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  1. Blast kills 1, injures 2 at Chengdu bus company

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ivan Zhai ivan.zhai@scmp.com An employee of a bus company was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at the firm's headquarters in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, yesterday. The blast rocked the Chengdu Bus Group building at about 11am. Wu Qingwei, 51, an assistant manager of the maintenance garage in the building, was confirmed dead in hospital. Wen Gang, 32, ...

  2. Crash threatens to derail market

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of concern that property prices would collapse in Chengdu as people moved out of the area. Yet property prices in Chengdu are now almost double the levels of 2008.' Irrespective ...

  3. 2 people die in Foxconn blast

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Two people were killed and 16 injured last night in an explosion at a plant operated by Apple partner Foxconn in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China ... the building when the explosion occurred. Citing Foxconn insiders, the Economic Observer reported the building in the Chengdu industrial park contained a production line that assembles iPad2s. Other ...

  4. Fate of irrigation system questioned

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... cultural heritage site in 2000. Dujiangyan controls the flood-prone Min River and distributes it throughout the fertile Chengdu plains. Situated 55km northwestern of Chengdu, at the junction of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau and the Sichuan Basin, the waterworks irrigate about 733,000 hectares of farmland and provide water to Chengdu and six other cities, covering 27.5 per cent of Sichuan's ...

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    Earthquake death toll rises to at least 156

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 09:40am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... and the epicentre had a depth of 12km, the US Geological Survey said. View Larger Map The quake was felt by residents in neighbouring provinces and in the provincial capital of Chengdu, causing many people ... into Ya’an, though Chengdu airport had reopened. Most of the deaths were concentrated in Lushan, where water and electricity were cut off. Pictures on Chinese news sites showed toppled buildings ...

  6. 'Combustible dust' caused blast at iPad plant

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam and Bien Perez Combustible dust that had gathered in a duct was responsible for an explosion on Friday that killed three workers and injured 15 others at Foxconn's Chengdu ... injuries sustained in the explosion at the Hongfujin Precision Electronics (Chengdu) facility. It said six of the injured employees had been released from hospital, adding that the families ...

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    Red Cross slated over Baoxing quake relief canvassing

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 08:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... battered in recent years by a spate of scandals and rumours, raising doubts over the lack of transparency in the use of donations. In Chengdu, as queues of people gave blood in the days following ...

  8. News - China

    Live Blog: Yaan earthquake- Day 2

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 08:30am by Ernest Kao

    ... communications vehicles into Baoxing county to restore some mobile communications in the heavily damaged area   A rescue dog arrives in Yaan at the Xinjin Service Area on the Chengdu-Ya'an Highway ... Sichuan. Magnitude- 4.9, focal depth-16km, tremors felt in Chengdu. another aftershock at noon that is felt throughout Chengdu... must be terrible in Lushan. — Sascha Matuszak (@SaschaMatuszak) ...

  9. Cross-strait nuclear safety pact eyed

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Culture Forum in Chengdu, Sichuan. 'To strengthen co-operation and exchanges in nuclear-power safety, both sides support including nuclear safety in the forum and pushing ...

  10. Fire breaks out at a Foxconn Shandong plant

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... fire to break out at a Foxconn factory on the mainland in less than five months. On May 20, a fire at the company's complex in Chengdu, Sichuan province, killed three people and injured ... and Hewlett-Packard. Last year, Foxconn scrambled to improve conditions at its plants after a string of worker suicides. Gou has been shifting production lines to inland cities like Chengdu and Chongqing, ...




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