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prices and the money supply. These measures were continued until 1979, and China achieved a remarkable record of price stability. Between 1952 and 1978, retail prices for consumer goods grew at an average rate of only 0.6 percent a year. '''ChinesePod''' is a web-based Chinese language-learning service composed of three key components: audio lessons, mobile & online review tools, and live speaking practice with professional Mandarin teachers. The service was founded in October 2005 in Shanghai, P. R. China (People's Republic of China), by Hank Horkoff, Ken Carroll, and Steve Williams. The Paris store at 53, Avenue Montaigne closed in March 2006 because PVH (Phillips Van Heusen) decided it was unprofitable. It was the label's only international signature outlet owned by PVH (Phillips Van Heusen). The space is now occupied by German (Germany) fashion company Escada. A third store in Dallas' Highland Park was closed after 20 years in January 2006 for the same above-mentioned reason. There are other international locations, such as London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Dubai, Qatar, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Daegu and Melbourne where Calvin Klein Collection stores or shop-in-shops can be found that are maintained by partners. *Town planning (18-19c): Paris, France, Bath, England, Annapolis, Maryland, New Orleans, Louisiana *Town planning (China): the hutongs of Beijing and Shanghai associated with courtyard urban design (hutong) *Partial (pre-war zoning): Manhattan, New York; parts of Los Angeles and other streetcar suburbs Chinese Wikimedia announces location of conference The Chinese (China) Wikimedia community has chosen its location for the 2006 Chinese Wikimedia Conference; it will be held in Hong Kong in late August. The choice of the city was announced on March 14th, coming from a selection of six finalist cities. Taipei finished second in the voting, with Shanghai and Beijing tying for third. The judges noted Hong Kong's facilities as a key reason for their choice; the University of Hong Kong is expected to provide accommodation along with the conference facilities. ''Down'' trains use odd numbers, while ''up'' trains use even numbers. For example, the T103 travels from Beijing to Shanghai, and the K9008 travels from Shenzhen to Yueyang ;Some examples of double or triple train numbers that switch up and down during their route: *The Shanghai to Harbin train is the K56 57 - it uses K56 before Tianjin (Travelling through "up-direction" of Jinghu railway), and uses K57 after Tianjin (Travelling through "down-direction" of Jinshan railway. *The Shanghai to Chengdu is the K290 291 - it uses K290 before Xuzhou (towards Beijing on the Beijing-Shanghai Railway), and uses K291 after Xuzhou (east to west on the Longhai Railway and north to south on the Baoji-Chengdu Railway). *The Shanghai to Harbin train is the K56 57 - it uses K56 before Tianjin (Travelling through "up-direction" of Jinghu railway), and uses K57 after Tianjin (Travelling through "down-direction" of Jinshan railway. *The Shanghai to Chengdu is the K290 291 - it uses K290 before Xuzhou (towards Beijing on the Beijing-Shanghai Railway), and uses K291 after Xuzhou (east to west on the Longhai Railway and north to south on the Baoji-Chengdu Railway). *Guangzhou - Shenzhen(1 hour travel time) *Shanghai - Nanjing (2 hours travel time), Hangzhou(1.5 hours travel time), some continuing to destinations beyond such as Zhengzhou and Hankou. Besides, a few other nighttime D trains go to more remote destinations, such as the services between Shanghai and Beijing. This series became available after the fifth rise in speed of the railway on April 18, 2004. Early on (2004–2006), all but one of the Z-series trains had either Beijing or Beijing West station as their destination or origin. As of 2009, Z-series trains also operated along the Yangtze Valley as well, providing overnight service from Wuhan to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo and Shenzhen.


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