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2014-03-20 08:21:25

IRVINE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group and hundreds of its loyal Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300 and SRT (Street and Racing Technology) enthusiasts will be gathering together this weekend for the "Ninth Annual Spring Festival of LXs." This three-day annual destination event draws loyal consumers from more than 31 states, including Canada, Mexico, Europe and all of whom gather to pay tribute to the modern, rear-wheel drive Chrysler, Dodge and SRT brand...

2011-01-29 10:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Jan. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In an effort to accommodate and honor both their staff and their customer base during Spring Festival - one of China's most important traditional holidays, Milanoo representatives have announced some slight changes in their normal operating procedures during the holiday period. During the week of February 2-8, Milanoo's customer service team will be working from home to address customer concerns via email instead of handling the issues...

2011-01-14 00:35:00

BEIJING, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China is laying on 11.5% more seats this Chinese New Year holiday compared to last year, helping tens of thousands more people get home to their families for the most important holiday of the year. The nation's only flag carrier has scheduled 7.2 million seats on 40,000 flights for the year's busiest travel period, set to begin on Jan.19. Not only that, but some customers can purchase tickets for their Spring Festival travels from Air China...

2010-03-19 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mopar® is joining forces on two projects with renowned custom-car builder Rich Evans at the 5th Annual Chrysler Spring Festival in Irvine, Calif. Evans will utilize Mopar parts and bring to life a customized Dodge Challenger for the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 3-6, 2010. Evans will also serve as a judge in a newly-formed tuner category of Mopar's "Top Eliminator"...

2010-02-20 09:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms, reports soybean oil prices will decline after the Chinese New Year. Frbiz reports that soybean oil wholesale prices have been falling from a month ago, the 7,800 yuan / ton down to the current 7,400 yuan / ton. If the U.S. soybean imports to Hong Kong, the raw material cost reduction coupled with the low season for the Spring Festival, followed by edible oil, soybean oil also will decline as...

2006-01-29 02:15:00

By Ben Blanchard and Lucy Hornby BEIJING/SHANGHAI -- China marked the start of the Year of the Dog on Sunday with fireworks and dumplings, as the biggest holiday in the Chinese world reached a crescendo. In Beijing, residents were allowed to set off fireworks and firecrackers in the city for the first time in 12 years, and used the opportunity with gusto, filling the sky into the early hours with brightly colored explosions. At midnight on Lunar New Year's Eve in Shanghai, China's richest and...

2006-01-28 21:35:00

By Ben Blanchard and Lucy Hornby BEIJING/SHANGHAI -- China marked the start of the Year of the Dog on Sunday with fireworks and dumplings, as the biggest holiday in the Chinese world reached a crescendo. In Beijing, residents were allowed to set off fireworks and firecrackers in the city for the first time in 12 years, and used the opportunity with gusto, filling the sky into the early hours with brightly colored explosions. At midnight on Lunar New Year's Eve in Shanghai, China's richest and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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