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2008-09-15 09:00:28

Chemical plant blasts in northeast China, casualties unknown SHENYANG, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- An explosion occurred in a petrochemical plant in northeast China's Liaoning Province at 5:46 a.m. on Sunday, the provincial general fire brigade confirmed, but there was no immediate word on casualties.

2008-09-15 06:00:30

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China Chemical Plant Blast Death Toll Rises To Two, One Missing"] Shenyang, Sept.

2008-09-14 06:00:16

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "2nd Ld: Chemical Plant Blasts in NE China, Leaving One Dead, Two Missing"] SHENYANG, Sept.

2008-07-23 09:00:39

Old industrial base shakes off pollution amid Olympic enthusiasm SHENYANG, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The Liaoning provincial capital is known as one of China's old industrial bases. Serious pollution made Shenyang one of the world's 10 most polluted cities about a decade ago.

2008-02-11 18:45:00

A new fossil species of flying reptile with a wingspan of less than 1 ft. has been unearthed from fossil beds in northeast China. Study of the fossil suggests it is one of the smallest pterosaurs ever found.

2006-08-25 04:09:15

BEIJING (Reuters) - Anti-doping officials unearthed 450 doses of EPO, testosterone and steroids during a raid on a Liaoning athletics school's training camp earlier this month, according to state media.

2006-04-12 01:46:24

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday denounced reports by the outlawed Falun Gong group that a Chinese hospital was a "concentration camp" taking detained practitioners' organs for transplants.

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.

2005-11-14 07:45:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is probing a possible human case of bird flu in a northeastern province, the World Health Organization said on Monday, the second area of the country to make such a precautionary diagnosis.

2005-11-09 20:32:58

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has reported two new outbreaks of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in poultry in the northeast province of Liaoning, bringing the total number of outbreaks to six since last month, Chinese media said on Thursday.

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2011-04-11 17:00:22

Tianyuraptor, meaning "Tianyu thief," is a genus of dromaeosaurid dinosaur from the Barremian and Aptian stages of the Early Cretaceous Period (129 to 122 million years ago). It was discovered in western Liaoning, China in the Dawangzhangzi Bed of the Yixian Formation. While similar to other dromaeosaurids that have been discovered in Liaoning, it is somewhat more primitive. The type specimen, which was described in 2009, shows features not previously known in Northern Hemisphere...

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