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2009-01-07 11:49:51

Three Chinese journalists warned social conflicts could arise from the global economic downturn and China's faltering expansion. The global financial crisis is taking a big toll in China and more people will lose their jobs this year, Huang Huo, director of the Xinhua's Chongqing news bureau said in an article printed in the state-run news agency's Outlook Weekly magazine, China Daily reported Wednesday. The article was based on conversations with three journalists, China Daily said. Once...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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