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  1. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ... CHONGQING Tapping natural springs Land officials are urging private investors to tap into vast natural springs in the municipality, the Chongqing Morning Post reports. More than 200 sites with drinkable mineral water have been found, with a combined capacity of 250 million tonnes a year. But the city's 11 mineral water producers have tapped about 150,000 tonnes a year. Lightning ...

  2. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Forget 'Likonomics', it's all about economic stimulus in China again

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... review next spring when the cabinet has its annual meeting. ANZ's China chief economist Liu Ligang believes economic growth on the mainland in the first quarter could fall well below 7.5 per ...

  3. News - China

    Several arrests as Kunming protest over petrochemical plant ends

    Posted May 16th 2013, 11:59am by Staff Reporter

    ... with peasants who don't use Weibo, right? — Jeremy Goldkorn 金玉米 (@goldkorn) May 16, 2013 Updated 4.58pm: Dialogue with mayor ends. About eight people leave their contact details with an aide ... development," said a #Kunming resident. "I haven't given birth to a baby. I want to be pregnant with a healthy baby." — Aritz (@aritzparra) May 16, 2013 Updated 4.22pm:  Video ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... On arrival, one executive was stopped by a visa control officer and was asked the basic questions encountered by all travellers to America: "Why are you coming to America? What is the purpose ...

  5. 2013 THEM AND US

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney It's the year 2013 and China is stronger and richer than ever before, while the rest of the world is still reeling from a huge economic tsunami that struck a year earlier. ... for this book. The Chinese title, Shengshi Zhongguo 2013, which can be translated as a prosperous and grand period, has been used to describe the two apogees of imperial history, the Han and Tang ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2013

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Lifeguards can help keep beach clean I would like to make some observations about Hong Kong's premier beach, Repulse Bay, although they may equally apply to all gazetted beaches. Repulse Bay is a mecca for tourists, a place for the people of Hong Kon ...

  7. News - World - GLOBAL POWER

    US will take back seat in new world order, says think tank

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Think tank says America is in transition between interventionist era and a new role, while China's leadership transition will change global politics U.S. 'to take back seat in new world order' A series of political transitions led by the Arab spring uprisings are shifting the balance of world power with the United States set ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Behind the smokescreen of Beijing's 2013 defence budget

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of Beijing's 2013 defence budget Yesterday, Beijing announced that it will jack up defence spending by 10.7 per cent this year to 720 billion yuan (HK$897 billion). With tensions in both the East China ... of China's 2013 defence budget jumps by almost 50 per cent. Factor in Beijing's hidden expenditure, and the real value of China's defence budget climbs to double the headline figure ...

  9. Encounters in the country- journalist's walking tour acrosss China

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... from Shanghai to Tibet- in chunks. He'd walk every month, each time starting from where he had left off. The resulting book, The Great Walk of China, details Earnshaw's encounters ...

  10. More spring in the step

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... superior, and spring represents new life and hope.' Another aspect of the Year of the Dragon is the Chinese lunar calendar holds two seasons of spring, unlike most years which only have one spring. February 4, 2012, is the start of spring, and another spring will fall on February 4, next year, all within the Year of the Dragon. And following this year is the Year of the Snake, ...




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