Latest Three Gorges Stories

2010-11-04 12:14:20

The China Daily said that workers in central China have fished about 4,100 tons of rubbish out of the Three Gorges Dam reservoir in just six days as the trash threatened to jam up the massive structure.

2010-06-04 09:25:00

The Yangtze River in China is 40 million years older than was previously thought, according to new research.

2009-09-14 10:25:00

China’s controversial Three Gorges dam project has displaced 1.27 million people, as the government continues with its development, according to a state media report.

2009-06-26 05:50:00

According to a senior Chinese official, China is planning to build a wind farm in its northwest region that will generate as much energy as Three Gorges Dam by 2020.

2009-04-21 08:43:35

China will construct 20 additional reservoirs in the Yangtze River system by 2020, the government announced Tuesday, regardless of mounting concerns about dam construction in the area.

2008-12-18 15:05:24

State media said on Thursday that dozens of landslides in recent months due to rising water levels in China's giant Three Gorges Dam have damaged houses, land and infrastructure worth millions of dollars.

2008-10-25 11:35:00

China’s farmers and merchants should take advantage of new agricultural and business opportunities that could help mitigate some effects of the annual flooding behind the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, according to an Ohio State University wetland expert.

2008-10-08 09:00:24

Three Gorges reservoir raises water to target level YICHANG, Oct.

2008-09-29 09:00:28

China to raise Three Gorges Project's water level YICHANG, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- China is to begin raising water levels at the Three Gorges Project on Sunday, the developer of the massive water conservancy project announced on Saturday. The trial operation is set to begin at midnight Sunday.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]