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2011-06-20 07:03:00

TORONTO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, today made the following statement in response to the incorrect portrayal of its business provided by The Globe and Mail in an article published on Saturday, June 18th. At the heart of The Globe and Mail's article is the assertion that there is a discrepancy between the Company's public disclosure regarding its 2007...

2011-06-09 23:26:00

GUIZHOU, China, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Guiding, a county of Qiannan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, lies in the east of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. For its convenient transportation network, Guiding has become an important transport hub in Southwest China and enjoys the name "the key county of Guizhou" and "the gate of Guiyang (capital of Guizhou Province)". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CN12938) Guiding enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate, and the...

2011-01-05 10:39:00

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The world-leading Chinese IPTV provider KyLinTV announced today the official launch of Guangxi TV International as part of its expanded Great Wall package in North America. Launched in January, 2010, Guangxi TV International, the leading television network in southern China's Guangxi province, provides informational services related to economic and trade exchanges between countries within the recently formed China-ASEAN (Association of...

2009-12-10 14:04:01

73 Southeast Asian and East Asian populations genetically mapped Several genome-wide studies of human genetic diversity have been conducted on European populations. Now, for the first time, these studies have been extended to 73 Southeast Asian (SEA) and East Asian (EA) populations. In a paper titled, "Mapping Human Genetic Diversity in Asia," published online Science on 10 Dec. 2009, over 90 scientists from the Human Genome Organisation's (HUGO's) Pan-Asian SNP Consortium report that their...

2008-10-08 09:00:24

Arsenic-sickened villagers out of danger in south China NANNING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A local government official said on Wednesday that 136 villagers were in stable condition after drinking water contaminated by arsenic in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. "All those sickened are in stable condition," said Wei Kaizhong, health bureau director of Hechi City. "Residents in the affected villages have now access to safe drinking water." The city government is expanding the...

2008-06-18 03:00:18

China's flooding, which has already killed dozens and caused $2 billion in direct economic loss, Wednesday threatened thousands in the Guangxi Zhuang region. Although there was a break in the rains Tuesday, Xinhua reported the past week of rains is causing waters levels in the southern region to rise. About 7,000 people had been evacuated from several villages and towns. The official death toll from the week-long rainstorms and floods in the nine provinces and regions in south China was...

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2008-05-26 10:15:00

Research led by the University of Leeds has discovered genetic evidence that overturns existing theories about human migration into Island Southeast Asia (covering the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysian Borneo) - taking the timeline back by nearly 10,000 years.Prevailing theory suggests that the present-day populations of Island Southeast Asia (ISEA) originate largely from a Neolithic expansion from Taiwan driven by rice agriculture about 4,000 years ago - the so-called "Out of Taiwan"...


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