“…the February surge was caused by exporters shipping goods early to beat an expected change in taxes, leaving less to ship in March.”
“Mak was convicted on two counts of attempting to send sensitive material to China, acting as a foreign agent without notifying the US government and making false statements to federal agents.”
“The serious accidents should be taken as ‘lessons that have come at the cost of blood and lives,'”
“A stock-market bubble has been building rapidly,… The risk is getting higher that it will burst”.
“China may face a shortage in its work force in two years time because the amount of surplus labor will not be as great as has been estimated”
“Finding and retaining good personnel was ranked the second- most difficult aspect of the Chinese banking industry by the 40 foreign banks polled, behind regulation.”
“…deposits for land bidding can now not only be paid with RMB, but also US dollars, Hong Kong dollars, Japanese yen and euros, payable to the municipal land bureau. This was not the case in the past.”
“A Chinese government spokeswoman, Jiang Yu, told reporters that Yasukuni was an “important and sensitive political issue” and asked Japan to “strictly abide” by its pledges to cooperate with China.”
“China should give priority to a manned space flight, lunar exploration, new launch vehicle, high-resolution earth observation”
“The authorities declared this case domestic despite Cho’s legal status as a Korean citizen, while the media plastered the front pages citing “Korean” as his national origin.”
“The dogs will first receive tranquilizers to keep them calm before they are injected with a special medicine…”
“the rehabilitation effort for the Songhua River, one of the most heavily polluted rivers in the country, would remain in effect for 10 years”
“The water that leaves the plant will still not be drinkable, however, and the city will still have a long way to go before all of its river discharges are properly treated”
“… tests to determine if the (Chinese) disease is porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, a viral disease… it is the costliest virus for swine herds in the United States.”
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