Yangtze River

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Noun1.Yangtze River - the longest river of AsiaYangtze River - the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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Combining folklore, history, and fiction into one potent bundle in this ambitious novel, Fang Qi traces the slow transformation of a people tied to the Yangzi River that has sustained them for generations.
Now Ronald Egan compares the diary entries on a few stages of the journey with Lu You's shi poems on the same places in "When There is a Parallel Text in Prose: Reading Lu You's 1170 Yangzi River Journey in Poetry and Prose.
The 1986 installment: Rafting--The Yangzi River Flows East, competition for the primary rafting right with the foreigner is crowned sacred with a solemn and stirring emotion:
Extensive profiles of 87 producers are provided, including Sinopec, China National Petroleum, Shenhua Group, Zhangjiagang Yangzi River, CNOOC and Shell, Haiwei Group, Chi Mei, SunVic Chemical, Shandong Haili, Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanyuan and Shanghai Secco.
The pipeline crosses mountains in Sichuan and West Hubei Provinces and the Jianghan Plain and Yangzi River Delta places.
Zhangjiagang Yangzi River Petrochemical Co will use Honeywell's UOP C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane to propylene, which is used in the production of materials such as films and packaging.
Of particular note are Ana Pinto's impressive essay on Mandeville's Travels, which argues persuasively for the influence of the genre of the rihla (Muslim travelogue) on its organization and content (3-57); Cong Ellen Zhang's discussion of Lu You's treatment of famous places and ordinary people in his account of travels on the Yangzi River (205 30); and Adriano Duque's essay comparing Benedict the Pole's account of the Carpine expedition to Mongolia to the medieval mappamundi (233-48).
Andrea suggested a three-day minimum pre-conference tour around Beijing, and then two post-conference tours outside the city: a Silk Road tour to the west and a Yangzi River tour to the south.
Jiangyin is the one of the transportation and logistics center in the Yangzi River region.
By 2000, three geographically continuous regional concentrations had formed in China--Beijing-Tianjin-Tangshan (Jing-Jin-Tang), the Yangzi River Delta (YRD), and the Pearl River Delta (PRD), all characterized by region-based urban transition, with their "remote rural areas" involved in economic transformation; elsewhere, population agglomeration and urban transformation still focused mainly on major cities and their peripheral zones.
After suffering record losses from several weeks of nonstop flooding in the Yangzi River basin, Beijing noted that when forest policy was viewed not through the eyes of the logger but through those of society, it was uneconomic to continue deforesting.