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Navies seek better ways to fight pirates

[2009-11-06 07:29]

With negotiators continuing to seek the release of 25 Chinese sailors held hostage by Somali pirates, China is today hosting representatives from many of the world's navies in the hope of better coordinating anti-piracy efforts off Africa.

'Red cards' after soccer gambling probe

[2009-11-06 07:26]

Several senior soccer officials have been detained during a crackdown against illegal gambling and match-fixing.

US sets more duties on China steel pipe

[2009-11-06 06:32]

The United States has set preliminary anti-dumping duties ranging from 36.53 percent to 99.14 percent on Chinese-made steel pipe used in oil wells, a source familiar with the decision said Thursday.

Mainland reports 3 new H1N1 flu deaths

[2009-11-06 00:23]

The Chinese mainland reported three more deaths from A/H1N1 flu Thursday after at least eight people had fallen victim to the disease, authorities said.

China to host int'l conference on anti-piracy in Gulf of Aden

[2009-11-05 21:51]

China is to host an international conference on November 6 and 7 to coordinate anti-piracy escorts in the Gulf of Aden, the Foreign Ministry announced Thursday.

US President Obama to visit China

[2009-11-05 21:50]

United States President Barack Obama will visit China from November 15 to 18 at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Think tank: Economic policy to focus on steady growth

[2009-11-05 21:04]

A Chinese government think tank leader said Thursday China's macroeconomic policy in 2010 should focus on maintaining steady economic growth and stable prices.

Australian gov't approves Chinese investment in Centrex

[2009-11-05 20:07]

The Australian government on Thursday approved a 271-million-Australian-dollar ($245.7 million) investment by China's third largest steel maker in iron ore explorer Centrex Metals Ltd..

China calls on developed countries to cut emission first

[2009-11-05 19:53]

China said developed countries should take the lead in emissions reduction, and provide support for developing countries in tackling climate change.

Building dam will not hurt other nation's interests

[2009-11-05 19:43]

China will not do anything that damages other nations' interests, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said Thursday on reported dam construction across a river in Tibet.

Chinese economist calls push on structural reform

[2009-11-05 19:10]

Eight-percent growth was no longer a problem for China's economy this year, but the real challenge was to push forward structural adjustments.

NDRC: China's grain output to reach 550b kg in '20

[2009-11-05 17:09]

China's grain output is expected to reach 550 billion kilograms by 2020, said China's top economic planner, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the People's Daily reported Thursday.

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