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  1. Worst floods in a decade hit Liaoning

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Liaoning province has been inundated by its biggest floods in a decade, breaching the banks of the region's main rivers and killing at least 10 people. Weekend storms ... 300kg beast. Following Typhoon Matsa, which caused damage in a number of Liaoning cities, including Huludao, Dalian, Shenyang and Fushun, weekend thunderstorms added more water to already ...

  2. Liaoning mine blast leaves 22 dead, 37 hurt

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... Cynthia Wan and Alice Yan At least 22 workers were killed and 37 injured in Liaoning province yesterday in China's latest coal mine accident, according to Xinhua. Four more miners ... at the scene. Xinhua said senior leaders from the Liaoning and Fuxin governments were directing the rescue operation and an investigation was under way. Wulong Coal Mine had been in operation since 1957 ...

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    Magnitude-5.3 earthquake hits Inner Mongolia

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 06:59pm by Chris Luo

    ... close to the border of Liaoning province, and the depth of the hypocentre was six kilometres, according to China Earthquake Network Centre. The quake jolted the northern province a little past 5pm, causing tremors in multiple locations in nearby Liaoning and Jilin provinces, the Centre said. View Inner Mongolia Earthquake April 22 in a larger map ...

  4. Litany of disasters

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Death tolls from other large-scale transport tragedies 280 Nov 24, 1999 9,000-tonne ferry Dashun catches fire and capsizes in rough seas off eastern port of Yantai, Shandong. It was carrying 312 passengers from Shandong to Dalian in Liaoning 112 May 27, 2002 China Northern Airlines flight, flying from Beijing to Dalian in Liaoning province, plunges into Yellow Sea 20km off ...

  5. Death ride

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sun Lixia A bus that ran off a bridge, killing 17 people, on Sunday is towed from the scene of the accident in Liaoning province. The bus, hired by a Beijing company for its store in Kuandian county, drove off the bridge close to Dandong shortly before midnight. Fifteen others were injured, though the driver and a 13-year-old boy survived. The site was a traffic black spot, ...

  6. Three dead as worst blizzard in 56 years sweeps northeast

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu The biggest snowstorm in 56 years hit northeastern areas over the weekend, paralysing road transport, collapsing houses, and killing at least three people in Liaoning, the worst-hit province. Cold air from Lake Baikal in Russia swept a blizzard into the provinces of Liaoning, Heilongjiang and Jilin early on Sunday morning, dumping the heaviest snowfall since 1951. ...

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    Taiwan braces for Typhoon Tembin's return

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... bureau official. In Liaoning province, the Shenyang meteorological centre forecast Bolaven would make landfall around Dandong city and northwest North Korea this evening. Xinhua reported ferry ...

  8. Wen ready to take blame for mine disaster

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... disaster in Liaoning that claimed the lives of 213 workers. After briefing regional government officials from across the nation on the latest developments at the Sunjiawan coal mine in Fuxin ... yesterday. Liaoning governor Zhang Wenyue ordered that further efforts should be made to comfort the distraught relatives. The bodies of the miners should be washed and dressed in new clothes before ...

  9. 164 killed by recent floods

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to safe levels. Meteorologists predict torrential rain will move north to hit Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei and Jiangxi. Parts of northeastern Liaoning and Jilin provinces will also see heavy rainfall. ...

  10. Miners are being pushed to the limit

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rate, Xinhua said. Mr Hua's report to the NPC came as the deadly mine explosion in Sunjiawan colliery in Fuxin, Liaoning earlier this month was still being investigated. The accident, which ...




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