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  1. Book reveals secret code of officials' signatures

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for telling the truth. Jiang, a former journalist, said his entry into officialdom was abnormal and more of an accident. He was made vice-mayor in 2005 because of an online posting he wrote while ...

  2. Spotlight too bright for rags-to-riches tycoon

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mining made Chen Fashu the richest man in Fujian province in: 2007 Ecological nightmare follows copper mine's waste-water spill into Ting River July 3, 2010: Leak of 9,100 cubic metres ... Mandy Zuo Chen Fashu is the richest man in the southeastern province of Fujian. He ranks third on Hurun's 2010 Philanthropy List. His is an inspiring story of a poor country boy ...

  3. Judge who took bribes, turned blind eye sacked

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The top judge in a county in Henan was dismissed last week for accepting bribes and turning a blind eye to illegal mining operations that resulted in an accident in March that killed 44 people, Xinhua reported. Two workers died in a gas leak at ...

  4. Zijin mine unlikely to resume production for 6 months over leakage

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... west-northwest of Xiamen and poisoned or killed about 1.89 million kilograms of farmed fish downstream, Xinhua reported. The company drew fire for not disclosing the disaster until July 12, nine days ...

  5. Orphan unearths a secret as cold as the wintry woods

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Crowfield Curse By Pat Walsh Published by Chicken House ISBN 978190642715 3 Set deep in the English countryside during the icy winter of 1347, The Crowfield Curse is an original, gripping read right from the first page. The story unfolds c ...

  6. Shaping the elements

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Barry C Chung The four classical elements consist of fire, earth, water and air. They are believed to be the most basic components of everything around us. Having the power to bend- or control- an element gives an individual great power. The ability to be ...

  7. Mine bosses get a taste of reality

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daisy Zhong Mainland coal mine bosses, notorious for caring little about workers' safety in the world's deadliest mining industry, were clearly facing a challenge when Premier Wen Jiabao recently ordered them to enter the pits with their workers ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 9-year-old daughter were also burnt. The man was arrested and appeared at Sha Tin Magistrate's Court on June 30. Police are investigating. Anglers capsized by big waves Two anglers were rescued ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... with Luisa Tam Guangdong blazes path on collective bargaining Finally, some real good news for mainland workers. The Guangdong provincial government is debating the latest draft of its Regulations on the Democratic Management of Enterprises. If implemente ...

  10. Shippers in dark over mainland oil spill rules

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis China has been unable to enforce new oil spill prevention and clean-up regulations for nearly five months because international and mainland shipping companies have little information about key elements of the rules. And observers thought it ...




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