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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
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
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.
The world's biggest multi-pylon cable-stayed bridge opened to traffic in eastern China on Friday (July 19). The Jiaxing-Shaoxing Sea-Crossing Bridge, which stretches 10 kilometres across the Hangzhou Bay in Zhejiang Province, took over four years to complete, designers said. The main 10-kilometre stretch across the Qiantang river estuary has six masts and cost over 6.4 billion yuan (1 billion U.S. dollars), designers said. The bridge, which is the second to be built over the Hangzhou Bay, will halve the driving time from the city of Shaoxing to the eastern financial hub of Shanghai, the state-run Xinhua news agency said. The head of construction for the main body of the bridge, Lin Daojin, could himself enjoy the drive across after his team successfully overcame significant challenges....
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...
China Ended Real Combat Military Drill In The South China Sea China wrapped up a week–long training drills in the South China Sea. A flotilla of warships, including destroyer equipped with guided missiles had been conducting drills in the disputed water. The drill, as claimed by the Xinhua News Agency, is as close as possible to real combat involving sudden attack and performed in poor sea conditions. The drill occurred days after China warned the United States against challenging its sovereignty following a report from Navy Time earlier of more provocative Freedom of Navigation, involving ships from carrier strike group USS Carl Vinson. During his first foreign trip to Asia, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Freedom of Navigation is an absolute and that all nations should play by the in...
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.
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 ...
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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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