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2009-05-11 05:00:00

BEIJING, May 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or "the Company") (NYSE: GSI), one of China's leading non- state-owned producers of steel products and aggregators of domestic steel companies, today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2009 ended March 31, 2009. Highlights from the First Quarter of 2009: -- Shipment volume at Shaanxi Longmen Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. ("Longmen Joint Venture") reached record...

2009-04-01 08:29:00

XI'AN, China, April 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Housing & Land Development, Inc., (China Housing, Nasdaq: CHLN), today reported that its current housing project under construction, JunJing II, has achieved good pre-sales results during first quarter 2009. Total pre-sales contract revenue is over RMB 100,000,000 (over US$ 14.5 million). This is significant increase over the same period last year or the last quarter 2008. More than 95 percent of the offered apartments in...

2009-03-23 15:00:00

TAIAN CITY, Shandong, China, March 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBPO) ("China Biologic" or the "Company"), one of the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical companies in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced that, its indirect majority owned subsidiary, Shandong Taibang Biological Products Co., Ltd. ("Taibang"), has completed the government approval process for the transfer of 35% of the equity interest in Xi'an Huitian...

2008-12-17 20:00:00

Advanced technology and rich experience help operator build leading digital TV network in China BEIJING, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that its set top producing subsidiary in China, Hangzhou Motorola Technologies Ltd (HMT), signed a strategic cooperative agreement for its integrated Digital TV (DTV) platform with one of China's largest broadcasting operators. This marks a milestone for DTV migration in the Shaanxi province while solidifying...

2008-10-30 00:00:10

Gas exploded in a coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi province, trapping 29 miners, officials said. The blast occurred late Wednesday in the shaft at the Yaotou mine in Chengcheng County in central Shaanxi, Xinhua reported quoting a provincial government spokesman. Emergency rescue operations were under way, the state-run news agency said, adding no additional details were immediately available.

2008-10-07 09:00:55

China hospital compensates parents for dead newborns XI'AN, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- A hospital in northwest China's Shaanxi Province is compensating parents of eight newborn babies who died after contracting infections last month, parents and local media said Tuesday. At least two families received 180,000 yuan (26,000 U.S. dollars) in compensation from the No. 1 hospital affiliated with the medical school of Xi'an Jiaotong University, the Xi'an Evening News reported. "They've also...

2008-09-27 09:00:27

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "8 Newborns Dead From Hospital Acquired Infections in NW China"] XI'AN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) - Eight babies are dead after contracting infections as a result of shoddy health care. The deaths happened in northwest China's Shaanxi province between Sept. 5-15, said local authorities on Saturday afternoon. A joint investigation by experts from the Health Ministry and the Health Department of...

2008-09-26 09:00:40

Hospital-acquired infection suspected as 8 newborns die in NW China XI'AN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Eight newborns died between Sept. 5 and 15 in a hospital in northwest China's Shaanxi province, with an iatrogenic (hospital-acquired) infection suspected as the cause, local authorities confirmed on Thursday. The babies were among the 94 admitted by the No. 1 hospital affiliated with the College of Medicine, Xi'an Jiaotong University in Shaanxi's capital, between Aug. 28 and Sept. 16....

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Hospital-Acquired Infection Suspected as 8 Newborns Die in NW China"] Hospital-acquired infection suspected as 8 newborns die in NW China XI'AN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) - Eight newborns died between Sept. 5 and 15 in a hospital in northwest China's Shaanxi province, with an iatrogenic (hospital-acquired) infection suspected as the cause, local authorities confirmed on Thursday. The babies were...

2008-09-17 12:00:17

BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China's Shaanxi is increasingly becoming one of the most important apple export region, with apple ( http://www.himfr.com/ps-apple/ ) production reaching 8 million tons this year, Himfr.com reports. Information according to himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/) shows that in 2007, fruit ( http://www.himfr.com/post/ ) cultivation area of China's Shaanxi Province comprised 1327 hectares, with an output of 9.4 million tons, of which 727 hectares were...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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