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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Preview: The Yellow River Has Nine Corners

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Barry Chung

    ... Barry C. Chung barry.chung@scmp.com The Yellow River Has Nine Corners Merel   Nine is an auspicious number for the Chinese. But not only for the Chinese. The number, which sounds like ... she saw an interesting chop with Chinese characters on it. The storekeeper told her it meant "The Yellow River has nine corners". "It's not that I'm always thinking ...

  2. Butterfly Lovers and Yellow River

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chen Xieyang conducts gaohu player Hsin Hsiao-ling (left), pianist Chloe Pak and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works including He Zhanhao and Chen Gang's The Butterfly Lovers, and Tan Dun's The Northwest Suite. Jun 22-23, 8pm, HK Cultural ...

  3. Parched Beijing looks to Yellow River

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing is considering diverting water from the Yellow River in an attempt to relieve its chronic water shortage, which is rapidly approaching a crisis level ... the People's Daily, the Communist Party mouthpiece- yesterday said about 300 million cubic metres of water would be transferred from the Yellow River to the capital. Officials conceded that even ...

  4. Yellow River wetland left high and dry in push for economic development

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang If you follow the money it's easy to see who's winning and who's losing in the Yellow River Delta development debate. The 1,530 square kilometre Yellow River ... was to build an irrigation system to channel water into the wetland to help certain varieties of fauna and flora survive. The Yellow River has dried up occasionally since the 1990s, and two-thirds ...

  5. Yellow River Delta faces huge challenges in halting pollution

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Dongying, Shandong The Yellow River, the cradle of Chinese civilisation, is now giving birth to what is claimed to be the country's first environmentally friendly ... and adviser to the Ministry of Environmental Protection who has visited the region many times, says the Yellow River Delta faces greater challenges than other areas in achieving environmentally ...

  6. Delta of Yellow River set for green economy

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The central government has approved a plan to develop the Yellow River Delta in the eastern province of Shandong into an environmentally friendly economic zone, the first of its kind in the country. The State Council, the mainland's cabinet, recently approved the 'Development Plan of an Efficient Eco-Economic Zone in the Yellow River Delta', ...

  7. Battle to protect Yellow River after PetroChina oil leak

    Posted Jan 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Mountain. The Wei River, a major tributary of the Yellow River running through the province, has been contaminated. Within hours, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang ordered urgent steps to deal with the leak. ... and local governments to work together to stop the leak as soon as possible and do their best to prevent pollution of the Yellow River. Xinhua said the CNPC had shut off the pipeline, part ...

  8. Flood fears as Yellow River freezes over

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Temperatures continued to plunge across much of the mainland yesterday, heightening the risk of mass flooding with the eventual thaw. The Yellow River was frozen over ... in Shandong province, great stretches of the river had frozen solid, with ice reportedly up to 25cm thick in places. The Yellow River Conservancy Commission, under the Ministry of Water Resources, ...

  9. Yellow River economic zone set for approval

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Commission to the State Council. 'The central government's plan to set up the Yellow River Economic Delta is a historical opportunity for Dongying's development,' he said. ... investors. Located near the mouth of the Yellow River, Dongying is home to China Petroleum & Chemical Corp's (Sinopec's) Shengli oilfield, the country's second-largest, and more ...




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