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  1. 11 die, 57 injured in chemical plant blast

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Battle to contain blaze; 11,500 evacuated At least 11 people were killed, eight missing and 57 injured in a huge explosion at a chemical factory in Yizhou, Guangxi yesterday. ... belonging to the Guangxi Vinylon Group, leaving just a building frame. Guangxi Vinylon is one of Yizhou's top manufacturers, employing 1,800 people. Xinhua quoted a villager living nearby ...

  2. Nineteen killed in bus accidents

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao At least 19 people were killed in two separate bus accidents in Guangxi on Saturday and more than 40 were injured, state media reported yesterday. The first accident happened when a bus with at least 33 people on board plunged into the Diaojiang River in Hechi city. According to Xinhua, 12 bodies have been recovered. Fourteen people were injured. The bus has ...

  3. Teaching rising stars empathy

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... of holidays to volunteer for a project assessing educational needs in rural Guangxi. She has also signed up as a community ambassador to visit old people's homes in Hong Kong. 'Meeting less ...

  4. 300,000 Foxconn staff in move to Henan

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... a week, with only 30 minutes for lunch and dinner,' a worker in his 20s from Guangxi said. 'Although the company guaranteed at least one day off every week after 13 suicide attempts, ...

  5. Guangzhou high-speed rail debate gains pace

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to Wuhan and Guangzhou, and one to the west. The latter will branch into two high-speed links, one to Guangxi capital Nanning; the other to Guizhou province. In addition, by 2020, the Shibi station ... to Nanning, capital of the Guangxi region, and another fast connection to Guizhou province, both in the southwest. 'If Hong Kong doesn't link with Guangzhou, it will fall behind,' said ...

  6. TV switch to Putonghua rekindles fight over a voice for south

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and parts of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is regarded as a modern variant of the ancient Han language. In pronunciation, vocabulary and usage, it is very similar ...

  7. Honda Lock staff to stay on strike after rejecting pay offer

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... who said they had not returned to work and they were not aware of any colleagues who had. 'We are continuing the strike,' a 22-year-old female worker from Guangxi said. 'No way, ...

  8. Strikers see red over Honda pay offer 'insult'

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... worker from Guangxi said it would not be a big deal to quit his job at Honda Lock. 'This is too cruel. It's not a shame at all to leave this company,' he said. 'A job for so ...

  9. Blackout woes for plants in Dongguan

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... The once-in-a-century drought ravaging Yunnan, Guangxi and Sichuan provinces has hobbled hydropower plants, which have reduced electricity supplies to Guangdong by about 23 per cent in the first three months ...

  10. Factories struggle to fill vacancies

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Twenty-one-year-old Lan Chenghai landed a job in Shenzhen on Thursday, just two days after leaving his home village in rural Guangxi province. He found it by taking one of the free coaches sent by electronics maker Foxconn to meet workers stepping off long-haul buses and trains returning from the interior. After having their identity card details recorded, ...




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