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2006-03-11 03:52:04

BEIJING (Reuters) - An adviser to China's parliament has called on organizers of the Beijing Olympics to minimize disruption to the local population during the 2008 Games.

2006-03-05 06:34:32

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's 2008 Olympic Games will be entirely self-funding and not divert funds from reforms aimed at helping China's rural poor, a leading Chinese sports official said on Sunday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.