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China, South Africa to match mine wits possibly exceed Australia’s position

South Africa and China will look to match – or possibly exceed – Australia’s leading position in underground mine communications and geospatial informatics through the extended mining research partnership between the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT). Wits and CUMT earlier this month …

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SA Parliament’s members Consider Friendship Group Idea with Chinese Counterparts

Members of Parliament in the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, and their Chinese counterparts are looking to foster relations by establishing a China-SA friendship group. National People’s Congress of China Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Ms Zhao Baige, visited the South African national parliament recently and said …

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EMA LE RONA AIMS HIGH

Ema le Rona is a grocery store based in the China Southern Africa Expo and Trade Centre and provides daily products. The store supplies just about anything that you need while you continue with your daily tasks. The store owner Sayid Ahmed said this is a quick shop for people …

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BUY RIGHT @ ELECTRONIC WHOLESALE

Electronic Wholesale Shop in China Southern Africa Expo and Trade Centre is making shopping fun with their exciting range of products. The shop which is located on the ground floor of the mall is one of the busiest ever with pioneering products. The shop has been operating at the mall …

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YOU SHOULD TRY ALL NUNU CRAFTS

  Try All Nunu Craftsmen is taking the African tradition craft business to greater heights with their latest designs of art. Try All Nunu Craftsmen design and manufacture light for both outdoor and in-house decorations as well as cutleries. The crafters use animal skins, horns and bones to create their …

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METRO SYSTEM SA RELEASES UNIQUE SOUND

Metro Systems South Africa has top of the range Eminence Sound Speakers to sooth your car and household sound and they are internationally made. The American manufactured Eminence Speakers are rocking the sound waves at the China Southern Africa Expo and Trade Centre. The shop is the only supplier of …

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Chinese National Youth Day–4 May

National Youth Day is celebrated in China every year on 4th May. It was established by the Government Administration Council of People’s Republic of China in December of 1949. It was established to honor the memory of the May Fourth Movement of 1919. After WW I ended a Peace Conference …

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Chiss Kop Chinese Restaurant

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Creativity and art is a paramount in Chinese food. Now the chef at Chiss Kop Chinese restaurant cooks with such ease you would think its second nature to him. Chiss Kop Chinese restaurant has been around for 10 year and is placed in Ormonde. The restaurant is now well known …

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Chinese Community Police Forum

A look at why the Chinese Community Police Forum was formed and how they have curbed the fight against crime in their society. The Chinese community, because of their vast range of businesses they became an easy target to crime. The members of their community were always complaining about crime …

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Ancient Chinese Food

Rice is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Chinese food. Yes it was the first grain farmed in China. However Northern China, because of its weather, gathered millet and sorghum instead. According to historians there is archaeological evidence of rice farming along the Yang-tse River. …

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Year of the Snake

Snakes are easily stressed because of their preference to work individually. They trust their judgement and act on it all the time. They hate failure.   Snake Personal Traits: Personality: Intelligent, charming, courageous, intuitive and can be materialistic Years of the Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 2977, 1965, 1953, 1941, 1929  Lucky colours: red, …

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ENGLISH- MANDARIN 101

Learning Manderin Part 2 Chinese – Nǐ shénme shíjiān kāi? English – what time do you open? Chinese – Tā yào huā duōshǎo qián? English – how much will it cost? Chinese – Zài yījiā fúzhuāng diàn…   English – At a clothing store…       Chinese – shì yī jiān …

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Learning Chinese

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With English being the main language used to communicate in South Africa, it is essential to learn the language when living in South Africa. With the relationship of South Africa and China on the rise it is then essential to learn Basic English. Greetings Chinese: ni hao                                   …

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Chinese: The year of Horse 01/31/2014-02/18/2015

2014 the year of the horse in the Chinese Zodiac

Horse Personal Traits: Personality: Active, Energetic, Kind, Rational, Cheerful, Optimistic, Sentimental and Straightforward Years of the Goat: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942 Lucky colours: yellow, green Lucky flowers: calla, lily, jasmine, marigold Lucky months: 4th, 9th, 12th Lucky numbers: 2, 3, 7 Unlucky numbers: 1, 5, 6 Weaknesses: …

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Chinese PLA celebrate 88th Anniversary

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The Chinese People’s Liberation Army celebrated their 88th Anniversary in style at the Chinese Embassy on Wednesday with General Sigudu, Minister of Chinese Embassy mr LiSong and Admiral Higgs among the attendees. The Chinese PLA was founded on 1 August 1927 and has since made many acquaintances in the world …

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Hong Kong returned to China 1 July 1997

At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hong Kong reverts back to Chinese rule in a ceremony attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. A few thousand Hong Kongers protested the turnover, which was otherwise celebratory …

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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of South Africa: TIAN Xuejun

Biography of Ambassador TIAN Xuejun Born in June 1962 2012.3 –      Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of South Africa 2007 – 2012  Director General of the Department of Personnel, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China 2004 – 2007  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to …

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Chinese cuisine

Chinese cuisine represents the richest and most diverse culinary heritages in the world. It originated in different regions of China and has been introduced to other parts of the world; from Southeast Asia to North America and Western Europe. A Chinese meal normally consists of two general components which are …

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The intriguing beauty of Written Chinese

Chinese Writing The written Chinese language is one of the oldest active languages today, dating from the Shang Dynasty, more than 3,000 years ago, and is used by approximately 1.3 billion people today, mainly in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia, and in …

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The Chinese Dynasties: Part 2

The Han Dynasty was the second imperial dynasty of China, led by the Qin dynasty (221–207 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms period (220–280 AD). It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu of Han. In 207 BC, the army led by Liu Bang conquered the …

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China in a Nutshell

China is one of the world’s four ancient civilizations; its history dates back over 5000 years ago in the Huanghe (Yellow) River basin and the middle Yangzi region. Research has proven China’s existence, for example; the neolithic sites of the Yangshao culture along the midsection of the Yellow River confirm …

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Study in China – General Introduction

Foreign students education in New China began in 1950 and has developed a lot during the recent years. According to statistics, more than 41,000 within the 1995-1996 academic year foreign students of all types come from 125 countries and regions China including trainees focusing on languages, undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students, …

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