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Authorities find 3,000-year-old 'rare' yew tree in China

The living tree, located in Huanggou Forest, is more than 40 metres tall and has a diameter of 1.68 metres, Xinhua news agency quoted Yang Yongsheng, head of the forest administration, as saying.

Jul 31, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

Early winter leads to air pollution in China

China is registering record levels of air pollution as an early onset of winter has led the authorities to turn on central heating, which is generally powered by coal.

Nov 09, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

China's rising divorce rate sign of women's progress: Experts

 China's divorce rate has gone up since 2003 and over three million couples have split last year, a phenomenon experts believe symbolises the awakening of feminism and social progress for women in the world's most populous country.

Jun 30, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Two killed in knife attack in China

At least two people were killed and 12 others injured in a knife attack in China Sunday afternoon, police said.

Aug 17, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

5.3-magnitude quake jolts northeast China

A moderate earthquake of 5.3-magnitude jolted a city in northeast China`s Jilin Province on Friday, damaging some houses.

Nov 22, 2013, 15:22 PM IST

Bra ban ahead of Chinese exam

More than 9 million students packed exam halls across China for opening day of country`s university entrance exam on Friday -- with attempts to stop cheating even leading to bans on metal bra clasps.

Jun 08, 2013, 00:40 AM IST

Negligence, poor worker safety led to deadly China

Negligence of duty was the reason for the fatal factory fire in China`s northeastern Jilin Province which killed 120 employees while worker safety was a "total mess", a top official said on Thursday.

Jun 06, 2013, 17:55 PM IST

Coal mine blast in China kills 28

An explosion at a coal mine in China’s north eastern province resulted in death of 28 people on Friday night.

Mar 30, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

North Korea allows Chinese tourist train

China decided to grant approved outbound destination status to the DPRK in September 2008.

Apr 29, 2012, 09:26 AM IST