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  • China has no overseas bases: defence ministry

    Pékin, November 27- China's defence ministry said Thursday that the country has no military bases overseas, despite speculation that its armed forces seek to eventually establish facilities abroad. "Currently, China has constructed no military base overseas," ministry... Read more

  • China media blame ‘Putin’s tiger’ for goat slaughter spree

    CHINA, Nov 26 - An endangered tiger set free in Russia has killed 18 Chinese goats after crossing the frontier, with Beijing's state media saying on Wednesday that the feline felon had been freed by President Vladimir Putin. The Siberian tiger, named Ustin, wreaked caprine... Read more

  • 24 killed in coal mine fire in NE China

    SHENYANG, Nov 26 - A coal mine fire killed 24 workers and injured 52 others in northeast China's Liaoning Province early Wednesday, the state-owned Liaoning Fuxin Coal Corporation told Xinhua. The fire occurred at 2:35am in a coal mine under Hengda Coal, a subsidiary of... Read more

  • China’s deep-sea sub Jiaolong starts scientific expedition

    JIANGYIN, Nov 25 - China's deep-diving manned submersible Jiaolong, inside its carrier Xiangyanghong-9, left Jiangyin Port in east China's coastal Jiangsu Province on Tuesday. This will be the sub's maiden scientific expedition to the southwest Indian Ocean. During the... Read more

  • Death toll of southwest China quake rises to 4

    CHENGDU, Nov 23 - The death toll of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake which hit Kangding County in southwest China's Sichuan Province had risen to four as of 11:30am Sunday. The quake struck at 4:55pm Saturday, with its epicenter in Tagong Town, Kangding, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture... Read more