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2011-04-20 06:30:00

XI'AN, China, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Integrated Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBEH) (the "Company"), a leading non-state-owned integrated energy company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that four gas station leases entered into in 2008 have been terminated by Shaanxi Highway Service Co., Ltd. ("Shaanxi Highway"), reducing the total number of the Company's gas stations from thirteen to nine. Shaanxi Highway has recalled all of the 32 gas stations that are...

2011-02-10 08:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SIVILIAN L.L.C., the City of Scottsdale and the Scottsdale Sister Cities Association will host a delegation of sports and tourism officials from Hainan Island, China, in Scottsdale Feb. 14 through 16. The three-day economic and cultural exchange, called the 2011 SIVILIAN Sports and Leisure Development Conference, will establish working relationships between North American and Chinese companies to enhance the sports, tourism and real estate...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

BEIJING, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tongzhou, located at the head of the thousand-year-old Grand Canal where it meets the eastern end of the Chang'an Avenue, is the eastern gateway to China's capital city of Beijing. The 9.06 square kilometer (3.4 sq. mi.) district, with a population of 1.09 million, is divided into four residential zones and 11 villages and towns. Tongzhou, whose history stretches back over many centuries, was founded during the Western Han Dynasty period and at the...

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2010-08-24 06:10:00

Thousands of vehicles remained bogged down on Monday in a 62-mile traffic jam that has lasted nine days on a highway leading into Beijing, underscoring China's struggle to manage its rapid growth.  Traffic slowed to a crawl on the Beijing-Tibet expressway on August 14 due to a surge in traffic by cargo trucks making their way into the capital city of 20 million residents. The expressway is a major artery for the supply of coal, produce and other products into Beijing. The problem was...

2010-02-02 15:03:00

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tongjitang Chinese Medicines Company (the "Company" or "Tongjitang") (NYSE: TCM), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on the development, manufacturing, marketing and selling of modernized traditional Chinese medicine in China, today announced that it has set up a joint venture with a third party to acquire 100% of state-owned Guiyang Liquor Factory ("Guiyang Liquor") for RMB120.6 million in cash. Tongjitang owns 95%...

2008-08-15 00:00:27

By Roli Srivastava HYDERABAD: Your commute to the airport just got tougher. Come August 21 and the ride to the airport would be ridden not only with potholes but also an additional detour from the main road, owing to the construction of the PVN Expressway. With only part of the flyover complete so far, officials are now trying to expedite the work, albeit at the price of the commuters' comfort. A pillar is being constructed on the Reithibowli junction near Foodworld which once fenced...

2008-07-12 09:00:40

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao website on 11 July [Special Dispatch: "Over 1,000 People Block Roads and Paralyse Traffic in Their Demand for Subsistence Pay"] Another large-scale mass protest recently broke out in Guizhou after the former state-owned Guiyang Refractory Factory closed down and the government failed to issue minimum subsistence payments in a timely manner. Many retirees and unemployed workers had difficulty making ends meet. As a result, more than a thousand...

2008-07-08 09:00:51

Death toll in N. China mine accident stands at 21 TAIYUAN, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers had recovered 21 bodies from the site of a mining accident in north China's Shanxi Province as of Monday, the end of a three day search operation. An initial investigation found 34 miners were working underground on Saturday when the accident took place at about 11:20 a.m. at Wujiu Coal Mine in Nanjiao District, Datong City. Thirteen survived but others were fatally poisoned by carbon monoxide,...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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