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  China ABC
It was established as a municipality in 1928.
A municipality directly under the Central Government, it is one of the Chinese cities open to foreigners.
One of China's four municipalities directly under the Central Government, Shanghai has under its jurisdiction 18 districts and one county, covering 6,340.5 square km and with a population of 16.74 million (5.03 million in 1949).
www.chinaembassy.org.np /china_abc/conditions/ad_division/municipalities.htm   (747 words)

  Municipality of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Direct-controlled municipalities are the highest-level cities in China, with status equal to that of the provinces.
Current municipalities of PRC are Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing, and current municipalties under ROC administration are Kaohsiung and Taipei.
The first municipalities were the 11 cities of Nanjing, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Qingdao, Chongqing, Xi'an, Guangzhou, Hankou (now part of Wuhan), Shenyang, and Harbin when the ROC government ruled the Mainland China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Municipalities_of_China   (603 words)

 Province of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of China (Taiwan) administers and controls the entirety of Taiwan, as well as some offshore islands, including Kinmen and Matsu, very near to Fujian province of the People's Republic of China (PRC), as well as the capital city of Taipei and the municipality of Kaohsiung.
Eight of the provinces (excluding the Republic of China (Taiwan) have a sea coast.
Separated from Guangdong and established in 1988, Hainan is the youngest province of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_China   (727 words)

 China's Geography
China has a land border of 22,143.34 kilometers long and is bordered by twelve countries: Korea in the east; Russian in the northeast and the northwest; Mongolia in the north; India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal in part of the west and southwest; Burma, Laos and Vietnam in the south.
According to the third population census of 1982, the total population of China was 1,031,882,511 as of July 1, 1982, and by a recent estimate (July 1994) the population is 1,190,431,106.
Beijing, the capital of China, is situated to the west of Bohai Sea and on the northeast fringe of the North China Plain.
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 Travel Advice for China - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
China is in an active seismic zone and is subject to earthquakes.
Australians intending to travel to China for shorter periods are at much lower risk of infection but should discuss the risk of avian influenza with their doctor as part of their routine pre-travel health checks.
Australians in China should monitor the travel advice and bulletin for updated information and advice, and ensure that their travel documents, including passports and visas for any non-Australian family members, are up to date in case they need to depart at short notice.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/China   (2447 words)

 China Tourist Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Being close to the Bohai Sea in the east and adjacent to Beijing, Tianjin, with an area of 11,000 square km and a population of 9.4 million, is one of the four municipalities in China directly under the central authorities.
The Tianjin municipal Party Committee and government have paid close attention to the development of the tourist industry and regarded the tourist industry as an important industry for priority development and as a new point of economic growth of its GDP.
Chinese ash, the city tree of Tianjin, belongs to Frainus of R hinocerotidae and its alkali and cold resistance is appropriate for the water and soil and climate of Tianjin.
asia-planet.net /china/tianjin.htm   (1281 words)

 Shopping, Chongqing, Regent Tour China
AMONG the municipalities in China, Chongqing occupies a special position because of its long history and its fine environment, with the mountains and rivers bringing out the best in each other.
In the 1990s, the focus of China's reform and opening and its modernization shifted from the coastal areas of East China to the inland areas of West China, thus highlighting the position and role of Chongqing.
Third, Chongqing serves as a bridge between the economically developed eastern part of China, especially the areas on the middle and lower reaches of the Changjiang, and the resource-rich western part of China and thus plays an important role in the development of the west, especially the regions along the Changjiang.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/ckg/cq-odds-today.htm   (1120 words)

 China: Local Agenda 21 in China
China made a dedicated effort to assure that all segments of its society shared a common, integrated vision.
China is a vast land and there is a great disparity between the different parts of the country in natural conditions, economic base and social development.
In view of this, it is essential for China to formulate and implement local varied action plans for sustainable development, which are suited to the local situations and conditions.
www.unescap.org /drpad/vc/conference/bg_cn_16_la21.htm   (481 words)

 Country Profile - China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
China encourages the establishment of an international trade regime that is fair, stable, non-discriminatory, predictable and takes into account the interests of developing nations.
In this connection, China needs financial and technological support from the international community, especially from the developed countries, to better address desertification and achieve sustainable development in ecologically fragile areas so as to make her contribution to the global effort at combating desertification and protecting the ecological environment.
There are two major trends in China's rural employment: the growth of aquaculture and livestock-growing has decreased the number of labourers in agriculture; and the trend of rural labourers going to cities for work has led to an annual increase in employment of 10%.
www.un.org /esa/earthsummit/china-cp.htm   (14273 words)

 China Education
China is a country of 9,600,000 square kilometres in size, with a population of more than 1,200,000,000.
China has set up a degree system, including Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees that are open to foreign students.
China has a 50-year history of having foreign students studying in her universities and colleges.
www.internationaleducationmedia.com /china   (612 words)

 China’s WTO Accession and Religious Freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
China was not eager to open its market but Western merchants were anxious to crack open China’s market to sell their oversupply of goods produced from their factories built for the industrial revolution.
China’s population is gradually evolving from the former simple categories: worker, peasant, soldier and cadre with relative similar range of salary.
One of the general guidelines to religious group in China is to help the country in economic development such as to introduce foreign investors to China, and to contribute to charity projects in relief and poverty alleviation efforts.
www.iclrs.org /symposium/2003/Mon0300Chan_eng.htm   (7727 words)

 10.17.2003 -- U.S. Commercial Service China
China has set up the largest power grid in the world with a combined installed power capacity of 140 million kW, and a span of 4,600 kilometers across 14 provinces and municipalities.
China's two important power grids, the North China Power Grid and Central China Power Grid, were successfully connected on September 20 for the first time, and the interconnected grid operated smoothly.
China reported an industrial added value of RMB 370.4 billion (USD 44.7 billion) in September, 16.3 percent higher than the same period last year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
www.buyusa.gov /china/en/ccb031017.html   (2159 words)

 China Gateway
There are several factors that undermine enforcement measures, including China’s reliance on administrative instead of criminal measures to combat IPR infringements, corruption and local protectionism at the provincial levels, limited resources and training available to enforcement officials, and lack of public education regarding the economic and social impact of counterfeiting and piracy.
China follows a first to file system for patents, which means patents are granted to those that file first even if the filers are not the original inventors.
China’s laws and regulations stipulate that IP administrative authorities and Customs may transfer egregious IP infringement cases to police and prosecutors (procuratorate) for initiating criminal investigation.
www.mac.doc.gov /china/IPRNEW.html   (2458 words)

 Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) -- U.S. Commercial Service China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
There are several factors that undermine enforcement measures, including China’s reliance on administrative instead of criminal measures to combat IPR infringements, corruption and local protectionism, limited resources and training available to enforcement officials, and lack of public education regarding the economic and social impact of counterfeiting and piracy.
Though China is a party to international agreements to protect intellectual property (including the WIPO, Berne and Paris Conventions, among others), a company must register its patents and trademarks with the appropriate Chinese agencies and authorities for those rights to be enforceable in China.
China grants protection to persons from countries belonging to copyright international conventions or bilateral agreements of which China is a member.
www.buyusa.gov /china/en/protectipr.html   (2716 words)

 Political divisions of China
The People's Republic of China has administrative control over 22 provinces; the government of the People's Republic of China considers Taiwan to be its 23rd province.
Apart from provinces there are 5 autonomous regions containing concentrations of several minorities; 4 municipalities for China's largest cities and 2 Special Administrative Regions (SAR) governed by the PRC.
The 22 provinces, 5 autonomous regions and 4 municipalities can be collectively referred to as " mainland China ", a term which usually excludes Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.
www.biasedonchina.com /political_divisions_of_china.asp   (142 words)

 China Travel Destination Guide - 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 centrally administrative municipalities and 2 ...
The most attractive scenes can be found in Suzhou and its neighboring areas, such as Tongli Town, Zhouzhuang, and Yongzhi, as well as the areas near Hangzhou, such as Jiaxing, and Nanxun.
It is our hope that this travel guide will come handy as a truthful companion to your west China tour.
This website is developed and managed by www.ChinaPlanner.com, a China travel service provider and a China tour operator.
www.chinaplanner.com /destinations.htm   (302 words)

 China city information,Chinese cities, China province information, China's administrative divisions, China population
Pan Jianxin, director general of the Shanghai Statistical Bureau, said at the conference that Shanghai's GDP per capita in 2006 was 57,310 yuan (US$7,189), according to the accounting methods used by the National Statistics Bureau, which take all permanent residents living in Shanghai for a minimum of half a year into consideration.
The year of 1998 saw19.91 million births, 8.07 million deaths of the population, with a net growth population of 11.84 million (compared with 12.37 million in 1997); More than 10% of total population is over 60 years old (1999 data).
China population is distributed unevenly with more in the east (more than 300 persons per square kilometer) and fewer in the west (about 40 persons per square kilometer.
www.chinatoday.com /city/a.htm   (1116 words)

 CHINA NEWSLETTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
China is experiencing a "national emergency" of titanic proportions.
China is also committed to annex Taiwan, and feels thwarted because of a US commitment to defend Taiwan.
China and Taiwan should sit down and draft together a common vision for the peoples of both nations, a road map open to different destinations, but under a common vehicle, that is, mutual respect, mutual recognition and non-violence.
www.observerindia.com /ccs/news/ch040529.htm   (4895 words)

 News Archive - China
World Vision China is preparing to help 47,000 people across Anhui, Guangxi and Jiangxi provinces as raging floodwaters leave a trail of destruction, damaging houses and destroying crops.
The relief plan includes the distribution of 150,000kg of relief flour to 10,000 disaster victims in Kashgar Prefecture for one-month consumption and the reconstruction of three quake-resistant school buildings as well as the provision of financial assistance to 50 families to rebuild their houses.
World Vision China is planning to distribute relief rice, quilts and children's jackets to the flood victims once the second grant from the HKSAR Government is secured.
www.wvi.org /wvi/archives/asia/china.htm   (5526 words)

 China’s One-Child Policy
I followed them as they were taken under escort to the commune clinic and watched-with the permission of local officials who were eager to demonstrate their prowess in birth control to a visiting foreigner-as they were aborted and sterilized.
In many parts of China this has devolved into a de facto two-child policy, as rural officials found the selective enforcement of a mixed policy-one child for couples whose first child was a boy, two children for couples whose first child was a girl-difficult to manage.
The age at first birth has climbed in the People's Republic of China not because of *education* and *persuasion,* but because women are forbidden to marry until 23, and aborted if they become pregnant out of wedlock.
www.pop.org /main.cfm?EID=699   (901 words)

 Copyright trading increases in China during 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
China has recorded a sharp increase in copyright trading of books, audio-video products, E-publication, and software in 1999.
China imported 625 audio-video products, exported 192, and signed 348 E-publication import contracts, 1,070 software import contracts and 10 periodical import contracts in the year.
China has been showing increasing concern for the protection of intellectual property rights.
www.wptn.com /back00/crt_002_jul00.htm   (230 words)

 CCIS Shanghai Summer
Students on this short term program study at Shanghai University (SU), the largest municipal university in China's largest city, Shanghai.
Students stay at either the "New Campus", SU's newest and largest campus, or the Yanchang Campus, an older campus that is close to the city center.
Shanghai Municipality, one of four municipalities in China that are equivalent to provinces and are directly subordinate to the central government, is China's most populous urban area with more than 16 million inhabitants.
www.ccisabroad.org /chinasummsemester.html   (1049 words)

 China: Citibank Opens New Consumer Bank Branch in Shenzen
Citigroup first established an office in Shanghai, China on May 15, 1902, to serve foreign and local corporations.
Citigroup traces its China presence back to May 1902 when it became the first American bank to open for business.
It is also the American bank in China with the most branches.
www.citigroup.com /citigroup/press/2005/050304a.htm   (600 words)

 Map of China Province - Region, Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tianjin lies in the northeast of the North China Plain and borders the Bohai Sea.
Tianjin is one of the four municipalities of China directly under the central government jurisdiction.
Tianjin is the third largest city of China and it's only 80 km east of Beijing.
www.cntravel.biz /china_columns/provinces/tianjin.shtml   (466 words)

 China Labor Watch
The second part is case studies that document and analyze the procedures to claim and receive work injury compensation based on actual cases that China Labor Watch’s field staff was involved with directly or provided legal assistance through collaboration with lawyers.
The purpose of this part is to study a few typical work injury cases under a microscope in order to unearth common institutional and practical barriers migrant workers encounter in their complaint filing journey and to discuss possible and effective measures to address them.
But as Western firms increasingly move manufacturing to China to cut costs and raise profits, activists are adopting a strategy of publicizing conditions at globally recognized companies including Foxconn, which supplies dozens of international brands such as Apple Inc. from its Shenzhen facilities.
www.chinalaborwatch.org   (773 words)

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