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  1. Taken by a storm

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Police officers turn to their goggles to help them rescue two residents in Urumqi, Xinjiang, where a sandstorm caused by a strong cold front from Siberia left them stranded. Thousands of travellers were delayed in the region, with main roads and railways forced to close when visibility dropped to less than 5 metres. Meteorological officials said the front arrived ...

  2. Quake in Xinjiang destroys homes, causes injuries

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... kilometres west of Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, at a depth of seven kilometres. By noon, 189 aftershocks had been recorded, with the most powerful of magnitude 4.2, according to China Earthquake ... that residents in Urumqi felt shakes lasting nearly 20 seconds. Xiu Jigang, vice-director of the China Earthquake Administration, and Wang Haitao, director of the Xinjiang Earthquake Bureau, arrived ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing only 17th most polluted city, ministry says

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... in Shaanxi and Urumqi in Xinjiang . The cities that recorded the best air quality were Haikou in Hainan , Lhasa in Tibet and Zhoushan in Zhejiang . The ministry, which began issuing monthly air ...

  4. Mine blast death toll rises to 76

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shirley Wu The death toll from Monday's coal mine blast in Fukang, Xinjiang region, climbed to 76 yesterday, with seven still missing. Extensive over-production was blamed for the accident, which trapped 87 workers underground at the Shenlong mine. Located 62km from the regional capital of Urumqi, the mine is privately run by the Fukang Shenlong Coal Mine Co and has an annual ...

  5. Turnover surges 45pc for pipe manufacturer

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tonnes. The expansion was to meet rapidly growing market demand. The company is building new production plants in Urumqi and Changchun. The first phase of a 12,000-tonne increase in production capacity in Urumqi was completed by the fourth quarter of last year. The company has also been adding new production lines to its existing base. It is expected that China Liansu's designed ...

  6. Locust fight always left too late, says scientist

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their way through the menace. The 'duck soldiers' got fat on locusts and were later sold to restaurants. Chen Jianqiong, who is in charge of Urumqi's plague control bureau, said ...

  7. Wheels come off 'no-car' campaign

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... campaign, which many citizens dismissed as a charade. Participating cities, including Lhasa and Urumqi, agreed to roll out special measures to promote public transport and to designate special ...

  8. Dalian protest 'won't be the last'

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... mostly close to populated areas in big cities, including Shanghai, Nanjing, Qingdao, Urumqi and Tianjin. Whether it is carcinogenic or not remains a question even for scientists from ...

  9. Villagers riot over poisoned water

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... workers dead and 118 injured. That fight triggered rioting by the two ethnic groups in Urumqi last July that left almost 200 people dead. Flood damage The number of people in the village ...

  10. Pollution in cities and seas the toughest clean-up task

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... cities. Beijing is the fifth most polluted mainland city in the Sepa's list of 47 main centres, surpassed only by Chongqing, Urumqi, Taiyuan and Lanzhou. 'From 1994 to 2003, emissions ...




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