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MAC calls on Beijing to take responsibility for '89 crackdown

MAC calls on Beijing to take responsibility for '89 crackdown Beijing's official position is that the demonstration, which has consistently remained a taboo subject in mainland China since 1989, was a counter-revolutionary riot. The tragedy cannot be forgotten, and it is only by facing history that wounds can be … Full News here – Read […]

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China’s super smog: Gov’t official calls Beijing pollution “unbearable” – Beijing Video

Beijing is suffering through a week of dangerous air pollution levels. One man is taking the Chinese government to court because of all the smog. Seth Doane … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Abe calls on the world to stand up to 'bullying' Beijing

Abe calls on the world to stand up to 'bullying' Beijing Given China's growing prominence over the past decade, it is widely assumed that Beijing's assertive behaviour reflects its broader intentions in dominating the region. Indeed China's unilateral creation of an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Beijing TV station calls for boycott of comedian Guo Degang

Beijing TV station calls for boycott of comedian Guo Degang Comedians delight in offending. What makes them different from louts is their willingness to make fun of themselves. Sanctimony, in their eyes, is the only true blasphemy. But dancing on the grave of an enemy is hard to do gracefully, as performer Guo … Full News […]

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Beijing calls fears over internet crackdown "paranoia," briefly detains

Beijing calls fears over internet crackdown "paranoia," briefly detains … In China, “people enjoy full freedom on the Internet,” an official from the Ministry of Information told Indian reporters during a visit to Mumbai this week, according to DNA, a news outlet in India. “The perception that the government has placed any … Full News […]

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Chinese civilians flee Syria as Beijing calls for restraint

Chinese civilians flee Syria as Beijing calls for restraint With US warships poised to punish Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons, the few Chinese civilians and company employees still in the country are fleeing and China's foreign minister and state media have warned against the use of force and called … Full News here – […]

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In Beijing, Swamy calls for India-China cooperation on terrorism

In Beijing, Swamy calls for India-China cooperation on terrorism Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on a visit to Beijing has made a pitch for India and China to work more closely on counterterrorism, even as he voiced his support for the Chinese government's efforts in tackling terrorism in Xinjiang amid … Full News here – […]

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Beijing's bear hug for Colombo: Rajapaksa among Xi's first 5 calls

Beijing's bear hug for Colombo: Rajapaksa among Xi's first 5 calls In fact, Xi spoke with Rajapaksa on March 16, the same day he spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari, which signalled that Beijing had put Colombo at par with Islamabad. This, sources said, is a significant leap because Pakistan is … Full […]

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Beijing calls for firework restraint

Beijing calls for firework restraint An official with the Beijing Office on Fireworks and Firecrackers said 750,000 cartons of fireworks would go on sale this year, down from 810,000 in 2012. The number of franchised firework shops has also been reduced to 1,337 from last year's 1,429. Full News here – Read more on EastDay.com

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Beijing calls for end to Myanmar fighting

Beijing calls for end to Myanmar fighting He did not say whether Beijing believed the shell was fired by Myanmar's military or the rebels but told a press briefing that China had made “immediate emergency representations to Myanmar, expressed strong concern and dissatisfaction with the … Full News here – Read more on Financial Times

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Rising cancer rate leads to calls for smoking controls

Rising cancer rate leads to calls for smoking controls The high rate of lung cancer in Beijing, which has increased dramatically over the past decade, shows the necessity for stricter control of smoking, experts said. The incident rate of the disease in 2010 was 56 percent higher than it was in 2001, with … Full […]

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Amid Calls For Reform, China Waits For New Leaders

Amid Calls For Reform, China Waits For New Leaders The slogan "Long Live the Great Communist Party of China" is emblazoned on the wall outside the Beijing compound where the country's leaders live and work. But now that party is under pressure to change as it prepares for a once-in-a-decade transition … Full News here […]

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Dissident Writer Calls for the Breakup of the Chinese 'Empire'

Dissident Writer Calls for the Breakup of the Chinese 'Empire' … report on Liao Yiwu. BEIJING — Liao Yiwu, the self-exiled writer, delivered a devastating critique of the Communist Party's China on Sunday as he accepted the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, one of the country's most prestigious awards for … Full News […]

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Panetta Calls for Calm in China-Japan Dispute

Panetta Calls for Calm in China-Japan Dispute Mr. Panetta, who left Tokyo on Monday and arrived in Beijing late in the day, sought to delicately handle questions over the Japan-controlled islands, which are in the East China Sea and known as the Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in Chinese. Full News here – Read […]

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China's Wen calls for action on Europe debt

China's Wen calls for action on Europe debt BEIJING — Expressing alarm at Europe's debt problems, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called on Greece, Spain and Italy to embrace budget cuts and get their finances in order after meeting Thursday with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Wen said … Full News here – Read more on […]

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