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  • Tibet
  • Your Best Budget Tibet, China and Nepal One-Stop Tour Expert. (tibettour.org)
  • The majority of tourists visiting Tibet are from China. (elisabeth-thoburn.com)
  • Tibet has become the new "hip" destination where Chinese girls get married, dress up in fancy local Tibetan outfits and pose in front of known landmarks. (elisabeth-thoburn.com)
  • And as China marks 50 years of governance in Tibet this week, Beijing continues to ignore complaints over its heavy-handed rule. (uyghuramerican.org)
  • After 50 years of Chinese rule, it's still "impossible" for outsiders to gain independent access to Tibet, said Michael Buckley, one of just a handful of overseas journalists to spend extended periods there. (uyghuramerican.org)
  • While party officials speak of the schools built in Tibet, Buckley counters that China spent more on the railway line to Lhasa completed in 2006 than on the entire health care and education budgets since invading Tibet in 1950. (uyghuramerican.org)
  • These railways enable large numbers of Chinese migrant workers to come into Tibet, and enable large-scale exploitation of Tibet's resources economically. (uyghuramerican.org)
  • Tibet Mineral Development Company and China Gold International Resources Corp - both of which operate mines in Tibet - did not respond to emailed questions. (uyghuramerican.org)
  • PEOPLE'S REPUB
  • China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chinese Civil War led to the break up of the country in 1949, with the victorious Communist Party of China founding the People's Republic of China on the mainland while the losing Kuomintang retreated to Taiwan, a dispute which is still unresolved. (wikipedia.org)
  • see List of the largest companies of the People's Republic of China) In 2009, China Minmetals had revenue of US$26.67 billion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beijing
  • Each member of CHINA POPIN is independent, having the authority and ability to conduct population information work on its own without reference to Beijing. (un.org)
  • Governed by the Communist Party of China, it exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing), and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angelica Cheung is the editor in chief of Vogue China from her office in Beijing. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is related to the China Clubs in Singapore and Beijing but is not related to the clubs of the same name in New York City and Berlin, Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • CITIC Tower is a supertall skyscraper under construction in the Central Business District of Beijing, capital of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Misperceived is a disturbing cautionary tale that should be in every foreign correspondent's carry-on luggage - Jay Mathews, former Beijing Bureau Chief of the Washington Post. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first event was run as the China Rally in 1997 in the province of Guangdong, as a replacement to the Hong Kong - Beijing Rally, and was an event on the World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Minmetals Corporation is a Chinese metals and mineral trading company headquartered in Beijing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hong Kong
  • Cheung has a journalistic background and has worked for multiple newspapers and magazines in Hong Kong such as Marie Claire and she was previously the editorial director of Chinese Elle. (wikipedia.org)
  • The China Club opened on 8 September 1991 on the top three floors (13th/14th/15th) of the old Bank of China Building in Central, Hong Kong . (wikipedia.org)
  • The restaurant serves traditional Hong Kong Chinese food. (wikipedia.org)
  • NOT to be confused with Hong Kong incorporated "Honda Motor (China) Limited" (Chinese: 本田技研工業(中國)有限公司), founded in 1992 List of Honda assembly plants "企业介绍" [about us] (in Chinese). (wikipedia.org)
  • Minmetals, parent of Hong Kong-listed Minmetals Resources Ltd (1208.HK) and Shanghai-listed Minmetals Development (600058.SS), is focusing its overseas expansion on Latin America and Africa to secure natural resources to supply a fast-growing Chinese economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Communist China
  • Mosher takes the title "Age of Infatuation" from Harold Isaacs's classic Scratches on Our Minds (1958) to describe the period during the 1930s and 1940s in which Communist China was presented as a progressive force following Edgar Snow's 1938 work, Red Star Over China. (wikipedia.org)
  • The misperceptions of the West in regard to China have waxed and waned through the belief in the Yellow Peril to the model Maoist Man of Communist China. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first book-length study of the remarkable series of American misperceptions of communist China, Mosher's work is an important contribution to understanding the political psychology and history of these bizarre blind spots. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's
  • China emerged as one of the world's earliest civilizations, in the fertile basin of the Yellow River in the North China Plain. (wikipedia.org)
  • China is also the world's largest exporter and second-largest importer of goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • China is a recognized nuclear weapons state and has the world's largest standing army and second-largest defense budget. (wikipedia.org)
  • After 30 years of economic reforms that have enabled China to become the workshop of the global economy, we are now witnessing the transformation of the "Middle Kingdom" into one of the world's largest consumer markets and one of the world's most productive centers of innovation. (oreilly.com)
  • Mainland China
  • Students are exposed to texts prepared in both traditional and simplified characters, as well as to a variety of vocabulary and usages current in both mainland China and Taiwan. (middlebury.edu)
  • China BlueChemical Limited or China BlueChemical (SEHK: 3983) is the largest nitrogenous fertilizer manufacturer in Mainland China by production volume and energy efficiency, engaging in processing of natural gas for production of chemical fertilizers and other chemical products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its parent company is CNOOC, the third largest petroleum state-owned enterprise in Mainland China. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shanghai
  • China is also a member of numerous formal and informal multilateral organizations, including the WTO, APEC, BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the BCIM and the G20. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term China Marines , also known as "North China Marines", originally referred to the United States Marines , of the 4th Marine Regiment , who were stationed in Shanghai , China from 1927 to 1941 to protect American citizens and property in the Shanghai International Settlement , during the Chinese Revolution and the Second Sino-Japanese War . (wikipedia.org)
  • On January 31, 1996, Marines from the 2nd Battalion 5th Marines , as part of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), made their first visit to Shanghai, China, since World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Sevens, most recently hosted as the Shanghai Sevens, is an international rugby union sevens tournament contested by national teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • It achieved a top speed of 321 km/h (200 mph) on the newly built Qinshen Passenger Railway during a test run in late 2002, setting a record Chinese train speed. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1989
  • To further develop CHINA POPIN, the CHINA POPIN Steering Committee was set up in April 1989. (un.org)
  • China Drum are an English punk rock band from Ovingham in Northumberland active initially from 1989 to 2000, playing under the name The Drum beginning in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Drum were formed in rural Northern England in 1989 by brothers Bill and Dave McQueen, a guitarist and bassist respectively, and singing drummer Adam Lee. (wikipedia.org)
  • joint venture
  • Honda Automobile (China) Co., Ltd. is a joint venture of Honda (65%), GAC Group (25%) and Dongfeng Motor Group (10%), incorporated on 8 September 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the field of nonferrous metal, China Minmetals cooperated with Jiangxi Copper Corp to purchase 100% stake of Northern Peru Copper Corp (Canada), and set up joint venture with the U.S. Century Aluminum Corp in Jamaica to acquire the mining right for 150 million tons of bauxite. (wikipedia.org)
  • centre
  • The centre will become a population information documentation centre, a population and family planning research centre and information consultation service centre in East China. (un.org)
  • The Tianjin Population Information Centre (TPIC), established in June 1984, is one of the units under the cooperative project jointly managed by the Chinese Government and the UNFPA. (un.org)
  • California
  • The first significant Chinese immigration to North America began with the California Gold Rush of 1848-1855 and it continued with subsequent large labor projects, such as the building of the First Transcontinental Railroad . (wikipedia.org)
  • With the post-Civil War economy in decline by the 1870s, anti-Chinese animosity became politicized by labor leader Denis Kearney and his Workingman's Party as well as by California Governor John Bigler , both of whom blamed Chinese " coolies " for depressed wage levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public opinion and law in California began to demonize Chinese workers and immigrants in any role, with the later half of the 1800s seeing a series of ever more restrictive laws being placed on Chinese labor, behavior and even living conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • While many of these legislative efforts were quickly overturned by the State Supreme Court, many more anti-Chinese laws continued to be passed in both California and nationally. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early 1850s there was resistance to the idea of excluding Chinese migrant workers from immigration because they provided essential tax revenue which helped fill the fiscal gap of California. (wikipedia.org)
  • miners
  • After being forcibly driven from mining by a mixture of state legislators and other miners ( the Foreign Miner's Tax ), the immigrant Chinese began to settle in enclaves in cities, mainly San Francisco , and took up low-wage labor, such as restaurant and laundry work. (wikipedia.org)
  • abroad
  • It also conducts surveys and researches regularly and widely collects, processes and analyses the population and family planning information abroad, in China and Tianjin. (un.org)
  • It operates more than 100 offices in China and more than 40 companies abroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • 19th
  • Ironstone china, ironstone ware or most commonly just ironstone, is a type of vitreous pottery first made in the United Kingdom in the early 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Notable 19th-century ironstone manufacturers in the United States include: Empire Pottery Onondaga Pottery, Syracuse China Walter Scott Lenox Homer Laughlin Transfer-printed designs were first applied to ironstone patterns by Mason's in an attempt to copy Chinese porcelain cheaply. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Joe (1834 - May 17/18, 1917, also nicknamed Joe the Baker) was a Chinese American merchant who worked in Alaska during its gold-mining boom days in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • After Japan's surrender, the 1st and 6th Marine Divisions , also known as China Marines, were sent to occupy northern China from 1945 to 1948. (wikipedia.org)
  • Honda Automobile (China) Co., Ltd. known also as CHAC is a automobile manufacturer owned by Honda and Chinese companies GAC Group and Dongfeng Motor Group. (wikipedia.org)
  • While they were married, she preferred to be known by her married name of China Azdair. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 13 April 2011, Kantner married actor and producer Seth Isler and, again taking her husband's name, now prefers to be known as China Isler. (wikipedia.org)
  • Revolution
  • Simon Leys, author of The Chairman's New Clothes: Mao and the Cultural Revolution Few, if any, books have ever dissected America's shifting biases toward China so well. (wikipedia.org)
  • initially
  • The deal in which the Golden Grove, Sepon, Century, Rosebery, Avebury, Dugald River, High Lake and Izok Lake Mines as well as some exploration assets were sold for US$1.354 billion by OZ Minerals to China Minmetals, initially also including the Prominent Hill Mine, but was blocked by the Australian Government, citing national security concerns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americans
  • Mosher argues that this was the most glaring example of how political expediency, ideology, and propaganda by the Chinese have constantly and consistently blinded Americans to the truth. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • The Lyndon Johnson state china service features American wild flowers and was manufactured in the United States by Castleton China. (wikipedia.org)
  • This relocation of the china collection represented a burgeoning recognition of and appreciation for the historic artifacts associated with the American Presidency. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Legion China Post One, formed in 1919, one year after the "Great War" and chartered by the American Legion on 20 April 1920, was originally named the General Frederick Townsend Ward Post No. 1, China. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Forbes (born April 29, 1970) is an American singer and songwriter who has been the lead singer of the band Pink Martini since 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Misperceived: American Illusions and Chinese Reality is a non-fiction book by the American sinologist and cultural anthropologist Steven W. Mosher. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book is a historical overview and criticism of the writings that shaped American perceptions of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the first American anthropologist allowed into China following the inauguration of the 1979 cultural exchange program, Mosher's personal experience with the rural regions of Guangdong grant additional insight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Main
  • Our main goal is to help all students increase their ability to use Chinese as much as possible within an eight-week period. (middlebury.edu)
  • Chinese herbal medicines are believed to be effective in alleviating symptoms and shortening the duration of measles, and are widely used as the main or adjunctive therapy to treat measles in China and other countries. (cochrane.org)
  • The main reasons for forming CHINA POPIN were to strengthen the national effort implement the family planning program to assist leaders in policy-making, to strengthen the population sciences and to avoid wasteful duplication of investment and effort. (un.org)
  • Congress
  • The Congressional-Executive Commission on China was created by Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law in China, and to submit an annual report to the President and the Congress. (ustream.tv)
  • name
  • The demonym, that is, the name for the people, and adjectival form "Chinese" developed later on the model of Portuguese chinês and French chinois. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1655, Martino Martini suggested that the word China is derived from the name of the Qin dynasty (221-206 BC), a proposal supported by many later scholars, although there are also a number of alternative suggestions. (wikipedia.org)
  • A more literary or inclusive name, alluding to the "land of Chinese civilization", is Zhōnghuá (中华). (wikipedia.org)
  • While working for MTV, she was sometimes credited on-screen as "China Slick Kantner", although this was never her legal name. (wikipedia.org)
  • The origin of the name China is disputed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mosher alleges self-deception was apparent in U.S. President Richard Nixon's visit to China and the change from hard-line anti-communist to raising toasts in Chairman Mao Zedong's name. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Archaeological evidence suggests that early hominids inhabited China between 2.24 million and 250,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the next two years, China Drum released the Barrier EP and numerous smaller releases, many of which received national support from such outlets as BBC Radio One. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • During the early stages of the gold rush, when surface gold was plentiful, the Chinese were tolerated by white people, if not well received. (wikipedia.org)
  • Returning to the China Drum moniker and focusing mostly on early material, they played their first gig after reuniting at The Garage in London on 21 February with support by Midway Still and Vanilla Pod. (wikipedia.org)
  • total
  • The Chinese School prides itself on dedicated faculty and staff, a rigorous, well-implemented curriculum, a speak-Chinese-only total immersion learning environment, and a low student-teacher ratio. (middlebury.edu)
  • high
  • However, since there is no third party auditing system in China, it is unclear whether high profile magazines such as Vogue are profitable because of their distribution sales or the advertisements that they feature. (wikipedia.org)
  • China Zun Tower will be a mixed-use building, featuring 60 floors of office space, 20 floors of luxury apartments and 20 floors of hotel with 300 rooms, there will be a rooftop garden on the top floor at 524m high. (wikipedia.org)
  • DJJ2) is an indigenously designed experimental high speed train manufactured in China. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of its power car and three passenger cars were moved to China Railway Museum, becoming the first high speed train being displayed in the museum. (wikipedia.org)
  • page
  • Building on the 1875 Page Act , which banned Chinese women from immigrating to the United States , the Chinese Exclusion Act was the first law implemented to prevent all members of a specific ethnic or national group from immigrating. (wikipedia.org)
  • language
  • Language learning activities in and outside of class simulate real life situations requiring the use of spoken and written Chinese. (middlebury.edu)
  • Placement level will be determined by Chinese School teachers based on an online language assessment completed in the Spring prior to campus arrival, and an oral interview done on the first Saturday of the session. (middlebury.edu)
  • role
  • As a member of global POPIN and Asia-Pacific POPIN, CHINA POPIN has also played an active role in the activities of various international and regional population information networks. (un.org)
  • China is increasingly taking on a more prominent role in global business. (oreilly.com)
  • cheap labor
  • Due to the cheap labor available, China Marines lived a relatively comfortable lifestyle, with each squad able to hire Chinese men to do its cleaning and run its errands. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • The China-Russia relationship is indeed growing across military, economic, and political dimensions. (rand.org)
  • companies
  • Anticipating renewed growth in the U.S. market, other companies -- including Yingli Solar of China, Schott Solar of Germany and Kyocera Solar of Japan -- are planning to open facilities in the United States. (washingtonpost.com)
  • It is one of the largest metals and minerals trading companies in the world and the largest iron and steel trader in China. (wikipedia.org)
  • state
  • The shorter form is "China" Zhōngguó (中国), from zhōng ("central") and guó ("state"), a term which developed under the Western Zhou dynasty in reference to its royal demesne. (wikipedia.org)
  • The magazine is published by Condé Nast in partnership with the state-owned China Pictorial Publishing House. (wikipedia.org)
  • The James Madison state china service was produced in 1814 at the Parisian factory of Jean Népomucène Hermann Nast . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Reagan state china service was modeled on Woodrow Wilson's china and features the seal of the president of the United States in burnished gold on an ivory background with a border of scarlet. (wikipedia.org)
  • The White House's collection of state china is displayed there. (wikipedia.org)
  • trade
  • The 108-storey, 528 m (1,732 ft) building will be the tallest in the city, surpassing that of the China World Trade Center Tower III by 190 metres. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the trade of metals, China Minmetals also trades in electrical products and operates subsidiaries that focus on real estate development, marine shipping, mining, and other investment activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Group
  • The nickname China Zun comes from the zun, an ancient Chinese wine vessel which inspired the building design, according to the developers, the CITIC Group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following their breakup, China Drum retained a cult following and continued to influence other bands: the Australian group Bodyjar, for example, covered "Fall Into Place" on their 2001 album You Got Me a Girl's Bike You Idiot. (wikipedia.org)
  • Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) was formed after its parent company, China Minmetals, bought almost all mining assets of OZ Minerals in June 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, China Minmetals acquired China Metallurgical Group, a government-owned engineering and mining group. (wikipedia.org)
  • goods
  • Foreign firms typically engage China as a sourcing location or as a market to sell their goods. (oreilly.com)
  • This, plus the inexpensive goods available on the local market, made assignment to the China Marines highly coveted. (wikipedia.org)
  • floor
  • White House Ground Floor showing location of the China Room. (wikipedia.org)
  • The China Room is one of the rooms on the Ground Floor of the White House , the home of the President of the United States . (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • Vogue China currently circulates around 1.6 million copies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vogue China now has a print circulation of approximately 1.6 million, and following the launch of its tablet and web presences, its reach has never been wider. (wikipedia.org)
  • room
  • The China Room looking southeast during the administration of Bill Clinton. (wikipedia.org)
  • Millie, Barbara Bush's dog in the China Room. (wikipedia.org)
  • After becoming first lady in 1889, china painting enthusiast Mrs. Benjamin ( Caroline Lavinia Scott ) Harrison (1832-1892) began to gather and restore china from previous administrations, which she eventually arranged within the mansion's private Family Dining Room. (wikipedia.org)
  • workers
  • Supporters worked to keep Joe in Juneau when Chinese workers in the Treadwell gold mine were forced out of the city in 1886. (wikipedia.org)
  • currently
  • CHINA POPIN is currently networking with dozens of members, including population institutes in various universities, social science academies and schools. (un.org)
  • lead
  • The Chinese Emperor at the time was supportive of the exclusion, citing his concerns that Chinese immigration to America would lead to a loss of labor for China. (wikipedia.org)