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BRIEF-Beijing Leadman Biochemistry to pay cash div 0.1 yuan per 10 shares for FY 2016 - Reuters


Reuters
BEIJING, April 26 The Chinese government said on Wednesday that a Taiwan rights activist detained on suspicion of endangering national security was in good health, and had reassured his family in a letter.

Chinese experts visit Batangas to assess quake impact on marine biodiversity - Update Philippines


Update Philippines
Experts and professors from the Ocean University of China visited Batangas as part of their three-day research and study tour to assess the impact of the earthquake swarm that jolted the province on April 4 and 8. The Batangas provincial information ...

Ecology department voids key permit for Kalama's $1.8B, Chinese-backed methanol plant - The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times
The state Department of Ecology has voided a key permit for a $1.8 billion methanol plant at the Port of Kalama and says it won't reinstate it until the developer provides more information. The plant was launched by a Chinese-backed joint venture ...

Cicada in Chinese Folklore

San Antonio - United States

Looks at how the ancient Chinese regarded cicadas as symbols of rebirth or immortality.

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2007 Cicada Mania! Brood XIII Cicada Emergence
United States

Profile of the Chicago area 17-year cicada species dubbed Brood XIII. Meet the species included in the brood: Magicicada spetendecim, Magicicada cassini, and Magicicada septendecula. From the Lake County Forest Preserves.

Chinese Cricket Culture
United States

Encompasses a 2000 year history of both singing insects and fighting crickets.

Chinese Monal (Lophophorus lhuysi)
United States

Photos, details about the appearance of the male and female, and facts about this bird's habitat.

Chinese Dormouse (Dryomys sichuanensis)
United Kingdom

Information on this endangered species only found in Sichuan Province.

United States

Photos, taxonomic notes, and observations.

Asystasia gangetica (Chinese Violet)
United States

Plant synonyms, scientific classification, and distribution map. Provides invasive species and introduced plant information.

United States

Information on this tree, its description, its use and management. [PDF]

Pterocarya stenoptera: Chinese Wingnut
United States

Fact sheet about this tree, including a photo.

Chinese Fire-Bellied Toad
United States

Guide to caring for and breeding of Bombina orientalis, a toad of southeastern Siberia, northeastern China, and Korea.

United Kingdom

Plants for a Future: description, botanic details, cultivation, uses, range.