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  1. Millions trapped at home by worst storms in 50 years

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Hunan businesswoman Chen Qiongying, 53, has been shivering through the worst winter she can remember since a snowstorm hit the southern province 17 days ago. The heaviest snow and sleet in 50 years has paralysed transport in the province. Icy runways have halted operations at the only international airport in Hunan- Changsha Huanghua International Airport. Widespread ...

  2. If it's not Zhengzhou then it must be Changsha

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... is not Zhengzhou, it's Changsha.' Dragonair flight KA996 from Hong Kong on Thursday turned into a mystery tour that held no magic for passengers left guessing about their whereabouts. One ... But when the plane landed, it was in Hunan not Henan, passengers learned when one screamed in surprise 'this is not Zhengzhou, it's Changsha', the Taiwan-based Central News Agency ...

  3. Changsha bus blast injures 40

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter More than 40 passengers were injured in an explosion aboard a public bus in Hunan's capital city of Changsha yesterday. Of those injured, seven were listed in a serious ... in the heart of city. A spokeswoman for the Changsha Public Security Bureau said the cause of the explosion was being investigated and a result was expected today. A message posted on a mainland ...

  4. Watchdog halts historic site revamp

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A 'key project' by the government of Changsha in Hunan to renovate a historic site at a cost of 80 million yuan has been halted by the province's environmental watchdog for ignoring conservation regulations. The effort to revamp the He Xi Platform on Yuelu Mountain had included the construction of a building imitating its original pagoda-like form, first ...

  5. Technical glitch forces airliner to return to HK

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... KA720 took off for Changsha airport as scheduled at 4.15pm, but announcements were broadcast about 30 minutes later saying it had to turn back. Carrying 65 passengers and six crew members, ... the passengers were 20 journalists going to Changsha to cover the fourth Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Co-operation and Development Forum, which begins today and runs until Tuesday. The passengers were ...

  6. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ...   HUNAN Textiles firms go belly up A representative of the province's textiles industry complained at a meeting in Changsha on Saturday that manufacturers had been driven to near bankruptcy ... last year because of high costs, and the remaining 458 are struggling. Names must honour city New commercial real estate projects in Changsha are banned from using names that appear to hurt its ...

  7. Cities are facing a sinking problem

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on skyscrapers, leaks in subway tunnels, twists along high-speed rails, holes on highways, as well as the findings of last week's geological survey. Some scientists say the subsidence of mainland ... started to sink. Shanghai spends billions of yuan annually pumping water underground to fight subsidence, according to China Central Television. The construction of skyscrapers and underground ...

  8. New crack rescue team hitting the heights of HK

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Services Department's high-angle rescue team specialise in saving people who are trapped among the heights of the city's skyscrapers on scaffolding, work gondolas or in other perilous ... 'Our city is full of skyscrapers, and some are several hundred metres high,' divisional officer Li Chun-kit said. 'Last year, the Fire Services Department started to prepare ...

  9. 7 killed in Guizhou explosives blast

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... which is based in Changsha, Hunan. Public Security Minister Meng Jianzhu, Guizhou party boss Li Zhanshu and Guizhou governor Zhao Kezhi called for an all-out effort to save the injured, as well ...

  10. Section of high-speed railway collapses

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... responsible for the construction- declined to comment. The Han-Yi high-speed line, which links Wuhan to Yichang as part of the Shanghai-to-Changsha connection, was due to start carrying passengers ...




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