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  1. Clarification

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On last Monday's cover story, of the 260 children who have been housed at the Xining Children's Home, 40 are currently living with local foster families, and some of them are waiting to be adpoted overseas. For more information, visit www.christ ...

  2. Qinghai to ward off looming lake crisis

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Qinghai plans to halt infrastructure development and remove most permanent buildings around Qinghai Lake to ward off a looming ecological crisis caused by human activity. Officials in the northwestern province promised the measures would not ...

  3. Salt seller

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... These banks and fields of salt create a surreal landscape by Lake Caka, high in the northeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The 100 sq km lake has 450 million tonnes of salt reserves, mined commercially since 1950. The salt is sold in China and exported, but ...

  4. Villagers killed in clash over medicinal fungus

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan At least six people were killed and more than 100 injured in an armed conflict between two Tibetan groups over the right to collect a valuable medicinal ingredient in Sichuan, a rights group and local people said yesterday. The incident happen ...

  5. Sinofert buys 6.7b yuan stake in potash firm

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Sinofert Holdings, the mainland's largest fertiliser importer and distributor, has agreed to buy its parent Sinochem Corp's 18.5 per cent stake in Shenzhen-listed potassium fertiliser producer Qinghai Salt Lake Potash for 6.73 billion yu ...

  6. Qinghai-Tibet plateau threatened by mice plague, scientist warns

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The invasion of millions of field mice on farmland surrounding Hunan province's Dongting Lake is only the tip of the iceberg of a large-scale rodent assault on the mainland. Rising waters in Dongting Lake, one of the mainland's five m ...

  7. Meaningful mission

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai A group of students embarked on a life-changing trip to a children's home in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, last month to spend time with orphans. The Xining Children's Home is managed by the charity Christian Action and ...

  8. Unfree thinker

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... 'I'm not so young any more,' she said, smiling with resignation. One story is told about a monastery in the Amdo region, where the monks, who can't read Chinese, wait for the frequent ...



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