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  1. Fighting plagues demands more funds, says expert

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of locusts and other insects last year, according to the report using Chinese Grassland Society statistics. Half the land has been damaged. Rats and mice last year plagued 37 million hectares ...

  2. Return of the sage

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to preserve traditional values and revive Confucianism. 'Chinese society today is at its worst ever,' Kang said. But others caution against the idealisation of ancient Chinese philosophy ... other traditional Chinese cultural icons such as calligraphy and the 'four great inventions'. Spectators witnessed the moment marking the ancient sage's return to the national ...

  3. Pushing the boundary of what can't be done in legal reform

    Posted Feb 04th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Professor He remains a staunch believer in the power of scholars to transform Chinese society, rather than pinning his hopes on policy changes made by the authorities. However, being a public ... in Shandong province, said he was enrolled accidentally as a law student at Southwest University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing in 1978. He had applied to study Chinese literature. After ...

  4. Beijing seeks regional cultural alliance

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Gao Zhanxiang, chairman of the Chinese Cultural Promotion Society and a former vice-minister of culture. The body would bring together non-governmental organisations from 49 Asian countries ... vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Institute for the Promotion of Chinese Culture. He said NGOs had a unique role to play in improving cultural co-operation. ...

  5. Strive with us for harmony, Premier Wen urges Taiwan

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... highlighted the building of a harmonious society as the priority in the new year, saying this strategic task embodied the leadership's concepts of putting the people first and governance for the people. 'Such a harmonious society will give full scope to people's intelligence and creativity, enable all the people to share the social wealth created in reform and development, ...

  6. Young prepared to spend more on green energy, survey finds

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... they believed such technologies would help economic growth and 58 per cent said they could create more jobs. Li Hao of the Ecological Society of China said the findings were encouraging but not surprising. 'They proved once again that Chinese people have a strong sense of responsibility and truly care about the environment because of its impact on health, the economy ...

  7. Even as party celebrates reform, Hu lays down goals for next 40 years

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma, Shi Jiangtao

    ... are that [China] will become a well-off society, and all our people can share in the prosperity by the time our party is 100 years old [2021] and China will become a modernised, harmonious and democratic ... China has made headway in 'building socialism with Chinese characteristics', but would not follow the western model. 'We must draw on the beneficial fruits of humankind's ...

  8. Bush preaches freedom to the converted

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... wasn't all that long ago that people were not allowed to worship openly in this society,' he said outside the Gangwashi Church in western Beijing, after attending a service with 1,000 mainland worshippers. 'My hope is that the government of China will not fear the Christians who gather to worship openly. A healthy society is a society that welcomes all faiths.' But Mr ...

  9. Members open session with Taiwan warning

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... will never tolerate Taiwan independence and will uncompromisingly oppose and check secessionist forces and their activities,' said Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ... cross-strait relations with 'utmost sincerity and vigour'. 'We will work to strengthen and expand our ties with returned overseas Chinese and their relatives and stage a variety ...

  10. 'Put quality first when rebuilding'

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... those institutions which had not been strong before,' said Professor Vale, who was also involved in the post-Katrina planning process. 'My overall impression of the Chinese ... Professor Vale said. Experts also talked about public expectations towards what the rebuilding process can realistically achieve. 'We shouldn't expect all of the problems of a society ...




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