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2008-08-15 12:00:44

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Flood-Triggered Hazards Threaten Safety of Almost 2,000 in SW China"] KUNMING, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) - The flood that plagued southwest China's Yunnan Province has triggered many cave-ins, landslides and mudslides, leaving 147 hidden geological disasters and threatening the safety of about 1,980 people. Heavy rainstorms hit Hekou County last Saturday, on the border with Vietnam, hurting the livelihood...

2008-07-22 06:00:37

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, July 22 Kyodo - Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura expressed hope Tuesday that "various" incidents taking place in China will not hamper a smooth holding of the upcoming Beijing Olympics, following fatal bus explosions in China's Yunnan Province. "Various forms of incidents seem to have occurred in these one to two months as dissatisfaction of people in China is directed (at such authorities as police),"...

2008-07-10 06:00:37

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently announced that it has approved two large alumina projects: Yunnan Metallurgical Group's 800,000-ton-per-year Wenshan alumina project and CHALCO Zhongzhou Branch Company's 700,000-ton-per-year alumina expansion project. The Wenshan project will be built and operated by Yunnan Wenshan Aluminum Company Limited (Wenshan), and the expansion project will be built and...

2008-07-07 09:00:32

Roundup: Heavy rainstorms ravage China, leaving at least 12 dead and 3 mln affected BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rainstorms that swept through most parts of China since Tuesday have left at least 12 dead, seven missing and about 3 million affected. The casualties were reported after the rainstorms and flooding killed 252 people across China in June. The new wave of rainstorms have caused suspended shipping service in the Three Gorges section of the Yangtze River, blocked traffic...

2008-07-03 09:00:54

China Eastern Airlines clips wings of pilots for flight disruptions SHANGHAI, July 2 (Xinhua) -- China Eastern Airlines (CEA) on Wednesday announced punishment for 13 pilots who were involved in "flight returns" in late March and early April. There were several incidents in which the pilots, who worked for CEA's subsidiary in the southwestern province of Yunnan, "reversed course" by landing at their destinations and taking off without letting passengers disembark. More than 1,000...

2008-07-02 15:00:37

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Metal manufacturing industry is available in its catalogue. World Copper Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p090626/World-Copper-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Copper in Thousands of Metric Tons. The specific end-use segments discussed are Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Transportation, and Consumer and General Products. The...

2008-06-20 06:00:16

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 20 June [Report by Shi Jiangtao in Beijing: "Greens Demand Halt To 'Feverish' Dam Building"; headline as provided by source] Mainland experts, environmental groups and activists have urged the government to review plans to build big dams in the earthquake- prone southwest. An open letter issued yesterday [19 June] appealed to mainland authorities to launch risk assessments of big hydropower projects in...

2008-04-07 12:00:37

LXE, the market leader in Trichlorosilane (TCS) technologies for the solar industry, announced today that it had been contracted to provide the TCS process technology to Metallurgical Group's (CYMG) subsidiary KMYY for the annual production of 3,000 metric tons of Polysilicon. "The growth of LXE and the building of our brand reputation as the most reliable and highest quality technology provider of Trichlorosilane (TCS) is once again acknowledged with an agreement with the very...

2006-08-08 23:32:09

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese man stabbed to death 10 people, including six children, in an attack on his wife's family before killing himself by drinking pesticide, state media said. Wang Changyi, upset over "family conflicts," stabbed the 10 last Tuesday while they slept in a remote village in the poor southwestern province of Yunnan, Xinhua news agency said in a report late on Tuesday. State media said earlier that the victims included his wife's sister, brother and six of his...

2006-07-22 18:35:57

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake in China's southwestern Yunnan province on Saturday toppled hundreds of houses and killed at least 18 people, official Chinese media reported. The 5.1 magnitude earthquake, which struck a mountainous area close to the border with Sichuan province, injured over 100 people, state television said, with national radio reporting 51 people as seriously injured. At least 630 houses had been destroyed and some 500 houses risked collapsing, with...


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2012-06-15 04:56:02

Symbol: LUIN6 Group: Dicot Family: Rubiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Rubiales Family   Rubiaceae – Madder family Genus   Luculia Sweet –...

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2012-06-18 09:19:16

Symbol: BAYU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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