Mount Chinghee is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 93 kilometres south of Brisbane. It is part of the Shield Volcano Group of the World Heritage Site Gondwana Rainforests of Australia inscribed in 1986 and added to the Australian National Heritage List in 2007, it is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds. It was called Telemon Environment Park until it was gazetted as Mount Chinghee National Park in 1994; the national park has no walking tracks or visitor facilities. Protected areas of Queensland
New My Fair Princess is a 2011 Chinese television drama written by Taiwanese novelist Chiung Yao and produced by Hunan Broadcasting System. It is a remake of the 1998–1999 smash hit My Fair Princess, directed by the same 2 directors from My Fair Princess III. Akin to the original, main cast members were all unestablished, although lead actresses Li Sheng and Hai Lu were 27 and 26 years old in 2010 when it was shot. Ruby Lin from the original as well as Qin Lan and Zang Jinsheng from My Fair Princess III made guest appearances. Despite a huge budget compared to the original, including over ¥4.5 million on costumes alone, the series received negative reviews after it was broadcast. The drama is composed of three parts. Part 1: Flying Swallow Part 2: Blowing Wind Part 3: Wandering People China – Hunan Television Taiwan – Chinese Television System United States – ICN TV Singapore – VV Drama Hong Kong – TVB Malaysia – Astro Zhi Zun HD South Korea – Asia N Thailand – Channel 3 Vietnam – HTV7 Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation In Taiwan, where the first 2 seasons of the original series both recorded double-digit ratings, the remake only managed 0.8 in the first week, ranking last among Taiwan's major channels.
Ratings improved to 2.0 by the last week, tying for third place. In Mainland China, ratings ranked first nationally though the average ratings of 1.5 and audience shares of 8.3% hardly compared to the original's numbers more than a decade ago. Reports suggest that many were only watching it to see how "terrible" it was, after initial negative reviews. With the exception of Ruby Lin who received strong support by nostalgic fans of the original, the actors were harshly criticized and ridiculed on social media. A message on Sina Weibo, re-posted over 60,000 times read "When I watched the Old My Fair Princess I always hoped Xiaoyanzi and Ziwei could finish off the empress and Wet Nurse Rong. A Taiwanese kuso version mocking a scene's dialogue went viral, generating more viewers than the series, infuriating Chiung Yao. After the last episode aired in China, Chiung Yao wrote on her Sina Weibo account to the large number of disappointed critics: "My heart hurts; the distance between us is too large."
Middleborough Center is a census-designated place in the town of Middleborough in Plymouth County, United States. The population was 7,319 at the 2010 census. Middleborough Center is located at 41°53′39″N 70°55′9″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 6,913 people, 2,614 households, 1,649 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 657.4/km². There were 2,759 housing units at an average density of 262.4/km². The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.01% White, 1.71% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population. There were 2,614 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.9% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.15. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,906, the median income for a family was $52,340. Males had a median income of $38,422 versus $28,194 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $18,920. About 6.3% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over
Jean Louis Émile Boudier was a pharmacist who lived in Montmorency, France. He published other areas of mycology, he used Émile as his first name. He received his education at the École de Pharmacie de Paris, in 1853, established a pharmacy in Enghien-les-Bains, he became manager of his father's pharmacy, where he worked for many years. In 1878 he retired as a pharmacist, he was a founding member of the Société mycologique de France and an honorary member of the British Mycological Society. He named several species including Amanita franchetii, Disciotis venosa, Ptychoverpa bohemica, Trichoglossum hirsutum. 1897: Révision analytique des morilles de France. 1901: Influence de la nature du sol et les vegetaux qui y croissant sur le développement des champignons. 1904-1909: Icones mycologicae ou iconographie des champignons de France, principalement Discomycètes. 1907: Histoire et classification des Discomycètes d'Europe. 1911: La fresque de Plaincourault (The fresco of Plaincourault. "Jean Louis Émile Boudier", Historical Index of Mycologists, Illinois Mycological Society"
Bludov Chateau is a Baroque château with Late Renaissance elements, located in town Bludov, northern Moravia, the Czech Republic. A stronghold was established in the place in the 1570s; the founder was Lord Jan z Boskovic. After The Battle of White Mountain, the Bludov Manor was confiscated and given to Kryštof Pavel of Liechtenstein who rebuilt the stronghold into a Late Renaissance château; the château was rebuilt in Baroque architectural forms. In 1710, the building was sold to the House of Žerotín. Bludovský zámek became Žerotín’s permanent residence when Karel Ludvík, the house member, sold the Velké Losiny château in 1802 because of financial problems. Žerotín’s library, picture gallery, a collection of weapons were moved as well. Although Žerotín family was of Czech origin, they registered as Germans during the Nazi occupation, therefore the castle was confiscated in 1945, yet in 1950, the Regional national committee in Brno returned Czech citizenship to Mrs Helena Žerotínová, arguing that she acted under the pressure of occupation during the war.
Château rooms were used as a post office and municipal office during the communist dictatorship, therefore some rooms were reconstructed to fit more its new purpose. The château was returned during the 1990s to the members of Slovak stem of Žerotíns, the Mornstein-Zierotin family; the public library was moved to a local school, the municipal office was moved to another school’s building. The post office was moved to a local shopping centre; the château is now used as the Mornstein-Zierotin family residence, that offers accommodation service and manages their estate property. Baroque hall is used for ceremonial purposes like concerts of classical music. English park is in the neighbourhood, with many valued and ancient trees, of which the oldest linden is over 600 years old. Bludov Castle
Georgy Toloraya - Russian diplomat, Director of department at “Russkiy Mir” Presidential foundation, Executive Director of Russian National Committee on BRICS research, the East Asia section Director at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Visiting professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. Prof. Georgy Toloraya is a professional diplomat with decades-long experience in Asian affairs, having served two postings in North Korea in South Korea as a Deputy chief of the Russian Embassy and as the senior Russian Foreign Ministry official in charge of the Korean Peninsula, he worked as the Consul General of Russia in Sydney, Australia. Prior to that he worked for trade promotion agencies related to Asia.. Prof. Toloraya pursued a successful scholarly career, having graduated from MGIMO in 1978, earning a PhD in 1984, Doctor of Economy degree in 1994 and a Full Professor degree in Oriental studies in 2002, he has published many articles and books on East Asia, collaborated as a part-time researcher with noted Russian academic institutes including the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, teaches Asian politics at MGIMO.
In 2007-2008 he was a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. M. A. - Moscow Institute of International Relations, Majoring in International Economic Relations, 1973-1978 Ph. D. in Economics - Graduate School of the Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System, 1981-1984 Doctor of Economy - Academy of Science of Russian Federation, 1994 Full Professor- Ministry of Education of Russia, 2003 2003-2007 - Consul-General of Russian Federation in Sydney, The Commonwealth of Australia 1998-2003 - Deputy Director-General, First Asian Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia 1993-1998 - Minister-Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Russian Embassy in Republic of Korea, Seoul 1991-1993 - Director, Korean Division, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1990-1991 - Executive Secretary, USSR-Republic of Korea Economic Cooperation Council, USSR Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1987-1990 - Senior Researcher, Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System, USSR Academy of Science 1984-1987 - Economist - Representative of IEWSS, USSR Trade Representation in DPR Korea, Pyongyang 1980-1984 - Researcher, IEWSS 1978-1980 - Staff Member, USSR Trade Representation in Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Pyongyang 2003–present - Founder and Research Director of Center of Contemporary Korean Studies, IMEMO, Leading research fellow of IMEMO 1981-1982, 1987–1989, 1998–2003 - Visiting professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations 1988–present - Dissertation Adviser for 2 PhD dissertations Dissertation Evaluation Discussant for appr.10 dissertations 2007–present - Chief Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Science More than 150 articles in Russian and international periodicals and academic journals published in Russia, USA, Republic of Korea, Hong-Kong, Japanp, EU etc.
Social-economic strategy and economic situation of Indochina and DPR Korea: Western estimates - Moscow, 1983, IEWSS publishers, 86 pp. DPR Korea Economic Complex - Moscow, 1984, IEWSS publishers, 162 pp. Chapter «Economic policy» in «Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. Policy and Economy» - Moscow, «Nauka» publishers, 1985; the World Map Series: DPR Korea - Moscow, 1987, «Mysl» publishers, 133 pp. Foreign Economic Cooperation Strategy: DPR Korea's Economists’ Views. - Moscow, IEWSS publishers, 1988, 35 pp. The World Map Series: Republic of Korea - Moscow, 1991, «Mysl» publishers, 120 pp. Our Business Partners: Republic of Korea - Moscow, «International Relations» publishers, 1991, 190 pp. Abstracts of ROK economy - «Nauka» publishers, Moscow, 1993 - 156 pp. Chapter: «Moscow and North Korea. Chapter «ROK: Market Creation Experience» in «Modern Civilized Market» - Moscow, 1995. Chapter: «Cultural Context of Globalisation Policy» - in. «ROK: Creation of Modern Society» - IMEMO/Korea Foundation, Moscow/Seoul, 1996.
Chapter: «Crisis Prevention in Korea». -in: «Japan and Russia in Northeast Asia», London,1999 Chapter: «Liberalization of Foreign Economic Relations in Korea: a Remedy or a Poison?» - in: «Korea in 1990-s: a new stage of Reforms» - IMEMO/Korea Foundation, Moscow/Seoul,1999. Chapters: “Russia –South Korea, North Korea, Mongolia - In Search of Cooperation Model”-in: The Northeast Asia Trade and Technology Cooperation: Russian Perspective – IMEMO/Korea Foundation, Moscow/Seoul,2000. Chapter: Korean Peninsula in the Regional Sub-system of International Relations: End of 20th – Beginning of 21st Century- In: Asia and the Pacific and Central Asia: the Contours of Security - MGIMO press, Moscow, 2002 Political Systems of Two Korean States – MGIMO press, 2002, 120 pp. Chapter: Russia and North Korea – Ten Years Later. – In: The Future of North Korea / Ed. Tsuneo Akaha - L & NY, Routledge,2002 President Putin's Korea Policy- The Journal of East Asian Studies, vol.17, N 1, 2003. Fifty years without War and without Peace-Moscow, IMEMO press, 2003- Editor.
The Nucleus of the Problem. The Ways of Overcoming the Crisis on theKorean Peninsula.- Moscow Carnegie Center, 2003, 22 pp. Overcoming the Korean Crisis: Short- and Long-Term Options and Implications by a Russian Perspective-International Journal of Korean Unif