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  1. Bicycles still the mainstay for millions of people

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joephine Ma in Beijing 'The bicycle kingdom' can never be taken over by the rising number of motor cars, according to Wang Fenghe, chairman of the China bicycle association. An average of one in three people in China has a bicycle, with the official estimate of about 500 million bicycles in use. The number is many times the 21.324 million passenger cars in use on the web ...

  2. Rise or demise?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for months. By and large, people lived in walkups. Lifts were virtually unknown, except in government offices. Bicycles were the king of the road, with a few cars carefully threading their way through the traffic, their honking drowned out by the tinkling of the bicycles. Paper tissues were unknown; people used handkerchiefs that could be washed and reused. In fact, there was very little garbage ...

  3. Presidential viewpoints

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode On the rise of China and India I don't view the diplomacy as a zero sum... I view the emergence of India and China as positives On his Asian legacy Not many presidents could say, in the history of US diplomacy, that relations with South Korea, Japan, China and Thailand are strong and robust Memories of China I spent my time riding a bicycle around Beijing [in ...

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    Chinese man pleads guilty over bid to export US weapons-grade carbon fibre

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:27pm by Reuters in New York

    ... of carbon fiber, ostensibly for such products as bicycle frames, electric blankets and fishing rods. After traveling to the United States to meet those agents, Ma paid US$400 for a spool ...

  5. Planners need to discourage cars

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a kingdom for bicycles to one for cars. China is now the world's biggest and fastest-growing vehicle market, with car sales last year topping 18 million. The China Association of Automobile ... authorities should be trying to discourage it. City planners have to put emphasis on bicycles and pedestrian paths as well as extensive bus and rail networks. ...

  6. My Olympics

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... done to get ready for 2008,' she said. One area that had seen improvement was transport, she said. People travelled with their bicycles instead of using other vehicles, to help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality. She and her friends rode bicycles from their university in Haidian district to Tiananmen Square, a trip of about 15km. 'Beijing has been improving ...

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    Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... are Han Lei’s images of mainland urban life during the ‘80s, which feature pictures like that of a man balancing two children on two bicycles. These contrast with the ambitious “The Chinese” ...

  8. Leon gets his shot

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... When I lived in England, I used to pack my tent and take budget flights to Europe. On one of these trips in Poland, I was bitten by a rabid dog. In 2010, I went on a one-year bicycle trip ... when I reached Hong Kong on my bicycle. Then Rob told me about the expedition. We didn't actually know each other very well when we set off for Mongolia. But over the months of walking, we ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - LENDING

    Thousands fall victim as shadow bankers vanish amid China's slump

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Thousands fall victim as shadow bankers disappear amid slump To live out his retirement years, He Zhongkui was counting on steady income from an investment that promised interest payments five times higher than what he could earn in a bank. Now He, a 62-year-old former municipal official in Wenzhou who rides a rusty bicycle, is cutting back on food ...

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    China Digest, September 17, 2012

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... waning, an agricultural product festival, an international bicycle race and a business forum on cloud computing have been added to this year's event. Pair drown in park lake Two people died ... caught him trying to steal a bicycle in Chengdu on Thursday, the Huaxi Metropolis Daily reports. Another student was injured as the man started to flee. The culprit made it more than two blocks ...




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