Advertisement
« previous next »
Church of St Sophia  

Church of St Sophia

Harbin

June 11th 2006
Harbin, normally best known for its Ice & Snow Sculpture Festival which takes place in January, appeared on television sets around the world last November as the water supply of the city's 3.8 million inhabitants was cut off for several days. An accident at a chemical plant in a city upstream from Harbin had polluted the city's main water source, the Songhua river, with a 80-km long benzene slick. ... read more
Asia » China » Dongbei » Harbin

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.185s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 15; qc: 63; dbt: 0.0409s; 63; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 1; ; mem: 6.6mb