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2011-05-12 11:16:46

An innovative program to encourage sustainable farming in rural China has helped restore eroded forestland while producing economic gains for many farmers, according to a new study by Stanford University researchers. Their findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). "The Sloping Land Conversion Program, which began in 2000 after massive flooding caused in part by land clearing, focuses on China's largest source of soil erosion and flood risk "“...

2011-05-10 05:55:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SmartHeat Inc. (NASDAQ: HEAT; website: www.smartheatinc.com), a market leader in China's clean technology, energy savings industry, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. SmartHeat management is scheduled to host an investor conference call at 7:30 a.m. EDT on May 10, 2011. Mr. James Jun Wang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SmartHeat Inc., made the following comments regarding the performance of...

2011-04-21 10:34:00

SINGAPORE, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- China's apparent oil demand* in March was 38.96 million metric tons (mt), or an average of 9.2 million barrels per day (b/d), according to a Platts analysis based on recent figures published by the Chinese government. In metric tons, this is an increase of 10.5% year over year, as the world's second largest oil consumer's usage continued to grow unabated. While oil demand in March eased from February's peak of 9.58 million b/d, it is still...

2011-04-12 09:00:00

RENO, Nev., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visual Healthcare Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ OTC: VSHC) announces today that work has begun on a Chinese based adaptation of the information technology grid that its clients use in their clinical trial applications. This project has been launched in response to requests from both Chinese academic centers as well as Clinical Research Organization experts responding to Chinese government resolve to create a major domestic drug industry. In...

2011-02-10 08:53:00

BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Agritech, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAGC) ('China Agritech', or the "Company'), a leading organic compound fertilizer manufacturer and distributor in China, today provided a more detailed response to the inaccurate facts and misleading allegations in a recent report by LM Research, a short seller in the Company's stock. Contrary to the LM Research report, management confirms that the Company's factories are fully operational and revenues...

2011-01-31 06:00:00

YANTAI, China, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bohai Pharmaceuticals Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BOPH), a China-based pharmaceutical company engaged in the production, manufacturing and distribution of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), today announced that the company has received a two-year government research grant totaling $144,000 (RMB 950,000) to fund the research and development of Menstrual Relief Tablet, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for dysmenorrhea, or menstrual pain,...

2010-12-13 08:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. ("China Shen Zhou", or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: SHZ), a company engaged in the exploration, development, mining and processing of fluorite, zinc, lead, copper, and other nonferrous metals in China, today announced that the Company has received the preliminary 2011 production limitation policy for the fluorite industry from the China Non-metallic Minerals Industry Association Fluorite...

2010-12-07 08:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. ("China Shen Zhou", or the "Company")(NYSE Amex: SHZ), a company engaged in the exploration, development, mining and processing of fluorite, zinc, lead, copper, and other nonferrous metals in China, today announced that management is providing an update on the changing fluorite industry dynamics that should improve fluorite and hydrofluoric acid production and pricing. Recently, the Chinese...

2010-11-15 16:00:00

HEILONGJIANG, China, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yanglin Soybean, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YSYB) ("Yanglin" or the "Company"), one of the leading domestic processors of soybean products in China, today reported unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Mr. Shulin Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Yanglin Soybean Inc., commented, "Yanglin has endured difficulties under the unfavorable pricing environment for our raw materials as well as...

2010-10-19 10:15:00

NEW YORK, TORONTO and MONTREAL, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ - BioSpec Global Solutions Inc., and partner - ICBS Ltd. (OTCPK: ICBT), announced today that Friday's successful meeting with Chinese representatives for government testing program in one of China's provinces. A formal letter of intent from the Chinese government is expected shortly. At a meeting that took place in Springfield Mass., Chinese representatives showed extreme interest in the TOGS(TM) 9000 and its ability to test water...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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