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  Wei (state) - Definition, explanation
The Wei (simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese: 魏) was a state during the Warring States Period in China.
Wei's advancement in the east was checked several times in series of battles including the Battle of Maling in 341 BC.
Military prowess of Qin broke the coalition forces of the states of Wei and Han at the Battle of Yique in 293 BC.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/w/we/wei__state_.php   (320 words)

  Wei (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wei's advancement in the east was checked several times in series of battles including the Battle of Maling in 341 BC.
Military prowess of Qin broke the coalition forces of the states of Wei and Han at the Battle of Yique in 293 BC.
Wei produced some fine generals and politicians, including Li Li, a reformer and Prime Minister of Wei, Yue Yang, ancestor of Yue Yi and conqueror of the state of Zhongshan, and Pang Juan, who conquered many places but lost to Tian Ji and Sun Bin at Maling.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/State_of_Wei   (317 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Northern Wei Dynasty (北魏, pinyin: běi wèi, 386-534), also known as the Tuoba Wei (拓拔魏) or Yuan Wei (元魏), is most noted for the unification of northern China in 439, it was also heavily involved in funding the arts and many antiques and art works from this period have survived.
Northern Wei was initially a vassal of Later Yan, but by 395 had rebelled against Later Yan, and by 398 had conquered most of Later Yan territory, establishing itself over the territory north of the Yellow River.
As the Northern Wei state grew, the emperors' desire for Han Chinese institutions and advisors grew.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Northern_Wei_dynasty   (1130 words)

 Station Information - Wei (state)
The Wei (simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese: 魏) was a state during the Warring States Period in China.
In the west it lost the Xihe region (a pastoral and strategic area on the west bank of the Yellow River at the border of today Shanxi and Shaanxi province) to Qin, continuously under invasions from Qin thereafter.
Military prowess of Qin broke the coalition forces of the states of Wei and Han at the Battle of Yique in 293 BC after which both states would no longer muster enough forces to face Qin in any major operation.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/w/we/wei__state_.html   (229 words)

 Banking laws under revision
The main reason for the reorganization of the banking system is that the authorities believed that it was harmful to both banking regulation and the making of monetary policy that the central bank did both.
Wei was a key advocate for the establishment of a separate banking regulatory agency.
The Party's Financial Work Committee was disbanded as a result of the government reshuffle in March, which also led to the establishment of a new government agency, the State-owned Assets Supervisory and Administrative Commission.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /en/doc/2003-06/16/content_239076.htm   (1201 words)

 Oil giant names new head
On Wednesday, the organization department of the Communist Party of China nominated Wei as the deputy Party secretary of Hainan, which is the second highest position in the provincial government.
Wei was also chosen as a candidate for the governor of the island province.
Media reports have suggested that Wei's nomination may also be part of a government strategy to intensify the development of the oil and gas resources in Chinese waters to meet its increasing demands for energy.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /en/doc/2003-10/10/content_270761.htm   (424 words)

 Shang Yang
With the support of Duke Xiao of Qin, Shang Yang enacted numerous legalist reforms in the state of Qin that changed Qin from a peripheral, backwards state into a militarily powerful and strongly centralized state.
As Qin peasants were recruited into the military, he encouraged active immigration of peasants from other states into Qin as a replacement workforce; this policy simultaneously increased the manpower of Qin and weakened the manpower of Qin's rivals.
During a battle during the 340 BC invasion of Wei, Shang Yang feigned interest in a peace treaty, met with the commander of the Wei army and captured him.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/s/sh/shang_yang.html   (669 words)

 THREE KINGDOMS FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In a strict academic sense it refers to the period between the foundation of the Wei in 220 and the conquest of the Wu by the Jin Dynasty in 280.
To distinguish these states from earlier states of the same name, historians prepended a character: Wei is also known as Cao Wei (曹魏), Han is also known as Shu Han (蜀漢), which later became more commonly known as Shu, and Wu is also known as Eastern Wu (東吳).
The later part of this period was marked by the destruction of Shu by Wei (263), the overthrow of Wei by the Jin Dynasty (265), and the destruction of Wu by Jin (280).
www.witwik.com /Three_Kingdoms   (2940 words)

 Foreign Policy: Most Favored Nation Trade Status
Wei argues the resolution is a "matter of life and death for democratic reform in China." The Geneva convention is scheduled to begin March 16.
Wei was released by the Chinese government in November 1997 after spending almost 18 years in prison.
Wei is also well-known for letters he wrote to Deng Xiaoping and other Communist leaders while he was in prison.
www.e-z.net /wtv/_CAABrief_Foreign_Policy_MFN_TradeStatus98.htm   (1148 words)

 Portland State | Profiles | Meet Wei Wang
Wei Wang came to PSU’s Maseeh College from Beijing, China, where she received her master’s degree in microcomputer and signal processing.
Wei Wang's dissertation research, under the guidance of Dr. Malgorzata Chrzanowska-Jeske, focused on new data structures for the synthesis of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits.
The structure on which she worked is a regular multi-level representation of Boolean function of which the key characteristics include a linear growth in size per level and localized connections.
www.pdx.edu /profiles/6113   (325 words)

 Articles - Warring States Period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
By the beginning of the Warring States Period, after numerous power struggles, there were four families left: the Zhi (智) family, the Wei (魏) family, the Zhao (趙) family, and the Han (韓) family, with the Zhi family being the dominant power in Jin.
The State of Jin continued to exist with a tiny piece of territory until 376 BC when the rest of the territory was partitioned by the Three Jins.
Wei was devastatingly defeated and was forced to cede a large portion of its territory to achieve a truce.
www.gaple.com /articles/Warring_States?mySession=c81fdf9218482121d9117988efddcee2   (1419 words)

 Index 2 :: Wagner's Earthwares Imports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
WEI distributes and imports products that are made in Brazil and go directely to the USA.
WEI also offers earthen cookware, known locally as "panela de barro", excellent for the discerning cook's kitchen.
Espírito Santo state is one of the largest producers of marble and granite in Brazil.
homepage.mac.com /ronhodges/WagnersEarthwareImports/index2.htm   (243 words)

 Battle of Maling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Maling was a battle between the states of Qi and Wei in the warring states period.
In 342 BC, the state of Wei attacked the state of Han, and Han turned to Qi for help.
As Pang Juan, general of Wei, saw this, he judged the soldiers of Qi were leaving their army and decided to pursue the Qi army.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Maling   (188 words)

 Articles - Kingdom of Wei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
wei) (220-265) was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
Wei conquered the Kingdom of Shu in 263.
Shortly afterwards, in 265, the Wei dynasty was overthrown by its last Imperial Secretariat, Sima Yan, founder of the Jin Dynasty (265-420).
www.lastring.com /articles/Kingdom_of_Wei   (278 words)

 Sun Pin's Art of War: A Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Sun Pin lived during what is known in Chinese history as the Warring States period, and he rose to fame as adviser or chief of staff of the army of the state of Ch'i.
The Wei army under the command of its general, P'ang Chuan, had attacked an ally of Ch'i, the state of Chao.
During the Warring States period, it appears that the various states had different politico-military postures and policies depending on their geographical and political situation.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/aureview/1980/jul-aug/killigrew.html   (3418 words)

 Understanding Wei Qi | acupuncturetoday.com
But while the lung may help to spread it, the true genesis of wei qi lies in the middle burner, and it is here that the healer must focus if he or she is trying to affect this substance.
Two formulas that are commonly used to tonify wei qi, bu zhong yi qi tang and huang qi jian zhong tang, have as their primary emphasis the tonification of the middle burner.
This chapter states that the wei qi emerges from the eyes at sunrise and enters the urinary bladder channel, from which it flows successively through the remaining yang channels the rest of the day.
www.acupuncturetoday.com /archives2003/mar/03jiang.html   (1029 words)

 U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing #165, 97-11-17
Wei would be permitted at some point to go back to China, where he would also be, we hope, permitted to express his political views in a peaceful way and not be imprisoned for them.
Wei, who is in need of medical care, was able to get out of China and get good medical care here in the United States.
The United States is committed to supporting a peaceful transition to democracy in Cuba and we do not in any way condone the use of violence, whether it be these attacks or other forms of violence.
www.hri.org /news/usa/std/1997/97-11-17.std.html   (7006 words)

 Doing Not Doing:
An Ecosophic Way
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Wei wu wei is a state in which the person is completely attuned to all of the world around them.
Wei wu wei is that state of stillness that all martial artists hope to achieve and that all meditators eventually discover.
Wei wu wei can be shared, if you accept the training, but it can never be meaningfully described.
trumpeter.athabascau.ca /content/v11.1/caley.html   (1559 words)

 Wikipedia: Wei
The State of Wei during the Warring States Period
The Kingdom of Wei founded by Ran Min during the Period of Wu Hu.
Wei (Simplified: 卫, Traditional: 衛) is a Chinese family name.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/w/we/wei.html   (118 words)

 Dr. Bingqing Wei's Web Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Wei is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and LSU CAPITAL (the Center for Applied Information Technology and Learning) at Louisiana State University.
Wei was a visiting scientist for Max-Planck Institut für Metallforschung, Stuttgart, Germany in 1998 and 1999.
Wei, B.Q. Vajtai, R. Jung, Y. Ward, J. Zhang, R. Ramanath, G. and Ajayan, P.M. Assembly of highly-organized carbon nanotube architectures by chemical vapor deposition.
www.ece.lsu.edu /bwei/webpage.htm   (402 words)

 Justice Department Charges Eight in Burma with Drug Trafficking - US Department of State
Wei Hsueh Kang, currently a special advisor to UWSA's Central Committee, previously served as commander of UWSA's Division 171, and was one of the first individuals designated by the United States in June 2000 as a "Drug Kingpin" pursuant to the 1999 Foreign Narcotics Designation Kingpin Act.
Wei Hsueh Ying has served as the commander of military forces in the UWSA's Southern Military Region and is in charge of trade in the UWSA's Division 171.
The Weis are brothers, as are the Paos, with the exception of Pao Hua Chiang.
usinfo.state.gov /eap/Archive/2005/Jan/25-265264.html   (1810 words)

 Wei v. State - Texas DUI Lawyers
In this case, Tzu Chiang Wei appeals his conviction for felony driving while intoxicated.
The affidavit also stated that appellant's understanding of the English language is so limited that the co-worker had to interpret for appellant when he met with his lawyer.
State, 887 S.W.2d 482, 486 (Tex. App._Dallas 1994, no pet.).
www.dui1.com /DuiCaseLawDetail9665.htm   (416 words)

 Sun Bin: The Art of Warfare (Military Methods)
The Warring States era was a period "… where independent nation states attempted to annihilate each other through incessant and escalating battles, and military tactics increased exponentially in sophistication and brutality (especially with the development of new war technologies).
Once Sun Bin arrived at the State of Qi, he was immediately nurtured back to health and later, based on his reputation for strategic thinking, appointed to be the principal military advisor to King Wei of the Qi State.
The state of Wei, which was seeking total control of China, sent an army to attack the state of Zhao under the leadership of Pang Juan.
www.jadedragon.com /archives/martarts/sunbin01.html   (958 words)

 Chinese History - Sixteen Kingdoms map and geography (www.chinaknowledge.org)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The successor state of the Later Zhao empire was a group of empires called Yan (the first being Former Yan 前燕) that were almost entirely founded by members of the Murong clan 慕容 of the Xianbei tribe 鮮卑.
The successor state of Former Qin, Later Qin 後秦, could defeat its neighbors, the Later Liang 後涼 in the Gansu corridor, and the weak Western Yan 西燕 that is usually not counted among the Sixteen Kingdoms.
Helian Bobo 赫連勃勃, ruler of Xia 夏, was able to conquer Chang'an and to end the Later Qin and the small state state of Western Qin 西秦 at the upper course of the Yellow River.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Division/beichao-map.html   (622 words)

 Wei Named Dean of College of Agriculture & Natural Resources :: University Communications Newsdesk, University of ...
Wei is currently professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies of the College of Human Environmental Sciences at Oklahoma State University, a position he has held since August 2002.
Wei earned a B.S. in biology from the Tunghai University of Taiwan in 1970, an M.S. in medical microbiology from National Taiwan University in 1972, and a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of California, Davis, in 1979.
Wei is a prolific researcher and effective teacher-mentor, having secured more $11 million in external funds and published 185 refereed papers.
www.newsdesk.umd.edu /culture/release.cfm?ArticleID=1081   (407 words)

 Global CEO Survey 2005: Featured Interview: Captain Wei Jiafu, COSCO Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Before assuming his current responsibilities, Capt. Wei held numerous leadership positions within COSCO and its subsidiaries, both domestic and overseas.
With more than 10 years of experience as a seafaring captain, Capt. Wei came to his position as president and CEO with a firsthand knowledge of international shipping management and operations.
Wei has distinguished himself as a major force in international shipping and as a leader within China in both business and government.
www.pwcglobal.com /extweb/insights.nsf/docid/2F910909D45383BE85256F880066FDE1   (2115 words)

State Department of Administration spokesman Scott Larrivee said an audit of WEI -- focusing on "the work done and savings achieved" at UW-Stevens Point and UW-Parkside -- is expected by the end of July.
Larrivee said although energy use in state buildings is on the rise, he chalked it up to the addition of energy-guzzling space at the UW System and Department of Corrections, including new prisons and high-tech research and science buildings.
In 1998, state officials broadened WEI to include heating and cooling upgrades, high-efficiency motors, low-flow plumbing fixtures and other improvements installed under performance contracts that were meant to guarantee energy savings.
www.madison.com /archives/read.php?ref=/wsj/2005/07/10/0507090372.php   (1254 words)

 WSJ Opinion
As WEI executive director, Imes pulls together normally warring factions to try to find common ground in a particularly hard place: the intersection of Wisconsin's environmental and energy policymaking.
The WEI Environmental Policy Forum is meant to improve environmental policymaking by increasing communication and collaboration among folks ranging from the top rungs of the Doyle administration to the local governments, myriad businesses and numerous non-profits that all have a stake in state environmental policy.
Last month, after a series of "Energy Forum" meetings that began in 2001, WEI issued a 30-page roadmap for lawmakers crafted by forum participants that showed how it's possible for Wisconsin to have abundant supplies of electricity without sacrificing quality of life or relying on polluting technology.
www.madison.com /wisconsinstatejournal/opinion/44723.php   (522 words)

 Vol 11. No. 7, August-September 2003 - News in Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Wei is the commander of the United Wa State Army’s (UWSA) 171st Division and is regarded as one of the world’s most notorious drug traffickers.
Sources inside Burma could not confirm Wei’s detention, but cited his souring relationship with the regime after the UWSA decided to extend its deadline for eradicating drugs from 2005 to 2007.
Citizens in Arakan State are being recruited for paramilitary training after receiving a directive from Rangoon warning of an "imminent war" against an unnamed enemy.
www.irrawaddy.org /database/2003/vol11.7/news.html   (1482 words)

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