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2009-11-25 20:28:00

BEIJING, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Between 30th October to 18th November, Air China transported nearly 10,000 pilgrims to the holy meeting site of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. There are nearly 20 million Muslims in China at present and the number of pilgrims visiting Mecca has increased each year. Air China has been transporting pilgrims on charter flights to Mecca for many years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Over 30 Air China flights to Mecca...

2009-06-09 08:00:00

KUNMING, China, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 17th Kunming Import & Export Fair and The 2nd South Asian Countries Commodity Fair, which are sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, have drawn the curtain on June 6, 2009, at the Kunming International Convention and Exhibition Center. Meanwhile, GMS Economy Corridor Week was also held by the Ministry of Commerce, People's Government of Yunnan Province, Asian Development Bank. Holding so many events...

2009-03-04 06:30:00

KUNMING, China, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: KUN) ("China Shenghuo" or the "Company"), today announced the expansion of its senior management team to better align with the Company's business outlook, to optimize operations, and increase efficiencies across the organization. The Company expanded the number of senior management personnel from 5 to 9 in preparation for the anticipated growth in its sales and...

2009-02-17 15:32:00

KUNMING, China, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: KUN) ("China Shenghuo" or the "Company"), today announced that on February 10, 2009, it received a deficiency letter from the NYSE Alternext US LLC ("NYSE Alternext US" or the "Exchange") stating that the Company was not in compliance with Section 704 of the Exchange's continued listing standards due to the Company's failure to hold an annual meeting of stockholders in...

2009-02-17 07:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. ("China Security" or "CSST" or the "Company") (NYSE: CSR; Nasdaq Dubai: CSR), a leading provider of digital surveillance technology in the PRC, today announced that the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ("ICBC") - the biggest corporate bank in China with over 2.7 million corporate customers - has approved the Company's application for accounts receivable factoring service for the...

2008-12-09 07:30:00

KUNMING, China, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: KUN) ("China Shenghuo" or the "Company"), today announced that the Company is expanding its herbal-based "12 Ways" cosmetics products into additional Watsons Personal Stores in strategic markets in Mainland China. The Company has already launched its "12 Ways" brand of cosmetics products to eleven stores of the Watsons Your Personal Store ("Watsons Stores") in seven...

2008-12-06 13:10:08

A Chinese music copyright holder says it's not true his group will ask funeral parlors for royalties when they play classic dirges at services. Liu Ping, legal department director for the Music Copyright Society of China, told the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua that reports his group will demand royalties from undertakers who play the traditional Aiyue dirge at funerals are inaccurate. The Beijing News reported Saturday that the MCSC would use Nanjing as a test market for the alleged...

2008-10-10 09:00:19

2nd Ld-Writethru: Herbal injections recalled after three deaths, no toxins found in samples HARBIN/KUNMING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- No toxins were found in two batches of the "ciwujia" herbal injections believed to have recently killed three people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said on Thursday in Kunming. Experts dispatched by the Ministry of Health tested 180 samples from batches 2007121511 and 2007122721 of "Ciwujia Injection" but found no toxins, such as rodent...

2008-10-09 12:00:31

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Four Killed in Southwest China Mine Cave-In"] KUNMING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) - Four people died and one other was injured after a coal mine shaft collapsed on Thursday afternoon in southwest China's Yunnan Province. The cave-in occurred at around 2:30 p.m. in the licensed Zhenxing mine in Laibing Town, Xuanwei City. Eight people were in the shaft at the time of the accident, according to the...

2008-09-30 09:00:42

Coal mine accident kills six in southwest China KUNMING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- A coal and gas outburst left six miners dead in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday, local authorities said. The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the Xiaowuqie Coal Mine in the Zhaxi Township of Weixin County, a county government spokesman said, providing no further details. It was not immediately known how many people were working in the shaft when the accident took place. Outburst is a...


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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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