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2011-03-09 08:30:00

FUZHOU, China, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-Firstcall/ -- China Yida Holding Company (Nasdaq: CNYD) ("China Yida" or the "Company"), a leading diversified entertainment enterprise in China, today announced the appointment of Mr. Laihong Wang as Vice President of the Company to lead the marketing of the Company's tourism business. Laihong Wang, aged 53, has over 20 years experience in the tourism industry. Prior to joining China Yida, he was General Manager of Hengdian Dongyang Studio...

2005-12-31 01:22:24

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has sacked or punished senior government officials in the country's affluent east over a pollution stand-off that turned violent, the official Xinhua News Agency said, as Beijing tries to get tough on industrial abuses. China -- which wants to portray an image of being responsive to growing peasant dissatisfaction -- has stepped up efforts to hold officials accountable for their slips-ups or misdeeds. Tang Yong, the former party secretary of Dongyang city...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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