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Da·tong

 (dä′to͝ong′) also Ta·tung (tä′to͝ong′)
A city of northeast China west of Beijing in Shanxi province.
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Da•tong

(ˈdɑˈtɔŋ)

also Tatung



n.
a city in N Shanxi province, in NE China. 1,110,000.
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The romantic drama, which stars Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards, is slated to screen on Sunday at the Dynasty Theater in Taipei's Datong District, reported CNA.
has licensed its UNIPOL PP Process Technology to Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd.
167 Dihua Street, Datong District, Taipei City | Open daily from 11 a.m.
CHRIS BUCKLEY NYT Syndicate At first glance, the coal city of Datong in northern China displays the hopeful signs of change that President Xi Jinping had in mind when he promised his nation a new"China dream." Rows of shiny solar panels have mushroomed on farmland ruined by mining.
The underground accident occurred Wednesday night in a colliery, said a statement by Shanxi Datong Coal Mine Group.
After days of rescue efforts following the accident on Sunday, the final death toll of 21 was con-firmed by a Datong city government official who gave only his surname, Meng.
shaft of the Jiangjiawan mine in Datong, the Xinhua news agency
A total of 247 people were working in Jiangjiawan mine in Datong city when the accident occurred at around 6:50 p.m.
Mines are facing "huge difficulties" due to falling prices, with more than 70 percent suffering losses last year, Zhang Youxi, chairman of China's third biggest coal producer, Datong Coal Mine Group, said in a proposal to parliament.