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2011-06-03 02:35:00

BEIJING, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- According to a deal struck between Air China and the organizing committee of the 10th Tour de Qinghai Lake on June 3, Air China has been named the only carrier for the event. Having sponsored the cycling gala for 10 years, Air China has provided attractive fares and transportation for over 20 teams from around the world and hundreds of cyclists and staff members. With its sense of corporate citizenship and the will to serve communities, Air China...

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2011-03-27 10:30:00

Wild migratory birds may indeed play a role in the spread of bird flu, also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. A study by the U.S. Geological Survey, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the Chinese Academy of Sciences used satellites, outbreak data and genetics to uncover an unknown link in Tibet among wild birds, poultry and the movement of the often-deadly virus.Researchers attached GPS satellite transmitters to 29 bar-headed geese "“ a wild species...

2008-07-18 09:01:00

King of Mountain standings after 7th stage of Tour de Qinghai Lake XINING, China, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Following is the King of Mountain classification after the 214-kilometer seventh stage of 2008 Tour de Qinghai Lake International Road Cycling Race on Thursday in northwest China?s Qinghai Province. 1. Ahad Sarai Kazemi, Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team (TPT), 21 points 2. Hossein Askari, Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team (TPT), 17 3 Lucas Persson, Sweden, Cycle Collstrop (COS), 15...

2008-07-17 09:01:05

King of Mountain standings after 6th stage of Tour de Qinghai Lake XINING, China, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Following is the King of Mountain classification after the 115-kilometer sixth stage of 2008 Tour de Qinghai Lake International Road Cycling Race on Wednesday in northwest China's Qinghai Province. 1. Ahad Sarai Kazemi, Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team (TPT), 21 points 2. Hossein Askari, Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team (TPT), 17 3 Lucas Persson, Sweden, Cycle Collstrop (COS), 15...

2008-07-16 15:00:58

King of Mountain standings after half of Tour de Qinghai Lake QINGHAI LAKE, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Following are the King of Mountain classification after the 172.4 kilometers fifth stage as well as half of 2008 Tour de Qinghai Lake International Road Cycling Race on Tuesday in northwest China's Qinghai Province: 1. Lucas Persson, Sweden, Cycle Collstrop (COS), 15 points 2. Hossein Askari, Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team (TPT), 14 3. Ahad Sarai Kazemi, Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team...

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2006-05-24 07:10:00

By Ben Blanchard ERLANGJIAN, China -- A decade ago, Longben Cairao would have been in deep water. Today he stands on firm ground on Erlangjian, a sandspit named after a mythical sword in a classical Chinese tale that curves about 2-1/2 miles out into Lake Qinghai, China's largest expanse of inland water. "This wasn't here seven or eight years ago," said Longben, 22, his feet digging into the stony sand. "The water levels just keep on dropping." Lake Qinghai, holy to ethnic Tibetans such as...


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