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The city's most ancient name was Ch'ing-yang. Under the Ch'in dynasty (221-206
bc) it became a staging post for Ch'in expeditions into Kwangtung Province. From
Han times (206 bc-ad 220) it was named Lin-hsiang County (hsieri) and was ...
In 1958 he became editor of the party's major journal, Hung qi ("Red Flag").
Although not usually associated with foreign affairs, Chen accompanied Mao to
Moscow to participate in negotiations that led to the signing of the 30-year treaty
Later, in the 2nd century bc, the town became the seat of Li-ch'eng County in the
commandery (district controlled by a commander) of Chi-nan. The Chinese name
Chi-nan (South of the Chi) came from the Chi River, which formerly flowed ...
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