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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Former top leader Zhou Yongkang returns to limelight amid corruption speculation

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... premier Hui Liangyu about his penchant for the famed Yellow Mountain range in Anhui. The article came as online allegations of corruption were being directed at him. ...

  2. Jiangxi mountain range joins ancient Hakka housing on World Heritage List

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Unesco has added Mount Sanqing National Park in Jiangxi province to its World Heritage List, bringing the number of Chinese sites on the international register to 37. The mountain range's inclusion came a day after the World Heritage Committee announced in Quebec City, Canada, that it had added a collection of ancient Hakka houses in Fujian province, known ...

  3. Film importer gives Brokeback Mountain a miss

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Mainland movie fans wanting to see Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain on the big screen may be disappointed, with reports saying the China Film Group has decided not to import ... and Television, said it had the final say on which films were imported into the country, but had not received applications for Brokeback Mountain from either of the mainland's two movie importers, ...

  4. Not the real deal

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The meaning of shanzhai has changed over the years: Literally means 'mountain village' Used to refer to a clan of outlaws in a far-flung mountain outpost or disillusioned farmers who launched uprisings against repressive regimes Later referred to mainland mobile phone knock-offs Now applies to anything that is not original, authentic or professionally ...

  5. CCTV appoints boss to fill void after fire

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... since graduating from Tianjin University in 1984. He was credited with overseeing technical support for the unprecedented live coverage of Chinese mountaineers' ascent of Mount Everest ...

  6. Summer Palace on trail of looted relics

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Qianlong's imperial jade seal British Museum Admonitions of the Instructress to the Palace Ladies, by Gu Kaizhi; Bronze ritual wine vessel; Storied Mountains and Dense Forests, by Ju Ran Metropolitan ...

  7. Disgraced official's return to similar job sparks outrage

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Uproar has been triggered by the reinstatement of a low-level official in Shandong province who was sacked over irregularities less than a year ago. Shao Liyong was removed from his posts as Communist Party secretary and director of the Binzhou Industry and Commerce Bureau after the bureau was revealed to have organised two staff trips to the famed Wuyi Mountain using ...

  8. Copycat creators think big in challenging CCTV's festival gala

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... as shanzhai- literally 'mountain village'- culture, which has long roots in Chinese history. Shanzhai culture used to refer to an ancient tradition in which a clan of outlaws lived in a far-flung mountain outpost where they imposed their own rule of law, or disillusioned farmers who launched uprisings against repressive regimes. The outlaws and the mountain villages known ...

  9. Mudslides, floods leave 31 dead, 45 missing in Yunnan, Guangxi

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li At least 31 people were left dead and 45 missing in a slew of natural disasters in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces since Friday. Steady rain triggered massive mudslides in many parts of Yunnan, burying homes and cutting off rail and road links in the mountainous region. Quoting the provincial civil affairs department, Xinhua reported yesterday that 410,000 residents ...

  10. Civil society rapidly rising as 'the people' wield greater clout

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... taken during a mountain trek. Professor Fu's blog posting was quickly picked up by mainland media and he was drawn into a protracted tug-of-war with Mr Zhou and Shaanxi wildlife officials ...




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