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2014-04-25 12:24:43

Public windows into the Chinese government's policies and implementations NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The May 2014 issue of

2009-03-05 12:07:01

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Thursday that strategic policies would push the country's economic growth to 8 percent in 2009. Speaking to the Second Session of the 11th National People's Congress in Beijing, Wen said as long as we adopt the right policies and appropriate measures and implement them effectively, we will be able to achieve this target, Xinhua, the official state-run news agency, reported. The premier said support for domestic demand, including support for automobile...

2008-08-31 09:00:19

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Fourth Meeting of 11th NPC Standing Committee Closes in Beijing; the Meetng Votes To Adopt the Law on Promoting a Recycling Economy; President Hu Jintao Signs the Presidential Decree To Promulgate the Law; Wu Bangguo Presides Over and Speaks at the Meeting" - Xinhua headline] Beijing, 29 Aug (Xinhua) -The fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress [NPC] closed at the Great...

2006-06-29 21:48:29

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has approved tougher penalties for those found responsible for industrial accidents and financial crimes following a spate of corruption scandals and coal mine disasters, state media said on Friday.

2006-03-13 20:35:42

By Lindsay Beck and Brian Rhoads BEIJING (Reuters) - China's parliament approved a rural reform plan on Tuesday that seeks to address the chasm dividing rich cities and the poor countryside, closing one of the most contentious legislative sessions in a decade.

2006-03-10 08:33:28

BEIJING (Reuters) - China should ban all medical advertising to protect public health, members of parliament were quoted by state media as saying on Friday, accusing most ads of "cheating and misleading" consumers.

2006-03-10 08:30:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China should ban all medical advertising to protect public health, members of parliament were quoted by state media as saying on Friday, accusing most ads of "cheating and misleading" consumers.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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