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    Outcry over Chinese state media coverage of tragic school attacks

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 02:19pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Two parallel incidents of mass violence occurred over the weekend: a shooting in Connecticut , in the United States, and a knife attack in Henan province , China - both involved men walking into schools and attacking scores of young children. The biggest difference, however, was that 20 of the young US victims died. In Henan, 22 children were injured, but nobody died. ...

  2. News - China - HENAN

    Henan villagers 'beaten up by hundreds of rail workers' over land dispute

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 11:08am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Villagers in central China’s Henan province who were protesting a land grab in Huangchuan county said they were beaten up by hundreds of employees from the China Railway 13th Bureau at the weekend. The villagers were demonstrating against the bureau, which planned to build a new railway line. They said they were “indiscriminately” attacked ...

  3. News - China - HENAN

    Railway builder apologises for village scuffle over land dispute

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:10pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The China Railway 13th Bureau apologised to villagers in Huangchuan after admitting it sent hundreds of workers to rough them up at the weekend, but it stopped short of taking all the blame. Villagers said they were attacked on Sunday morning by more than 300 uniformed construction workers with metre-long sticks. They were demonstrating against ...

  4. News - China - HENAN

    Four children drown near school in Guangshan

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 11:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Four primary school pupils drowned on Monday on their way to school in central China’s Guangshan county in Henan province, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. The four were reported missing after their teacher discovered they were absent from class. He then contacted their parents. A search party was organised to look for the children on Monday afternoon. They found ...

  5. News - China - HENAN

    More bodies identified in Henan bridge collapse

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 11:37am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao The official death toll from the fatal Yichang bridge collapse last week has risen to 13 people, according to on-site authorities heading rescue and investigation efforts. It is the second time this week that the official list of victims has been revised, raising concerns amongst the public that there may have been a deliberate cover-up. Forensic tests were able to confirm ...

  6. News - China - HENAN

    Death toll of Henan bridge collapse in question

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 11:59am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao The official list of victims who died in a bridge collapse in Henan province is drawing criticism after media reported that the death toll should have been 11, not 10 as given by authorities. According to a CCTV news report on Tuesday, the list had omitted the death of Shi Yanfei, the driver of a cargo truck that was carrying illegal fireworks when it exploded, leading ...

  7. News - China - HENAN

    Henan bridge collapse victims to get disparate compensation

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 11:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Family members of victims who died during a fatal bridge collapse in Henan last week will be compensated according to provincial “standards", which means some will receive more than others, the Henan Business Daily reported on Monday. Quoting an official familiar with the case, the report said those with urban hukou  would receive 400,000 ...

  8. News - China - HENAN

    Henan man slashes father, scalps mother in dispute over money

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 11:50am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao If the old Chinese adage “strike a parent and get struck by lightening” is true, then Zhou Moumou should expect to be hit by two bolts of lightening. Both of his parents were hospitalised in Henan after he violently attacked them with a knife on two seperate occasions, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Tuesday. According to Tongxu county police, Zhou was brought ...

  9. News - China - HENAN

    Teachers flog four-year-old at Xinyang kindergarten

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 11:30am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao A principal from a Huangchuan county primary school in Xinyang, China’s southeastern Henan province, was sacked last week after two teachers from its nursery section took turns flogging a four-year-old boy. The boy had been “beaten mercilessly” on the buttocks with a metre-long wooden stick on December 28 after he had forgotten to bring an activity book to school, ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - HENAN

    Villagers made homeless after developer demolishes houses

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 03:28pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Seventy-two year-old Li Guirong did not have happy start to the new year. Just before midnight on Monday, Li and hundreds of other villagers from Pingdingshan county’s Bailou village, China’s southeastern Henan province, were left homeless after wrecking crews reduced their houses to rubble. Bailou's villagers had refused what they claimed was unfair compensation ...




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