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2009-02-17 07:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc.

2008-12-09 07:30:00

KUNMING, China, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

2008-09-29 12:00:29

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "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.

2008-09-19 09:00:40

Chlorine-sickened workers out of danger in SW China KUNMING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- A local government spokesman said on Thursday that 71 people were in stable condition following Wednesday's chlorine leak at a chemical plant in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

2008-09-12 09:00:24

China to repair 6,240 reservoirs by 2010 KUNMING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China would finish repairing 6,240 mid-size and small at-risk reservoirs by the end of 2010, said the Water Resources Minister Chen Lei.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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