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2005-07-14 22:30:38

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese general has warned that China was ready to use nuclear weapons against the United States if Washington attacked his country over Taiwan, the Financial Times newspaper reported on Friday. Zhu Chenghu, a major general in the People's Liberation Army who said he was expressing his own views and did not anticipate a conflict with Washington, nevertheless said China would have no option but to go nuclear in the event of an attack. "If the Americans draw...

2005-07-11 07:57:37

By John Ruwitch BEIJING (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials said they had made progress in bilateral trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Monday but called for greater market opening and follow-through on China's part. The Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) session yielded Chinese commitments to increase prosecution of intellectual property violations, boost market access for U.S. software companies and provide a legal basis for direct sales of U.S. products in the...

2005-07-11 07:49:24

By John Ruwitch BEIJING (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials said they had made progress in bilateral trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Monday but called for greater market opening and follow-through on China's part. The Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) session yielded Chinese commitments to increase prosecution of intellectual property violations, boost market access for U.S. software companies and provide a legal basis for direct sales of U.S. products in the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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