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2014-08-31 23:03:57

Many people want to travel to Tibet by train because Qinghai-Tibet Railway is called “the most beautiful railway in China”, but it’s always hard to get the tickets. Tibet Vista (http://www.tibettravel.org) offers very useful ticket booking advice for travelers. lhasa,tibet (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Tibet Railway, the highest railway on the planet, is the most scenic and popular tourist route in China. Many people want to travel to Tibet by train, but it’s always hard to get the...

2014-06-02 08:32:48

DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Potato Flour Industry market intelligence study to its store. The global and China potato flour industry report provides basic information on potato flour including its definition, classification, application and industry chain structure as well as industry overview. Potato flour production and sales by manufacturers, by technology as well as by regions /...

2013-05-17 10:47:48

Why Tibetan antelope can live at elevations of 4,000-5,000m on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau? In a collaborative research published in Nature Communications, investigators from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes provide evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the species' adaption to harsh highland environments. The data in this work will also provide implications for studying specific genetic mechanisms and the biology of other ruminant species. The Tibetan...

2012-07-06 23:03:34

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa-based travel agency, now offers an 8-day train tour from the Chinese capital of Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Travelers will have the opportunity to explore the famous historic and cultural sights of these two cities. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa-based Tibet travel agency, now offers an 8-day train Tibet tour from the Chinese capital of Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous...

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...

2010-08-23 08:00:00

HAIKOU, China, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On August 20, 2010, a summer camp designed to help children with special care needs and orphans, and to help the children realise their rights was officially kicked off in Hainan province, China. Up to 41 children coming from seven different provinces throughout the country will enjoy their time on the beautiful Hainan Island in the week starting from August 20. The 2010 "Wings of HNA - Caring for Children Summer Camp" will be jointly held by...

2010-04-17 10:02:40

State media reported Friday that Chinese authorities warned of a potential outbreak of the deadly pneumonic plague in the aftermath of the quake that left at least 760 dead and thousands hurt. The China Daily said marmots spread the pneumonic plague, and health officials fear the 6.9-magnitude earthquake may have woken the large group squirrels from their winter hibernation. "The Ministry of Health has asked all personnel involved in rescue work in the region to keep a close eye and report...

2009-10-26 08:00:00

BEIJING, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that engineers, manages and monitors municipal sewer systems, natural waterways and other Chinese water resources, announced today that it has received contracts valued at approximately $960,000 for eight mountain torrent forecast pilot projects from the Flood Control and Drought Relief Bureaus of Hebei, Anhui, Qinghai and Guizhou provinces. In October 2006, the Chinese...

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2009-08-06 12:42:42

Chinese state media reported that a dog is suspected to be the origin of an outbreak of pneumonic plague in northwest China that has left 10,000 people under strict quarantine and resulted in the deaths of three people, AFP reported. In an effort to contain the spread of the highly virulent disease, Ziketan, a remote town in a Tibetan area of Qinghai province, has been locked down since Saturday. Xinhua news agency said one patient was in critical condition and eight others were infected,...

2009-01-14 13:43:48

Recent sequence stratigraphy, facies distribution, and tectonic study of 92 remnant basins in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau reveals the Cenozoic evolutionary history of the plateau. During the Paleocene-Eocene (65ï¼Â34 million years BP), the southern Tibet and the Yecheng area in Xinjiang were parts of the Neo-Tethys remnant sea where coastal plain fluvial facies dominated the hinterland of the plateau. The Sunpa-Ganzi and eastern Tibet uplifting zone shrank...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.