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2009-06-15 21:57:00

SINGAPORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the global economy goes through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, countries in Asia Pacific have not been spared and experienced a slowdown in economic growth.

2009-06-08 01:48:00

BEIJING, June 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Telestone Technologies Corporation ("Telestone") (Nasdaq: TSTC), a leading developer and provider of wireless communication coverage solutions based in the People's Republic of China, today announced that six of its products have been selected into 'The 3rd Catalog of the Self-Developed Products in Beijing City'. The conference and signing ceremony of the second convention on the Chinese government's purchase of Zhongguancun self-developed...

2009-05-23 12:01:38

Inspired by TV talent shows, the Dream Lab challenge will be launched this month in China by Kingston University London and the British Council in conjunction with London's Science Museum, The Design Museum, The Wellcome Trust and Bournemouth University.

2008-09-22 00:05:00

Crowded streets and bustling business marked Beijing after the expiration of the government-enforced two months of traffic restrictions and factory closures during the Olympic games.

2008-09-03 09:00:22

NEW YORK and BEIJING, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc.

2008-08-12 12:00:00

Text of report by Chinese news agency Zhongguo Xinwen She [Report by Xu Xiaoqing, Wu Kai, and De Yongjian: "American Female Tourist Injured in Beijing Drum Tower Attack is Getting Well"] Beijing, 12 Aug (ZXS) - An American female tourist who was injured in the 9 August attack at Beijing's Drum Tower was reported today as getting better, while another injured person, the Chinese female tourist guide, has been confirmed as currently receiving treatment at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital...

2008-07-26 09:00:30

By Andrew Eaton OFFICIALLY, THE FRINGE ONLY starts next Sunday, 3 August, but you can catch previews in the next few days, with the Traverse theatre opening its doors particularly early as usual. Just how eclectic and eccentric is the whole shebang this year? Decide for yourself.

2008-07-07 15:00:45

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Tajik Avesta website on 7 July Dushanbe, 7 July: Over 1,000 families will be moved from the area which might be flooded by a reservoir of the Roghun hydroelectric power station, a source in the OJSC [open joint-stock company] Barq- i Tojik [Tajik electricity] has told Avesta.

2008-06-23 12:45:00

Developers in Shanghai hope to create the world’s first carbon-neutral city, even as recent estimates put China at the top of the list as the world’s larges emitter of carbon dioxide.

2006-08-27 12:55:36

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's largest street party got under way on Sunday as festivities began in the narrow streets of London's Notting Hill with an estimated 300,000 visitors coming to enjoy the first day of the annual carnival.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.