Archive for the ‘China’ Category
Nationality: Chinese (singular and plural).
Population: 1,347,350,000 (2012).
Natural resources: Coal, iron ore, crude oil, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, uranium, world’s largest hydropower potential.
Agriculture products: Rice, wheat, potatoes, sorghum, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton, oilseed, pork, fish.
Industries: Iron and steel, coal, machine building, armaments, textiles and apparel, petroleum, cement, chemical fertilizers, footwear, toys, food processing, automobiles, consumer electronics, telecommunications.
Currency: Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Posted by Quemela Savage on 2014/09/17
Eight people were killed and six more were injured after a truck crashed into a bus stop in north China’s Hebei Province on Tuesday morning, local authorities said. The crash happened in downtown Zhangjiakou City after the truck’s brakes failed, causing it overturn before crashing into the bus stop. The injured were rushed to hospital.
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Posted by Quemela Savage on 2014/09/15
Church leaders in eastern China say that they are facing the worst persecution in decades. CNN’s David McKenzie explains.
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Posted by Quemela Savage on 2014/09/14
China consumes half of the world’s pork. And the country’s growing middle class — bigger than the population of the United States — wants more meat. Nathan Halverson of The Center for Investigative Reporting looks at how China plans to meet that demand.
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Posted by Quemela Savage on 2014/09/07
WSJ: A new film by Chinese director Peter Ho-sun Chan explores child abduction and China’s one-child policy, in the hope that movies like his can educate Westerners on the complexities of Chinese culture. WSJ’s Barbara Chai spoke with him at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Posted by Quemela Savage on 2014/09/03
After reaching their fifties and raising their own children, Jenny and Richard Bowen adopted 2-year-old Maya from China after learning of poor orphanage conditions for abandoned girls. Sixteen years later, the Bowens have two adopted daughters from the same region and have started a non-profit called Half the Sky to transform orphan care with the cooperation of the Chinese government.
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