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Hungry birds to get help from above

JIUJIANG, Jiangxi - If weather permits, China will launch its first airdrop of food on Tuesday for starving migratory birds that have taken up residence around its largest freshwater lake.

Old Jiangxi clubhouse restored

Jiangxi clubhouse, a building in Anqing city with close to a century and a half history, will be reopened to the public in April 2012, after restoration projects are complete.

Shrinkage of Poyang Lake threatens water supply

The severe drought of the Poyang Lake has endangered the water supply for 120,000 residents.

Jingdezhen City - 'Porcelain Capital'

A technician works on an adobe at a procelain workshop in "Porcelain Capital" Jingdezhen city, East China's Jiangxi rovince, Dec 21, 2011. Jingdezhen's percelain has been famous not only in China but in time it became known internationally for being "as thin as paper, as white as jade, as bright as a mirror, and as sound as a bell."

235m to take trains during Spring Festival

China's railways will carry 235 million passengers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush, up 6.1 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Railways said Friday.

Heart of ceramics

Jingdezhen has been important in Chinese ceramics for centuries. The area provided royalty with a rich variety of products and the industry has been an essential part of the local economy.

Drought drying out Poyang Lake

A continued shortage of rain has dried Poyang Lake in Jiangxi province, China's largest freshwater lake, to less than 188 square kilometers, about 5 percent of its former area.

Drought shrinks China's largest freshwater lake

The surface area of Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has shrunk to less 200 square km, the Jiangxi provincial hydrographic bureau said Wednesday.

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