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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

Nov 27, – A Chinese Defense Ministry statement Wednesday said the planes were detected and monitored as they flew through the zone for two hours and 22 minutes. It said all aircraft flying through the zone would be monitored, but made no mention of a threat to take “defensive emergency measures” against noncompliant aircraft that […]

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Multiple earthquakes rattle northeast China

Multiple earthquakes rattle northeast China

Nov 23, – Multiple earthquakes hit northeast China on Saturday, with a 5.5 magnitude the strongest among them, according to seismologists, causing serious damage to homes. State TV images showed seriously damaged houses, some with roofs or walls partially collapsed The 5.5 magnitude quake hit at 6:04 am (2204 GMT Friday), 34 kilometres (21 miles) north […]

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1 killed, 8 injured in northern China explosions

1 killed, 8 injured in northern China explosions

Nov 06, – A series of small explosions killed one person and injured eight others Wednesday outside the provincial headquarters of the ruling Communist Party in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan, officials said. Officials gave no word on the target or perpetrators of the blasts, which state media said were caused by homemade bombs. […]

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Heavy smog in north China leads to flights cancellation

Heavy smog in north China leads to flights cancellation

Oct 21, –  Authorities in Harbin near the Russian border said primary and middle schools and some highways were closed Monday. At least 40 flights from its international airport had been cancelled or postponed. The official Xinhua News Agency said some buses also stopped running. The severe smog has reduced the visibility of a northern […]

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