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2008-06-30 12:03:14

China Yongxin Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: CYXN), a leading manufacturer, distributor and retailer of pharmaceuticals in Northeastern China, today announced that it has signed a 10-year franchise agreement with one of the world's largest drug chains in the world, based out of the United States.

2006-09-05 21:08:12

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of villagers from China's northwestern province of Gansu have turned up at a hospital with lead poisoning which they say was caused by a local smelting plant, the South China Morning Post said on Wednesday.

2006-08-31 00:45:00

Chinese authorities have closed a factory and detained a manager and seven others following a chemical spill on a tributary to the Songhua River, which was poisoned by a huge benzene spill late last year.

2006-07-29 01:37:04

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 22 but more than 7,000 people evacuated after the blast have now gone home, Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

2006-06-14 02:28:33

BEIJING (Reuters) - Flash floods have killed at least 25 people in remote towns in southwest China where 30 are missing, while the northeast is suffering sustained drought, state media said on Wednesday.

2006-06-13 22:17:33

BEIJING (Reuters) - Flash floods have killed at least 19 people in remote towns in southwest China where 31 are missing, while the northeast is suffering sustained drought, state media said on Wednesday.

2006-05-10 17:52:40

The ruins of a 2,000-year-old walled city have been found in a reservoir on China's northeastern border with North Korea, China's official news agency reported Wednesday.

2006-03-11 20:32:15

By Tamora Vidaillet CHANGCHUN, China (Reuters) - Greying Li Xianglin has tended the rusting machines of his run-down car parts factory for 14 years. He is looking forward to the day he can put his feet up.

2006-03-09 08:21:50

By Tamora Vidaillet CHANGCHUN, China (Reuters) - In deep midwinter, the rusting factories in Changchun's Tiebei district have a desolate look, a stark reminder of how far China's Northeast has fallen from its glory days as the country's industrial powerhouse.

2006-02-07 03:50:00

China's top pollution watchdog will demand officials report toxic spills within an hour, the official People's Daily said on Tuesday, as it named and shamed 11 companies for pollution.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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