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BMW Audi Jan Sales in China Boosted

Germany's BMW announced on February 2 that January's auto sales climbed approximately 30% year on year to 26,500 units in mainland China, keeping a large growth from 2011. Luxury auto brand under its umbrella Audi also released data on the

China, South Sudan vow to further bilateral ties

Asenior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said on Thursday [20 October] that China will work with South Sudan to promote the comprehensive and sound development of bilateral ties. Wang Jiarui, head of the International Departme

(Corr) China denies entry to Italian priest despite issuing visa

Text of report by Danny Mok headlined "Border guards turn away activist priest at Lo Wu" published by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 26 JulyOutspoken activist priest Father Franco Mella was denied entry to the mainla

Chinese foreign minister hails country's ties with ASEAN

Bali, Indonesia, 23 July - Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi was jointly interviewed by Chinese media after attending the ASEAN [Association of Southeast Asian Nations] Regional Forum's foreign ministers meeting on 23 July. The full text

Envoy asks Chinese firms to improve relationship with Zambian government

Chinese companies have been asked to improve their relationship with the Zambian government and local people to boost their grip on huge infrastructural projects currently being enjoyed. And China's Sinohydro has started building the Us $2

Rwandan court gives government go-ahead to sell off Libyan-owned telecoms firm

Kigali, 21 July - Libyan government-owned firm Rwandatel could be on the path to be recovered by the Rwanda government following a court ruling that has given a go ahead to the authorities to decide the fate of the troubled company. The Com

China, South Africa presidents discuss Libya situation

Beijing, 21 July - By prior arrangement on 21 July, President Hu Jintao talked over phone with South African President Zuma. The two countries' heads of state exchanged views on bilateral relations and on issues of common concern. The two c

China, Vietnam foreign ministers discuss maritime border dispute

Bali (Indonesia) 21 July - On 21 July during his attendance of the foreign ministers meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' [ASEAN] Regional Forum in Bali, Indonesia, China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with Vietnam's D

Chinese premier urges stronger efforts to save energy, cut emissions

Premier Wen Jiabao called for intensified efforts to save energy and reduce emissions over the next five years to ease climate change and promote sustainable development. The country fulfilled most of its binding energy-saving and emission

Chinese premier urges stronger efforts to save energy, cut emissions

Premier Wen Jiabao called for intensified efforts to save energy and reduce emissions over the next five years to ease climate change and promote sustainable development. The country fulfilled most of its binding energy-saving and emission

Pakistan to "greatly benefit" from increased cooperation with China

China has played a significant role in the economic progress of Pakistan ever since the establishment of diplomatic ties between them. The first major initiative in this regard was the setting up of Heavy Mechanical Complex at Taxila; a pro

China provides free health insurance to over 400,000 children

More than 400,000 orphans and children of poor families in China have been given free insurance to cover 12 critical illnesses, according to a children insurance foundation. The China Children Insurance Foundation (CCIF) made the announceme

Chinese president backs reform in military education

Hu Jintao, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, state president, and chairman of the Central Military Commission [CMC], met with delegates to the 16th Conference of Army-Wide Military Academies and Schools in the Great Hall of th

Chinese authorities shut 829 websites in action against online cheating

Chinese authorities shut down 829 websites and online stores involved in selling counterfeit goods in a six-month campaign from December to May to clamp down on online cheating, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Friday [15 July]. As of th

China, Ireland aim to boost trade partnership

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Thursday [14 July] said he hoped China could play a vital role in Ireland's economic recovery. Our recovery will be export-led and our strong trading relationship with China is an essential part of trading

China to abide by WTO rules in rare earth production

China pledged on Friday [15 July] it will abide by World Trade Organization rules and apply same policies to both domestic and overseas companies in rare earth production, processing and export. Ministry of Commerce spokesman Yao Jian said

Hong Kong paper reports 41 per cent Chinese websites closed in one year

The number of websites on the mainland almost halved last year, an official think tank says - but it denies a clampdown by the authorities is mainly to blame. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' Annual Report on the Development of New M

Spills at offshore Chinese oilfield threat to marine biodiversity

Two oil spill accidents struck production platforms in China's biggest offshore oilfield, at the mouth of Bohai Bay, within days last month, causing unknown environmental damage and prompting a massive clean-up campaign, a government offici

Kenyan paper urges China to exert "positive influence" on Khartoum government

The visit to China by Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir is a cementing of the good bilateral relations the two countries have maintained. But as South Sudan becomes a new republic in two weeks, the question is what role China will play in t

China president urges party to hold socialism banner high

The Communist Party of China (CPC) must adhere to and improve the socialist system with Chinese characteristics, Chinese President Hu Jintao said on Friday. The path of socialism with Chinese characteristics is the only way for China to ach

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The town of Wuyuan in China's Jiangxi province recently released a new version of Nostalgia, a short film shown on CCTV's China News program promoting tourism to the heritage-rich town. Pastoral

Wuyuan: The Ancient Village In China That Brings Back

The town of Wuyuan in China's Jiangxi province recently released a new version

The chairman of the Independent Commission for Supervision of the Implementation of the Constitution [ICSIC] says President Karzai has supported the consultative decision taken by this commission and

Afghan watchdog backs electoral tribunal's decision to

The chairman of the Independent Commission for Supervision of the

IT service provider Beijing Ultrapower Software Co., Ltd (Ultrapower; SZSE: 300002) announced on April 12 that it won the contract for Fetion (an instant communication tool) service from China Mobile

Ultrapower Renewed Contract for Fetion Service with

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Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has criticized Western sanctions against his country, saying that they will not be able to impede Iran's progress. The main purpose of those who sanctioned Iran

Iranian economy developing despite Western sanctions

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has criticized Western sanctions against

Karachi: The second batch of two modified P3C aircraft was inducted into Pakistan Navy fleet in a ceremony at Naval Aviation Base. An Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release issued on

Pakistan Navy inducts second batch of two modified US

Karachi: The second batch of two modified P3C aircraft was inducted into

The World Bank (WB) has provided 7.024bn rupees (99m dollars) for to implement the Nepal India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (NIETTP). The agreement to this effect was signed by Lal

World Bank grants 99m dollars for Nepal-India power

The World Bank (WB) has provided 7.024bn rupees (99m dollars) for to implement

The commander of the Military [Persian: Artesh] Navy Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari has announced: Two Ghadir-class light submarines have joined the Military Navy. These submarines are completely

Iran launches two new light submarines

The commander of the Military [Persian: Artesh] Navy Rear-Admiral Habibollah

The US has denied Wednesday [13 July] that it backed Lebanon's version of maritime border demarcation with Israel submitted to the UN last August. Earlier this week Haaretz newspaper reported that

USA denies endorsing Lebanese version of maritime

The US has denied Wednesday [13 July] that it backed Lebanon's version of

Three groups of countries which may react to the implementation of Iran's outlook would be consisting of America, Britain and Israel, European Union, and Syria and China, ILNA (Iranian Labour News

Senior official says USA, Britain to react to Iran's

Three groups of countries which may react to the implementation of Iran's

Reports of the attack by Taleban fighters on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul have been received with deep concern. According to media reports, it was mainly civilians who were killed. We

Russia condemns hotel attack in Afghan capital

Reports of the attack by Taleban fighters on the Intercontinental Hotel in

The visit to China by Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir is a cementing of the good bilateral relations the two countries have maintained. But as South Sudan becomes a new republic in two weeks, the

Kenyan paper urges China to exert "positive

The visit to China by Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir is a cementing of the

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two countries should enhance their commitment to preventing future financial crises and confirmed the need to resume

Japan, South Korea to strengthen cooperation to

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two

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Research and Markets: China Energy Directory 2014

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The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose slightly to 47.9 in September in China. The index is slightly higher than the initial index of 47.8 and August's final index of 47.6, but is

HSBC: China Manufacturing PMI Sep Rises to 47.9

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose slightly to 47.9 in

A partner of CDH Investments recently disclosed that the company was now raising a venture fund totaling USD 300 million-350 million and would finish funding before the end of this year. The new fund

CDH Investments to Raise USD350mn New Fund

A partner of CDH Investments recently disclosed that the company was now

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