2007 in China

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Events in the year 2007 in China.

Incumbents

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • July 4 – A tornado kills 14 people and injures at least 146 near Tianchang, Anhui Province, in eastern China.[28]
  • July 5 – Twenty-five people died and 33 are injured in an explosion in a karaoke bar in Tianshifu in northeast China.[29] An investigation cinducted the next day concludes that the explosion was caused by improperly stored explosives.[30]
  • July 10 – China executes the former head of the State Food and Drug Association Zheng Xiaoyu for corruption.[31]
  • July 16 – China punishes 95 officials for allowing workers and children to labour in slave-like conditions in brick kilns.[32]
  • July 18 – the city of Chongqing is hit with the largest rainstorm in the city's meteorological records, killing 32. 12 people are reported missing.[33]
  • July 20 – China shuts down a chemical plant associated with deaths in Panama from tainted medicine and two petfood plants associated with the deaths of pets in the United States.
  • July 22 – More than 100 people die in floods and landslides in China.[34]
  • July 30 – Sixty-nine miners are trapped in a flooded coal mine in Henan province in central China.[35]

August

September

October

November

Chang'e 1 entered lunar orbit on 5 November 1997

December

Sports

Deaths

References

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  3. ^ "U.S. official: Chinese test missile obliterates satellite". CNN. Archived from the original on 2008-02-13. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Sacked former top statistician Qiu Xiaohua expelled from Party". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  5. ^ "Politicians sign new climate pact". BBC. 2007-02-16. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  6. ^ "Four die after train derails in China". China Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  7. ^ "China confirms human case of bird flu". USA Today. 2007-03-01. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  8. ^ "China confirms Moon probe in 2007". BBC. 2007-03-06. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  9. ^ "China passes new law on property". BBC. 2007-03-16. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  10. ^ "China PM seeks war reconciliation". BBC. 2007-04-12. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  14. ^ "Horror steel spill kills 32 factory workers". News.com.au. 2007-04-19. Archived from the original on 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  16. ^ "India, China resume border talks". Australian. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  17. ^ "ROK vessel sinks off east China, 16 crewmen missing". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  18. ^ "China's child fines 'spark riot'". BBC. 2007-05-21. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  19. ^ "Western China landslides kill 21". BBC. 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  20. ^ "Death penalty for China official". BBC. 2007-05-29. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  22. ^ "China issues national plan to address climate change". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  23. ^ "20 injured in China hall collapse". BBC. 2007-06-06. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  25. ^ "UNESCO redesignates Auschwitz death camp". Toronto: The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2008-03-03. [dead link]
  26. ^ "Twenty-two new sites inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, and one deleted during Committee meeting in Christchurch". UNESCO. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  48. ^ "Ship fires threaten Wuhan water". Shanghai Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  49. ^ "Thousands of Soldiers Riot in China". TIME. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  50. ^ "Shanghai empties as storm approaches". News Limited. 2007-09-18. Archived from the original on 2009-07-05. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  51. ^ "Weakened typhoon Wipha drenches eastern China". Reuters. 2007-09-19. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  52. ^ "Highway bus fire kills at least 27, rescue workers say". News Limited. Retrieved 2008-03-03. [dead link]
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  55. ^ "China's vice-president loses post". BBC. 2007-10-21. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  56. ^ "China launches first Moon orbiter". BBC. 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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See also

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