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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Dinosaur victim of mistaken identity: it was a veggie, not a fearsome killer

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... the Gobi desert in Mongolia. "For 50 years Deinocheirus has remained one of the most mysterious dinosaurs," the study's authors wrote. Its incomplete profile was long based solely ...

  2. News - China - WEATHER

    Biggest sandstorm in 10 years hits northern Chinese city Dunhuang

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 11:02am by Staff Reporter

    ... torrential rain would hit parts of Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces. Dunhuang is situated near the Gobi Desert, which stretches across Inner Mongolia and northern China, producing enormous sandstorms that frequently reach Beijing. The Gobi is one of the world’s most abundant sources of dust, with sandstorms frequently occurring in the spring, peaking in April. ...

  3. From Tiananmen to the Eiffel Tower- or bust

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... the next 60 days, the three Britons and one Swiss plan to re-create the legendary race of 1907 by driving more than 12,000km across the Gobi desert and Eurasian steppes in two restored Austin Seven ... nets to protect Kenyan children from malaria. The biggest challenge would be the unmarked roads and emptiness of the Gobi desert, Waistell said. 'The Gobi desert- that's the thing. ...

  4. Dust attack

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... in the Gobi desert, which is on the border region of China and Mongolia. At more than 1,600 kilometres long, it is the biggest desert in Asia and the fifth biggest in the world. In spring, strong ... The Gobi has been causing dust storms for a long time. But the problem is getting worse now. The scary thing is that the Gobi is growing very fast. Scientists think the desert is eating up ...

  5. News - China

    Death toll rises to 21 in China landslide

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:44pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... River has rolling hills of loose soil blown south from the Gobi desert. Thunderstorms have loosened the terraced hillsides that were made unstable by the quake. About 123,000 people were ...

  6. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Beijing's air pollution soars as sand storm looms

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 03:16pm by Amy Li

    ... with strong winds is expected to hit the city on Saturday, according to weather reports.  Sand storms were prevalent in early spring in northern China when the frost melts in the Gobi desert ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- August 21, 2014

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:30am

    ... and Mongolia clash over how to exploit the Gobi desert |Source: The Conversation Today the vast majority of water in Inner Mongolia goes for coal extraction and processing to meet China’s energy ...

  8. Climate change blamed for sandstorm blanket

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sweeping down from the Gobi Desert, had blanketed 21 Chinese provinces and municipalities since Friday, Xinhua said yesterday. Clouds of sand and dust travelled across the mainland to South Korea ... The expert said that apart from the Gobi, deserts in Mongolia and Central Asia were also key sources of sandstorms. The expert admitted that human activities, such as rapid industrialisation, did ...

  9. More peaks to conquer

    Posted Oct 04th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Sawyer's first test will be the Sahara: a 250km, seven-day foot race across the Egyptian desert starting on October 29. This will be followed by similar treks in the Gobi Desert, the Atacama Plains ... with Andrew Sun As Peak Tower's general manager, he's conquered Victoria Peak; now Martyn Sawyer wants to tackle the world's four toughest deserts. The next challenge ...

  10. Nice visuals, confusing plot

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Rich in visual imagery but short on narrative coherence, The Sun Also Rises is another lacklustre entry by the Chinese New Wave directors who seem to have forgotten the virtue of simple storytelling in their blind pursuit of special effects. The film was shot in Yunnan 's Shangri-la and the Gobi Desert, and it boasts an endless parade of stunning landscapes. ...




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