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Film on Little Mermaid's journey to China
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Chinese artist Ai Weiwei who designed the Bird's Nest stadium for Beijing Olympics will capture in a video the first overseas journey of Copenhagen's landmark bronze statue the Little Mermaid to Shanghai, a media report said Monday.

Monday, March 29, 2010 1:25:59 PM

Rainfall brings relief to drought-hit Chinese province
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Cloud seeding brought rainfall over the weekend in drought hit Yunnan province in southwest China, a media report said Monday.

Monday, March 29, 2010 11:34:51 AM

Chinese firm buys Volvo's car plant for $1.8 bn
Goteborg (Sweden), March 29 (IANS) China's Geely Holding Group has signed a deal worth $1.8 billion with Ford Motor Co. to acquire the US auto giant's Volvo car manufacturing unit in Sweden.

Monday, March 29, 2010 6:10:01 AM

152 trapped in flooded coal mine in China
Taiyuan (China), March 28 (IANS) At least 152 workers were trapped after a coal mine in north China's Shanxi province flooded Sunday, authorities said.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 5:21:11 PM

Net addiction may be named as disease
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Internet addiction may be regarded as a disease in China, a media report said.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 3:39:44 PM

Thai premier agrees to meet protestors as tensions rise
Bangkok, March 28 (DPA) Thailand's prime minister and anti-government protest leaders agreed to talk Sunday in an effort to defuse political tensions that turned violent on the weekend.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 12:55:14 PM

Indian fellowship, teachers spread education in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, March 28 (IANS) Indian fellowships and teachers are playing a major role in spreading education in Africa's second most populous nation.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 12:27:03 PM

Majority of Chinese people want two children
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Around 78 percent of Chinese people want to have two children if the country's family planning policy permits while career-oriented people want children after 30 years of age, says a latest survey.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 11:35:58 AM

Niqab ban gets unanimous support in Canada
Toronto, March 28 (IANS) Canadians have unanimously supported the niqab ban announced by French-speaking Quebec province this week. After France, the Canadian province is the first in North America to ban the niqab, a top-to-toe dress worn by Muslim women.

Sunday, March 28, 2010 9:26:13 AM

Malaysian Indian Congress bids for by-election
Kuala Lumpur, March 27 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a member of the ruling alliance, hopes to field its deputy president to re-claim a parliament seat which Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said it is capable of winning.

Saturday, March 27, 2010 1:32:22 PM

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