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(ˈljaʊˈdʊŋ) or


1. (Placename) Liaodong Pensinsula a peninsula of NE China, in S Manchuria extending south into the Yellow Sea: forms the S part of Liaoning province
2. (Placename) Gulf of Liaodong the N part of the Gulf of Chihli, west of the Liaodong Peninsula


or Liao•tung


1. a peninsula in NE China, extending S into the Yellow Sea.
2. Gulf of, a gulf W of this peninsula.
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Genetic diversity and structure of Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) populations from Liaodong peninsula revealed by SSR markers.
Furthermore, the conglomerate advised China to reject HSBC's offer, reasoning that Great Britain had done nothing for China since its defeat, in contrast to Russia, which, in collaboration with other European powers, had forced the Japanese victors to return the Liaodong Peninsula to China.
This was only the beginning of several attacks on the commanderies of Yunzhong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Dai [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and Liaodong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], about which the emperor was disgruntled.
To understand technocracy in China, one must first have a sense of historical context and above all an understanding of the cultural impact of a series of devastating military humiliations--the Opium Wars of the 1840s and 1860s, in which, in the name of free trade, China was forced to allow the importation of opium and the Summer Palace was sacked; an 1895 war in which Russia captured the Liaodong Peninsula and Japan took Taiwan, the Penghu Islands, and eventually Korea; and the 1899 Boxer Uprising against Christian missionaries, to which Great Britain, France, the United States, Japan, and Russia all responded by looting and raping in Tianjin, Beijing, and elsewhere.
Caption: ABOVE: These Landsat images show the land use changes of the Liaodong Bay area in northeastern China: April 11, 1986 (left) and May 13, 2015 (right).
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 22, 2015-CNOOC announces flow of oil from Luda 10-1 comprehensive adjustment project in Liaodong Bay of Bohai
Bo's initial rise through the party hierarchy was complicated by the fact that Bo Yibo had been purged from senior posts during the Cultural Revolution, and Bo himself may have been active in the liaodong, an infamous Red Guard organization, during the Cultural Revolution.
Those included Taiwan (known then as Formosa) "together with all the islands appertaining or belonging to the said island of Taiwan," the Pescadores Islands (known as Penghu in Chinese), and the Liaodong Peninsula (in southern Manchuria).
The findings come from the Lvda 5-2 North and Kenli 9-5/9-6 wells, in the Bohai Sea's Liaodong Bay and the Laixi structure, respectively.
Luda 5-2 North is situated in the Liaodong Bay of Bohai, with average water depth of 31 m.