing has stopped funding

China building network of refugee camps along N.Korea border

Beijing, Dec 12, China is quietly building a network of refugee camps along its border with North Korea, the Guardian reported on Tuesday. The existence of plans for the camps, first reported by the Financial Times last week, emerged in an apparently leaked internal document from a state-run telecom giant that has apparently been tasked