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02nd February 2010

Himfr.com Reports Alien life already on earth?

An Arizona State University physicist says there's no reason alien life couldn't already be among us here on Earth, according to media reports Tuesday. Paul Davies, known for his popular science writing, said Tuesday that life may have developed on E...

02nd February 2010

Himfr.com Reports China to increase affordable housing

The Chinese government is acting to control soaring housing prices in major cities. The country's property market soared in 2009, with property sales jumping by more than half, and property investment climbing nearly 20 percent. The Ministry of Hous...

08th January 2010

Himfr.com Reports U.S. imposes duties on imports of wire decking from China

The U.S. government slapped preliminary anti-dumping duties on imports of more than 300 million dollars worth of wire decking from China, the Commerce Department said in a statement on Tuesday. The department claimed that it preliminarily found dumpin...

08th January 2010

Himfr.com Reports Talent crunch plagues Chinese firms

Finding talented employees has become a major stumbling block for private Chinese firms keen on broadening their economic horizons. And even when they do offer market prices for skilled help, members of today's talent pool are often hesitant to join local...

07th January 2010

Himfr.com Reports $40b Australia LNG deal lapses

No major impact on market, but nation 'needs to diversify imports' Energy giant PetroChina Co Ltd has pulled out of a $40 billion deal to buy natural gas from a project off Australia, but Chinese analysts and officials yesterday tried to play down the...

07th January 2010

Himfr.com Reports China to become 2nd largest trade partner of Philippines as recovery takes hold

Despite the slump during the global economic crisis, trade between China and the Philippines will takeoff again and China is even expected to overtake Japan as the Philippines' second largest trading partner in the near future, officials said. After g...

05th January 2010

Himfr.com Reports "Hot money'" blowing bubbles

Surging flows may lead to stock market volatility, say economists The rising inflow of speculative capital, or "hot money", into China could lead to "asset bubbles", said Fan Gang, member of the central bank's monetary policy committee. The la...

30th December 2009

Himfr.com Reports China, Venezuela sign oil development pacts

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), the country's largest offshore oil producer, has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas resources in Venezuela, the latest step in its overseas expansion. CNOOC has signed a memorandum of understanding wit...

30th December 2009

Himfr.com Reports Vietnamese court convicts dissident of subversion

A Vietnamese court convicted a former army officer who had pressed for democratic reforms of subversion Monday and sentenced him to 5.5 years in prison as Vietnam stepped up its efforts to crack down on dissent. Tran Anh Kim, 60, was accused of "workin...

29th December 2009

Himfr.com Reports Yemen strikes al-Qaida chiefs in US-backed assault

Yemen's military hit suspected al-Qaida hideouts Thursday and targeted a gathering of top militant leaders, possibly killing a radical cleric linked to the U.S. Army major accused of the Fort Hood mass shooting, in strikes carried out with U.S. intelligen...

29th December 2009

Himfr.com Reports China sentences Liu to 11 years for subversion

A Chinese court sentenced a prominent dissident to 11 years in jail Friday on subversion charges after he called for sweeping political reforms and an end to Communist Party dominance. The sentencing of Liu Xiaobo comes despite international appeals fo...

29th December 2009

Himfr.com Reports Bin Laden daughter hides in Saudi embassy in Iran

A daughter of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has taken refuge in the Saudi Embassy in Tehran after eluding guards who have held her, her sister and four brothers under house arrest for eight years, a Saudi-owned newspaper reported Wednesday. It ha...

23rd December 2009

Himfr.com Reports U.S. economy rebounds slower than previously thought

The U.S. economy grew at a pace of 2.2 percent in the third quarter, a much slower pace than initially thought, according to the final revised estimate released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. SLOWER GROWTH The new reading for the July-to-S...

23rd December 2009

Himfr.com Reports Exploring a new growth model

Environment, energy, education, electronic information and exchange - all will be highlights in Heilongjiang in the years to come, part of what the local government describes as the "5E mode of development". A province still boasting one of the best e...

22nd December 2009

Himfr.com Reports China-made private aircraft to take off in Laos

China will deliver eight domestically designed private business aircraft to Laos next year, in its latest effort to find a niche in the international aviation market. The Xiaoying 500, or "Eaglet 500," passed dynamic tests of seat and restraint system...