Friday, June 21, 2013

China joins mad dash for oil in dangerous arctic

Guest Post: China’s Arctic Strategy | Zero Hedge: "These moves come on top of recently announced deals with Rosneft and Gazprom to explore Arctic fields for oil and gas. At the recent Sino-Russian summit, China concluded a contract with Rosneft to triple the size of current oil deliveries to China to 900,000 BPD, putting it on a par with Saudi deliveries to China, according to a recent report in the Financial Times print edition."

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Xiamen introduces free public transportation plan for the disabled

Xiamen: "The municipal government has recently announced that the disabled will be able to enjoy free public transportation in the city, which means that people with disabilities in Xiamen can travel for free on buses and the BRT in the future.

In the past, disabled people could enjoy favorable treatment while taking public transport in Xiamen, but they still needed to pay a reduced fee. In the near future, people with disabilities will be able to use public transportation throughout the city at no cost.

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