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2014-09-03 08:21:16

BEIJING, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China and Kunming Airlines signed a codeshare cooperation agreement in the city of Kunming on September 3, 2014, and the two carriers will start code share in the form of free marketing on each other's selected domestic flights from September 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140903/0861406324-aPhoto - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140903/0861406324-b According to...

2014-09-02 08:23:30

CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has entered into a share purchase agreement and acquired a 90% stake in Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy Co., Ltd ("Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy") from Yunnan Metallurgical Group Co., Ltd., Kunming Yeyan New Material Co., Ltd., and Kunming Engineering & Research Institute of...

2014-08-18 16:23:06

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Mainland China's Semiconductor and Equipment Markets: A Complete Analysis of the Technical, Economic, and Political Issueshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2244710/Mainland-China's-Semiconductor-and-Equipment-Markets-A-Complete-Analysis-of-the-Technical-Economic-and-Political-Issues.htmlMainland China represents a huge opportunity for semiconductor manufacturers and equipment and...

2014-06-09 08:21:12

DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com offers "China Tire Vulcanizer Industry Report, 2014-2017" research that says mechanical vulcanizer market saw a year-on-year increase of 3.89% in terms of units during 2013, whereas hydraulic tire vulcanizer market climbed 25.46% YoY. China Tire Vulcanizer Industry Report, 2014-2017 market intelligence study provides information on: - Overview of tire vulcanizer in China, including...

Earliest Known Cardiovascular System Discovered In Ancient Shrimp-like Animals
2014-04-07 12:08:47

By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona A fossil creature buried in an "invertebrate version of Pompeii" more than half a billion years ago reveals the first-known cardiovascular system in exquisitely preserved detail. An international team of researchers from the University of Arizona, China and the United Kingdom has discovered the earliest known cardiovascular system, and the first to clearly show a sophisticated system complete with heart and blood vessels, in fossilized remains of...

2014-04-07 04:20:10

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic) has announced the addition of the "China Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Automatic fare collection (AFC) system is widely used in urban rails...

2014-03-18 23:24:18

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “China Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System Industry Report, 2013 ” to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Automatic fare collection (AFC) system is widely used in urban rails and high-speed railways. By the end of 2013, 19 Chinese cities had put 87 urban rail lines into operation with the operating mileage of 2,539 km, of which 56 lines, 1,788 km (70.42%) and 1,017 operating stations were contributed by top six...

2014-03-17 16:20:44

DALLAS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Automatic fare collection (AFC) system is widely used in urban rails and high-speed railways. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140317/MN84359) By the end of 2013, 19 Chinese cities had put 87 urban rail lines into operation with the operating mileage of 2,539 km, of which 56 lines, 1,788 km (70.42%) and 1,017 operating stations were contributed by top six cities - Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing and Tianjin. In 2014,...

2014-03-14 08:21:50

BEIJING, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to inaugurate Beijing-Yangon and Chengdu-Kunming-Yangon services on March 30. Yangon, the city for pilgrimage, the "City of Peace" which oozes immense oriental charms, will be within easy reach. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO At the end of 2013, Air China introduced nonstop services from Beijing to Chiang Mai and Siem Reap, and in 2014, the carrier will continue its "Pilgrimage Tour." For travelers who...

2014-03-11 08:20:29

KUCHING, Malaysia, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Largest route development event for Asia to return to China in 2015 when the event takes place in Kunming As the largest Routes Asia event to date draws to a close in Kuching, the Ministry of Tourism Sarawak and their co-hosts Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad have officially handed over to Yunnan Airport Group Co., Ltd the host of Routes Asia 2015. This will be the fifth time that a Routes event has taken place...


Latest Kunming Reference Libraries

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

Crab-eating Mongoose, Herpestes urva
2012-11-16 13:32:25

The crab-eating mongoose (Herpestes urva) is a mammal that can be found in east and Southeast Asia. Its range includes southern China, Nepal, Myanmar, and northeastern India, as well as areas Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam in Southeast Asia. This species is active mainly at night, spending a good percentage of their time in water or near water and other moist areas. It is slender in appearance, with a short tail and hairy feet. Its fur is typically grey on the upper side and lighter on...

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2008-05-27 16:29:53

The Kunming Dog is a wolf-dog hybrid which was bred in the 1950s as a military dog in Kunming, Yunnan. The breed was developed from a pool of wolfdogs, civil dogs and shepherd dogs. The bred was officially recognized in China in 1988 and is now widely used by the Chinese police and military. The Kunming Dog has also been known as a good watchdog and guard dog. The breed appears similar to the German Shepherd, but it is taller and has a shorter coat. The Kunming Dog stands 25 to 27 inches...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'