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  1. From a tent, couple count their blessings and offer medical care

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Yushu, Qinghai Medicine bottles sit in rows in a tent that serves as both a small pharmacy run by Dr Song Xiaobin and his wife, Wang Qijuan, in Yushu, and as their bedroom. It's been an unusual year, and the couple are counting their bl ...

  2. Former bankers parlay Yushu travels into a fund-raising opportunity for quake victims

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Three former bankers who fell in love with the scenery and people of Yushu three years ago are selling their travel photos to raise funds for the earthquake-hit Qinghai region. Christophe Grosperrin, Yann Muzika and Laurent de Meyere visi ...

  3. Yushu still struggling, one year after quake

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Yushu, Qinghai 'Toil for three years and you will leapfrog ahead by 20 years' is the government slogan to motivate reconstruction of Yushu prefecture. But many Yushu residents have begun to wonder if the promise was realistic. On t ...

  4. Drunken mob of migrant workers blamed for attack on police station

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A mob led by drunken brawlers attacked a police station in Qinghai twice in a day, smashing public facilities and injuring several officers, Xinhua and local police said yesterday. Xinhua said more than 70 people, all migrant workers from Hen ...

  5. Qinghai to ward off looming lake crisis

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Qinghai plans to halt infrastructure development and remove most permanent buildings around Qinghai Lake to ward off a looming ecological crisis caused by human activity. Officials in the northwestern province promised the measures would not ...

  6. Officials hand out gagging order to HK team coach

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Shen Jinkang was honoured yesterday for his services as coach of the Hong Kong team but he can't talk about the sport, his success or his charges after being muzzled by the cycling association. Unhappy that Shen was &# ...

  7. Lake cleanup launched

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing A campaign has been launched to reverse environmental degradation around the mainland's largest inland saltwater lake within 10 years. The central government-funded programme of environmental protection and rehabilitation arou ...

  8. Elderly HK man dies travelling new Tibet railway

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.11pm: An elderly Hong Kong man has died while travelling on the newly-opened Qinghai-Tibet railway? which runs on the high mountains along the Tibetan plateau, a newspaper reported on Monday. The 75-year-old man died after suffer ...

  9. Train to Tibet saves the best views for last

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao, on the first Beijing-Lhasa service as it headed off on its last leg from Golmud, describes the challenge of hauling passengers thousands of metres above sea level The last leg of the first Beijing-Lhasa express train journey started before d ...

  10. Learning from past mistakes will give lush Qinghai a greener future

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei For any adventurous visitor keen to explore China's wild west, Tibet surely tops the must-see list for its unique history, exotic culture and people. Equally worth exploring but much less known is Qinghai province, which sits on the eas ...




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