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    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Yunnan villager Ling Min had no idea how the damming of the Jinsha (Yangtze) River a few kilometres downstream from her hillside home would change her ... everything and began to weep out loud. Luckily, no one from Ling's village, one of the closest to the Xiangjiaba dam, was killed or injured. But the homes of nearly 60 families were flattened ...

  2. Yunnan scraps Tiger Leaping Gorge dam

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Panzhihua, Sichuan Provincial authorities heed public outcry The Yunnan government has decided to scrap a controversial plan to dam the famed Tiger Leaping Gorge after strong local opposition and international concern. Breaking a long silence over the fate of the project, the provincial government reached a decision on Sunday that no dam would be built ...

  3. Tiger Leaping Gorge unlikely to be dammed

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao The famous Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan province is expected to be excluded from a massive dam project on the Jinsha River, the water resources minister says. 'It is fairly possible that no dam project will ever be built there,' said Wang Shucheng when asked about the prospect of the controversial proposal of damming the gorge, a world natural ...

  4. Everyone talks about the new Three Gorges dam on the Yangtze. But where does the river actually go from and to?

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Gorges dam project, which has displaced hundreds of thousands of villagers, has been hogging the headlines. And it is not the only aspect of the Yangtze that is changing. Little-publicised works ...

  5. Three Gorges tourist numbers drop as dam water level rises

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the reservoir of the world's largest dam. Officials in Chongqing, the upstream gateway to the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River, declined to give figures. But state media said operators cancelled ... was flooded, which led some to believe the scenery would disappear. However, state media said an increase in pollution and floating debris after the water level rose behind the dam had also discouraged ...

  6. Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... most of it negative- about the impact the new Three Gorges Dam will have on the surrounding areas in Sichuan and Hubei provinces. As many other books and articles have reported, 13 cities, 140 ... not proceed with this project. Instead, Chetham seems to have the same view as many local residents- that the dam is part of inevitable change- and writes a well-balanced and sometimes touching elegy ...

  7. One nation, many issues

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... There aren't two systems at work in this country; it's more like 35. But you can't see this from the comfy chairs on the Yacht Club verandah. You have to go to a place like Yichang. Yichang is the port town on the Yangtze that owes its existence to the Three Gorges Dam. If you arrive there at night on a cruise from Chongqing, you will have the luck to be driven ...

  8. Yangtze Power to buy two generators for 9.8b yuan

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Yangtze Power- the listed flagship of the Three Gorges hydro project builder- will buy two generators from parent firm China Yangtze Three Gorges Project Development for 9.83 billion yuan. The A-share company would buy the No1 and No4 genera ...

  9. Shoddy rehousing sparks graft arrest

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... a contractor who built substandard housing for people relocated for the Three Gorges Dam project. He Guanghu was arrested for corruption last month, officials and state media said yesterday. He headed the special office for resettling Three Gorges migrants in Huiyang. The southern city is home to 900 people resettled from the dam area, mostly from Wushan county in Chongqing municipality. ...

  10. Chongqing seeks more cash to help Three Gorges victims

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu in Beijing Chongqing has proposed extending and significantly expanding a fund to support the re-employment of people displaced by the Three Gorges Dam project, according ... industries and tourism infrastructure, Mr Wu said. 'It would solve the problems of migration and the shortage of employment opportunities in the dam area,' he said. 'It's ...




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