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Kinmen,

island group, Taiwan: see QuemoyQuemoy
, Chin. Chinmen, Kinmen, or Jinmen, Taiwanese island group (1990 pop. 81,479), Taiwan Strait, just off Fujian prov., China, and c.150 mi (240 km) W of Taiwan.
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Most notably in Jinmen and Mazu (Matsu), coastal foraging groups created large shell mounds that commenced around 6000-4000 BC and continued through to 2000 BC or later (see Table S2 in online supplementary material).
The "Restart from Xindu-Travel along the Southern Silk Road" motorcade departed from Jinmen, Xindu on 11 June and passed through Ya'an, Panzhihua, Dali, Baoshan, Mangshi and Ruili, arriving at Jiegao Town, Ruili, a city straddling the border between China and Burma.
Indeed, 1993 was the year that the ROC began claiming exclusive sovereignty over the islands of Taiwan, Penghu, Jinmen, and Mazu (Sheng 2001, 17).
In May 1950, the Third Field Army of the CPLA liberated this island, which further isolated Jinmen.
However, KMT forces stubbornly held on to Jinmen and Matsu, as well as a few additional islands such as Taiping (Itu Aba) in the South China Sea.
Shanxi Coal has received approval on the geological technical report for Dajinhe Anrui and aims to obtain construction approval for Dajinhe Anrui and Dajinhe Jinyi by May 2011 and for Dajinhe Jinmen by July 2011.
48) The Chinese name on China Weekly's masthead, Jinmen Qiaobao, was calligraphy that Dong Biwn had left with Lawrence Lowe.
While most of the stall owners are Dadeng Island residents, they also include Taiwanese people from nearby Jinmen Island,'' he said.
Baekryong Island, from the North's perspective, is similar to Taiwan's Jinmen Daeo (Quemoy Island) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) in China's eyes in the years of tension and confrontation in the Taiwan Strait.
Shanxi Coal has received approval on the geological technical report for project company Dajinhe Anrui and aims to receive construction approval for project companies Dajinhe Anrui and Dajinhe Jinyi by May 2011 and for Dajinhe Jinmen by July 2011.
Until the end of the 1970s, Dadeng Island residents had to keep alert for occasional incoming shells during the sporadic exchange of artillery fire between Taiwanese and Chinese military forces following China's failure to storm nearby Jinmen Island, held by Taiwan, in 1958.
However, China could employ its current force of LSTs and LSMs in island-assault scenarios, such as the seizure of one of Taiwan's offshore islands (perhaps Jinmen or Matsu) or of small islands in the South China Sea in a conflict with Vietnam or the Philippines.