from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern China southwest of Beijing. It is an industrial center. Population: 477,000.


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  • The Jinfulai Dairy Company in Yangquan city of Shanxi province traded fresh milk for expired milk powder that contained high levels of the industrial chemical melamine, according to JCRB. com, a legal issues website administered by China's Supreme Court.

    Seven Nabbed In China Tainted Milk Scandal

  • Officials in the Yangquan police department and prosecutor's office said they had heard about the case but were unclear about details.

    Seven Nabbed In China Tainted Milk Scandal

  • Police in Yangquan arrested seven people, including Wang Zhigang, the dairy company's general manager, on charges of producing and selling toxic food, JCRB. com reported.

    Seven Nabbed In China Tainted Milk Scandal

  • Also Sunday, thousands of firefighters in northern Shanxi province were trying to extinguish more than 10 fires in a forest bordering the cities of Jingzhong and Yangquan, Xinhua said.

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  • The official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday that the bus fell into the valley in Yangquan city Friday afternoon and that ten passengers were killed on the spot.


  • A Yangquan traffic police official confirmed the accident, but said 40 passengers had been hospitalized.


  • The bus fell into a valley in Yangquan city Friday afternoon and 10 passengers were killed immediately, the official Xinhua News Agency said.


  • Congestion was reported on roads in Datong, Shuozhou, Yangquan, Jinzhong and Changzhi, stranding nearly 30,000 passengers, traffic police said. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Most Polluted Cities In China And The World 1. Linfen, Shanxi Province 2. Yangquan, Shanxi Province 3. Datong, Shanxi Province 4. Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui

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