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Asian manufacturing bounces back in March

Chinese manufacturing picked up speed in March signaling a possible recovery after months of slower growth.

Got wood? China's chopstick demand fells world's trees

The country is already the world's largest importer of wood, a figure that has tripled since 2000.
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China imports about 180 million cubic meters of wood. Wooden, disposable chopsticks have helped drive a huge spike in wood consumption in China. (Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)
China's disposable chopstick demand has spiked imports of foreign wood.
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'Beijing cough' an insult to China's capital, doctor says

A top doctor in China said that the term 'Beijing cough' is an insult to the Chinese capital created by foreigners.

Knife attack at Chinese school injures 22 children

Nearly two dozen children were injured Friday after a knife-wielding man in central China attacked children as they made their way to school.

Chinese police chief fired over twin mistresses

News portal Iyaxin.com said the sisters were 31-year-old members of a dance troupe.

Chinese manufacturing ramps up to highest level in 7 months

Chinese manufacturing rose to its highest level in seven months according to an official index.

CPC congress sees Beijing beef-up security

Authorities in Beijing are tightening security ahead of the National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on November 8.

China naval exercises in East China Sea worry Japan

The Chinese navy said that it was conducting naval exercises in the East China Sea.

China angers Australia over support for Fiji

Why is China's financial support of Fiji incensing Australia?
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