Archive | August, 2015

China to issue new 100 yuan bank note

August 10, 2015

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China to issue new 100 yuan bank note Xinhua BEIJING- The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, announced it would issue a new 100-yuan bank note from Nov. 12 on Monday. The new bank note will be harder to counterfeit and easier for machines to read. Part of the fifth set of bank notes […]

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Some International leaders congratulate Beijing on successful 2022 Winter Olympic bid

August 5, 2015

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Some international leaders congratulate Beijing on successful 2022 Winter Olympic bid Xinhua BEIJING- Leaders of some countries and international organizations have sent messages to China, congratulating Beijing on its successful bid to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In a congratulatory message sent to Chinese President Xi Jinping, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that […]

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Tyler Perry’s plans for former Fort McPherson Army base

August 3, 2015

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Tyler Perry’s plans for former Fort McPherson Army base By J. Scott Trubey Military Times The Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP ATLANTA — Filmmaker Tyler Perry’s plans for a sprawling movie studio at Fort McPherson may include an amphitheater and a museum, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A map provided to the U.S. […]

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Sydney’s Badgerys Creek airport will not have a rail connection

August 3, 2015

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Sydney’s Badgerys Creek airport will not have a rail connection Jamie Freed The Sydney Morning Herald The second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek in the city’s west will be capable of handling 10 million domestic and international passengers a year through a single terminal when it opens in 2025, but it will lack a rail […]

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Flashback: U.S. Cities- long journey to having rapid rail transit subway systems

August 2, 2015

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Flashback: U.S. Cities- long journey to having rapid rail transit subway systems This is a flashback sharing historical newspaper articles on a time when many American cities had great discussions regarding building rapid rail transit systems for the public. Today, many of these cities actually do have or are currently building rapid rail transit systems. […]

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