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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Seven-year-old girl confirmed as Beijing's first bird flu case

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 09:41am by Minnie Chan

    ... Five other new cases were also reported- one in Shanghai, two in Zhejiang province and two in Jiangsu province- bringing the number of confirmed infections to 49. Of those infected, 11 have died. All the patients except the one in Beijing were listed as in serious condition. The new case in Shanghai involves the husband of a woman who died from the virus earlier this month, ...

  2. Auntie on the case

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mark Graham Domestic helpers who cook and clean for expatriate families are among Beijing's most effective Putonghua coaches to young children. In fact many ayi (aunties) are proud of this role, gently coaxing their charges to speak the language. Tes ...

  3. Lai case can prove China is changing

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sentences. The trend was confirmed as policy by the Supreme People's Court in May. Given the high profile of the case and the judicial reforms under way, there is no reason to believe Beijing ...

  4. Answers needed in IT contract case

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that there are no political considerations involved. Lawmakers are to decide if they need to take the case further if the government fails to clear the air. The options available include invoking a special Legco ... Commission Against Corruption, which Godfrey said had written to his office expressing grave concerns over the handling of the tender, should also follow the case closely and take action ...

  5. 11 more mainland cases takes total to 237

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan Eleven confirmed cases of swine flu were reported on the mainland yesterday, raising the total number of infections to 237. It was also revealed that the health of Beijing ... three more cases were reported in Beijing, and two each were reported in Fujian, Sichuan and Tianjin. In the south, Guangxi and Guangdong reported one case each. It said 140 people were still ...

  6. Guangdong gets imported case

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Guangdong yesterday reported its second imported case of swine flu, bringing the number of people on the mainland affected with the virus to 13. A Chinese-American, 62, arrived in Hong Kong on May 17 on Cathay Pacific flight CX879 from San Francisco and took a bus to Jiangmen in Guangdong the next day, the Ministry of Health said. He developed a fever ...

  7. We did not steal slogan, Bocog says as case comes to court

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... as co-defendant for allegedly infringing on his copyright. Samsung could not be reached for comment on the lawsuit. The Beijing Haidian District People's Court held the opening hearing in the case on Friday, the first domestic legal action against Bocog since the organising body came into existence in 2001. Unlike other intellectual property rights cases, which are supposed to be open ...

  8. New Taiwan strategy expected to include worst-case scenario

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The central leadership will draw up a new Taiwan strategy at the Communist Party's 17th National Congress next month, with experts saying they expect Beijing will prepare for a worst-case scenario. Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Li Weiyi said yesterday that Taiwan would be among the key issues discussed at the party congress, and a new strategy would be formed. He did ...

  9. Top discipline body probes Beijing graft case

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was implicated in a corruption case it was looking into, or someone had turned him in to the central body. A source from the Haidian district government was quoted as saying that Mr Zhou could be being investigated for his link with the Beijing Taiyue real estate conglomerate. Taiyue chairman Liu Jun was reportedly held last year to assist the investigation into Liu Zhihua's corruption case ...

  10. Spy-case journalist's family to appeal

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma, Lawrence Chung

    ... in Beijing's handling of the case. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, from whom the family has sought assistance, said the Hong Kong government was not in a position to comment on the details of the case, while pledging to continue to stay in touch with Ching's family and provide help. Further details on Ching's charges were only revealed by Xinhua yesterday, about 16 months after ...




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