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  1. Foxconn option for Henan's migrating millions

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

    ... He Huifeng About 22 million residents have left the poor, inland province of Henan to become migrant workers in the mainland's coastal factories, but that could all be about to change. Zhengzhou, the provincial capital, recently took just a month to build a production line for Taiwanese IT giant Foxconn, which plans to move 300,000 jobs to the city. In June, top Henan ...

  2. 300,000 Foxconn staff in move to Henan

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

    ... Fiona Tam Foxconn plans to relocate 300,000 jobs from Shenzhen to a new factory in central China's Henan province, and shift some other production to Tianjin, Qingdao and Wuhan after a spate of worker suicides and rising labour costs in Shenzhen. Xinhua reported yesterday that Foxconn's new factory in Zhengzhou, Henan's provincial capital, would occupy a 133-hectare ...

  3. Henan may open door to Aids help

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Nanning But the support of NGOs and foreign experts is needed, says local health official Henan province needs more help from non-governmental organisations and religious ... on the mainland. Many have turned to other provinces such as Guangxi and Yunnan after failing to get permission from officials in Henan. The handful of NGOs operating in Henan mainly provide community care ...

  4. Recipe for success sees province go from China's granary to its kitchen

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Henan has been the mainland's top grain producer for eight years in a row, but the province is not resting on its laurels. As Henan vice-governor Sun Yufang puts it: 'Henan is transforming itself from China's granary to China's kitchen' by using its lower labour costs to attract manufacturers forced out of coastal provinces over the past few ...

  5. County shuts down private Aids orphanage

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Critics say the government built a rival institution to take control of donations An Aids orphanage in Henan run by an Aids patient has been shut by local ... coming,' he said. Mr Hu said the closure was also politically motivated. 'The Henan government wants to develop Shangqiu city as a transport hub and they don't want publicity like Mr ...

  6. Mainland mine gas explosion kills 21 miners, leaves 16 men missing

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan An explosion at a state-owned coal mine in Henan province yesterday morning killed 21 miners and left 16 missing, the country's work safety watchdog said. The State ... Xinhua said Luo Lin, director of the work safety watchdog and his deputy Zhao Tiechui, who chairs the State Administration of Coal Mine Safety, arrived at the scene with Henan provincial leaders ...

  7. Factories struggle to fill vacancies

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

    ... and, at the same time, many firms have moved to inland cities, giving locals the choice of working nearer home. Wang Guogan, the head of Linying county in Henan province, said: 'We've ... in Henan's capital, Zhengzhou, said he would prefer to earn 1,500 yuan in Zhengzhou than 2,300 yuan in Kunshan. 'Living costs are too high there,' he said. 'I worked 12 hours each day ...

  8. Auditors expose relief scams

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... an official of the Anyang Federation of Industry and Commerce in Henan province was found not to have sought approval before allocating 271,000 yuan (HK$326,300) out of the 600,000 yuan in donations ...

  9. Police kill man who took 2 workers hostage

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan A man who held two people hostage in a Henan office and threatened to detonate a bomb was shot dead by police after a 41/2-hour standoff, despite releasing his captives. The standoff occurred on Saturday and is the third hostage-taking incident to occur in the past 10 days on the mainland. All ended in violence, with two of the hostage-takers killed by police. ...

  10. Push for gender equality to help women trailing in rush to prosperity

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to village land-distribution rules. Since March 2009, about 150 villages in Henan have amended their rules. Li wants more government support and social awareness to speed up such change. ...




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