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Yao

 (you)
n. pl. Yao or Yaos
1. A group of culturally related peoples of southern China primarily speaking Hmong-Mien languages and varieties of Chinese.
2. Any of the Hmong-Mien languages spoken by the Yao.

[Mandarin Yáozú, the Yao people.]

Yao1

(yaʊ)

n.
a legendary emperor of China who, with his successor (Shun), was a paragon of good government.

Yao3

(yaʊ)

n., pl. Yaos, (esp. collectively) Yao.
1. a member of a people or group of peoples living in highland regions of S China, N Vietnam, N Laos, and N Thailand.
2. the languages of the Yao.
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Bibilia inatuambia kila mtu atatabeba mzigo wake..Huyu Baba yao asiwekewe mslaba ambayo si wake."
Aside from the 1,500 direct jobs, Yao said the project will also have a multiplier effect that has the potential of creating thousands of additional jobs from various industries that will support the plant's operations.
While reiterating confidence on Pakistan, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project has brought progress for the countries and the region, saying that friendship between both the countries is strengthening with the passage of time.
A statement issued here said that Ambassador Yao Jing visited on site facilitation centre of Rashakai SEZ.
Hear him speak, and you immediately begin to understand why Yao has been able to help convince a country of 1.4 billion people to stop buying ivory and galvanize support for China's domestic ban.
Chinese Ambassador Yao Jang said he will encourage Chinese investors to invest in the field of oil and gas exploration.
Speaking at a gathering in China's embassy in Islamabad Mr Yao Jing said that the 'CPEC is not a strategic design or a secret plan.
Terming PM Imran Khan's forthcoming China visit historic and of far-reaching consequences, Ambassador Yao Jing said not only the leadership of China President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Li Keqiang, members of the Communist Party but people of China are also keenly awaiting Prime Minister Khan in Beijing.
Massimiliano Maddaloni, head coach of China, told Chinese news agency Xinhua that he was not surprised to see Yao score such a spectacular goal to give China a berth in the knock out stage by virtue of this win that took them to the top of the standings.
Yao was named by Forbes as one of eleven women at the center of New York's digital scene, by Beta Beat as one of 25 Women Driving New York's Tech Scene, and TechWeek's 100 most influential people in tech.
Yao described the keen interest shown by property buyers, noting that his company receives dozens of calls each day from individual investors seeking out property in cities like Kuala Lumpur and Thailan's capital Bangkok and Pattaya to its south.
He said that deepening strong bonds of friendship and multi-sector cooperation between Pakistan and China would continue with great fervour.The prime minister expressed the confidence that Ambassador Yao would actively contribute towards the smooth and expeditious implementation of the projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).