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  1. Here's to you 'Donald Tung'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung in Changchun The leaders of Hong Kong and Heilongjiang have urged their business communities to co-operate more closely to pursue opportunities in Russia. Chief Executive ... Mr Du swiftly corrected himself by saying 'Chief Executive Tsang'. Mr Tsang said Heilongjiang's border with Russia was more than 3,000km long and some of its regions, ...

  2. Legal threat opens new debate over spill in Jilin

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Tensions have escalated between northeastern provinces after fishermen in Heilongjiang said they planned to sue a Jilin petrochemical plant for losses caused ... government was responsible for the water crisis that affected millions of people in November. In a separate panel meeting, the Heilongjiang governor suggested the plant blamed for the incident should ...

  3. Too little, too late for country's largest wetland?

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... up land for less than 15 yuan (HK$17.50) a hectare. Heilongjiang's legislature has since banned wetland reclamation and, despite decades of destruction, it still accounts for an eighth of China's total wetland area. A survey last year found that the area of wetland in Heilongjiang had increased by 30 per cent, or 1.22 million hectares, since 2000, taking the total to 5.56 million ...

  4. A language lost

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu in Sanjiazi village, Heilongjiang Verna.yu@scmp.com When Ji Jinlu, 66, was a boy, he was unable to speak Putonghua until he went to school at age nine. Today he has hardly anyone ... village in Heilongjiang province, where farmers grow rice and keep dairy cattle. 'And they don't want to learn anyway.' Although there are more than 10 million people in China who ...

  5. 'Godfathers' on trial in latest crime crackdown

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Criminal networks like those spawned by two self-proclaimed northeast China 'godfathers' on trial in Heilongjiang are typical of those throughout the region, local media ... links to local authorities had been common in Heilongjiang since 1949. Hu Xingdou, a Beijing Institute of Technology economist, said this was partly because the traditional planned economy ...

  6. Winter wonderland

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... miniature cities. But historians think this tradition started with ice lanterns. Long ago, fishermen in Heilongjiang discovered that you could make a lantern from ice. They found that if you freeze ... was protected from the wind. Because ice is transparent, it makes a perfect lamp. now do this 1 Harbin is a city in... a. Siberia b. Heilongjiang province c. Shandong 2 Harbin became a city after... a. ...

  7. Claws and paws

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... to mind- the Siberian Tiger Park outside Harbin in Heilongjiang province provides a respite. Roughly 300 big cats enjoy plenty of roaming space in about 36 hectares of flat grassland. For a 50 yuan ... tigers, which are still found in small numbers in the wilds of Heilongjiang's dense forests in the far north. They live in larger numbers several hundred kilometres south of Harbin, ...

  8. From Russia, with love and roubles

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Heihe and Blagoveshchensk Booming trade and tourism on Russian border attest to claims by leaders that relations are strong On sunset cruises of the Heilongjiang ... the local governor signed a treaty that ceded the north bank of Heilongjiang to Russia. Museum visitors are exhorted to remember the 'shameful event' and learn that China must be strong ...

  9. New era dawns on old

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill 'When the cries of the oil workers ring out, the world trembles three times over.' Any Chinese will recognise the phrase coined by Wang Jinxi, the most famous worker of Daqing, once the biggest oilfield in China and a symbol of a distant era. Since it started production in 1961, Daqing, in the far northeast of Heilongjiang province, has produced ...

  10. Industrial northeast next to be developed

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... important oil field in Heilongjiang province. Donning a hard hat, he shook hands with oilfield workers and operated a drilling rig. It was Mr Wen's third visit to the northeast this year. He ...




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