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Freudenberg 2011 Gained CNY3.9bn in Greater China

Germany's Freudenberg Group announced that it made CNY 3.9 billion operating revenue in Greater China in 2011. The income from mainland China was CNY 3.67 billion, rising by 12.5 percent year on year. Freudenberg decided to build a filter p

CNHTC Jinan Truck Q1 Net Down 85.92%

CNHTC Jinan Truck Co., Ltd. (000951.SZ) made CNY 13.16 million net profit and CNY 5.295 billion operating income in January-March period, sliding by 85.92 percent and 23.27 percent year on year. Net profit for the first half of 2012 was est

ET Solar Done 4MW Roof Power PV Projects in France

ET Solar recently announced it has completed four roof power generation projects with a total capacity of 4MW, which were jointly invested and constructed with French developer Langa Solar. The project is estimated to start generating power

Chinese PPI April Slipped 0.7% Year on Year

China's producer price index (PPI) slipped 0.7% year on year but rose 0.2% month on month in April. As for the PPI, the means of production price index slipped 1.2% year on year. In detail, the mining industry price index hiked 2.2%; the ra

CMCC Builds Data Center in Hohhot

The foundation stone laying ceremony of CMCC's (China Mobile Communications Corporation) Hohhot data center was held on May 11. The project, with a total investment of CNY 12 billion, will fully utilize the electricity resource and climatic

China Jan-Apr Auto Imports Boosted 26.7% YOY

The General Administration of Customs of China released on May 10 that China's import and export value climbed 6% year on year to USD 1.17 trillion in the first four months of 2012. Therein, export value grew 6.9% year on year to USD 593.24

China opens office for complaints on food, drug safety

China's food and drug safety watchdog Monday [27 February] opened a national center to receive complaints on pharmaceuticals, health food products, cosmetics and catering. A subsidiary of the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), the c

China opens office for complaints on food, drug safety

China's food and drug safety watchdog Monday [27 February] opened a national center to receive complaints on pharmaceuticals, health food products, cosmetics and catering. A subsidiary of the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), the c

China calls for global efforts to address trans-national crime in West Africa

A Chinese UN ambassador on Tuesday [21 February] urged the international community to take effective measures to help West Africa and countries in the Sahel region in addressing transnational crime. Addressing a Security Council open debate

Iran crisis affecting Chinese oil reserves

The rising price of crude oil, pushed up by the latest Iran oil ban, has made it more difficult for China to build its oil reserves, analysts said. Benchmark March crude oil hit a nine-month high of 105.26 US dollars per barrel on the New Y

China slows development of nuclear plants after Japan earthquake

HANGZHOU, 23 February - Nuclear power has great growth potential in China, as the world's second-largest economy remains hungry for more energy to fuel its economic development. Nuclear power plants provide 15 percent of the world's electri

China calls for continued cooperation between Iran, UN nuclear watchdog

Beijing, 23 February - China on Thursday [23 February] said it hoped the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) would continue to enhance cooperation with Iran. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the remarks at a regular press brie

China hails cooperation with South Sudan

Beijing, 23 February - A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman on Thursday [23 February] said that the cooperation between China and South Sudan has brought concrete benefits to the people of both countries. We hope the parties involved can st

Kazakhstan: China interested in resolving Syrian issue through political talks

China is interested in resolving the situation in Syria through political consultations and dialogue, a member of the Chinese Foreign Ministry's committee for political consultations and China's former ambassador to Germany, Lu Qiutian, has

South Koreans to face action for illegal contact with North nationals in China

Three South Korean pro-unification activists will face punishment for making illegal contact with North Koreans in China, a Seoul official said Saturday [11 February]. An official with the Unification Ministry, which handles inter-Korean af

China to promote family planning policies in bid to improve living standards

China will further promote family planning policies in a bid to steady birth rates and alleviate poverty in its less affluent counties, according to a new plan on poverty reduction. Under to the plan, China aims to keep population growth ra

Chinese, Singaporean foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi held talks with visiting Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K. Shanmugam here on Friday [10 February]. The two foreign ministers appraised positively the development of bilateral ties, acco

China seen altering takeover strategy in buying Germany's "hidden champions"

Concrete pump manufacturer Putzmeister is the first top-tier German company to be acquired by a Chinese company eager to get its hands on Western know-how, but it is unlikely to be the last. The acquisition could be the start of a new strat

Chinese ministry asks people to name model police officers

China's Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday [8 February] launched a campaign inviting the public to select Police Heroes in My Heart, and People-loving Models, among the country's 2 million police officers. The campaign will run throug

US Likely to Investigate in Auto Parts from China

The Bureau of Fair Trade for Imports and Exports, a unit of China's Ministry of Commerce, February 2 issued an emergency warning that the US would launch more anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations in auto parts and components from Ch

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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.

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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

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Kolkata: Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Srikumar Banerjee on Wednesday [29 June] ruled out a Fukushima-like nuclear plant disaster in India, saying the nuclear reactors in the country had a

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The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) received on Thursday [30 June] technical offers for the establishment of a nuclear energy plant within Jordan's nuclear programme. JAEC Deputy Chairman

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A senior member of Tehrik-i-Taleban Pakistan's [TTP] intelligence group was picked up by security agencies in an operation carried out in the suburbs of the federal capital, sources told Dawn on

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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

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An insider disclosed today that China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE: CHL and SEHK: 0941) would officially launch commercial TD-LTE network for integrated LTE TDD/FDD networking in Hong Kong on December 18. The

China Mobile to Launch TD-LTE Commercial Net in HK

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