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Chinese lantern

an Asian solanaceous plant, Physalis franchetii, cultivated for its attractive orange-red inflated calyx
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The Chinese lanterns are one of the most prominent problems that pushed the workshops to suspend their activity and direct it to other industries, like prayer beads, or selling aluminium.
Currently the council is exploring the possibility of banning the launch of Chinese lanterns from any council land, such as public parks, within the city," she added.
I have been predicting such catastrophes involving Chinese lanterns for years.
FLYING Chinese lanterns have been linked to a surge in UFO sightings.
Summary: Poignant tributes have been paid in memory of missing five-year-old April Jones as Chinese lanterns were released into the sky.
But the UK's burgeoning Chinese lantern industry is a lucrative one and businesses will not let such a cash-cow go without a fight.
LIFEBOAT rescuers have wasted more than pounds 150,000 responding to false alrms caused by a nationwide craze for Chinese lanterns.
Saleh attributes these to an infiltration of Chinese lanterns into the market alongside the Egyptian lanterns, which are masterpieces.
WHO could have forecast a serious fire started when a lit Chinese lantern drifted on to the plastics recycling plant in Smethwick, causing millions of pounds of damage and stretching West Midlands Fire Service resources to an unprecedented level?
The blaze was started at 11pm on Sunday by a Chinese lantern that floated on to the site and landed on some rubbish, setting it alight.
Fire investigators have established a Chinese lantern - captured on CCTV falling on to the site - was to blame for the fire, which at its height was being tackled by more than 200 firefighters.
PUPILS from Keep Wales Tidy's Eco-Schools programme are calling on the Welsh Government to ban balloon and Chinese lantern releases across Wales to stop marine wildlife and farm animals becoming entangled and choking.

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