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  People's Republic of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The PRC asserts the Republic of China to be an illegitimate and supplanted entity and administratively categorizes Taiwan as a province of the PRC.
A major reason for this is that for much of China's history, the state had been ruled by some form of centralized imperial monarchy, which was followed by a chaotic succession of largely authoritarian Chinese Nationalist governments as well as warlord-held administrations since the last few years of the Qing dynasty in 1912.
China's territorial disputes have led to several localized wars in the last 50 years, including the Sino-Indian War in 1962, the Sino-Soviet border conflict in 1969 and the Sino-Vietnam War in 1979.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/People's_Republic_of_China   (6314 words)

 China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
China is also traditionally thought of as comprising Northern China (北方) and Southern China (南方), the geographic boundary between which north and south is largely generalized as Huai River (淮河) and Qinling Mountains (秦嶺).
China is composed of a vast variety of highly different landscapes, with mostly plateaus and mountains in the west, and lower lands on the east.
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/China   (6065 words)

 China (04/06)
Whenever China was conquered by nomadic tribes, as it was by the Mongols in the 13th century, the conquerors sooner or later adopted the ways of the "higher" Chinese civilization and staffed the bureaucracy with Chinese.
China is now one of the leading recipients of FDI in the world, receiving $60 billion in 2005, for a cumulative total of $623.8 billion.
China is not a member of the Australia Group, an informal and voluntary arrangement made in 1985 to monitor developments in the proliferation of dual-use chemicals and to coordinate export controls on key dual-use chemicals and equipment with weapons applications.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/18902.htm   (13105 words)

 China Country Analysis Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
China announced the discovery of a major gas field at Sulige in the Ordos Basin in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, adjacent to the Changqing oilfield, in 2001.
China plans a total of 27 GW of additional nuclear generating capacity to be completed by 2020, but even with this large capacity expansion, it will be less than 5 percent of total installed capacity at that point.
China also is important to any effort to curb emissions of greenhouse gases, as it is projected to experience the largest absolute growth in carbon dioxide emissions between now and the year 2025.
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/china.html   (6320 words)

 China tour, china travel information, china vacation, business trip to China
China Daily, June 12, 2006 - Parts of the Great Wall may collapse and disappear in the near future unless protection efforts are improved, a leading expert has warned.
The section of the Grand Canal near Liaocheng in Shandong Province was the primary watercourse for food supply delivery from the south to the north of the country during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.
China was only partially open to the world from 1980 onwards and has been a communist country for many decades.
www.chinatour.com   (2245 words)

 World Economic Forum - China Business Summit 2006
China is now the world’s fourth largest economy – its per capita GDP is over US$ 1,000, its foreign exchange reserves are nearing US$ 1 trillion and it has surpassed the United States as the leading destination for foreign direct investment.
China’s rapid economic success, however, has also introduced new challenges that will require innovative government policies and creative business solutions if the country is to maintain its strong record of growth.
The objective of the China Business Summit 2006 is to bring key stakeholders together in Beijing to rethink and reshape the country’s growth and industry agendas in this new context.
www.weforum.org /china   (311 words)

 Searching for China: a Full WebQuest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Currently, the people of China are experiencing great economic and social upheavals*.
But to give up trying to understand the China would mean giving up chances to benefit financially, to help people, to save some of the world's natural and artistic treasures, to protect the safety and security of millions of people, or to enlighten people's lives with greater religious insight.
Because China is a complex country, it would be silly to look at it from only one perspective.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/China/ChinaQuest.html   (1548 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
China's economy during the last quarter century has changed from a centrally planned system that was largely closed to international trade to a more market-oriented economy that has a rapidly growing private sector and is a major player in the global economy.
One demographic consequence of the "one child" policy is that China is now one of the most rapidly aging countries in the world.
Another long-term threat to growth is the deterioration in the environment - notably air pollution, soil erosion, and the steady fall of the water table, especially in the north.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ch.html   (2017 words)

China proper consists of three great river systems: the Yellow River (Huang He), 2,109 mi (5,464 km) long; the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), the third-longest river in the world at 2,432 mi (6,300 km); and the Pearl River (Zhu Jiang), 848 mi (2,197 km) long.
China remained largely isolated from the rest of the world's civilizations, closely restricting foreign activities.
China, which has now outlawed the sect, was thought to consider the apolitical spiritual group threatening because its numbers exceeded the membership of the Chinese Communist Party.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107411.html   (3011 words)

Although he led China into a new era of modernization and economic development, with an annual growth rate of nearly 10 percent, the bitter legacy of the Cultural Revolution was still fresh in Deng's mind, more than twenty years later, as the universities erupted once more.
Contrary to the myth of "Red China" as a monolithic political entity whose subjects march in lockstep with an all-powerful Communist regime, the history of the country since the sixties had been one of uninterrupted political turmoil.
China's long march toward capitalism and freedom is in danger of stalling: "capitalist-roaders" like Deng and his successors, have had to face not only domestic enemies who long to restore Maoism, but enemies abroad intent on putting obstacles in their path.
www.antiwar.com /justin/justinchina1.html   (3599 words)

 China Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
China isn't a country - it's a different world.
From shop-till-you-drop metropolises to the desert landscapes of Xinjiang, China is a land of cultural and geographic schisms.
The circus is over 2000 years old in China and still going strong.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/china   (390 words)

 People's Daily Online -- China News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
China published a white paper on national defense on Dec. 27, the fifth of its kind since 1995.
The Fourth Plenum of the 16th CPC Central Committee was concluded Sept. 19 in Beijing.
China has launched a long-term campaign agaisnt pornography in a bid to create a clean moral environment.
english.people.com.cn /china.html   (796 words)

 Ethnologue report for China
Samtao of Myanmar and China is not intelligible with Blang, but is closely related to Blang and Wa.
Covers all of mainland China north of the Changjiang River, a belt south of the Changjiang from Qiujiang (Jiangxi) to Zhenjiang (Jiangsu), Hubei except the southeastern corner, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, the northwestern part of Guangxi, and the northwestern corner of Hunan.
Ethnic population: 4,873 in the official nationality in China (1990 census).
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=China   (8374 words)

 Xinhua - English
The United States and Ghana both kept their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup knockout stage alive after surprise results in their Group E matches on Saturday.
Latest survey by China's central bank shows 42.6 pct of bankers in the country believe the macro economy is overheated, and 26.6 pct think the situation will continue.
China's central bank said Friday that it will raise the required reserves of financial institutions by 0.5 percentage points.
www.xinhuanet.com /english   (550 words)

 China, Maine -- Welcome to China!
Located about 10 miles northeast of Augusta and about 8 miles southeast of Waterville, China is comprised of four villages, China, South China, Weeks Mills, and Branch Mills.
China was incorporated as the Town Of China on June 5, 1818 and encompasses 54 square miles and includes 3 major bodies of water (China Lake, Three Mile Pond and Branch Pond).
With a population of just over 4,100 (2000 census), China is a beautiful town for all who call her home and for those who would just rather stop by and visit.
www.china.govoffice.com   (101 words)

 Amazon.com: China's New Nationalism : Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy (Philip E. Lilienthal Books): Books: Peter Gries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At a time when the direction of China's foreign and domestic policies have profound ramifications worldwide, Gries offers a rare, in-depth look at the nature of China's new nationalism, particularly as it involves Sino-American and Sino-Japanese relations--two bilateral relations that carry extraordinary implications for peace and stability in the twenty-first century.
China's Rise in Asia : Promises and Perils by Robert G. Sutter
I chose China's new nationalism by peter Gries because his approach is superior to the approach used by most books, because his approach is less subject to bias or misinterpretation, than that used by the others.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0520232976?v=glance   (1590 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Home
China's fast economic development was based on high input, high energy consumption and low output.
China's first strategic petroleum reserve base to be completed August
China to raise required reserves of financial institutions by 0.5 percentage points
english.people.com.cn   (440 words)

 NationMaster - Statistics on China. 2138 facts and figures, stats and information on Chinese economy, crime, people, ...
For maps of China - texas universities have some reasonably detailed maps - and if you can read Chinese - the Chinese government has many cartographic resources...or you can dig around the CIA site for more detailed information...(legally of course).
china typhoon damrey was really bad, the worst tropical storm they ve had now the people are really sad but dont let that make you mad china, china
Also, the China is forgotten in many departments only not for there to be a larger and much more masculine organization.
www.nationmaster.com /country/ch   (1291 words)

 What people are saying about China right now
Learn Chinese in China - Links and Info Study Chinese in China at Worldlink Education's selected universities and academies.
China Travel Info at Concierge.com A complete resource - find maps, photos, helpful hints, links and more.
I shall be in China for the next two months or so, but I might update once in a while.
www.technorati.com /tags/China   (489 words)

 Category:China - Wikinews
China censors, arrests Catholics in wake of Pope's death
China declares "the state shall employ nonpeaceful means"
China releases 'Human rights report' on U.S. China responds to US plan for import quotas
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Category:China   (660 words)

 WTO | China - Member information
This page gathers key information on China's participation in the WTO.
China has been a member of WTO since 11 December 2001.
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (opens new window)
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/china_e.htm   (211 words)

 China Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
China - Ethnolinguistic Groups from Communist China Map Folio.
China - Special Economic Zones 1997 (272K) from the Handbook of International Economic Statistics
China - Special Economic Zones 1996 (254K) from the Handbook of International Economic Statistics
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/china.html   (420 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with china
Study Chinese in China at Worldlink Education's selected universities and academies.
French china from Gien and quimper French tableware.
Master internacional a distancia en cultura, economía y sociedad de China y Taiwan....
www.flickr.com /photos/tags/china   (159 words)

 washingtonpost.com: China
A detailed list of facts and figures for China.
A description of the history, government, politics and economy of China.
China Builds a Smaller, Stronger Military: Modernization Could Alter Regional Balance of Power, Raising Stakes for U.S. (Post, April 12, 2005)
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/world/asia/eastasia/china   (379 words)

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