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2008-08-27 06:00:00

By George Kerevan WHAT happens to the Chinese economy now the Olympic Games are over? The Beijing Games were a major boost for the Chinese economy, bringing a massive construction boom and a rise in tourism. This has helped offset the negative impact of the global credit crunch. With the Games over, will China continue to grow at its usual break-neck speed, or will collapsing demand for its exports, coupled with rampant commodity inflation, expose the Beijing Olympiad as the high-water...

2008-08-25 09:01:07

Flights canceled in S. China as Typhoon Nuri approaches GUANGZHOU, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Eighty-six flights going to south China's coastal Shenzhen City and Hong Kong were canceled as Typhoon Nuri approached, a major carrier said on Friday. In total, 18 flights heading to Hong Kong were canceled after 10 a.m. and 68 flights expected to arrive in Shenzhen after 3 p.m. were also canceled, a China Southern Airline official said. Three flights heading to the coastal city of Zhuhai and...

2008-08-12 12:01:41

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the China industry is available in its catalogue. Aluminium extrusion industry in China http://www.reportlinker.com/p091125/Aluminium-extrusion-industry-in-China.html By end of 2000, the production of primary aluminum in China has totaled 2,817,000MT/year, only next to USA and Russia. The Chinese people have shown to the world the fast pace in developing the aluminum downstream products by fully utilizing the...

2008-08-12 09:01:28

Text of media release carried by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website on 12 August Addressing the opening session of a clean energy seminar in Guangzhou in southern China today, Australia's minister for trade, Mr Simon Crean, highlighted the critical role clean energy will play in tackling the global challenge of climate change, and encouraged Australian and Guangdong companies to develop commercial cooperation in clean energy. "Australia recognizes the need to...

2008-08-07 00:00:16

Chinese authorities have evacuated nearly 400,000 people as tropical storm Kammuri headed northward after lashing Hong Kong with heavy rains. Most of those evacuated were from Guangdong province but similar measures were taken in Hainan and Guangxi Zhuang provinces, China Daily reported Thursday. The Beijing Summer Olympics were set to start Friday. A flood control official said about 42,000 boats and ships had returned to harbor. Another official said the storm, spawned in the South...

2008-07-03 09:00:54

Emirates Airline has announced the launch of its six times a week service to Guangzhou, China. The airline said that Guangzhou is its fourth destination in China. The addition of this new service to Guangzhou will increase the airline's weekly frequency to China to 48 flights.

2008-06-30 09:03:11

BEIJING, June 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. (''General Steel''), (''Company''), , one of China's leading non-state owned steel product producers, announced today it has acquired 99% of Maoming Hengda Steel Group, Ltd., (''Hengda'') a steel products processor located in Maoming city, Guangdong province, in China's southern coastal region. The Company entered into the purchase agreement with Hengda on June 25, 2008. Production capacity at the facility is...

2008-06-25 09:03:04

Baosteel, rivals form JV ahead of Guangdong steel rationalization BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China's leading steel maker Baosteel Group said on Tuesday it would form a 35.86 billion yuan (5.12 billion U.S. dollars) joint venture in Guangzhou with two domestic rivals. Baosteel is to own 80 percent of the new company, with a 28.688 billion yuan investment, while Guangzhou Iron and Steel Enterprises and Shaoguan Iron and Steel Group will take a combined 20 percent stake with existing...

2008-06-24 06:02:31

Sino Express Travel Limited's (OTC:SXPT) property valuation of the Southern Silver Resort & Beach will get a major boost due to China's Guangdong Province real estate report detailing the explosion of property values on the vacation city of Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. Property values have recently been increasing at about 10% per annum in this area, mostly due to new investments and increasing desire of the local Chinese population to take long weekend vacations by the beach....

2008-06-16 12:00:00

South China's Guangdong Province was facing the threat of serious flooding as two swollen rivers converged in the Pearl River Delta on Monday [16 June], resulting in a flood equivalent to a worst in 50 years. The runoff in Xijiang River was 46,800 cubic meters per second and in Beijiang River 15,200 cubic meters per second before they met each other in Foshan City, according to the Guangdong provincial headquarters of flood control and drought relief, which said this was far higher than...


Word of the Day
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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