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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

High-speed Beijing-Shanghai railway to run trials

BEIJING - The long anticipated Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway will start a one-month trial operation on Wednesday, before its formal launch in late June, a railway official said.
The railway authority has also decided that the fastest train service between the two mega-cities will make an extra stop, according to an official with the transport bureau under the Ministry of Railways, who requested to remain anonymous.
"The train will stop at Nanjing (capital of Jiangsu province), because of the distance (1,318 km)," he said on Tuesday. 

Police probe prostitution rumors of Shaolin abbot

ZHENGZHOU -- Police in central China's Henan Province said Tuesday that they are investigating online rumors accusing the abbot of Shaolin temple, a UNESCO world heritage site and the birthplace of kung fu, of being caught visiting prostitutes by police.
 Police probe prostitution rumors of Shaolin abbot
Shi Yongxin performs Buddhist rituals in Kunming, Yunnan province 

Belgium-China rail connection opens



A new rail connection for cargo between Antwerp in Belgium and Southwest China’s Chongqing was presented May 9 (local time) in Antwerp.
The first train on this rail was launched on the night of May 9, from the Antwerp port to Chongqing, signaling the official opening of the rail line. 

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Shifting towards China

That's right, I may shift towards China and China-related news and articles in the future. Some may be based on past personal experiences.

Afterall, China is the future.