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State media reported on Thursday, that an earthquake in China on the weekend triggered landslides that have blocked rivers and created rapidly growing bodies of water, that could unleash more destruction on survivors of the disaster that killed 410 people. The news agency said, "Its water level is increasing at a speed of 30 cm (1,060 cubic feet) per hour, putting seven power stations in the lower reaches in danger." Xinhua said, Yunnan's provincial government pledged 23 million yuan ($3.73 million) for disaster relief, while the Red Cross Society of China donated 33.36 million yuan ($5.41 million). http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/environment/~3/gTo5QqVk354/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
Premier Li Says China to Speed up Water Conservation Projects Xinhua Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would accelerate water conservation projects to tackle its water shortage and bolster wider economic growth, the official Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday. Subscribe to Times Of India's Youtube channel here: http://goo.gl/WgIatu Also Subscribe to Bombay Times Youtube Channel here: http://goo.gl/AdXcgU Social Media Links: Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/TimesofIndia Times Of India's Official YouTube channel is managed by Culture Machine Media Pvt Ltd.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would accelerate water conservation projects to tackle its water shortage and bolster wider economic growth, the official Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday. China is set to launch 172 key water conservation projects in coming years, with those already under way worth around 600 billion yuan ($98 billion). Li made the comments during a visit to the Ministry of Water Resources on Monday, noting that water conservation was as important as investment in urban renovation and railway construction, Xinhua said. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/environment/~3/T98CU67-Wqg/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
Chinese researchers manage to collect sea water samples from a depth of more than 10km while retaining the pressure which is more than 1,000 times the standard atmospheric pressure at sea level.
Shi Liliang, a monk who made headlines last year running 118 meters across the surface of a water reservoir, established a new personal best of 125 meters on Aug. 29. China Insight, Global View. Xinhua News Agency is the first port of call for the latest China and world news. Email: XinhuaYoutube@163.com Tel: 8610 88051291
China's massive amphibious aircraft AG600 rolled off the assembly line and made its debut to the public on Saturday in Zhuhai City, south China's Guangzhou Province. The giant aircraft, almost 40 meters wide and three floors high, is expected to be used for fighting forest fires and performing marine rescue missions. The half-plane and half-boat amphibian can land almost anywhere within the Chinese territory on the South China Sea if it takes off from China's southernmost Hainan Province, or vice versa. The aircraft has a maximum take-off weight of 53.5 tonnes and a maximum flight range of 4,500 km, according to the state aircraft maker Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). The AG600 is by far the world's largest amphibian aircraft, about the size of a Boeing 737, according ...
The AG600 amphibious aircraft is to make its maiden flight over land in middle May and on water in the second half of 2017, said its developer, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) on Wednesday. It is China’s first large special civil use airplane and also the world's largest amphibious aircraft, according to the AVIC. The company has already received 17 orders due to its multiple uses in fighting forest fires and marine rescue, also according to AVIC. Similar in size to the Boeing 737, the AG600 has a maximum take-off weight of 53.5 tonnes, and a body overlength of 36.9 meters as well as a wingspan of 38.8 meters. The first AG600 was completed in the southern city of Zhuhai in July 23, 2016, and shown to the public at the 2016 China Airshow. Ever since, preparation fo...
Xinhua reporters visited the liberated areas in western Mosul and had a look at the life of civilians recently. Located at the center of western Mosul, the New Mosul neighborhood used to be an important stronghold for the IS More than 400 houses were leveled in the war, and the ruins of buildings can be seen everywhere The New Mosul neighborhood was liberated by Iraqi army in March and life here is returning to normal. The civilians tell us that they don’t have enough food and water and they had no electricity
Flooding and mudslides on April 19 in central Colombia have killed at least 17 people. This is the second deadly landslide in the country this month. (Sound Bite, Spanish) Jaime Andres Gomez, Victim "The downpour began around 10 o'clock at night. It was mild, but later got stronger." Rescue work has been carried out widely, after torrential rains lashed the city of Manizales, the capital of Caldas department, a remote and difficult region to access. (Sound Bite, Spanish) Diana Milena Suarez, Victim "We were sleeping when we felt the alarm of the neighborhood, and then when we got up. The water had already come up here, and everyone was running. All of us did the same thing.” President Juan Manuel Santos has admitted this was "a product of climate change" and the environment should be t...
Xinhua, August 30, 2014 The first European water puppet theatre performance was played by the Bulgarian Small Puppet Theatre SLON here on Friday evening. The performance titled "Bird of Paradise," which is part of Sofia's bid for European Capital of Culture 2019, was attended by dozens of industry representatives and journalists. Moving water fountains, water snake, boatman, a cyclist and a man walking on the water, but also dance of fish in the water and over it, on the background of specially written symphony, were part of the unusual show. Miroslav Tsvetanov, manager of the theater and associate professor in the Bulgarian National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, told Xinhua that water puppet theatre exists only along the Red River in Vietnam and perhaps in some places in China, and ...
China's Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) went through a road test in north China's Hebei Province on Tuesday. The passenger compartment rises far above other vehicles on the road, allowing cars to pass underneath. The test-run tried to simulate real traffic conditions with one bus compartment traveling at a speed of 10 km per hour on a section of a 300-meter-long test track.
Shi Liliang is from the Quanzhou Shaolin Temple, and it took him three attempts to break his previous record of 120 meters, set in January. Last October, he set a record of 118 meters. "You need to be fast but you should take only small steps," Shi told reporters back then. The stunning stunt requires perfect balance and huge speed to carry out, and the monk has been practising it since 2005. The Shaolin Monastery is well known for its kung fu monks that undergo rigorous training to conduct impressive acrobatic and physical feats.
THE ORIGINAL VIDEO BY BBENBB!!! BLOCKED IN CHINA! More evidence from CCTV original unedited footage of the Shenzhou 7 space mission. Please see the internet links mentioned in this video below: AP article on China's early report of the launch: http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/09/25/asia/AS-China-Space-Oops.php Xinhua satellite photo of Shenzhou 7: http://www.astroengine.com/?p=1571 China fakes moon photo: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,314703,00.html Shenzhou 1 launch video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=estRlHx_HfE ChinaDaily photo of Shenzhou 7: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/images/attachement/jpg/site1/20080925/00e04c44261a0a45dbe90e.jpg Screenshot of ChinaDaily Webpage: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v487/blank14/untitled.jpg Shenzhou 7 launch video: http://www.yout...
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i'm an elusive symbol
for eternal come and go
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i have come - i have gone
i have shown you moira
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your own re-creation"
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