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  1. News - China

    Bus in Hubei falls off bridge, killing 14

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 01:51am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Chinese authorities say 14 people were killed after a sleeper bus fell off a bridge in central Hubei province. Hubei highway police said on its microblog on Tuesday night that the bus went off a bridge spanning the Yangtze River in the city of Jingzhou and crashed into a river beach, killing 14 and injuring eight more Police say a preliminary ...

  2. News - China

    Four children die in Hubei school stampede

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 11:57am by Amy Li

    ... Four school children were killed in a stampede in China’s central Hubei province on Wednesday morning, according to local authorities.  The stampede happened around 6.15am at Qinji Primary School in Hubei’s Laohekou City. It left 11 students injured. Four of them died in hospital, said local authorities. Earlier reports by state media said the deaths were caused by a dormitory gate ...

  3. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    South-North Water Diversion project not cause of Hubei and Henan droughts, say officials

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 01:32pm by Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com

    ... in parts of central China’s Hubei and Henan province. The intention of the scheme is to draw 44.8 billion cubic metres of fresh water from the Yangtze River, in southern China, up through three ... Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters. Hubei had seen 20 per cent less rainfall than usual over the summer, which had led to more than 100 small reservoirs and 50,000 lakes dried up, ...

  4. News - China - SAFETY

    19 Hubei workers plunge to death after lift collapse

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... safety conditions in the mainland workplace. The accident occurred at 1pm yesterday in Wuhan, Hubei, after cables attached to the elevator broke at the Donghu Garden construction site. The workers fell to their deaths from the top of the building- a height of more than 100 metres. All the victims were painters. Hubei and Wuhan authorities said construction work in the city would ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Guangdong and Hubei elevate graft-busters in provincial party hierarchy

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:52am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Guangdong and Hubei cement new rankings for anti-corruption chiefs in party hierarchies across the province to give watchdogs a bigger bite Greater power for local graft-busters The Communist Party committees in Hubei and Guangdong have given a shot in the arm to their internal graft-busters, automatically promoting discipline chiefs in governments ...

  6. Hubei seeking investors for huge infrastructure boom

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu, Toh Han Shih

    ... Sophie Yu and Toh Han Shih Hubei province hopes to tap Hong Kong's deep-pocketed investors for a huge splurge on infrastructure as it seeks to turn itself into a mainland transport hub. The provincial government of Hubei is seeking investment from Hong Kong companies for more than 150 projects on which massive budgets have been lavished. It has earmarked an investment ...

  7. Giving tourists a genuine eyeful all part of the job for haulers

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai To bare or not to bare, that is the question facing traditional boat haulers plying the tourist trade along the Three Gorges. In a clash of modesty against tradition, an online debate has been raging since government officials in Enshi, Hubei, suggested labourers dragging sightseeing boats upriver should strip down to their birthday suits for the sake ...

  8. Police shut website with nude chat girls

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... as authorities intensify a nationwide crackdown on online pornography. Internet police from Jingzhou, Hubei province, have cleaned up Dingxiang, a prominent adult chat room based in Chongqing that had ... or graduates, Hubei police said. Members could chat with them after paying a 50 yuan registration fee and 88 yuan chatting fee, but would have to pay 988 yuan to chat with naked girls. All three top ...

  9. Alarm at increase in blackmail cases over coal-mine murders

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at their mines might be exposed, for hundreds of thousands of yuan. In a case in November in Daye city, Hubei province, a miner, using the name Huang Suoge, died after falling into a pit only two days ... the city soon after sensing that the police were on to them, according to Wuhan-based Chutian Metropolis Daily, a newspaper under Hubei provincial government. The police decided to travel ...




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