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86,100 in Henan Displaced by South-North Water Diversion

Xinhua reports the imminent relocation of another 86,100 people in Henan as part of the South-North Water Diversion project. Residents of Xichuan County, Henan, which is located near the Danjiangkou Reservoir, will move to more than 80 resettlement sites in other parts of the province, said the Henan provincial headquarters for relocation in the water diversion project’s

May 3, 2011

New Crackdown on TV Fluff

Undeterred by widespread mockery abroad of guidelines discouraging time travel dramas, Chinese officials are looking for other ways of promoting a more wholesome TV diet as the number of viewers watching entertainment shows reaches a worrying 10.1%. China Daily describes the malaise: Lei Jianjun, associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication in Tsinghua

May 3, 2011

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