China hatches 150 African ostriches

BEIJING, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Breeders have successfully hatched one batch of African ostriches in the County of Nileke, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Sulfur dioxide emissions decrease in China

BEIJING, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- China has experienced a decrease in sulfur dioxide emissions for the first time in several years, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.

Mudslide kills 10 at China power plant

YA'AN CITY , China, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- At least 10 people were killed in southwest China late Friday when a mudflow crashed into a hydroelectric power plant during a torrential rainstorm.

Fossils of Asia's heaviest dinosaur found

ZHENGZHOU, China, July 4 (UPI) -- Scientists have located and identified the fossils of Asia's heaviest dinosaur on record in China's Henan Province, a report said.

Emigrants added Confucius family tree

JINAN, China, June 11 (UPI) -- The next edition of the family tree of China's immortal philosopher Confucius will include thousands of descendents living overseas.

Eatery fire in China kills 11, injures 16

CHAOYANG, China, May 27 (UPI) -- A fire at a restaurant in China's Chaoyang City killed 11 people and injured 16, it was reported Sunday.

China eyeing household registration reform

BEIJING, May 23 (UPI) -- The Chinese government may soon change its population registration system to give those migrating between rural and urban areas more freedom.

Report:Taliban seizes Afghanistan district

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 6 (UPI) -- The Taliban reportedly has occupied the center of Khak district in Zabul province in southern Afghanistan, China's Xinhua reported Friday.

Vendors banned from Great Wall of China

BEIJING, March 17 (UPI) -- Chinese officials have ruled that all vendors who operate on the Great Wall will be forced to relocate elsewhere by the end of the year.

Nixon's 1972 China visit remembered

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Richard Nixon's landmark state visit to China in 1972 is still clearly remembered by officials in China who were there. Nixon arrived in Beijing 35 years ago this week in what is considered the breakthrough in modern U.S.-Chinese relations.

Chinese bus collision kills 13, injures 75

BEIJING, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A collision between two buses in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Saturday has left 13 people dead and another 75 injured.

China, Japan wrap up latest talks

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Japan and China wrapped up the latest round of high-level meetings in Hangzhou, China, Saturday with further vows to strength bilateral ties.

China vows to balance distorted sex ratio

BEIJING, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Responding to China's growing sex ratio imbalance, officials have vowed to crack down on sex-selective abortions and fetus gender testing. China's Xinhua news agency said that a recent statement issued by the nation's State Council and Central Committee o

Israel's Olmert in China for talks

BEIJING, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Israel's prime minister has arrived in Beijing for a three-day official visit that includes meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao.

Heavy fog delays flights in China

BEIJING, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Heavy fog in China's east, northern and central provinces caused traffic accidents and left more than 20,000 people stranded at airports.
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