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2011-06-20 07:03:00

TORONTO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, today made the following statement in response to the incorrect portrayal of its business provided by The Globe and Mail in an article published on Saturday, June 18th. At the heart of The Globe and Mail's article is the assertion that there is a discrepancy between the Company's public disclosure regarding its 2007...

2011-06-09 23:26:00

GUIZHOU, China, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Guiding, a county of Qiannan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, lies in the east of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. For its convenient transportation network, Guiding has become an important transport hub in Southwest China and enjoys the name "the key county of Guizhou" and "the gate of Guiyang (capital of Guizhou Province)". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CN12938) Guiding enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate, and the...

2010-08-18 03:03:27

Most cancers are easier to treat if detected early, so cancer educators emphasize the benefits of screening and prompt treatment. But for immigrants and other "medically underserved communities," simply handing out a brochure on early detection "” even if it's been translated into the appropriate language "” may not work. "Medical interventions fail if the intervention does not match the community's level of readiness to address the issue," says Tracy Schroepfer, an assistant...


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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