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  1. Crash probe may hurt overseas sale

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to be completed. On July 23, two high-speed trains collided a few kilometres from Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province, killing 40, after lightning struck one of the trains. Initially, Chinese officials said ... the form of lightning striking the train), technical defects and management problems, said James Wang Jixian, head of the geography department at the University of Hong Kong. The authorities may ...

  2. Third breakdown in four days hits high-speed line

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Railways said that lightning strikes and high winds had triggered the train's automatic braking system. On Tuesday, the failure of electronic equipment in Suzhou prompted another massive ...

  3. Helicopters scan capital as protests gear up ahead of major meetings of political elite

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Police in Beijing have started to send helicopters to patrol the capital daily in the lead-up to two important meetings of the national political elite next week. The openings of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference have become lightning rods for people hoping their grievances will get an airing and injustice ...

  4. First snow of the winter brings chaos to capital

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang The downfall- which came about a month early- knocks down thousands of trees and frustrates commuters An early downfall of snow in Beijing knocked down thousands of trees and caused chaos for commuters yesterday. The slushy mixture of snow and rain- accompanied by high winds and lightning- began falling on Thursday night. According to the Beijing Meteorological ...

  5. Still a struggle for hearts and minds

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pouring here, with lightning and thunder. What a day.' 'What?' I replied. 'The sun is shining here in Beijing.' In Chinese culture, we believe one's mood is affected ...

  6. Lunar orbiter's blastoff tied to end of congress

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or lightning within 40km of the site. A launch window is 35 minutes long, at most. If missed, we must wait another month.' October in Xichang might not be the most optimal choice in terms ...

  7. Bird's Nest boost prices of Beijing projects

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... of Glory Land, said prices in the primary market at the Olympic Park area had shown 'lightning fast' growth. Yang Hui, branch manager of the Olympic Park area at Beijing Centaline ...

  8. Best to stick with the solid goal scorer

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief executive contender Alan Leong Kah-kit can be described as Hong Kong's equivalent of Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, whose flashes of brilliance, intricate footwork and lightning raids down the flanks are just superb to watch. But whereas Ronaldo can score goals, it is doubtful Mr Leong could deliver on his election promises. Chief executive incumbent ...



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