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China to launch manned spacecraft in June

China will launch a spacecraft this month to conduct its first manned space docking, state media said Saturday, the latest step in a plan aimed at giving the country a permanent space station by 2020.

Jun 09, 2012
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China sets up rare earths industry group

(AP) -- China has set up a rare earths industry association to fend off trade complaints and help regulate the sector that is critical to global high-tech manufacturing.

Apr 09, 2012
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China tells Apple to 'care for workers'

The man tipped to be China's next leader has told Apple that foreign firms should protect workers, state media said Thursday, as the US giant fends off criticism over factory conditions in China.

Mar 29, 2012
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Apple chief meets officials in China

Apple's new chief executive Tim Cook has held talks with officials in China, the US tech giant said Tuesday, the workshop of its products but where its operations have faced difficulties.

Mar 27, 2012
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