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  1. News - China

    Briefs, September 28, 2012

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF AND WIRE

    ... hurt in Henan The main building of a middle school's six-floor library, still under construction, collapsed in Qinyang city, Henan, injuring at least 11 people, Dahe.cn reported. ...

  2. Henan economic miracle labours under ugly truths

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... emancipated themselves from the Manchu empire. Today it is the wig-making capital of the world and an oasis of prosperity in the centre of Henan, China's most populous province. The largest of the city's wig makers is Henan Rebecca Hair Products, which is 26.7 per cent listed on the Shanghai stock exchange and a popular recipient of foreign investment through the qualified foreign ...

  3. News - China

    China's lopsided coverage of school attacks slammed

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... of an inside page on Saturday to news of the 23 students attacked by knife-wielding man in Guangshan county, Henan . In contrast, there was a headline story and a four-page detailed report on the Newtown shooting on Sunday. Former China Youth Daily editor Li Datong suggested the restrained coverage of the Henan attack was a result of a state ban. Meanwhile, he said the disproportionate ...

  4. Business - China Business

    Labour chase takes inland turn

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Henan, where Foxconn makes iPads and iPhones, are similar to those in coastal Guangdong. "The trend is toward inland, and it's driven by manufacturers' need to keep finding ... factories, and competitors Quanta Computer, Pegatron and Wistron followed. That inland migration is fuelling mainland development, with economic growth in Sichuan and Henan outpacing ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Aids patients march through Beijing

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... New leadership gives fresh hope to sufferers as they petition government to listen to their pleas More than 100 HIV/Aids patients from Henan, where future premier Li Keqiang held senior ... patient in Tianjin was denied medical care. Guo Jianshe, 53, an Aids patient from Anyang , Henan, said: "We want the government to listen to our appeals and give us hope to live on. We want ...

  6. News - China

    Illegal fireworks blamed for deadly blast

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 08:28pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... It is unclear what set off the fireworks on its shipping route through the central province of Henan. The Ministry of Public Security said on Saturday that Hongsheng Fireworks Manufacturing Company ...

  7. Blood, sweat & fears

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people known as 'bloodheads' roamed Henan province, offering farmers scraping a living off the crumbly Yellow River valley soil, 80 yuan for 800ml of their blood. Blood was good ... selling. Yan estimates that 95 per cent of all 25- to 40-year-olds in the northeast region of Henan sold their blood, representing hundreds of thousands of people. Blood selling took place in other ...

  8. News - China

    Six officials suspended after fatal orphanage fire

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 01:03pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing An official in central China says six county officials have been suspended after a fire at an illegally run orphanage killed six children and one young adult. The deaths on Friday in Henan province’s Lankao county have spotlighted China’s lack of government-run child services. They are often left to private citizens with few resources and no legal ...

  9. News - China

    Guangdong manhunt ends with arrest of man suspected of chopping schoolchildren

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 07:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... All those injured in the attack are not in critical condition. In December, a knife-wielding man  attacked 22 children and a woman at a primary school in Henan. In October, a man killed three ...

  10. News - China - SECURITY

    Rare victory for petitioners as 10 hired thugs are convicted over 'black jail'

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Xinhua said the 10 defendants, all peasants from Henan province aged 17 to 32, were given sentences ranging from six months to two years for illegally detaining petitioners last year. Three ... the next evening, when they were sent back to Henan. They later returned to Beijing to report the case and police arrested the defendants on May 2. Xinhua said the main defendant, Wang Gaowei, ...




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