"Reuters - China completed construction on
Saturday of the giant Three Gorges Dam wall, a milestone in the
world's largest hydroelectricity project which is also designed
to tame the flood-prone Yangtze river."
Ah yes, another example of typical Canadian efficiency. Thanks to Tech Crunch for this: "Last month we had a story saying that China employed 30,000 people to police the internet and manage the filter that blocks out objectionable content. However, it looks like...
"The Vatican excommunicated Thursday two bishops ordained by China's state-controlled church without papal consent, escalating tensions as the two sides explored preliminary moves toward improving ties. The...
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"AP - The Vatican strongly criticized the ordination of bishops by China's state-approved Catholic Church, saying Thursday they represent a "grave violation of religious freedom" and hinder dialogue between the Vatican and Beijing."
"Reuters - Iran's foreign minister was quoted on
Tuesday as saying that Russia and China had officially informed
Tehran they would not support sanctions or military action over
the Islamic Republic's nuclear program."
"Can't stand your boss, but can't afford to quit ? Hire a stand-in to yell at instead. ADVERTISEMENT A pair of Shanghainese entrepreneurs are offering themselves as targets for verbal and - within limits - physical abuse, letting frustrated office workers vent without...
"Reuters - A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman
angrily denied on Thursday that the country turns a blind eye
to human rights abuses in places like Sudan in its search for
oil to help power a booming economy."
"Microsoft will provide $100 million to support domestic Chinese software enterprises; will purchase Chinese software products and tech support, software development, and testing services worth $100 million; and will make hardware purchases in excess of $700 million each year...
Although media footage coming out of China often focuses on the destruction of ancient neighbourhood buildings and the construction of bland and often ugly skyscrapers and modern buildings in their place, there is...
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"The report, seen on the daily's Web site Tuesday, said that the Hong Kong-based lingerie firm Embry Group no longer produces A-cups for larger chest circumferences and has increased production of C-, D- and E-cup...