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China grows most potatoes in world
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China has become the world's largest potato producer, accounting for 25 percent of global production, official data said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:56:20 PM

Beijing promises better air quality, enough snow for Olympics
Kuala Lumpur, July 29 (IANS) Air quality and snow conditions are regarded as two of the major challenges for Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. But the city's bid officials gave an answer and solution to all the concerns, promising clean air and enough snow.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:56:19 PM

China's game sales up
Shanghai, July 29 (IANS) China's game market saw robust growth in the first half of the year, with revenues for the sector rising at an annual rate of 21.9 percent, an official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:56:17 PM

Chinese murderer of six sentenced to death
Shanghai, July 29 (IANS) A Shanghai court on Wednesday gave the death penalty to a man who shot dead five people, including a soldier, and beat another to death.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:52:15 PM

China makes battery that can be charged in 10 seconds
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China has built the world's fastest charging electric buses, with a battery that takes barely 10 seconds to be fully charged.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:48:03 PM

Quick government reaction to meltdown stabilised Chinese stocks
Seoul, July 29 (IANS) A recent stock market meltdown in China had wiped out about a third of market valuation in less than a month, but fast government reaction to the fluctuations rapidly stabilised the market, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:24:03 PM

China building telescope with dish size of 30 football fields
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China is building the world's largest radio telescope whose dish size will be equivalent to 30 football fields.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:12:13 PM

China can't be steamrollered: Daily
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China is capable of handling the uncertainties of international trade, and is no longer in a position where "it can be steamrollered or coerced into signing treaties", a state-run daily said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:54:03 PM

China building telescope with dish size of 30 football fields
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Supercomputer Skyeye-1, capable of a quadrillion computing operations per second, will support space exploration by the world's largest radio telescope whose dish size will be equivalent to 30 football fields.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:46:14 PM

South Korea's deposit rates fall
Seoul, July 29 (IANS) Deposit rates in South Korea fell to the lowest level in history as Bank of Korea (BOK) cut its policy rate to an all-time low last month, central bank data showed on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:44:03 PM

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