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High-speed rail (HSR) in China is the country's network of passenger-dedicated railways designed for speeds of 250–350 km/h (155–217 mph). In 2017 HSR extended to 29 of the country's 33 provincial-level administrative divisions and exceeded 25,000 km (16,000 mi) in total length, accounting for about ...
But why would the expansion of a previously accepted route that falls on the Chinese side of the median line in the Taiwan Strait (albeit by just 4 nautical miles) garner such a strong response from ... Credit: AMTI Flight information regions (FIRs) are administrative divisions of airspace over a country or city.

All of China's established villages with mature conditions will be accessed by bus services by 2020, pledged Li Xiaopeng, China's Minister of Transport during ... A total of 99.1 percent and 96.5 percent of the respective two administrative divisions have been available to bus services, according to the data.
With the XRL, Hong Kong is poised to become part of China's fast growing nationwide high-speed rail network, which spans 29 of the country's 33 provincial-level administrative divisions. Visitors will be able to travel between Hong Kong and the mainland with unprecedented convenience and speed, ...
Overall passenger throughput consisted of a mix of guests from international markets, mainland China and Hong Kong. The Hong Kong domestic market made up 42 percent of arrivals, the Chinese mainland accounted for 23 percent, and short- and long-haul international markets contributed 35 percent.
While the Olympic spotlight is on Korea, see the intriguing ways that mapmakers have depicted the peninsula over centuries. 1 / 9. View Images. This 19th-century map of the Korean peninsula was made during the late Joseon dynasty. It depicts the country's eight political and administrative divisions, ...

Percentage change in funding of administrative divisions of the National Science Foundation under the Trump administration's proposed FY 2018 ... Investing at such a rate that gets us level with 2017 doesn't sound like the thing you ought to be doing if China and India and Korea are nipping at your heels ...
Currently, there is no separation between oil management and produced water in terms of administrative divisions. ... The market is also propelled by the constantly reducing supply of usable water in developing countries such as India and China, thereby increasing the demand for better water treatment ...
Subdistrict is one of the smallest administrative divisions in China. It is almost a township-level division and is typically part of a larger urban area. In general, urban areas are divided into subdistricts, which are sub-divided into several residential communities or neighborhood committees. Tilanqiao's claim ...
China started the fourth pilot program for the national survey of TCM resources in 2011, which had covered 1,332 counties in 31 province-level regions across the country, or about half of the country's administrative divisions at the county level, by the end of 2017. China also established more than 200 ...

Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have handed down jail terms of up to five years to dozens of ethnic Mongolian herders who blockaded ... The sentences were handed down to 35 herders from the Ulzeimurun Sum (a township-like administrative division) in Bayan-Tumen Gachaa ...
Given the gray area that these casinos operate within, it will be challenging to use them to attract more wealthy Asian tourists from China and elsewhere. ... Chief ministers from the administrative divisions of Mandalay, Tanintharyi, Shan, Kayin, and Mon are lobbying the central government to amend ...
Chinese engineers are testing techniques that could be used to build a 1,000-kilometre (km) tunnel—the world's longest—to carry water from Tibet to Xinjiang, a barren region in ... Xinjiang, China's largest administrative division, comprises vast swathes of uninhabitable deserts and dry grasslands.
This event, regarded as a cultural and economic bridge for the region, aims at promoting regional communications, building the regional influence of China-South Asia Expo, expanding presence and influence of businesses of Yunnan's participating administrative division (Diqing Tibetan Autonomous ...
In 1978, China's north east provinces of Liaoning, Heilongjiang and Jilin were the 4th, 5th and 8th richest. ... The administrative divisions of China. .... Manchuria's reign as China's richest region is over – but after four centuries at the centre of Chinese history it might not be quite ready to step aside yet.
Xinjiang is China's biggest administrative division, sprawling across 1.6 million square kilometers of some of the world's harshest terrain. ... peoples, Uyghurs in the Tarim basin and Kazakhs in Dzungaria; hence the region was once called “Chinese Turkestan” and seen as culturally part of Central Asia.


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