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  • proper n. an autonomous region (Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region) of China.


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  • Hundreds of Muslims in Ningxia left on a pilgrimage to Mecca.

    Photos of the Day: Oct. 28

  • On the other hand, Google Earth places the Huangyangtan-in-the-post in the province of Ningxia, which is a little bit further to the west.

    Huangyangtan, or: Tactical geoannexation, Part II

  • Authorities in hardscrabble regions with a lot of polluting industries — such as Ningxia, Hebei, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia — opposed the Green GDP idea from the get-go and refused to invest in improving the impact of their operations on the environment.

    Where Poor Is A Poor Excuse

  • Wang Peng/Xinhua/Zuma Press An actor applied makeup prior to a Qinqiang opera performance in Zhougou village, Ningxia province, Wednesday.

    China Celebrates Lantern Festival

  • Wang Peng/Xinhua/Zuma Press WIND-SWEPT: A girl walked against the wind during a dust storm in Tongxin, Ningxia Hui, China, Monday.

    Photos of the Day: April 25

  • Sasol is also waiting to get final approval for its proposed 58.1 billion yuan $8.85 billion coal-to-liquid project in northwestern China's Ningxia Autonomous Region.

    Sasol Posts Rise in First-Half Earnings

  • "But I am not saying Sasol's proposed Ningxia project will be scrapped."

    Doubt Cast on $5 Billion China-Sasol Deal

  • Yuan Jinlin, head of the Ningxia Development and Reform Commission, told reporters Tuesday that the proposed coal-to-liquid plant will mostly use Chinese technology.

    Doubt Cast on $5 Billion China-Sasol Deal

  • Johannesburg-based Sasol Ltd., which has several coal-to-liquid plants operating in South Africa and is the world leader in the technology, struck a deal in 2006 to study an 80,000-barrel-a-day plant in the northern Chinese region of Ningxia.

    Doubt Cast on $5 Billion China-Sasol Deal

  • Reuters A worker uses his mobile phone in front of sacks of raw rice at a processing factory in Qingtongxia, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region October 16, 2010.

    Hot Potato in China's Rising Food Costs

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