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2009-09-26 10:43:04

Chinese officials say they will begin an effort to raise a sunken ship that dates from the Ming Dynasty as soon as weather permits. The wreck, which was discovered in 2007 off Guangdong Province, is laden with more than 10,000 pieces of porcelain and sank during the Wanli period of the Ming Dynasty,

2009-09-21 05:00:00

A National Energy Summit & International Dialogue Alert September 23 - 24, 2009 WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honorable Steven Chu, U.S.

2009-07-17 14:22:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to Energy Secretary Chu's return visit from China to discuss global energy use, ACCCE senior vice president of communications, Joe Lucas, released the following statement:"Secretary's Chu recent visit to China underscores the importance of international involvement in addressing climate change concerns.

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2009-07-15 09:28:57

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2009-06-28 17:40:19

A landscape by the legendary 17th century Chinese painter Zhu Da fetched a record price at a Beijing auction Sunday, auction officials said. The unidentified buyer paid 84 million yuan ($12.3 million) for the work, breaking the previous record for a Chinese painting of 79.5 million yuan ($11.6 million)

2008-12-15 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham (2001-2005) made the following comments following President-elect Obama's nomination today of Dr. Steven Chu to be Energy Secretary: "I know Dr.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.