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  1. Mudslide county trio face criminal charges

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that only 10 people had died but a journalist from Beijing listed 41 victims in his report and sent the list to newly appointed governor Wang Jun. The reporter later insisted that at least 100 had ...

  2. Judge who took bribes, turned blind eye sacked

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

    ... about the accident and the Yichuan County People's Court gave mine owner Wang Guozheng a suspended one-year jail sentence in September. That should have seen Wang banned from running mines for five years, but by paying bribes he managed to continue to run his mine. Instead of passing a copy of the judgment and other judicial papers to the police, the court just passed them to Wang ...

  3. New chapter for a traitor with a talent for letters

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... is auctioning two works by Wang Jingwei, the Kuomintang vice-president who defected to Japan in 1938 and set up a puppet Government of National Salvation in Nanjing in 1940. Highly educated and a close associate of Sun Yat-sen, he considered himself and not Chiang Kai-shek as Sun's true successor. For the last 60 years, Wang has been despised by both Communists and Nationalists as a national ...

  4. It's all in a day's work for mine rescue leader

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Hejin, Shanxi Rescue team leader Wang Kai emerged from the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Shanxi at 1.30pm on Friday after six and a half hours underground searching for the 15 miners still unaccounted for in the flooded pit. The leader of a mine rescue team based in Luan, Shanxi, Wang arrived at the mine on March 30, two days after it flooded, with nine members of his ...

  5. Rainstorm sets off power stoppages

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... hit a tree, setting off a small fire in an electrical switch room. At least one report of flooding was receiving from residents in Wang Toi Shan San Tsuen, Yuen Long. No injuries were ...

  6. Fire reported at Foxconn's Shenzhen plant

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the help of heavy rain at the time, according to some reports. The fire broke out on the same day that Guangdong party secretary Wang Yang visited Shenzhen to conduct an investigation into the suicides. After his visit, Wang called for Foxconn to work with the government to 'take effective measures to prevent similar tragedies from happening again', Xinhua reported. 'Labour ...

  7. Threat of illegal fireworks in spotlight again

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the production and sale of fireworks, accidents have not subsided. Professor Wang Yukai, from the National School of Administration, said the lure of huge profits was largely to blame. The industry is labour-intensive and the companies are often small, making operations accident-prone and government oversight difficult. 'Many of these are family-run operations in poor areas,' Wang said. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pan-democratic legislators seek talks during Wang Guangya visit Twenty pan-democratic lawmakers have written to Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, requesting a meeting during his expected trip to the city this spring. They hoped to exchange views on Hong Kong's political system, and economic developments here and on the mainland. The move follows ...

  9. Work safety campaign starts today

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... supervision. Yesterday, Wang Guozheng, the manager of a coal mine in Henan province where at least 20 miners died and more than 30 are still missing after a massive explosion on Wednesday, turned ...

  10. Record payout over airport crash

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

    ... Mayor Wang Aiwen banned music in public places on Sunday as a mark of respect to mourners. Wang also warned local businesses not to try swindling relatives of the dead visiting the town, some ...




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