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 (shän′tou′) also Swa·tow (swä′tou′)
A city of southeast China on the South China Sea east-northeast of Hong Kong.


(ˈʃænˈtaʊ) or


(Placename) a port in SE China, in E Guangdong near the mouth of the Han River: became a treaty port in 1869. Pop: 1 356 000 (2005 est). Also called: Swatow



also Swatow

a seaport in E Guangdong province, in SE China. 722,805.
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In addition, the New Company also intends to establish hospitals or cooperate with relevant local hospitals for health and anti-aging therapy, cancer therapy and dental services in Shantou City, Guangdong Province, the PRC.
From Wednesday night, gales and torrential rains hit Shantou City about 100 km away from the landing point.
Methods: A total of 76 newly diagnosed primary ITP patients were included in the study which was conducted at the first affiliated hospital of Shantou University Medical college in Shantou city China between January 2013 and January 2014.
on Sunday in sea areas of Shantou City in south China's Guangdong Province.
Two people were killed by a tree blown down by strong winds in Shantou City, Xinhua reported.
Patients admitted to the Fourth People's Hospital of Shantou City from June 2009 to June 2011 who met criteria for a current major depressive episode as defined by the Chinese Classification of Mental Disorders [10] were potential participants in the study.
The Jian-7 fighter plane belonging to the Chinese air force crashed while on a training exercise Tuesday morning near the airport in Shantou city, Guangdong province, the ministry said in a statement on its website.
The predecessor of Magnolia was Shantou City Jinyulan Packing Machinery Co.
Although Guiyu is rural, the children's BLLs were nearly double those of a nearby urban area, Shantou City (7.
Ming Pao said more than 100 villagers entered the house of the former party secretary of Gurao town in Shantou city, Zhang Yuxiong, and, according to Zhang's wife, took away valuable items and broke ''a lot of things'' during a protest last Wednesday.
The Chinese-language newspaper Ming Pao reported that the clash occurred Wednesday in Bomei village of Shantou city.