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China to deliver world's largest amphibious aircraft by 2022: Xinhua

China to deliver world's largest amphibious aircraft by 2022: XinhuaChina expects to deliver its domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, to customers by 2022, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported late on Sunday citing the plane’s manufacturer. “We are endeavoring to get the airworthiness certification from the civil aviation authorities by 2021, and deliver it to the customers by 2022,” Xinhua quoted Huang Lingcai, the plane’s chief designer at state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) [SASADY.UL], as saying. China developed the AG600 as part of a drive to modernize its military, amid a more muscular approach to territorial disputes in places like the South China Sea that has rattled nerves in the Asia-Pacific region and the United States.



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China to expand corruption supervision pilot scheme nationwide: Xinhua

China to expand corruption supervision pilot scheme nationwide: XinhuaChina will expand a pilot project for anti-graft supervision reforms nationwide next year that will consolidate existing corruption agencies, state-run news agency Xinhua reported, as President Xi Jinping expands his signature policy drive. Xinhua said in a report published late on Saturday China’s top legislature adopted a decision calling for new supervisory commissions to be set up by the People’s Congresses at provincial, city and county-levels to “supervise those exercising public power”. Xi’s signature anti-graft drive has jailed or otherwise punished nearly 1.4 million Communist Party members since 2012.



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China's Xi urges 'healthy' India ties after border spat: Xinhua

China's Xi urges 'healthy' India ties after border spat: XinhuaChinese President Xi Jinping sought Tuesday to move past a tense border dispute with India, telling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the two nuclear-armed neighbours should pursue “healthy, stable” relations, according to China’s state media. Xi told Modi that “healthy, stable bilateral ties” were “in line with the fundamental interests” of the neighbours, the official Xinhua news agency said. “China is willing to work with India on the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence which were put forward by both countries to improve political mutual trust, promote mutually beneficial cooperation, and push Sino-Indian ties along a right track,” the report quoted him as saying.



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China's exiled tycoon Guo 'fabricated' corruption claims: Xinhua

China's exiled tycoon Guo 'fabricated' corruption claims: XinhuaChina’s Xinhua news agency accused fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui of using “fabricated and distorted information to mislead the public”, the latest salvo in a campaign to discredit the billionaire who has made accusations of Communist Party corruption. Central to Guo’s claims over recent months has been that a man named Yao Qing used his status as a nephew of a senior Communist Party official to amass a business empire worth tens of billions of dollars. In an online video stream last month, Guo produced a corporate tree diagram which he said showed companies linked to Yao, including GI Technologies (Beijing) Co. Xinhua interviewed Yao, who is listed in corporate records as general manager of GI Technologies.



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Knife-wielding man kills two in southern China Wal-Mart: Xinhua

Knife-wielding man kills two in southern China Wal-Mart: XinhuaA knife-wielding man has killed two people and injured nine in a Wal-Mart supermarket in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local police. Xinhua said the injured had been sent to hospital but did not give any details of the victims from the attack on Sunday evening. In May, two people were killed in southwest China by a knife-wielding man suspected of suffering from mental illness.



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Housing fire in eastern China kills 22, injures three: Xinhua

Housing fire in eastern China kills 22, injures three: XinhuaBEIJING (Reuters) – At least 22 people were killed when a two-storey residential building in China's eastern Jiangsu province caught fire on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency cited local authorities as saying. The fire broke out before dawn at the building in the town of Yushan in Changshu city, Xinhua said. Three were injured. The blaze has since been put out, and local police said they had arrested a suspect for alleged arson. …



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