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  Yan (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yan (Pinyin: yān, simplified Chinese/traditional Chinese: 燕) was a state during the Western Zhou, Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods in China.
The borders of the Yan were approximately in a horizontal shape, stretching from the mountains of Shanxi Province to the Liaodong Peninsula.
Yan was the third last state to fall, and with its destruction the fates of the remaining two kingdoms were sealed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/State_of_Yan   (526 words)

  
 Association for Asia Research- Movie Review: Whose story does the beautiful "Hero" tell?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The neighboring state of Yan (replaced with “Zhao” in the movie) knew that the state of Qin aimed eventually to attack.
Pan Yuqi was a disgruntled Qin official who had fled to the state of Yan to escape from the King of Qin’s tyrannical rule.
Jing killed him and brought both Pan’s head and a map of the state of Yan that the king coveted, hiding in it a dagger with which to assassinate the tyrant.
www.asianresearch.org /articles/2330.html   (2305 words)

  
 China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
In March government officials stated that family bible studies in private homes need not be registered with the government and said that the law permitted religious education of minors, but problems continued in both areas.
Transplant doctors stated publicly in 2003 that "the main source [of organ donations] is voluntary donations from condemned prisoners," but serious questions remained concerning whether meaningful or voluntary consent from the prisoners or their relatives was obtained.
The law states that the "freedom and privacy of correspondence of citizens are protected by law"; however, the authorities often did not respect the privacy of citizens in practice.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/61605.htm   (19942 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The signal of the end of the cosmic dark ages is the detection of some 30 faint red objects by the orbiting telescope, according to Haojing Yan of Arizona State University.
Yan and his colleagues believe those objects are young star-forming galaxies seen when the universe was perhaps one-seventh its current size and less than a billion-years-old.
In the so-called cosmic dark age, the ultraviolet light from the earliest stars was absorbed by neutral hydrogen.
www.telegraphindia.com /1030110/asp/foreign/story_1560267.asp   (340 words)

  
 WOW Special Feature - China, Journalism and the State: Zhao Yan
Although Zhao Yan is not the first journalist to dare to speak the truth, even at great risk to his own interests, all for the benefit of the voiceless and powerless people, he is a hero.
Zhao Yan, a researcher for the Beijing bureau of The New York Times, had been detained by the authorities for leaking state secrets since September and not allowed to communicate with his family or lawyers, I was shocked.
Zhao Yan, a researcher for the Beijing bureau of The Times, has been detained by the authorities since September and is not allowed to communicate with his family or lawyers.
josephbosco.com /wow2004/cgswow.htm   (8156 words)

  
 Yan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Ming of Han has a given name of Zhuang, and he renamed the Zhuang surname to Yan.
Yan (musician), the lead singer of indie/rock British Sea Power
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yan   (114 words)

  
 State of Yan: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yan (pinyin (pinyin: pinyin (, pnyn) literally means "join (together) sounds" (a less...
The states of Zhao (Zhao: zhao (pinyin: zhào, wade-giles: chao, simplified chinese:, traditional...
In 227 BC, the Yan Prince Dan sent an assassin named Jing Ke (Jing Ke: jing ke () was a guest residing in the estates of dan, crown prince of yan and renowned...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/state_of_yan   (271 words)

  
 Wu (state): Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wu was a state during the Spring and Autumn Period (Spring and Autumn Period: the spring and autumn period () represented an era in chinese history between 722 bc...
The state of Wu straddled the mouth of the Yangtze River (Yangtze River: The longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai) (Chang Jiang) east of the State of Chu (State of Chu: more facts about this subject).
In 584 BC, Wu invaded the State of Yan (State of Yan: more facts about this subject) and rebelled against the State of Chu; the later action occurred after being persuaded by Wuchen, a minister of the State of Jin (State of Jin: more facts about this subject) who defected from Chu.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/wu_state   (410 words)

  
 The Qin Dynasty On-line Source Book
257 BC The Qin army is forced to raise the seige of Handan, capital of the state of Zhao in the Hebei region.
230 BC Conquest of the state of Han.
225 BC Conquest of the state of Wei.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/7547/chrono.html   (725 words)

  
 Falun Dafa Clearwisdom.net
Yan Li from Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province was notified on December 5, 2005, that Yan Li died under the persecution from the police in Inner Mongolia.
Yan Li Yan Li was arrested inside a residential building near Hata Street Bank in the Hongshan District, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia by officers from the Chifeng City Police Department National Security Division and from the Hongshan District Police Department.
Yan Li's family does not object to the autopsy report or the results of an investigation by the procuratorate.
clearwisdom.net /emh/articles/2005/12/20/68108.html   (1737 words)

  
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Mayor Yan stated by amending the current NRS 279.676 subsection 2, to impose a physical boundary limitation to a smaller governmental entity of 10,000 population or less will allow Wells the opportunity to effectively utilize this to further their economic development effort. 
Mayor Yan told the committee he feels this amendment would work for the City of Wells and he asked the members of the committee to evaluate the proposed amendment, suggest any improvements and pass the bill.
Chairman O'Connell stated the mayor of Las Vegas, Jan Laverty-Jones, called and asked the committee to refrain from taking action on S.B. 180 until they have the report from the committee which is working on the consolidation of the county and the city.
www.leg.state.nv.us /67th/93minutes/S_GA_308.html   (1403 words)

  
 We Observe the World
It is said that State Security officials accuse him of being the source for an article by Joseph Kahn in The New York Times reporting Jiang Zemin would resign from his last position of power as head of the military two weeks before the official announcement was made.
While the senior officials who actually revealed the "state secrets" protected themselves with their power, a Chinese journalist became the scapegoat, the only real victim of a power struggle and the leaking that exposed it.
Zhao Yan's photo is now hung up on the wall of NYT office in Manhattan, overlooking his collegues in the news room.
josephbosco.com /wow2004/2005/02/china-journalism-and-state-series-zhao.html   (1620 words)

  
 Korea - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Both Korean states proclaim eventual reunification as a goal, and a united Korea is very much a part of Korean ethno-cultural identity.
In this period, southern Korea was occupied first by the Jin state, and later the Samhan, three loose confederacies.
The general founded the state of Balhae (Bohai in Chinese) as the successor to Goguryeo and regained control of lost northern territory.
www.voyager.in /Korea   (2520 words)

  
 Yen Army loses to T'ien Tan - China History Forum, online chinese history forum
But as a the king of Yan died, the new king had some problems with the Yan commander responsible for attack on Ji Mo(chi mo) and worried about him commiting a rebellion against Yan, so the emperor replaced him.
Yan therefore cobbled together an allied force consisting of the states of Han, Wei, Zhao, and Qin and invaded Qi in 285 BC with Yue Yi 乐毅 [a very famous statesman and general of the time] as commander in chief.
Everywhere Yan's soldiers looked there were dragon veins [and they thought they were being attacked by dragons?], everyone the cattle collided with died or was wounded.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=524   (1384 words)

  
 K-State achievements--2004 Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The marks and names of Kansas State University are protected trademarks and may not be used in any commercial or private endeavor without the approval of the university.
The award was presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges in San Diego, Calif., Nov. 13-16, 2004.
Toxicogenomics is a scientific sub-discipline that combines toxicology, the study of the nature and effects of poisons, with genomics, the investigation of the way that our genetic make-up, the genome, translates into biological functions.
www.mediarelations.ksu.edu /WEB/News/NewsReleases/04agaccomplishments.html   (1442 words)

  
 Yan Pevzner - State of Mind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This in-the-tradition release on Jazzkeys showcases yet another very fine new talent, pianist Yan Pevzner.
I Was hoping to hear a few Eastern European folk underpinnings, but Mr.Pevzner's vocabulary more recalls the light touch and elliptic inventiveness of Richard Beirach -- you may recall he occupied the keyboard chair on the John Abercrombie Quartet's 1980s ECM releases -- but without Beirach's wintry side.
It's not just the change ups which make this CD a solid addition to your piano-trio collection; Pevzner and company are a unit with no small mastery of the form.Try this.
users.rcn.com /jazzinfo/1003/10NS/NSYnPev.html   (331 words)

  
 Honggao Yan - Faculty in MSU Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Honggao Yan - Faculty in MSU Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The thrust of our research is to understand the relationships between structure, function, and dynamics in enzymes, particularly enzymes in the folate biosynthetic pathway and nucleotide metabolism, because these enzymes are not only good model systems for addressing the important biochemical issues that we are interested in but also of great medical significance.
Blaszczyk, J., Li, Y., Yan, W., Shi, G., Ji, X., and Yan, H. (2004) Essential roles of a dynamic loop in the catalysis of 6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropterin pyrophosphokinase.
www.bch.msu.edu /faculty/yan.htm   (275 words)

  
 Third-Period Rally Helps Irish Pull Out 3-3 Tie With Michigan State :: Yan Stastny and Tim Wallace Score 18-Seconds ...
Notre Dame, Ind. - Yan Stastny and Tim Wallace scored 18 seconds apart late in the third period and goaltender Morgan Cey stopped the third penalty shot of his career to help Notre Dame to a 3-3 tie with Michigan State Saturday night.
The Irish rallied from a 3-1 third-period deficit, scoring twice in the final five minutes to grab the tie in front of a soldpout crowd at the Joyce Center.
Michigan State scored the lone goal of the first period when Brian Maloney somehow picked the puck out of a scramble in front of the Irish net and put it behind Cey while teammate Ash Goldie laid in the goal.
und.cstv.com /sports/m-hockey/recaps/012503aaa.html   (1137 words)

  
 ECURE 2001: Savage Presentation: Slides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Focus is on the Yan Mountain region and its relation to the Zhou vassal state of Yan in northeast China.
Those are marked in the burial assemblages, tomb structures and architectural remains, suggesting that Shanrong was a pastoral and warrior society and was clearly different from the agrarian society of the Yan State.
In addition, the elite groups from the Yan State and the Shanrong both played significant roles during the process, indicating that political authority still deeply influenced their interactions.
www.asu.edu /ecure/2001/savage/index_total.html   (997 words)

  
 Chinese History - Sixteen States 十六國 - [Western Yan 西燕] (www.chinaknowledge.de)
Taiwan R.O.C. The empire of Western Yan (Xiyan 西燕) is not counted among the Sixteen Kingdoms.
Its founders were descendants of the Former Yan (Qianyan 前燕) Empire and had been resettled near Chang'an 長安 (modern Xi'an) by the Former Qin (Qianqin 前秦) Empire.
The Yan empire is named after the old feudal state of Yan 燕 during the Zhou Dynasty 周.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Division/rulers-xiyan.html   (228 words)

  
 GARP : Risk News : Risk eNews Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A qualified overseas strategic investor may hold more than 20 percent of shares of a state-owned commercial bank, Yan Qingmin, an official with the China Banking Regulatory Commission was quoted as saying on Monday.
Major state commercial banks including the Bank of China and the China Construction Bank (CCB) are seeking overseas stock market listings through making thorough share reforms and inviting foreign investors as shareholders.
State banks hope to sharpen their competitive edge by inviting foreign investors who boast sophisticated management philosophies and resorting to public listing.
www.garp.com /risknews/newsfeed.asp?Category=15&MyFile=2005-09-21-11497.html   (332 words)

  
 History of Beijing, China
There were cities in the vicinities of Beijing by the 1st millennium BC, and the capital of the State of Yan, one of the powers of the Warring States Period, was established at Ji, near modern Beijing.
Tian'anmen, which has become a state symbol of the PRC in modern times, was burned down twice during the Ming Dynasty and the final reconstruction was carried out in 1651.
During the occupation, Beiping was renamed Beijing, and made the seat of the North China Executive Committee, a puppet state that ruled Japanese-occupied North China.
www.magicaljourneys.com /China/china-interest-beijing-history.html   (1000 words)

  
 Chinese history:Qin Dynasty--Story of Qin Shihuang,legend of Qinshihuang
While he was living in the state of Zhao as a hostage he became acquainted with a traveling merchant of remarkable ability.
The next great event during this reign was the destruction of the state of Yan and its absorption into that of Qin.
Jing Ke, taking with him his head and a map of Yan, proceeded to the court of Zheng, under the pretense of bringing the head, and also of pointing out to him how easily he could conquer and add Yan to his dominions.
www.chinavoc.com /history/qin/qinshh.htm   (761 words)

  
 The Wall of Yan State | Great Wall of China History
Yan State is one of the powerful states during warring states period.
Because of its advanced economy and military, other neiboring states at the south were at peace with Yan State, however, the rising Qin states at the west and Donghu minority at north were aready to invade Yan State.
This part of the wall was built in 254BC, which was the last wall built in the Warring States Period.
www.chinahighlights.com /greatwall/history/yan_wall.htm   (261 words)

  
 SkiSafety / Ski Safety News Winter 96/97   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The decision marks the rapid acceptance, among state supreme courts, of a moderate interpretation of inherent danger statutes.
The court noted that there was no language in the Ski Act which states that the duties are exclusive; there was no evidence in the legislative history that the Ski Act was intended to set out an exclusive list of duties.
In the early 1980's, Lift Engineering's "Yan" lifts were the hottest lifts a ski area could buy.
www.skisafety.com /news-win96-97-dakota.html   (1187 words)

  
 Press Release - 20
In the 27th minute, the senior midfielder collected a bounding ball in front of the goal and skipped a shot from 10 yards out past a Spartan defender and diving goalkeeper.
Down by a goal, Michigan State ratcheted up the pressure on the offensive end in the second half.
Penn State will be playing the Hoosiers for the fourth time with a Big Ten championship at stake and for the twelfth time in the postseason tournament overall.
www.gopsusports.com /pressreleases/pressrelease.cfm?anncid=8942&spID=20   (471 words)

  
 N.E. Asia: The Ancient Yan and the Ye-maek Chosun(spread of Iron Culture)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Shi-ji states that the Lord of Zhou ruled Shaan and its west, and the Duke of Shao the east of Shaan.
The Ye section of Dongyi-zhuan states that, at the end of the Qin dynasty when the empire was plunged in chaos by rebellion (in 209 BC), tens of thousands of people started to flee from northeastern China (Qi, Zhao and Yan) to Chosun, and a Yan person named Wei-Man came (c.
The conflicts between Old Chosun and Old Yan that were formally recorded in the Chinese dynastic chronicles suggest a fairly intimate relationship (in the form of incessant warfare, as usual between any good neighbors) having been maintained between the Mongolic Xianbei and Tungusic Ye-maek people.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1366591/posts   (4333 words)

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