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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Don't just blame pollution for the flood of fleeing expats

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Money and career prospects are more likely motives for overseas employees deciding to leave the mainland than poor air quality Don't just blame pollution for the flood of fleeing expats I think I have read more than enough about why some expatriates have decided to leave the mainland and why now. Articles and blogs are awash with complaints ...

  2. Newspaper flood report upsets city officials

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com A leading newspaper that ran an investigative report on Beijing's recent deadly floods has been accused by the city's authorities ... not to be named, said the crackdown was directly related to the paper's investigative reports on last month's floods, but the reporter was not sure which report angered the authorities. The July ...

  3. Gulf opens between residents and official media over floods

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... flood in the early hours of the following morning lasted only for about three seconds. But it was quickly picked up by Chu Tian Jin Bao, a publication affiliated to provincial party mouthpiece ... at flood control headquarters,' the newspaper said in a microblog entry on Tuesday. 'He's still working on the front lines even though it's already 2am. He's sustaining ...

  4. Party in tribute to flood dead

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li and Laura Zhou Beijing's Communist Party secretary, Guo Jinlong, yesterday led a tribute to flood victims in Shidu, the township in Fangshan district hardest hit by last ... him. But we have to keep hope alive.' She said they were deeply disappointed with the Beijing authorities and the central government. Guo's house was destroyed in the floods ...

  5. Capital's new leaders battle anger over floods

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the truth,' Wang said, according to Associated Press. The Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway reopened at about noon yesterday after being flooded on Saturday. There was still a backlog of flights ...

  6. News - China

    Briefs, December 15, 2012

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE AND STAFF

    ... Laura Zhou   Beijing aims to avoid repeat of fatal flooding Beijing's municipal government said it will renovate the city's drainage system after flooding caused by heavy rain resulted ...

  7. Sha Tin memories flood back for Citi

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

    ... Chan Kin-wa The return to Sha Tin yesterday for the Olympic test event stirred memories of days gone by for at least one horse, its rider claimed. Mak Kar-yan, who came second in the domestic dressage competition at the Good Luck Beijing-HKSAR 10th annive ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... This government seems to want to go all out to suppress the opposition Albert Cheng King-hon accuses the government of being behind a shareholder's decision not to put more cash into his broadcasting company We will make sure not a single person will die in Beijing any more during the major flood period Beijing party boss Guo Jinlong Call me chauvinistic, call me ...

  9. News - China

    Beijing woman sues mother-in-law over late husband's car number plate

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 02:43pm by Amy Li

    ... A Beijing woman is suing her mother-in-law over the right to own a car number plate which belonged to her late husband, the Beijing Legal Evening News reports. The woman, surnamed Ren, claimed she was entitled to the number plate after her husband downed in floods which devasted Beijing in July last year. The floods killed her husband and severely damaged his car, but one item ...

  10. The biggest rainstorm in 61 years

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen BEIJING- After the capital's worst floods in decades, there were many reports of chaos and tragedy. But there were also stories of kindness, of people coming to rescue others. As the rain fell on Saturday afternoon, a 60-year-old woman was shivering in the cold, waiting for a bus that wasn't coming. Unexpectedly, a young driver pulled up beside her. 'I ...




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