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  1. News - China - TRADE

    Iceland premier Sigurdardottir to meet China’s leaders in Beijing

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 03:14pm by AFP

    ... was the first official visit by a Chinese premier to the North Atlantic island in 41 years, and saw the countries enter a deal on cooperation in the oil-rich Arctic region. China’s interest in Iceland ... Huang Nubo’s purchase would help China win a foothold in the Arctic amid general concern over Chinese investment in Europe. The deal was eventually blocked by the Icelandic government, after ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Investments in Europe soar, another Tibetan self-immolates

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 06:51am by Patrick Boehler

    ... in the Arctic. The Guardian The president of Iceland makes a case to involve China in Arctic regional talks. Miscellaneous Asahi Shimbun Row continues over Chinese 'sacred' book lost ...

  3. Chilly reception for Icelandic venture

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be part of a bigger move by Beijing to get access to trans-Arctic shipping lanes that could soon open as polar ice caps melt. And rather than a white knight helping the battered country of 320,000 ... open a vital new shipping route linking China with the North Atlantic. Ragnar Baldursson, who was Iceland's official representative on the Arctic Council for four years and is now deputy ...

  4. When skiing is believing

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and pristine mountains by Jokull Bergmann of Arctic Heli Skiing- or 'JB', as he's known around here. Bergmann grew up on this very peninsula and is Iceland's only internationally ... 50 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle, we enjoy about 22 hours of sunlight each day. Another big advantage of the lateness of the season is that the snow is butter-smooth 'corn ...

  5. Kurr

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... the arctic snows. This would be an interesting album for those who like unusual music. The pieces are expressive, often surprising and musically innovative. ...

  6. Gryla's Yule Lads

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a piece of paper and a law to stop a legend, and Gryla and the Yule Lads are still very much around in the Land of Ice as Christmas approaches. Comprehension 1 Is Iceland in the Arctic ... 5 What do Icelandic children leave on a windowsill each night in the run-up to Christmas? 6 What did a decree in 1746 try to ban and why? Answers: 1. The Arctic. 2. 'Yule' ...

  7. It's all about image

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... into action. 'Iceland is arctic, wild and vast. It's so spacious and inhabited by so few people [only 300,000] that you can easily be a solitary figure in a landscape. Experiencing solitude ...

  8. Thaw points

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Morgan Falconer

    ... Roni Horn's glacial installation is raising awareness about climate change, writes Morgan Falconer It takes hours behind the wheel from Iceland's Reykjavik airport, crossing a craggy moon landscape of lava fields and mountains in black rainstorm conditions to reach artist Roni Horn. There, about 1.5 degrees latitude south of the Arctic Circle, she's reclining ...



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