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2008-09-23 06:00:29

Drop in Global Crude Oil Prices is a Turning Point for Market-driven Pricing of Domestic Refined Oil SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The credit rating department of Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL", TSE Mothers: 9399 and OTC: XHFNY), China's premier financial information provider, released its report on "Future Credit Trends in China's Oil and Natural Gas Industry", which identifies, in addition to macro-economic policy to support stable growth and control inflation,...

2008-09-19 09:00:08

By Edward Wong Huang Yuanxi contributed research. * The mayor of a city whose officials have been accused of failing to deal with reports of tainted baby milk was dismissed Thursday, and the Chinese government announced that a fourth infant had died after drinking contaminated milk and that the police had arrested a dozen more people in a widening investigation. The mayor of Shijiazhuang, Ji Chuntang, was the most senior official to be fired so far in the growing scandal. Ji had been...

2008-09-14 15:00:19

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Commentary" by Xinhua writers Ni Siyi, Wang Cong: "Can Government Personnel Reshuffle Make Shanxi Province a Safer Place?"] BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) - A deadly landslide triggered by the collapse of an illegal mining dump has cost the jobs of a string of party and government officials in Shanxi Province, with the latest casualty being Governor Meng Xuenong and Vice Governor Zhang Jianmin....

2008-08-29 12:01:13

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ce7010/china_petroleum_na) has announced the addition of the "China Petroleum Natural Gas Limited Liability Company, Xinjiang Oilfield Branch Company " company profile to their offering. This report is a company overview containing contact and financial summary data. This company is one of the 175 key enterprises in China oil and natural gas extracting industry. China's energy needs are growing with incredible speed,...

2008-08-28 09:01:10

SHENYANG, China, Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NF Energy Saving Corporation of America (OTCBB:NFES), a manufacturer of energy saving equipment and a provider of integrated energy conservation solutions, today announced that the Company has been commissioned by Liaoning Provincial Economic Committee to promote high-efficiency energy saving lamps to end users in Liaoning Province. This indicates Chinese government's endorsement of NFES' leading position in China's energy-saving industry and...

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2008-08-21 15:50:00

The Chinese government has blocked iTune's music store after more than 40 Olympic athletes downloaded a pro-Tibet album from the site. Before the recent block, the Chinese Government had promised free and unrestricted Internet access for foreign journalists covering the Beijing Olympics. Blocks have been lifted on some sites, but many more remain inaccessible. On Monday, the US-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) announced that 46 athletes from North America, Europe and even Beijing...

2008-08-19 09:00:53

HARBIN, China, Aug. 19, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chang-On International Inc. (OTCBB:CAON), a Chinese manufacturer of green architectural products made of its innovative SF brand of synthetic resin, announced today that it has chosen to focus a greater portion of its energies and attention on developing its production of formwork for the rapidly growing RMB1.5 Trillion (US$208 Billion) green construction systems in China. Formworks are assembled molds to hold poured concrete that are typically...

2008-08-12 06:00:49

By Ted C. Fishman P eople in my home town, Chicago, are watching the Beijing Olympics carefully. Like everyone I've talked to, I'm dazzled. I also hope China does well in the Games because, as a frequent visitor to China, I know how much the Games mean to my friends there. Chicago is vying to host the Summer Games in 2016. What on earth could Chicago do to top the $50 billion party the Chinese government is throwing? With the thousands of rhythmic humans and the greatest fireworks...

2008-08-08 06:00:40

By David Barboza For much of the past quarter-century, the Chinese director Zhang Yimou made films that showcased his country's struggle against poverty, war and political misrule to the outside world - films that Chinese, for the most part, never saw. Time and again, Zhang's terse, gritty epics were banned by government censors for portraying China's ugly side. When he won an award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994, the authorities stopped him from attending. Up for an Academy Award...

2008-08-06 09:00:45

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Amelia Lam, a 36-year-old teacher's assistant, emigrated from Hong Kong to San Jose five years ago. When she talks about how proud she is that China is hosting the summer Olympics, she almost glows. For Cher Fu of Santa Clara, Calif., all the hype about the Games is a daily reminder of her family's nightmare. Three years ago, she says, her parents were thrown into a Chinese forced-labor camp, tortured and brainwashed. Their crime: belonging to Falun Gong, a spiritual...


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