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What's in Bloom: Yellow candelabra primrose

...the stem. It is also one of the few orange-flowered Primula available to gardeners. Native to the high, wet meadows of Sichuan and Yunnan in China, it was first collected by the renowned plant collector Frank Kingdon-Ward in 1913 and adapts well to...
Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...state-owned oil industry, party boss in the southwestern province of Sichuan and head of state security."The case involves senior folks...of the world's biggest energy companies, in 1996.He was Sichuan party chief from 1999-2002. Later, he oversaw China's...
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See the future in flowers

...Primula take two to three years to blossom. Jensen has some young plants back in "the plant factory." One specimen from the Sichuan region of China likely hasn't been grown in cultivation in 80 to 90 years, Jensen said, but many Asian species thrive here...
Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

...while Red Cross branches in Hong Kong, Macau and neighboring Sichuan province also sent relief supplies.Premier Li Keqiang was...quakes in the Yunnan region.In May 2008, a powerful quake in Sichuan province left nearly 90,000 people dead or missing...
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Juneau gets sneak preview of flu season

...nationally from November to April. This year's flu shots will target three strains: A/New Caledonia, A/Moscow and B/Sichuan. "Most of Alaska's flu outbreaks occur after the first of the year," Funk said. "When flu comes into a community...
This Day in History a trophy that became known as the America's Cup. In 1904, 100 years ago, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was born in Sichuan province. In 1911, it was announced in Paris that Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" had been stolen from the Louvre Museum...
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...English coast to win a trophy that came to be known as the America's Cup. In 1904, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was born in Sichuan province. In 1910, Japan annexed Korea, which remained under Japanese colonial rule until 1945. In 1968, Pope Paul VI...
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Now Playing Synopsis: Filmmaker Alison Klayman presents an intimate portrait of outspoken Chinese artist/political activist Ai Weiwei, who was taken into police custody after criticizing the Chinese government over the deaths of 5000 students during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, and who defied his country's censorship laws to help organize and inform his fellow citizens. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review



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