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Hundreds protest against China chemical plant
More than 200 demonstrate in southwestern city of Kunming against proposed factory that will produce toxic chemical.
Last updated: 04 May 2013 16:29 GMT
China jails fugitive smuggler for life
Lai Changxing, who was extradited from Canada after 12 years, has been accused of running huge smuggling ring.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 07:58 GMT
Tropical storm Nanmadol hits southeast China
No casualties reported though storm brought heavy rains, destroying houses and forcing many to flee.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2011 17:06 GMT
Typhoon Megi pounds southern China
The intensity of the typhoon, initially feared to be among the worst in 50 years, weakened as it hit Fujian province.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2010 02:07 GMT
Powerful cyclone hits Myanmar
Reports of widespread damage as storm spins into the west of the country from the Bay of Bengal.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2010 09:41 GMT
Cyclone strikes western Myanmar
Storm spins into country from the Bay of Bengal, as typhoon leaves at least seven dead in Taiwan.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2010 03:21 GMT
Typhoon Megi batters Taiwan
Landslides leave dozens of people missing on the island as powerful storm heads for the Chinese coast.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2010 01:04 GMT
First China flights land in Taiwan
Beijing hails resumption of regular air travel as "new start" in relations.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2008 06:47 GMT
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