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2014-01-20 23:00:43

Christie’s expertise in visual solutions created the largest projection mapping in China on the eve of 2014. Shanghai, China (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Christie’s visual solutions created the largest project mapping in China on the eve of 2014. The whole projection was achieved by using 30 Christie® projectors. The live countdown was sponsored by the Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China, Shanghai Municipal Government and supported by the Shanghai Media...

2009-12-04 00:00:00

SHANGHAI, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The "Shipping Finance Service Summit 2009," jointly hosted by the Shanghai Hongkou District Government, Shanghai International Shipping Institute, Shanghai Finance Journal and Global Leaders Institute, convened on 30th Nov to 1st Dec 2009 at Shanghai Hyatt on the Bund with the theme of "Keeping Pace with International Finance Service Patterns & Accelerating the Development of the Chinese Shipping Finance Market," and involving almost 30 brilliant...

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2009-06-30 15:03:38

The German green group BUND said on Tuesday that the Rhine river between Germany and the Netherlands is an average of three degrees warmer than it did 100 years ago, with power stations carrying a lot of the responsibility. According to the BUND's study, this stretch of the river is warmed two degrees Celsius because of wastewater being pumped in by nuclear and coal-fired power plants, and one degree by global warming. BUND said that the warming of one of Europe's biggest rivers affects the...

2006-05-15 09:49:28

By Thorsten Severin BERLIN (Reuters) - More than 12,000 doctors across Germany went on strike on Monday in the biggest walkout in the sector since a dispute over pay flared two months ago. Germany's Marburger Bund association, which represents 22,000 German medical professionals, said 12,300 doctors did not report for work at university clinics and state psychiatric hospitals across Germany. The strike is expected to build as the week progresses, with a demonstration planned in the...

2005-11-30 05:51:43

By Doug Young SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Actor Tom Cruise got a taste of Asian cellphone etiquette in Shanghai when a local reporter took a call in the middle of his press event on the city's historic Bund on Wednesday. Such chatter is common in much of Asia, where people routinely talk on their phones in the middle of news briefings and many other public gatherings. But the American superstar, in town to shoot scenes for his latest "Mission: Impossible" movie, took it all in his stride,...


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