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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Over 1,000 deads ducks found in Sichuan river

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 08:04pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The decomposed bodies of more than a thousand ducks have been found on a river in Pengshan county, Sichuan, following the dumping of more than 10,000 pigs in the Huangpu River in Shanghai earlier this month. Even though the dead ducks were first discovered almost a week ago, most county residents said the local government had not told them ...

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    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... auspicious distinction: the origin of some 20,000 pig carcasses retrieved from Shanghai's Huangpu River and other waterways stretching to the coast. Jiaxing is the leading hog-raising centre ... Huangpu River scandal is a typical example of how the environment has been overloaded." The Jiaxing Daily reported that the city government was studying how to reduce the local hog population ...

  3. Shanghai plans to build its own artificial island

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... property project in October for US$28 million. It was named after Shanghai. It will build western style villas beside a river the company will create, mimicking Shanghai's Huangpu River ...

  4. World Expo's signature project is cancelled

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai has scrapped plans for a footbridge across the Huangpu River designed to be the architectural signature of the 2010 World Expo, but an official denied the central government's push to slow investment was to blame. The 'floral bridge', a walkway decorated with flowers linking the expo site on both banks of the river, received high ...

  5. City vows to toughen safety standards

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai Shanghai officials have promised to improve safety on infrastructure projects after the collapse of an underground tunnel for a new road which forced the evacuation of 16 families. The accident is the second of its type in just more than a year following the collapse of an underground subway tunnel beneath the Huangpu River last July which caused 150 ...

  6. Shanghai puts heat on the Bund

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to supply tens of thousands of households. The city darkened the Bund, which is lined by historic buildings facing the Huangpu River, last year for two weeks because of record high temperatures. ...

  7. Shanghai to demolish 15,000 homes for 2010 World Expo

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Shanghai said yesterday it would demolish 15,000 homes to clear the site for the World Expo in 2010. The area, next to the Huangpu River, is crowded with apartment buildings, a large steel plant and one of the city's three shipyards. Plans for the clearance were announced by Huang Jianzhi, a senior official of the Expo Office Co-ordination Bureau. 'We ...

  8. A yellow river runs in Shanghai's taps

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... World Expo along the Huangpu River and attract more foreign companies, water quality is a big issue. Shanghai has set a goal of making it possible to drink water directly from the tap by 2010. ... water source is the Huangpu, a main shipping lane and a dumping ground for factories and households. Besides cleaning up the Huangpu, authorities have announced plans to bring more drinking ...

  9. Former medicine man finds his niche is solar powered

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... in the clean energy boom and now Dane is chief executive of the Solar Sailor Company, whose craft now ply Sydney Harbour, Shanghai's Huangpu River and, soon, Hong Kong. Dane was at the course ...

  10. Shanghai works on new water supply

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Laura Liu

    ... Lake, because it mainly uses the Huangpu River to supply drinking water. The Shanghai Daily said on Tuesday a reservoir being built at the mouth of the Yangtze river would ensure clean tap-water ...




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