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Foxnews | Nov 04, 2011

Rescuers pulled seven injured miners to the surface Friday and were trying to reach 50 others trapped after a cave-in at a coal mine in central China, state media reported.

Voice of Russia | Nov 04, 2011

Russia’s Nadezhda Petrova is through to the semifinals of the international tennis championships in the Indonesian island of Bali. Petrova won a convincing victory over China’s Peng Shuai in two sets after breaking seven times. For a place in the finals, Petrova will now play against number one Ana Ivanovic of Serbia. RIAN, sovsport.ru

Guardian | Nov 04, 2011

Explosion after small earthquake leaves 57 miners trapped at shaft in Sanmenxia, in central Henan provinceFour coalminers have died and 57 remain trapped after an explosion in China, state media reported.Rescuers pulled seven injured miners from the Qianqiu shaft in Sanmenxia, in central Henan province, and another 14 managed to escape, Xinhua said. The explosion followed a small earthquake in the area.

Guardian | Nov 04, 2011

Energy-inefficient lightbulbs will be phased out in five years in a bid to save energy and curb climate changeChina will phase out energy-inefficient lightbulbs within five years in a move to make the world's biggest polluting nation more efficient but also certain to impact the global market.China will ban imports and sales of 100-watt-and-higher incandescent bulbs from 1 October 2012, in an attempt to save energy and curb climate change, China's main planning agency said Friday.Bans will also be imposed on 60-watt-and-higher bulbs from 1 October 2014 and 15-watt-and-higher old-style...

People's Daily | Nov 04, 2011

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's Internet advertising market hit 13.8 billion yuan (about 2.17 billion U.S. dollars) in the third quarter, according to a report released Friday in Beijing.

The figure shows a 22.5 percent quarter-on-quarter increase, and an 83.1 percent increase compared to the same period in 2010, said the report released by Beijing-based Analysis International, a leading provider of information products, services and solutions for China's Internet market.

Internet adve ...

People's Daily | Nov 04, 2011

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- A senior economist said Friday that a slowdown in China's economic growth was not the signal of a hard landing in the world's second largest economy.

Yao Jingyuan, the former chief economist with the National Bureau of Statistics, said he is confident the economy will still expand more than 9 percent this year, which would still be one of the best growth rates around the world.

China's economic growth in the third quarter stood at 9.1 percent, down from 9.5 perc ...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Nov 04, 2011

A hospital in south China has suspended four medical workers for mistakenly diagnosing a stillbirth and disposing of a baby that was alive.

Guardian | Nov 04, 2011

Police in Shandong province rescue 13 infants that were sold to Chinese buyersPolice in eastern China have shut down a human trafficking ring involving low-income migrant couples who were selling their babies, a state-run newspaper has reported.Police in Zoucheng, Shandong province, found last month that 17 infants had been sold in the city to Chinese buyers, according to the Global Times newspaper.

BBC | Nov 04, 2011

China's ambassador to India becomes involved in a heated exchange over a map that shows parts of India within China's border.

BBC | Nov 04, 2011

The G20 Summit in France occupies many of the front pages in China, as the newspapers play up the role of China and its "Brics" allies.

BBC | Nov 04, 2011

South China Sea tensions alarm China's neighbours

BBC | Nov 04, 2011

China and US share poetry in cultural exchange

Voice of Russia | Nov 04, 2011

At least four miners were killed and 57 were trapped under the rubble following an explosion at a coal mine in Sanmenxia, in China’s Henan Province. Nothing is reported so far about what caused the explosion. 75 people were working underground at the time of the explosion.

People's Daily | Nov 04, 2011

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China will strengthen its evaluation on the ethics of cadres, to "maintain the Party's advanced nature, build a high-quality cadre team, and to boost public credibility of its cadre-selecting processes," according to an official circular.

The Organizational Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee issued a circular recently, ordering Party committees at all levels to beef up "ethics evaluation."

The ethics evaluat ...

People's Daily | Nov 04, 2011

WUHAN, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp. and Japan's Nippon Steel Corp. announced the launch of a new joint venture on Thursday.

The steelmakers each have a 50-percent stake in a new tin plate plant in Wuhan, the capital of central China's Hubei province, built at a total cost of 1.85 billion yuan (291 million U.S. dollars), according to a joint statement issued by the companies.

The plant is expected to start operation in the summer of 2013. The tin plates will ...

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