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  1. Academic may lose privileges in China

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wang was one of nine academics hired by the Heilongjiang government via the central government's recruitment scheme, known as the One Thousand Talents Scheme, and each was given 1.5 ...

  2. Heilongjiang in grip of severe drought

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu One of the worst droughts and heatwaves in five decades is drying up rivers and farmland in Heilongjiang, the region long regarded as China's granary and known for its annual ice festival. Heilongjiang Cable Television said the deepest section of the Songhua River in Harbin had dropped to 1.2 metres- too low to allow river traffic- and all but three of 27 ...

  3. Rust-belt giants striving for a future

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the country has rapidly transformed, the provincial capital of Heilongjiang, once a proud icon of the nation's industrialisation and a model city for study, lags far behind. 'It looks almost the same as 10 years ago. Life here seems to be moving in a slow lane,' said a visitor from Guangdong who returned to the city after a decade. Heilongjiang, along with two other northeastern ...

  4. Cold mountain

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Graham Bond

    ... an unfortunate coincidence that one of the world's slowest chairlifts should find a home in one of the world's coldest ski resorts. Back in Harbin, Heilongjiang province's capital, ... in mid-air. A few shimmies at the 1,374m summit and life is partially restored to my limbs. The stunning views across the rippled, snow-drenched plains of Heilongjiang are almost as breathtaking ...

  5. In Brief

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

    ... Children still being treated Eighteen of 40 children with food poisoning were still receiving treatment in hospital in Harbin, Heilongjiang, a day after falling ill from a school lunch, Xinhua said. Kelly Chan ...

  6. Daily pressed on 'fake' photo

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A party newspaper in Heilongjiang province is under mounting pressure to tell the truth about the authenticity of an award-winning photo it published three years ago amid fresh ... in Heilongjiang, apologised earlier this week after a staff photographer was forced to admit that his 2006 award-winning photo of Tibetan antelope passing underneath a railway bridge was constructed from ...

  7. Handicapped slaves freed at work site

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Police in Heilongjiang rescued more than 30 mentally and intellectually handicapped workers enslaved at a construction site in the Hulan district economic development zone last week, according to Life newspaper. The 33 men were locked in a 30 sq metre room when officers forced their way into an apartment building in Harbin's Chang-qing street on March 13. ...

  8. Japan urged to apologise over arms

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Lawyers representing mainlanders injured by abandoned chemical weapons have called on the Japanese government to apologise and offer compensation. The renewed calls at a press conference in Harbin came after 51 victims, aged 13 to 56, were given medical checkups at the Heilongjiang Provincial No2 Hospital in the past three days. 'We asked the Japanese authorities ...

  9. China Gas aims to quadruple sales

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Chongqing Gas from the Harbin government for 477.3 million yuan. Harbin Chongqing runs a 2,000km gas distribution network in Harbin in Heilongjiang province. China National Petroleum Corp, ...

  10. Harbin's clean sweep puts scavengers in uniform

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trading and processing rubbish. The clean-up campaign has also removed more than 2,200 unregistered motor vehicles from the streets of the Heilongjiang provincial capital. Restrictions have been ...




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