(2nd Lead-Writethru) Shanghai index closes above 3,500-point mark

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on (2nd Lead-Writethru) Shanghai index closes above 3,500-point mark 

BEIJING, March 17 — China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index hit a near seven-year high on Tuesday, rising 1.55 percent to end at 3,502.85 points.

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More China-Milan flights ahead of World Expo 2015

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on More China-Milan flights ahead of World Expo 2015 

BEIJING, March 9 — Chinese and Italian Airlines will increase flights between China and Milan ahead of the World Expo 2015, slated to be held in the Italian city from May 1 to October 31.

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Over 1,000 Chinese return after Nepal airport re-opening

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BEIJING, March 9 — More than 1,000 Chinese tourists have returned home taking flights on China's three major airlines after a crash-landed Turkish plane caused four-day suspension of a Nepalese airport.

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