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2008-10-05 12:00:13

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Report by Li Bin: "Wen Jiabao Inspects Guangxi, Calls for Firm Confidence, Solid Work, Maintaining Steady, Quite Fast Economic Growth"] Nanning, 5 Oct (Xinhua) - Wen Jiabao, who is a Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and Premier of the State Council, stressed while inspecting Guangxi recently that this year, China has overcome various...

2008-09-26 09:00:21

Typhoon Hagupit moves into Vietnam after killing 10 in China NANNING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Hagupit, which killed 10 people in south China since Wednesday when it made landfall, was downgraded to a severe tropical storm and moved into Vietnam on Thursday morning, the local observatory said.

2008-09-25 09:00:48

New CNPC oil refinery to start up in December, serve SW China NANNING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's largest oil producer, China National Petroleum Corp.

2008-09-03 09:00:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tongji Healthcare, Inc.

2008-09-03 09:00:21

China's 3rd-largest hydropower station to be fully operating this year NANNING, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Longtan hydropower station, China's third-largest, will be fully operating before the end of this year, the proprietor said on Tuesday.

2008-08-29 15:00:44

No pollution after fatal chemical plant blast in South China YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tuesday's explosion at a chemical plant in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region caused no pollution to air or water, authorities said.

2008-08-27 09:01:14

China chemical plant blast death toll rises to five NANNING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- A total of five people died, 55 others were injured and 14 were missing after a chemical plant exploded in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region early on Tuesday, rescuers said.

2008-08-26 15:00:56

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) - The death toll from an explosion at a chemical plant in south China has reached 16 after rescuers found five more bodies on Tuesday evening.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.