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Chinese leaders watch Peking Opera
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and other leaders have watched the Peking Opera at a gala here to celebrate the New Year.

Friday, December 30, 2011 7:22:07 AM

25 injured in clash with Dhaka police
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Twenty-five activists of an environment protection group who tried to lay siege to the energy ministry in Dhaka were injured during a clash with police.

Friday, December 30, 2011 6:58:16 AM

Chinese police retrieve $140 mn in illegal fundraising
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) Chinese police have retrieved 887 million yuan ($140 million) in a crackdown on illegal fundraising, the public security ministry said Thursday.

Friday, December 30, 2011 5:28:37 AM

China''s forestry output up 24 percent
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) The Chinese forestry industry output rose by 24.1 percent year-on-year to 2.83 trillion yuan (about $448 billion), the government announced Thursday.

Friday, December 30, 2011 5:16:47 AM

Sri Lanka vows to punish Briton''s killers
Colombo, Dec 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has vowed to punish the killers of a British national at a tourist resort on the Christmas Day.

Friday, December 30, 2011 5:08:36 AM

Ex-Chinese land official gets death penalty
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) A former Chinese land official was sentenced to death for taking bribe in a real-estate case.

Friday, December 30, 2011 3:50:36 AM

China busts counterfeit drug racket
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) Chinese authorities have busted over 1,800 illegal factories that made or sold counterfeit drugs, involving billions of yaun, over the past two years.

Friday, December 30, 2011 3:48:46 AM

China Mobile subsidiary invests $1.5 bn in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) CMPak, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile in Pakistan, has invested $1.5 billion in the country over the past four years, the company said Thursday. CMPak has 13.2 million subscribers in Pakistan.

Friday, December 30, 2011 3:17:56 AM

China to open more sectors to foreign investors
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) China will open more sectors like alternative energy, biotechnology and high-end equipment manufacturing to foreign investors, the government announced Thursday.

Friday, December 30, 2011 2:54:26 AM

Iran no threat to Israel: Mossad chief
Jerusalem, Dec 30 (IANS) A nuclear Iran would not necessarily post an ''existential'' threat to Israel, head of the Israeli spy agency Mossad, Tamir Pardo, has said.

Friday, December 30, 2011 2:21:36 AM

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