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China (Listeni /ˈtʃaɪnə/) is seen variously as an ancient civilization extending over a large area in East Asia, a nation and/or a multinational entity. With nearly 4,000 years of continuous history, China is one of the world's oldest civilizations.
* People's Republic of China The People's Republic of China (PRC), established in 1949, commonly known as China, has control over mainland China and the largely self-governing territories of Hong Kong (since 1997) and Macau (since 1999).
China: Tibetans Are Arrested After New Protests in Sichuan By EDWARD WONG At least 30 Tibetans have been detained in 15 incidents of protest this month in a restive part of Sichuan Province, in western China.
China National Petroleum Begins Work at Al-Ahdab Oil Field in Iraq By EDWARD WONG The China National Petroleum Corporation has begun operations at the Al Ahdab oil field, the first major new area to start production in 20 years.
China Said to Seek Back Taxes From Artist China Said to Seek Back Taxes From Artist By ANDREW JACOBS Ai Weiwei earned his freedom in part by confessing a failure to pay a “huge amount” of taxes
southeast China, speak one of the six other major Chinese dialects. Non-Chinese languages spoken widely by ethnic minorities include Mongolian, Tibetan, Uyghur and other Turkic languages (in Xinjiang), and Korean (in the northeast).
widely used in China on street and commercial signs as well as in elementary Chinese textbooks as an aid in learning Chinese characters. Variations of pinyin also are used as the written forms of several minority languages.
capital of China is now spelled "Beijing" rather than "Peking." Religion Religion plays a significant part in the life of many Chinese. A February 2007 survey conducted by East China Normal University and reported in state-run media concluded that 31.
The People's Republic of China (PRC), commonly known as China, is the most populous state in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, it is a single-party state governed by the Communist Party of China (CPC).
In contrast, mainland China's eastern seaboard is low-lying and has a 14,500-kilometre (9,000 mi) long coastline (the 11th longest in the world), bounded on the southeast by the South China Sea and on the east by the East China Sea, beyond which lie the Taiwan, Korea, and
China's political system was based on hereditary monarchies (also known as dynasties) from time of the Xia (approx. 2000 BC). However, it was the Qin Dynasty that first unified China in 221 BC.
to China, defying an international warrant for his arrest, was typical of a man who has stamped his authority on his country since his 1989 coup.
Thursday for China to stop the harassment, arbitrary detention and torture of human rights lawyers, part of what it said was an "uncompromising" series of steps to rein in activists.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry lambasted Japan on Wednesday after a confrontation between a Taiwanese fishing boat and a Japanese coast guard vessel near a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea.
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China signed an agreement on Wednesday with European airplane maker Airbus to purchase 88 A320 aircrafts, China Business News reported Thursday.
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The Communist Party of China has not only brought about a revolutionary change in the lives of the Chinese people, but also made a singular contribution to the stability of global
China (中国; Zhōngguó) , officially known as the People's Republic of China (中华人民共和国 Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó) is a vast country in Eastern Asia (about the same size as the United States of America) with the world's largest population.
China Sea, in total it borders 14 nations.
China's first civilizations arose in the Yangtze and Yellow River valleys at about the same time as Mesopotamia, Egypt and India developed their first civilizations.
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The sheer diversity of China’s terrain takes you from noisy cities fizzing with energy to isolated mountain-top Ming-Dynasty villages where you can hear a pin drop.
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China evacuates 500,000 as flooding breaks worst drought in 50 years Residents of Nanchang in China's Jiangxi province make their way down a flooded street Water levels on 40 rivers, including the Yangtze, above safety
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The most populous country in the world, China has a 4,000-mi (6,400-km) coast that fronts on the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea, and the South China Sea.
China's capital is Beijing; Shanghai is its largest city.
Map of ChinaMap of China President: Hu Jintao (2003) Prime Minister: Wen Jiabao (2003) Land area: 3,600,927 sq mi (9,326,411 sq km); total area: 3,705,407 sq mi (9,596,960 sq km)1 Population (2010 est.
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China has one of the world's oldest people and continuous civilizations, consisting of states and cultures dating back more than six millennia.
Historically China's cultural sphere has been very influential in East Asia as a whole, with Chinese religion, customs, and writing system being adopted, to varying degrees, by its neighbors Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.
political entities using the name China: the People's Republic of China (PRC), commonly known as China, which controls mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau; and the Republic of China (ROC), commonly known as Taiwan, which controls the island of Taiwan and some nearby islands.
* Ancient Porcelain Kiln Site in China: The Yue-Kiln Site at Shanglin Lake (2008) * Site of Ancient Copper Mine: Site of Ancient Copper Mine in Tongling (2008) * Site of the Qi
Saudi Arabia and earthen houses in China inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List Jul 6, 2008 * Loss and Damage Assessment after China Earthquake Jun 6, 2008 * Nine new members elected to World Heritage Committee Oct 26,
* Natural sites in Madagascar, China and Korea inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List Jun 27, 2007 * Inauguration of a World Heritage Training and Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific Region in China May 16, 2007
SHANGHAI: China's main stock index closed up 1.2 percent at an one-month high on Thursday, boosted by large cap plays with investors seen taking a cautious but an optimistic stance on China's growth outlook.
Senator says US should question China's role in Myanmar TOI WASHINGTON: Expressing concern over China's role in Myanmar, especially as a channel for "illicit exports" from North Korea believed to be bound to that country, a key American Senator has said the US administration should
developmental works of China in India, yet chief minister Nitish Kumar loudly wondered on Wednesday why India cannot have roads like those in China.
China's high-speed rail: Smooth ride, but bumps aheadupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 23:24:00 - As our train raced through the familiar scenery of rural and small-town China on this sunny Monday morning - alternating between green farmland and red tiled-roofs, my Chinese seatmate
China's high-speed train unveiled updated: Mon Jun 27 2011 23:24:00 - CNN's Eunice Yoon boards the new Beijing-Shanghai high-speed train and reports on China's ambitious rail plans.
Arrival of Sudanese president to China delayedupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 08:31:00 - The Sudanese president was scheduled to arrive in China on Monday, but the visit has been delayed without official explanation, Chinese ministry officials said.
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China's northwestern region stretches from Afghanistan to the Northeast (Manchurian) Plain. The Tien Shan ("Celestial Mountains") separate China's two major interior basins, the Tarim Basin (containing the Takla Makan Desert) and the Junggar Basin.
feelings to the point that China closed itself off from the rest of the world. The Manchu overran Ming China in 1644 and established the Qing (Manchu) dynasty.
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China's pledge for 'democracy' contradicted by documents A pledge by Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, to bring A pledge by Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, to bring "full" democracy to China has been undermined by the leak of internal Communist party
Young hide-and-seekers in China should beware as yet another child had to be rescued by the emergency services after becoming trapped in a wall cavity.