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(ˈfɔːˈʃɑːn) or


(Placename) a city in SE China, in W Guangdong province. Pop: 483 000 (2005 est). Also called: Namhoi



also Fatshan

a city in S central Guangdong province, in SE China, near Guangzhou. 303,160.
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Foshan Automobile Transportation Group is the largest comprehensive road transport enterprise in Foshan City, with more than 7,000 employees.
H J Heinz Company has opened its largest infant cereal production factory in Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China.
Three people died from the disease, two of whom were in Guangzhou while the other in the adjacent Foshan city, Xinhua reported.
Police say Peng died in Foshan city in southern China's Guangdong province before he could be given lifesaving anti-venom in hospital.
Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has commenced construction of Phase II of the car factory in Foshan city in Guangdong Province, China.
Meanwhile, health authorities in South China's Guangdong Province said a 36-year-old woman from Foshan city had been diagnosed of the H7N9 bird flu.
The motorbike collides with the lorry in Foshan City.
Davies has endured a spell in the doldrums recently but the Welshman was back to his brilliant best in Foshan City, China, notching seven birdies in a flawless display at Foshan Golf Club to set a new course record and share the first round lead with Australian Scott Arnold.
Beautiful, located in Shatou Jiujiang Town, Nanhai District, Foshan City of Guangdong Province and covering an area of 160,000 square meters, has established an excellent production area and facilities as well as mature production and quality control system.
ACME, a manufacturer of professional entertainment and stage LED lighting as well as audio equipment, was founded in 1985 and is based in a brand new 100,000 square meter facility in Foshan City, Guangdong, China.
He was a professor and visiting scholar from Foshan University, Foshan City Guangdong Province, Peoples Republic of China.
Also Monday, a truck collided with a school bus carrying 59 students in Foshan city in China's southern Guangdong Province, injuring 37 students, one seriously, state media reported.