Category Archives: CHINA

China: Natural Disasters Cause 449 Deaths in First Half of the Year

Beijing, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) In the first half of the year, natural disasters in mainland China caused 449 dead, 100 missing and direct economic losses valued at 21,800 million USD, according to official sources. Continue reading

Ukraine, China Sign Multi-Million Dollar Contracts

Moscow, Jun 21(Prensa Latina) Ukraine and China signed Monday contracts worth 3.5 billion USD and a joint declaration on the principles of their strategic relations.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao, signed the declaration after holding private meetings. Continue reading

China Submersible to Go 5000m Deep

Beijing, May 20 (Prensa Latina) China’s manned submersible “Jiaolong” will try a record 5,000m-deep dive in July in unannounced area coordinated by the Health and Technology Ministry. Oceanographic Administration Director Liu Cigui made the announcement at national Ocean Development Symposium.

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China Supports ASEAN Efforts in Cambodia-Thailand Conflict

Beijing.- Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) China expressed support for the efforts of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to ease tensions between Cambodia and Thailand, and called on both sides to settle their dispute peacefully. Continue reading