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77 dead in Beijing rains

Friday, July 27, 2012 Comments off

Beijing’s municipal government says 77 people have died in recent torrential rains. Authorities are facing criticism from residents for their slow response.

Heavy rain pelted Beijing for more than 10 hours between last Saturday and early Sunday, inundating 100 sections of roads in the center of the capital. Read more…

China:No winners in a trade war

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

by Deng Yuwen

BEIJING, Nov. 15 (Xinhuanet) — U.S. President Barack Obama said at the APEC summit in Hawaii late on Sunday that China was not doing enough to allow its currency to rise. But President Hu Jintao refuted Obama’s charge and said the trade deficit and the unemployment problem that the US faces have not been caused by the yuan. Read more…

China pledges more aid for Horn of Africa

Friday, August 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 26,2011
BEIJING, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) — China pledged on Thursday to make more efforts to aid people living in the drought-stricken Horn of Africa in collaboration with the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC). Read more…

Interview: Military experts say China deserves aircraft carrier for national security

Friday, July 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 29,2011
by Xinhua writer Yan Hao
BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhua) — Chinese military experts Thursday said the country, surrounded by foreign aircraft carriers, must have aircraft carriers to safeguard national security and development. Read more…

Libya Crisis:Chinese, South African presidents exchange views on bilateral ties

Thursday, July 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 21,2011
BEIJING, July 21 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday held a phone conversation with his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma, in which the two leaders exchanged views on bilateral ties and issues of common Read more…

Sudan:Sudanese president arrives in Beijing for China visit

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 28,2011

BEIJING, June 28 (Xinhua) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Beijing early Tuesday morning, kicking off a state visit to China as a guest of Chinese President Hu Jintao.

During his stay in China, leaders of the two countries will discuss how to consolidate China-Sudan relations and expand cooperation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said recently at a regular news briefing. Read more…

Chinese authorities are urged to investigate death of a journalist

Monday, January 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 10,2011.
Chinese authorities have been urged by the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to probe the death of Chinese journalist Sun Hongjie.
Hongjie worked as a senior reporter for the Beijing Chenbao newspaper.

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