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  1. Outcry after rail official escapes execution

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of the Railways Bureau in Wuhan, for hiring criminals to kill a person who revealed four years ago that he was corrupt. Liu, the 50-year-old younger brother of Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun, was also found guilty of embezzling public funds and accepting bribes. The case has sent shockwaves throughout the mainland's railway sector. In November, Liu Zhijun was quoted as saying he wanted ...

  2. Unusual fanfare as ex-premier pays high-profile visit to Shenyang

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... secretary Li Keqiang, governor Zhang Wenyue and railway minister Liu Zhijun during the three-day trip. Although former president Jiang Zemin and former premier Zhu Rongji have occasionally visited ... The lenient sentence sparked an outcry from mainland media and speculation in mainland online chat rooms and overseas political tabloids that Liu Zhijun's prospects had been tainted by his ...

  3. Mainland to use own technology for high-speed Beijing-Shanghai rail link

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... was quoted as saying yesterday. 'We have already reached a consensus on the issue. The high-speed railway line will be fully based on our own technology,' Liu Zhijun told the China Daily. ... those reports. A Shanghai newspaper reported the maglev equipment would be domestically produced, even though the technology was developed in Germany. In January Mr Liu said the central ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Jan 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... using magnetic levitation technology because of the expense, the newspaper said. Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun said at a meeting last Friday that the project would be the first priority ...

  5. Beijing issues new regulations to curb nepotism among senior cadres

    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of a government department which has power to oversee that company,' it states. A well-known case of suspected nepotism was that of Liu Zhixiang, former deputy director of the Wuhan Railway Bureau. Liu, the brother of railway minister Liu Zhijun, was convicted of embezzling 40 million yuan and hiring a hitman to kill the whistle-blower who tried to expose his crimes. He received ...

  6. High-speed rail links approved

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... five hours. Railways Minister Liu Zhijun said last week the Beijing-Shanghai link would employ foreign technology and the 140 billion yuan needed for construction would come from the market. ...

  7. Decision on high-speed rail throws foreigners off track

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and operational for the World Expo in Shanghai in 2010. The Beijing-Shanghai line will cost 140 billion yuan, an average cost of 106 million yuan per kilometre. Railway Minister Liu Zhijun said ...



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