Emotion: smilecan you translate this sentence for me ,please?

'this is despite the fact that 27chinese provinces and municipatities cancelled agriculture taxation in 2005.'

thank you very much!

Forum: Common English Questions and Answers - Archived Posts
Posted: Aug 14, 10:28 PM [GMT 1]
Post Subject: [url="/English/Post/bwxjz/Post.htm#127029"]So long as vs. as long as[/url]
Post author: [url="/user/zqrq/profile.htm"]TimKowal[/url]
Such ubiquitous phrases puzzle me; I don't know if there is a difference (preferential?), and if there is, when to use one over the other.

Any suggestions?

Hello Sprint

Which part of it don't you understand?

Are these two separate questions? Please post separately and clarify. Thanks.