into the territory through Guangzhou, often refined with awareness of international tastes. Cantonese food prices perhaps cover the widest range, from the small businesses lou mei to the most expensive abalone delicacies, which involve abalone. History Established in 1993, the Tigers are the main team (Team 1) of the Guangdong Southern Tigers Basketball Club. The club is the first non-government owned professional basketball club in the People's Republic of China. Besides Team 1, the club
C''). This is the original site of Communist training center founded by Mao Tse-tung in the 1920s. Now it is a museum covering recent China revolutionary history. Open 9AM-4:30PM Tue-Sun. Free admission. *
during this period. During the Sui dynasty, ten young dancing girls were sent from Persia to China. During the Tang dynasty bars were often attended by Iranian or Sogdian waitresses who performed dances for clients. ref
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revealed that only 53% of its population, about 700 million people, could communicate in Standard Chinese. (China Daily) A survey by ''South China Morning Post'' released in September 2006 gave the same result. This 53% is defined as a passing grade above 3-B (i.e. error rate lower than 40%) of the Evaluation Exam. Another survey in 2003 by the China National Language And Character Working Committee
seminary in Macau preparing himself for the regular work of a missionary and learning the Chinese language. He modified his personal appearance and dress in accordance with Chinese taste, then started from Guangzhou (Canton). He at first superintended a Christian mission in the southern provinces. Huc remained at Canton (Guangzhou) for nearly three years, writing his account of travels in China and Central Asia. '''''Souvenirs d'un voyage dans la Tartarie, le Thibet, et la Chine
, or even China: there was a colony of Arab merchants in Canton (Guangzhou). Serge Bilé cites a 12th century text which tells us that most well-to-do families in Canton had black slaves whom they regarded as savages and demons because of their physical appearance. Although Chinese slave traders bought slaves (''Seng Chi'' i.e. the ''Zanj'' Roland Oliver, ''Africa in the Iron Age: c.500 BC-1400 AD'', (Cambridge University Press: 1975), p.192 ) from Arab
web url http: www.worldlpgas.com gain autogas-is-best the-development-of-chinas-auto-lpg-industry title The Development of China’s Auto LPG Industry author Lily Zhang publisher World LP Gas Association year 2009 accessdate 2010-10-09 The Reverend Nelson Victor Halward became Colony Commissioner on 1935-05-11 after the retirement of Waldegrave. Shortly before he took over the Commissionership, at the request of the Chinese Government in Guangdong, Halward had spent
'' rescued some missionaries at Deep Bay (Deep Bay, Hong Kong), China, on 2 and 3 July 1925, and during the next several years, carried out numerous patrols in Chinese waters protecting American lives and property. The destroyer was stationed at Nanking when Japan launched an air and sea attack on Shanghai at the end of January 1932, and she supported American diplomats in the southern Chinese capital during the critical early days of the crisis, as well as sending important reports to Washington. On 11 February, she moved to Shanghai and, on 23 February, to Swatow (Shantou), where she remained until 2 April 1932. On 18 April, ''Simpson'' departed Manila with her squadron to return to the United States. Between 1924 and 1928, there were outbreaks of anti-foreign disturbances at Shanghai and Canton (Guangzhou). ''Stewart'' transported marines to Shanghai in January 1925, and during the next years, spent periods augmenting the normal gunboat patrols on the Yangtze River and on the coast near Canton. She was at Shanghai on 24 March 1927 when Chinese Communist troops attacked foreigners at Nanking, and for the next three and a half months, the destroyer was stationed at Wuhu (Wuhu City), Nanking, Shanghai, and Chenglin to protect American nationals and shipping along the Yangtze. She was also on the China coast when the Japanese launched an air and sea attack on Shanghai in late January 1932, and protected Americans at Swatow (Shantou) and Amoy from 1 to 3 and 9 to 24 February and at Shanghai from 26 February to 23 May. After full-scale war between Japan and China (Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)) broke out in 1937 ''Stewart'' was again often on station in Chinese ports, at Tsingtao and Shanghai from 15 August to 18 December 1937, from 21 February to 21 March 1938, and from 3 June to 4 September 1939. On the latter date, after the outbreak of war in Europe (World War II), she was ordered south for patrol duties in the Philippines, which she continued until entering the Cavite Navy Yard for overhaul on 5 April 1940. Upon leaving the yard on 1 June, ''Stewart'' acted as plane guard vessel for seaplanes flying between Guam and the Philippines and then made a final tour of Chinese Yellow Sea ports from 7 July to 23 September 1940. During 1941, she remained in the Philippines as the international situation worsened; and, on 27 November, she was ordered, along with the other major surface combatants of the Asiatic Fleet, to the Dutch East Indies. WikiPedia:Guangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Guangdong Guangzhou
: www.travelchinaguide.com cityguides hongkong 97% of the population in Hong Kong speak Cantonese (Standard Cantonese), a Chinese spoken variant (Chinese languages) originating from Guangzhou (Canton) city in Guangdong province. It is the main variety used in education, broadcasting, government administration, legislature and judiciary as well as in daily social communication. thumb 250px Part of a multilingual welcoming signboard at the former Kowloon-Canton Railway KCR (Image:welcoming signboard KCR.jpg) East Tsim Sha Tsui Station. (From the top: French, Japanese, Spanish and Korean). On September 25, 2006, Chakvetadze won her first WTA singles tournament at the Tier III event in Guangzhou, China, defeating Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues in the final. Two weeks later, she won her second WTA tournament at the Tier I Kremlin Cup in Moscow even though she was unseeded, beating Elena Dementieva and Nadia Petrova en route to the title. WikiPedia:Guangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Guangdong Guangzhou
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'''Guangzhou''' (also known as (Chinese Postal Map Romanization) '''Canton''', and less commonly as '''Kwangchow''') "Guangzhou (China)". Encyclopædia Britannica. Accessed September 12, 2010. is the capital and largest city of Guangdong province in South China. north of Macau, Guangzhou serves as an important national transportation hub and trading port (Port of Guangzhou). url http: www.visitgz.com en About%20Guangzhou Introduction 280318.html title Tourism Administration of Guangzhou Municipality work visitgz.com accessdate 2010-03-21 One of the five National Central Cities (National Central City), title 全国乡镇规划确定五大中心城市 url http: gcontent.oeeee.com b 15 b1563a78ec593375 Blog 300 19c802.html work Southern Metropolitan Daily date February 9, 2010 accessdate 2010-07-29 it holds sub-provincial administrative status.
Guangzhou is the third-largest Chinese city and the largest city in South Central China. As of the 2010 census, the city's administrative area had a population of 12.70 million. .