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Angola Becomes China's Largest Oil Supplier As Beijing Stockpiles Record Amounts Of Crude

Overnight China’s customs data revealed that with imports from both Russia and Saudi Arabia posting modest declines in the past month, Angola once again became China’s largest crude supplier for the second time in September, taking the top position from Russia.China imported 4.19 million tonnes of oil from the southern African nation last month, up 45.8% from a year ago. 439 more words

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Putting up walls: a sweet and sour taste of China life

The woman beamed at me. And slipped her arm around my waist to give me a quick squeeze. She’d stood back to let me off the boat to the former Emperors’ Summer Palace first, and I’d attempted a ‘thankyou’ in her language. 1,084 more words


Need one of this in LA as well

Smog Free Tower has finally become a reality in Beijing. The tower collects CO2 and turns it into a diamond. It’s a neat idea although I am not sure how cost effective it is. 61 more words


Cities Forbidden and Otherwise

Our second day in Beijing dawns way too early. We have decided to visit the Forbidden City today and every guide, as well as our lovely hostess at the hotel seem to agree that you have to be very early indeed to be guaranteed entry as tickets are limited. 1,328 more words

Skillful acts, scary rides, serious swimming.

Half term holiday and a return to Beijing with 2 friends from work. It was great when we visited in March but we weren’t returning to see all the amazing sights again, we were returning for a means to an end. 945 more words

China 2009 Part 2: Beijing

We caught a night train from Shanghai to Beijing. Beijing is about 750 miles north of Shanghai. China has high-speed bullet trains, like the ones in Japan. 1,085 more words