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2011-08-18 10:31:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Operating revenues amounted to RMB6,934 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 9.90%. Revenues from passenger transportation rose 10.88% year-on-year to RMB3,908 million. Revenues from freight transportation rose 4.58% year-on-year to RMB643 million. Consolidated profit attributable to equity holders amounted to RMB915 million, a year-on-year increase of 47.20%. Guangshen Railway Company Limited ("Guangshen Railway" or the...

2011-08-03 05:35:00

BEIJING, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On August 2, Professor Xu Jiayin, Board Chairman of Evergrande Group, met Florentino Perez, Real Madrid president, in Guangzhou. Both sides reached a consensus and attended the signing ceremony for strategic cooperation, officially indicating that Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club and Real Madrid Club de Futbol begin their all-round cooperation with football youth training, commercial games, introduction of football players, brand promotion, etc....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.