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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Guzzle chocolate while you can

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 06:41pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... and scarcity. Remember the days when you could travel from Hong Kong to anywhere in China and encounter not one bite of chocolate- or indeed any western confectionery- in a supermarket or airport shop ... and for gifts, especially around holidays like Spring Festival and Golden Week. Chocolate is not cheap in China. Prices vary according to where you buy, but expect to pay upwards of 1,350 yuan (HK$1,673) ...

  5. News - China

    High hopes for reform from new generation of leaders in China

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... the peasants". Nearly all went on to experience the heady, intellectual spring at Chinese universities in the 1970s and 1980s. Tiananmen was a watershed- for some it meant jail and exile, while others ... in exile after having been jailed for being the "black hand" of the 1989 Tiananmen pro-democracy movement. It is these kinds of early encounters with people from different political ...

  6. China's manufacturing exodus

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... factories to upgrade or migrate. Despite the economic turmoil abroad, the trade fair, held each spring and autumn in Guangzhou since 1957, was packed with visitors from across the globe on Saturday, ... Southeast Asian countries by 2013, but China was now the group's dominant source, supplying 80 per cent of products. Guangzhou-based Lebanese Farhad Ziad, who sources consumer goods from ...

  7. Facing a global challenge from behind a financial Great Wall

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... company that found that most Chinese bankers believe that the mainland is likely to face the threat of a growing cluster of non-performing loans (NPLs), or defaults in loan paybacks, around 2013 ... with Ba that it would not be appropriate for China to seek any quantitative easing to help its economy. 'The winter has just come,' it said. 'The spring is still far away.' ...

  8. Fiction's great leap forward

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... just how compliant are the people in forgetting horrors of the past in return for future riches? The year 2013 is a future which reads uncannily like the present. Following the Arab Spring ... it's an inevitable part of the market beginning to mature.' In the novel, which was first sold in 2009 in Taiwan and Hong Kong and published in English this year, the year is 2013 ...

  9. A welcome respite for foreigners in China

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... springing up to cater for this new element. The development of Chengdu from a provincial capital into the most international city in western China went at a lightning pace, beginning in the late ... to Chengdu the city is a welcome respite from the confusion and chaos many of them encounter in other cities with a less orderly layout. Locating and identifying various parts of the city is also ...

  10. Lord of the dance

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... with more professional companies and numerous amateur groups springing up. When setting up the BMDC, there was resistance to what was seen as a western art form, but Tsao says he was impressed ... of the festival Tsao especially enjoys is encountering dance groups from all over China. 'Last May, we had 300 young people coming from all over the country, presenting their choreography,' he ...



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