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(also Ch’aochou), a city in South China, in Kwangtung Province. Landing on the Han Chiang. Population, 104,000 (1959). Industry includes machine building, food processing, and the manufacture of wood products and paper. The city also has cottage industries.

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Zhong Yangsheng, executive vice governor of Guangdong, denied Sunday there was a bird flu outbreak in Chaoan County.
Until as recently as 4000 BC, none of the shell middens along the coastlines of Guangdong and Guangxi, such as Fangcheng, Qinzhou and Chaoan, have any remains of potentially cultivated plants.