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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.