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  1. Three killed in Guangxi building collapse

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daisy Zhong Three people were killed and nine injured when a three-storey building collapsed in Guigang, Guangxi, yesterday in the latest of a spate of building collapses around the mainland in the past five days. The building's top two floors, each 300 square metres, crumpled, flattening its ground floor early yesterday morning and burying the 12 people. On Thursday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722088/three-killed-guangxi-building-collapse
  2. Party expels top Guangxi official over corruption

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu A former deputy chairman of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has been stripped of all positions and dumped from the Communist Party for corruption. Guangxi native Sun Yu, 51, ... Committee said Mr Sun had 'seriously violated party discipline' and was removed from all positions and kicked out of the party, according to mainland media reports. The Guangxi Daily said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655617/party-expels-top-guangxi-official-over-corruption
  3. Mudslides, floods leave 31 dead, 45 missing in Yunnan, Guangxi

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li At least 31 people were left dead and 45 missing in a slew of natural disasters in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces since Friday. Steady rain triggered massive mudslides in many ... In Guangxi, an abnormally heavy downpour since Friday triggered flash floods in many parts of the region, affecting more than 710,000 people. Xinhua said 50 counties recorded rainfall of more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658831/mudslides-floods-leave-31-dead-45-missing-yunnan-guangxi
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505609/least-27-killed-huge-flood-guangxi
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488351/survivors-sue-over-guangxi-bus-crash
  6. Official sacked after diary excerpts reveal sexual exploits, graft

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou A Guangxi tobacco official whose sexual escapades and corrupt activities came to public attention when his diary was leaked on the internet has been sacked and kicked out of the Communist Party for allegedly taking bribes. The Guangxi Tobacco Monopoly Administration had sacked 53-year-old Han Feng, head of its sales department, and stripped him of his party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708750/official-sacked-after-diary-excerpts-reveal-sexual-exploits-graft
  7. Regions count the cost as storms weaken

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... predicted that rain would ease further today. Seriously affected areas, especially in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, saw their worst floods in almost 20 years over the past week. Students at 120 middle and primary schools in Guilin, Guangxi, returned to classes that had had to close on Saturday because of heavy floods. But residents in Rongshui county, Guangxi, stayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686129/regions-count-cost-storms-weaken
  8. Vast eucalypt plantations seen as cause of drought

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam in Nanning, Guangxi Guangxi farmer Pang Jianke earned more than 43,000 yuan (HK$48,800) last year from his 3.3-hectare eucalypt plantation on the outskirts Nanning, ... in the past decade, but it's not all good news. The roughly 3 million hectares of monoculture eucalypt plantations in Guangxi and Yunnan, mainly used for paper production, have been blamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711279/vast-eucalypt-plantations-seen-cause-drought
  9. 10 dead, thousands stranded as torrential rain pounds provinces

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... The storms, which Guangdong officials said were the heaviest in 50 years, put flood control efforts in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian and Zhejiang to the test. Guangdong's emergency management office warned yesterday afternoon that the Xi River, which flows through Guangdong and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to the west, was expected to exceed the 3-metre warning level ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641514/10-dead-thousands-stranded-torrential-rain-pounds-provinces
  10. 3-week deluge kills 124, leaves 1.5m homeless

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Flooding in parts of Guangxi is the worst ever seen; economic losses are enormous Flooding and landslides caused by torrential rain in southern and eastern China this month have ... Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong and Guangxi, indicate that 18.85 million people have been affected by serious flooding and landslides since the middle of this month, Xinhua reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505813/3-week-deluge-kills-124-leaves-15m-homeless

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