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Jackie Chan faces backlash over China freedom remarks
Hong Kong, April 21 (DPA) Students and politicians in Hong Kong Tuesday hit out at comments by movie star Jackie Chan that Chinese people should be controlled and that too much freedom could harm China.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 2:11:57 PM

Drought leaves 164,000 people short of drinking water in China
Yinchuan (China), April 21 (Xinhua) A five-month drought has left 164,000 people in northwest China's Ningxia Hui region short of drinking water, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:34:15 PM

Russia, China sign oil deal, start new pipeline branch
Beijing, April 21 (RIA Novosti) Russia and China signed an agreement on oil cooperation in Beijing Tuesday, under which a new branch from the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline will be built to China.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:56:48 AM

South Korean delegation in North Korea for talks
Seoul, April 21 (Xinhua) A South Korean delegation reached North Korea Tuesday morning to participate in talks amid mounting tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:52:46 AM

Severed toes lead to arrest of Thai thief
Bangkok, April 21 (DPA) Thai police have arrested a suspected thief who left his toes at the scene of the crime, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:45:45 AM

China builds highway in Tibet
Tibet (China), April 20 (Xinhua) China Monday began building a highway in Medog county here to end the region's isolation with the outside world, an official said.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:48:08 PM

Japan will never possess nuclear weapons, says official
Tokyo, April 20 (Xinhua) Japan will never possess nuclear weapons, a top government official said Monday, dismissing recent suggestions by former finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa to acquire nuclear weapons.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:38:14 PM

Russia, India, China outline development of nuclear sectors
Beijing, April 20 (RIA Novosti) Officials from Russia, India and China at a nuclear energy conference here confirmed Monday their countries' interest in developing nuclear technology including, a fast neutron reactor.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:13:16 PM

China builds third generation nuclear reactors
Zhejiang (China), April 20 (Xinhua) China Sunday started the construction of its Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant in collaboration with US-based Westinghouse in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang.

Monday, April 20, 2009 7:20:54 PM

North Korea a nuclear power state, says IAEA chief
Beijing, April 20 (DPA) North Korea must be regarded as a nuclear power, the head of the UN's international nuclear watchdog said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 6:20:20 PM

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