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Look back 2008: Ten big events in China

发布:wenhui    时间:2008-12-31 22:23:13     浏览:2038次    [划词翻译已启用]

Snow Storm

Key words: The worst snowstorm in 50 years hit China in January, 129 people dead, widespread power failure, transportation chaos, crop damage, $21 billion in economic losses...

Earthquake

Key Words: 8.0-magnitude, Sichuan Province May 12, more than 69,000 people dead, 374,000 injured, 18,000 missing and millions homeless, 31,000 aftershocks reported since then...

Torch Relay

Key Words: the 2008 Olympic torch was lit in Olympia, Greece, March 24, "Journey of Harmony", 129 days, Olympic flame, 137,000 km through 6 continents, the longest distance of any other Olympic torch relay...

2008 Olympics

Key Words: "One World, One Dream", magnificent Opening Ceremony, the Bird’s Nest, more than 30 world records and 50 Olympic records broken, about 4.7 billion TV viewers worldwide – a new record for the Olympics...

Tainted Milk

Key words: Sanlu milk powder was found contaminated with melamine in September, 22 diary companies were reported to have produced tainted dairy products, 6 babies dead, 294,000 suffering from urinary problems, 8,311.7 tons of unqualified milk products were withdrawn from market...

Financial Crisis

Key words: a severe sub-prime crisis in US last summer, spreading to other economic areas and around the world this fall, a 4-billion-yuan stimulus package unveiled in China in November, 4 interest-rate cuts by the central bank since September...

Fake Tiger

Key words: A picture of a wild South China tiger, doubts and debates on the Internet, Zhou Zhenglong, a Chinese farmer claimed to have taken the photo, Zhou's photos concluded to be fake in June, 13, government staff in Shaanxi sacked or reprimanded...

Human Flesh Search Engine

Key words: The Human Flesh Search Engine, a virtual lynching by netizens, China's first case caused by the "Human Flesh Search Engine" in January, a Chinese website and a netizen were sentenced

Shenzhou VII

Key words: Chinese astronaut Zhai Zhigang conducted a space walk on September 27, China's first extravehicular activity in space, the third country to conduct a spacewalk after Russia and the US...

 

30th anniversary of Reform and Opening Up

Key words: The Reform and Opening Up in China started in December 1978, the theory brought forward by Deng Xiaoping, China is now the world's 4th largest economy...
(chinadaily.com.cn --Updated: 2008-12-31 12:08)


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