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2009-10-19 08:45:00

BEIJING, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The China Guide is adding a new destination to their sightseeing itineraries with the re-opening of the historical Qianmen Street in the city center.

2008-08-04 09:00:17

By Associated Press BEIJING -- A small group of protesters has clashed with police near Tiananmen Square in China's capital, saying they were evicted from their homes to make way for reconstruction ahead of the Olympic Games.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.