BRIEF-Xinhuanet's share trade to halt as it is questioned by exchange

April 17 (Reuters) - Xinhuanet Co Ltd

* Says trading in shares to halt from April 18 after it is

questioned by Shanghai stock exchange over bonus shares proposal

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(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)