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  1. Hong Kong tourist, 67, dies in Guangxi

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A tourist from Hong Kong has died after falling from a road at the famous Longji rice terraces in Guangxi. Yu Chi-wo, 67, was found lying near the road at Dazhaicun, 80km northwest of Guilin, with a bleeding forehead. He was confirmed dead at the scene, the state news agency Xinhua quoted a county government official as saying. It appeared Yu had slipped from ...

  2. At least 27 killed by huge flood in Guangxi

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting At least 27 people were killed and 20 listed as missing in a massive flood in Guangxi unleashed by a week of heavy rain, state media reported. The regional disaster relief office ... the flood' and 'professional negligence which led to missed opportunities to stop the disaster', according to the China News Service. The rescue efforts, now led by Guangxi chairman Lu Bing ...

  3. Survivors sue over Guangxi bus crash

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... a cliff in Pingshan, 70km west of Nanning. It was on its way to the popular De Tian Waterfall on the China-Vietnam border in Guangxi. The group was on a five-day tour. Travel Industry Council ...

  4. 4 from HK die in mainland crashes

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Kristine Kwok Husband and wife killed in Guangxi; father and son in Beijing Four Hong Kong tourists died and 20 others from the city were injured in two mainland bus accidents yesterday. A couple with two young children were killed when a tour bus plunged four metres off a bridge in Guangxi at 10am. At about the same time, a collision between a tour bus ...

  5. The village that's too scared to drink

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Yizhou, Guangxi jiangtao.shi@scmp.com At least 200 villagers living next to a poisoned river say they have been left to drink polluted water while people living on the opposite bank are being told their drinking water is contaminated and they must drink bottled water only. The allegation came as authorities in Guangxi autonomous region tried to show ...

  6. Metal spill weighs on city's success

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tonnes of life-threatening cadmium into the Longjiang, a tributary of the Pearl River, by two smelters in the city of Hechi. Hechi, in northwestern Guangxi, is famed for its economic rise ...

  7. Snowstorm toll 111b yuan and 107 lives

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... , Hubei , Zhejiang , Sichuan and Guangxi - were worst-hit. President Hu Jintao yesterday called on the People's Liberation Army to continue to support the disaster relief work. Mr Li said 535 ... Some 2 million cotton-padded coats and quilts have been sent to the disaster-hit areas and 43 tonnes of relief supplies were dropped by air in Sichuan and Guangxi. Mr Li said Chinese citizens ...

  8. Paper plant's toxic gush threatens millions

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The health of more than 100 million residents living beside the Pearl River is under threat from a small paper factory in the Guangxi autonomous region that is pumping large volumes of crimson toxic waste into the waterway's major source, an internal government report has said. The discharge from the state-owned Guangxi Forestry Lipu Paper Company has stained ...

  9. Provinces brace for snowstorm battering

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Guangxi and Gansu authorities have stepped up disaster relief efforts with heavy snowfalls, icy rain and strong winds forecast to hit more provinces on the mainland. ... to return home for the Lunar New Year holiday. Temperatures in Guangxi had dropped to their lowest level in 15 years, with 1.48 million people in Guilin, Liuzhou and 25 other cities and counties ...

  10. 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 ...




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