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  1. e-pal: czech republic

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Celsius, but it can go down to-5 degrees. The summer can be anything from 18 degrees to 35 degrees. I live in a small town called Pilsen, in the Czech Republic. There are only about 150,000 inhabitants, but it is famous for its factories- we produce some of the world's most famous beer! I like the Czech Republic for its nature, historical places and beer. My first language is Czech. ...

  2. Smog in Guangdong worst since founding of people's republic

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Republic of China was founded. It also revealed that some inland cities which had been relatively free of smog had started to report an increasing number of smoggy days. In Hong Kong, smog last ...

  3. National Day Fireworks Display

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Annual sound and light extravaganza (above) to celebrate the founding of the People's Republic of China; with this year's display set to go on for approximately 23 minutes. Tonight, 9pm, Victoria Harbour, free. Inquiries: 2591 1340 ...

  4. Finns upbeat over trade with China

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... state of affairs is down to the fact that Finland recognised the People's Republic of China as early as January 1950- one of the very first western nations to do so- and, within a few ... chill winds from the global economic downturn, but is reasonably confident about taking the crisis in its stride thanks to strong Sino-Finnish trade links. China is naturally Finland's ...

  5. Consumer confidence drops for third month

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... package is implemented and before people feel [good] about it.' The People's Bank of China lowered the benchmark one-year lending rate 108 basis points to 5.58 per cent and the deposit ... and lower companies' borrowing costs. JP Morgan China equities managing director and chairman Jing Ulrich described the cuts as 'the most aggressive' so far, which will boost ...

  6. Mainland call

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Higher incomes are luring professionals to China, including returning Chinese graduates ...

  7. Finance exhibition takes stock of the mainland's trading past

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Museum of the People's Republic of China Shares of Listed Companies, the exhibition Share Certificates in Modern China is on at the Central Library ... for public viewing for the first time. From estate stocks from the Qing dynasty to bonds issued by the Republic of China, visitors will be surprised at the wide variety of financial products ...

  8. The missing link?

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of China's last imperial dynasty and the emergence of Asia's first republic was in stark contrast to the one last year when Chen Shui-bian was still president. It illustrates the dramatic changes that have occurred since the Ma Ying-jeou administration came into office less than five months ago. Last year, even the words 'Republic of China' had disappeared from ...

  9. PLA needs marching girls for big day parade

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michele Wong Beijing has started to prepare for a grand military parade to commemorate next year's 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, according ... training before they are allowed to participate in the parade next year. It will be the largest since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, a defence official said ...

  10. Games push Mao off note

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... full-yuan note since 2000, when the central bank issued a special note depicting a Chinese dragon and the China Millennium Monument. Mao's portrait has been a standard feature on all other 1-to-100-yuan notes since the fifth series of banknotes was issued in 1999 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The central bank, the People's ...




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