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2008-10-06 09:00:39

South China region aims high in aluminum industry NANNING, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region plans to turn its Bose City into an aluminum industrial base in the country or even in Asia by 2010, according to regional government officials. The region plans to realize an annual output value of 100 billion yuan (about 14.7 billion U.S. dollars) from the aluminum industry in Bose by 2010, local officials said at a recent conference. By then, Bose city will...

2008-10-05 12:00:13

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Report by Li Bin: "Wen Jiabao Inspects Guangxi, Calls for Firm Confidence, Solid Work, Maintaining Steady, Quite Fast Economic Growth"] Nanning, 5 Oct (Xinhua) - Wen Jiabao, who is a Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and Premier of the State Council, stressed while inspecting Guangxi recently that this year, China has overcome...

2008-09-30 09:45:00

China finds 14,000-km underground rivers in rock desert areas BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- A newly conducted geological survey has found more than 3,000 underground rivers with a total length of 14,000 kilometers in southwest China's rock desert areas. A latest report released by the China Geological Survey showed that these underground rivers collect water from a combined area of 300,000 square kilometers, with an annual runoff of 47 billion cubic meters, equivalent to that of the Yellow...

2008-09-29 12:00:23

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Floods Leave 17 Dead, Six Missing in South China"] Nanning, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) - Floods triggered by continuous torrential rain have left 17 people dead and six others missing in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday. Rainstorms have pounded Guangxi since last Wednesday when Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the neighbouring Guangdong Province, affecting...

2008-09-26 09:00:21

Typhoon Hagupit moves into Vietnam after killing 10 in China NANNING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Hagupit, which killed 10 people in south China since Wednesday when it made landfall, was downgraded to a severe tropical storm and moved into Vietnam on Thursday morning, the local observatory said. The deteriorating storm moved into northern Vietnam at 8 a.m. with winds of 43.2 kilometers per hour in its eye, according to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Regional Meteorological Observatory....

2008-09-25 09:00:48

New CNPC oil refinery to start up in December, serve SW China NANNING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's largest oil producer, China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), will start up a 10-million-ton oil refinery in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in December, a step to relieve tight energy supply in southwest China, the regional governor said on Wednesday. Work on the plant, costing more than 15 billion yuan (2.2 billion U.S. dollars), was launched at the end of 2006 in the...

2008-09-03 12:00:22

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Steel Giant Unveiled in China After Major Merger"] NANNING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) - China has launched a steel-making project in the southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region that will have an annual production capacity of 30 million tons, with the formal establishment of the Guangxi Iron and Steel Group here on Wednesday. The group is a joint venture between Wuhan Iron and Steel Group, China's...

2008-09-03 09:00:32

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspire International, Inc's ("Aspire" or the "Company") (OTCBB:APIT) wholly owned subsidiary Aspire GuangXi Inc. ("AGI") announced today the release of the mining business executive summary. Executive Summary Summary of Business Objective Aspire GuangXi Inc. (AGI) is an enterprise with emphasis on business in Greater China, tapping on the fast growth of the region in the decades. AGI focuses on the high-growth mining and exploration industry...

2008-09-03 09:00:21

China's 3rd-largest hydropower station to be fully operating this year NANNING, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Longtan hydropower station, China's third-largest, will be fully operating before the end of this year, the proprietor said on Tuesday. The seven sets of generators, with a capacity of 700,000 kw each, will all be put into operation by the end of the year, said Dai Bo, general manager of the Longtan Hydropower Development Company. Five generators have begun operation and two are...

2008-08-29 15:00:44

No pollution after fatal chemical plant blast in South China YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tuesday's explosion at a chemical plant in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region caused no pollution to air or water, authorities said. The regional Department of Environmental Protection said that samples taken after the explosion ripped through an organic compound workshop inside the plant, owned by Guangxi Guangwei Chemical Co., at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, showed no pollution. The...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.