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  1. Going back in time

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sascha Matuszak The most popular destinations in Chongqing are a cruise down the Three Gorges to Yichang and a day trip to the Buddhist carvings in Dazu. The group of Buddhist cave sculptures that rival those at Datong, Dunhuang, and Luoyang is worth the effort to reach if you have the opportunity. The impressive sculptures, ranging from tiny to gigantic, contain unusual ...

  2. Mine bosses to go down the pit

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... people. That led to Pingdingshan's mayor being suspended from duty last week. On Sunday, nine miners were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning at a pit in nearby Luoyang. Wen told the meeting ...

  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    232 die in stampede in Brazil nightclub fire

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 07:36pm by Associated Press

    ... in the day. Santa Maria is a major university city with a population of around a quarter of a million. A welding accident reportedly set off a Dec. 25, 2000, fire at a club in Luoyang, China, killing ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA to step up war preparedness as military exercises 'have become a show'

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... of elite troops to safeguard the country's sovereignty and safety when needed. The promise came during Xu's recent fact-finding trip to Luoyang city in Henan province and Qingdao ...

  5. Seven killed in chemical blast

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan and Chloe Lai An explosion at a chemical plant in Henan killed seven people and injured more than 100 early yesterday morning. Among the injured were residents cut by shards of glass from shattered windows. The blast occurred at a factory owned by the Luoran Company in Yanshi town near Luoyang at 2am, when about 10 tonnes of the flammable chemical chlorobenzene stored ...

  6. No place for law that targets foreign GPS users

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... officials publicised the case of a US mining expert, Calvin Herron, who was arrested in Luoyang, Henan province, in December 2007. He was caught with surveying and GPS devices, fined 100,000 yuan ...

  7. Hunt for multiple murder suspect

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui More than 100 police officers are hunting for a man suspected of killing eight people, including a child, in Suizhou, Hubei province. Xiong Zhenlin, a 35-year-old scrap dealer in Luoyang, a town under Suizhou's jurisdiction, is believed to have killed his 42-year-old girlfriend, her two-year-old grandson and six current and former employees of his junkyard ...

  8. Warning of correction as property prices stall

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... prices last month, of 0.4 per cent. Kunming, Changsha, Luoyang and Yinchuan recorded the steepest gain, of 0.3 per cent. Wenzhou was the only city that recorded a year-on-year drop in prices. ...

  9. Online sex tape implicates Kunming official

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Luoyang city are investigating a sex-photo scandal in which a senior official of Ruyang county was allegedly implicated. Ma Zhanbiao, head of the Ruyang's People Congress, has been accused ...

  10. Ancient capital thrives

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Chan Nanjing, the provincial capital of Jiangsu in eastern China, is one of the nation's Four Great Ancient Capitals along with Xian, Beijing and Luoyang. It was established some 2,500 years ago during the Western Zhou dynasty. Nanjing has been the capital of 10 dynasties and regimes since the third century, including the Republic of China when it was chosen as Dr ...




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