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Vice premier opens 2nd Confucius Institute in NZ

[2009-11-02 09:22]

Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday visited Canterbury University to open the second Confucius Institute in New Zealand.

Police chief urges full use of IT to prevent crimes

[2009-11-02 09:00]

China's Minister of Public Security Meng Jianzhu has called for full application of the information technology in improving the police force's crime prevention and control system.

Flu shots encouraged to prevent spread

[2009-11-02 08:02]

China has now vaccinated nearly 3.8 million people against the potentially fatal H1N1 influenza virus.

People pay tribute to China's "father of space technology",

[2009-11-02 07:56]

Mourners braved the first winter snow in Beijing Sunday to pay tribute to China's "father of space technology", Qian Xuesen, who died on Saturday. He was 98.

Under-fire education minister removed from post

[2009-11-02 07:55]

China's unpopular education minister, Zhou Ji, has been removed from the post amid widespread public dissatisfaction with the nation's schools system.

Air force 'no threat to others'

[2009-11-02 07:54]

China's quest for a strong air force is in line with the need to safeguard regional stability and world peace, the service's commander-in-chief, General Xu Qiliang said Sunday.

H1N1 flu 'spreading but under control'

[2009-11-02 07:16]

The A(H1N1) influenza was spreading rapidly across the country but it remained under control, an official with the Ministry of Health said in Beijing on Sunday. 390 million people to get H1N1 shots Mainland reports 7th death Flu shots encouraged Vaccine-led outbreak is rumor

Military recruitment favors graduates

[2009-11-02 06:40]

China's armed forces started its annual nationwide recruitment on Sunday, and college graduates are preferred candidates for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) 's two-year compulsory service.

3.78M Chinese inoculated with A(H1N1) flu vaccine

[2009-11-01 17:54]

More than 3.78 million Chinese people have been inoculated with the A(H1N1) flu vaccine as of Saturday, with no reports of serious adverse reaction, the Ministry of Health said here Sunday.

Joint statement to guide future China, Aussie ties: Vice FM

[2009-11-01 11:53]

A joint statement released Friday by China and Australia to strengthen practical cooperation for mutual benefits will be of great guiding significance to bilateral relations, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister He Yafei said here Saturday.

Sino-Japanese trade set for rebound next year

[2009-11-02 08:18]

Trade between China and Japan is expected to recover as early as the second half of next year, from a decline since last November amid the global financial crisis, a researcher with the Ministry of Commerce has said.

Stronger Japan ties, but with riders

[2009-11-02 08:17]

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ)-led government will seek to enhance cooperation with China in the wake of its "return to Asia" policy, experts said ahead of the annual Beijing-Tokyo Forum, which begins today.

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