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Qinghai province (larger than Texas) ran on renewable energy for 7 days


Huff Post, quoting Chinese state media, reported that Qinghai “had run for seven consecutive days entirely on renewable energy. The province, which is larger than Texas, relied only on wind, solar and hydroelectric power from June 17-23 …. population of 5.8 million with 1.1 billion kilowatt hours of electricity — equal to about 535,000 tons … Continue reading

A literally translated map of China


From ‘Auspicious Forest’ to ‘Happy Establishment’: Translating Chinese province names into English produces some unexpected humor. One of the pleasures of studying the Chinese languageis realizing that a huge number of words actually consist of combinations of smaller words. For example, the word for camera, zhaoxiangji, literally translates as something like “mutual flash machine”. Which, if you … Continue reading

Almost 1,000 doomsday cult members arrested in China


Police in China have carried out further arrests of members of a doomsday cult for spreading rumours about the imminent end of the world, state media say. Almost 1,000 members of Christian group Almighty God have now been detained. State media terms Almighty God an “evil cult” – the same description it applies to the … Continue reading

Doomsday comes to China


Provincial level authorities in China have announced that they have arrested 93 people for spreading rumours of the impeding – Mayan predicted – apocalypse, Xinhua has reported. The authorities state that 37 of these arrests have been linked to the ‘Almighty God‘ cult, a Christen group based in north west Qinghai province, also known as … Continue reading

China makes 500 doomsday cult arrests


Chinese police have arrested more than 500 members of a doomsday cult for spreading rumours about the imminent end of the world, state media say. At least 400 followers of the Almighty God Christian group were detained in western Qinghai province in recent days. Dozens more were held elsewhere. In Henan province, six officials have … Continue reading

Tibetan quake victims fight China government land grab


For two years after a cataclysmic earthquake struck a remote and wild part of China’s northwestern Qinghai province, Baobao and 29 other homeless ethnic Tibetan residents occupied the area outside several government buildings to denounce a land grab. But no officials in Gyegu – known in Chinese as Yushu – would listen to their pleas, … Continue reading

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