Water diversion project starts
The South-to-North Water Diversion Project, the world’s biggest ever, began operation as its eastern route was recently completed. The project, with eastern, central and western routes, is designed to take water from China’s longest river, the Yangtze, to feed North China’s droughtprone areas, including Beijing and Tianjin. The eastern route, with an investment of more than 50 billion yuan ($8.22 million), goes through Jiangsu, Anhui and Shandong provinces and will benefit about 100 million people. in Taizhou has been seized by police, Beijing Youth Daily reported on Sunday. The man, named Chen, was reported to have paid more than 200,000 yuan ($ 32,900) for the tank and tens of thousands of yuan more refitting it for rallycross events. The 7-meter-long, 2-meter-high Type 63A amphibious light tank, which was made in China, was decommissioned and sent for recycling before being sold to Chen.