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  1. Guangxi boss faces graft investigation

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A vice-chairman of Guangxi government has been put under shuanggui (investigation), the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy reported yesterday. Sun Yu, who was in charge of Guangxi's agricultural development, has been detained by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection- the party's top anti-corruption body, ...

  2. Bank stalls Guangxi Farm's US$200m IPO plan

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Nevin Nie

    ... Tim LeeMaster and Nevin Nie Guangxi State Farm's plan to raise at least US$200 million from spinning off its sugar unit for a Hong Kong initial public offering has stalled after its bookrunner Credit Suisse abandoned the deal, sources said. A management source at state-owned Guangxi State Farm said the deal ran into trouble when Credit Suisse wanted to list the company ...

  3. D1 Oils to build bio-diesel refinery in Guangxi

    Posted Jun 18th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Baise, Guangxi British firm to invest up to 700m yuan on mainland's first jatropha oil-based plant Britain-based bio-diesel producer D1 Oils plans to invest 500 million to 700 million yuan to build a refinery in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, in what is expected to be the first bio-diesel plant in the country using jatropha oil as a feedstock. The project ...

  4. Guangxi town 'tense' after one-child protest put down

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Authorities in Guangxi have put down riots in the autonomous region's southeast after thousands of rural residents angered by rigid enforcement of the one-child policy attacked a local government office at the weekend, according to a local source yesterday. The situation in the town of Bobai, part of the city of Yulin, was described as 'tense but quiet' ...

  5. One-child policy sparks more rioting in Guangxi

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Anger over birth-control fines spreads across region More riots have broken out in the Guangxi over local authorities' rigid enforcement of the one-child policy, residents of the south-western region said yesterday. Hundreds of residents of Rongxian county, in the east of the region, stormed and smashed several government offices on Tuesday. ...

  6. Guangxi judge dies mysteriously while in detention centre

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang A Guangxi judge accused of corruption has died mysteriously in a county detention centre in a rare case of a judicial death in custody. Pingle county People's Court judge Li Chaoyang, 38, was taken away for questioning by Guilin prosecutors on March 22 on suspicion of taking bribes. He was detained the next day at the Guilin No1 Detention Centre, according ...

  7. Teachers fired in single-child row

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Hundreds of temporary teachers in Bobai county, Guangxi, are fighting to keep their jobs as a result of the local authorities' poor management of birth-control policies. The rural backwater in southeastern Guangxi attracted international attention last week after three days of riots in 28 towns over the local government's brutal enforcement ...

  8. 66 perish in floods, landslides

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... natural disasters, state media reported. Rescue teams from the Ministry of Civil Affairs have rushed to Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou and Hunan provinces, where relentless rain has ravaged ... Airport, and more than 2,000 air travellers were trapped for at least two hours. In Guangxi, at least 13 people died in the floods and one person is still missing. The disasters have caused ...

  9. Guangdong villagers prepare to take protest over land grab to the capital

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... home town to neighbouring Guangxi to prepare for the trip to Beijing after local officials relaxed their monitoring of the farmers after the two top meetings in the capital. 'I am here consulting our lawyers about preparing more evidence of local officials' wrongdoings in taking our land,' Mr Luo said yesterday from Beihai, in Guangxi. He said only one other villager ...

  10. My HK- Tan Menzhong

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tan Menzhong, mainland tourist from Guangxi 'I was in my Guangxi village home in 1997. I knew that Hong Kong had reunited with the mainland at the time, but I was too busy to watch the ceremony on TV. As a Chinese, I was definitely happy to see the reunification. Things have improved for Hong Kong with the mainland supporting it. The most obvious change is that people can now ...




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