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  1. News - China - POLLUTION

    Strong winds blow away smog but bring sand to Beijing

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... torrential floods and landslides. Guangdong and Guangxi were expected to get between 100 and 130mm of rain within 24 hours, the centre said. Continuous rains since Thursday have claimed a life while ...

  2. More than 100 people killed in string of holiday week accidents

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to prevent deadly accidents during the final days of the national break. President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao intervened after a landslide at a gold mine in Shaanxi province on Sunday engulfed the homes of nine families, injuring five people and leaving at least 17 missing. '[Local officials] must pay urgent attention to the water pollution problem caused by the landslide and secure ...

  3. Pro-Beijing parties set to dominate council seats

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The pro-government DAB and Federation of Trade Unions had a landslide win in the district council polls this month, taking 147 seats while the pan-democrats won 83. Tam Yiu-chung of the DAB said ...

  4. Party in tribute to flood dead

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... losses. It displaced 97,000 residents and left 39,000 hectares of land submerged. However, those figures may rise. With further downpours expected, the government issued a landslide warning ...

  5. Beijing 'in no rush' to push its Taiwan luck

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rebuilt the island's economy by improving cross-strait trade ties. But a breakthrough on the political front would be less likely. After his landslide victory over the weekend, Mr Ma said ...

  6. US Navy admiral in Beijing for talks

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the heels of Taiwan's legislative election on Saturday, when the relatively mainland-friendly Kuomintang scored a landslide victory. Analysts are cautious about whether the big win is a strong ...

  7. Suu Kyi anxious to smooth 'bumps' with Beijing

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... demand the upholding of its 1990 election landslide- a result the military refused to accept amid bloodshed. Recent months, however, have brought a string of compromises from Thein Sein that have ...

  8. Dams hit a rising tide of opposition

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... resources during prolonged droughts. Combining all that with deadly landslides, massive silt build-up, devastating environmental impacts and problems associated with huge resettlement schemes leads ...

  9. Opinion poll

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... administrative region's first chief executive. Yang won only 82 votes. Although Tung's landslide victory in the final vote for the top job on December 11, 1996, was a forgone conclusion, his ...

  10. Ma lobs goodwill ball back in Beijing's court

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Not every election has significant international repercussions, to be sure. Some are scarcely noteworthy- even in the places where they occur. But, in March, there was a monster of an election in Taiwan and, last week, the landslide winner was celebrated in happy parties all over the globe. The island's new president, Ma Ying-jeou, gave a terrific inaugural speech ...




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