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  1. Police say instigators behind Guangxi riot

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Villagers who clashed with police last week in Shitang town, Guangxi, were manipulated by a few instigators to attack police and government officials, local police claimed on Tuesday. Fourteen people had been arrested during the December 1 conflict, which was over a crackdown on unlicensed motorcycles, guangxinews.com reported. Three policemen were injured and several ...

  2. HK$11.4m for drought relief

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... victims in the provinces of Guangxi, Guizhou and Yunnan. ...

  3. Officials who broke birth law fired

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui More than 100 officials in Guangxi's Bobai county, where residents rioted for days in May against brutal enforcement of the one-child policy, have been sacked ... Bobai, the most populous county in Guangxi, has seen its population more than double in the past 60 years. Its party secretary and the head of its family planning department were sacked ...

  4. Villagers to take protest over land grab to the capital

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

    ... Minnie Chan Villagers in Foshan, Guangdong province, plan to take their protest against a land grab by local officials to Beijing, hoping to take advantage of relaxed controls on dissent following the end of the annual NPC and CPPCC sessions last week. Luo Jilun, 50, from Sanshan village, said he had escaped from his home town to neighbouring Guangxi to prepare for the trip after ...

  5. 52 on trial over alleged baby-selling operation

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Dozens of people allegedly involved in buying and selling at least 118 babies have gone on trial in the southwestern province of Guangxi, state media reports say. Police said 52 suspects from several baby-trading syndicates had been active in Guangxi, Henan, Anhui and Hubei provinces. They allegedly bought 118 newborns from hospitals and villages in Yulin city, Guangxi ...

  6. Vilified Oxfam points to good works in China

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... drought, which began in the autumn last year, continues to wreak havoc in Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Sichuan, Chongqing, Shaanxi, Henan and Shanxi. Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi are the hardest hit. ... are working with various local government departments in Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi to implement the relief programmes, helping poor farmers to mitigate the impacts of the drought.' Some areas ...

  7. A minority in danger of losing touch with its own culture

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have assimilated with the Han so fast and so peacefully that for some of them the only thing that indicates their ethnic identity is their residence permit. Most of the Zhuang live in Guangxi ... a specialist in Zhuang culture from Guangxi Minzu University, said many young Zhuang people had lost an appreciation of their culture after going to mainstream schools. 'This started to happen ...

  8. Charity wants your old books

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh World Vision Hong Kong is inviting people to donate old books for a charity sale. The charity is hoping to raise $1.3 million for more than 2,500 disabled children in Guangxi. It has set up collection points in all Jusco stores until August 14. People can donate school textbooks, reference books, novels, leisure books and children's books. The charity sale ...

  9. 28 arrested over riots against birth controls

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... county, Guangxi province. In the first official acknowledgment of the riots that started last Thursday, Xinhua reported yesterday that the 28 were arrested for 'networking, persuading ... to engage in 'face-to-face exchanges' and 'resolve tension' in 28 towns. A vice-chairman of Guangxi Autonomous Region had arrived in the county to settle the riots, which put ...

  10. Aids test law a step in wrong direction

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the people's congress of the Guangxi autonomous region is considering legislation to force real-name disclosure for testing and counselling at government centres- the more so that this policy has ...




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