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  1. Officials fired as toll rises

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yongping said an initial investigation blamed 'equipment failure caused by lightning strike'. However, in a chaotic press conference, Wang, facing heated questions from emotional ... dogged by extensive stoppages, one of which was similarly blamed on lightning strikes. Witnesses at the scene confirmed there had been a heavy lightning storm shortly ahead of the crash, ...

  2. Crash probe targets managers

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and nearly 200 were injured on July 23. Wang said that evening, lightning had struck the railway's signalling system more than 100 times within seven minutes, causing serious malfunctions. It was probably the heaviest lightning activity yet recorded in Wenzhou, an extreme situation that the signal equipment was not designed to withstand. Although the designer of the signal equipment, ...

  3. Shanghai Tang knows how to turn on the charm

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... back polo to Mongolia.' While Mongolian men dressed in their traditional garb mingled with the champagne crowd, the night was interspersed with thunder, lightning and their full-throated ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Bath-house explosion kills seven

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... while a young man was electrocuted in a swimming pool when it was struck by lightning. ...

  6. NPC to consider tighter national security rules

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... constructions, or once renovations are completed, carrying out a security check will become something units do of their own volition... to become a system that even lightning could not shake.' ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... lightning storm just after 6pm. At an S turn above the petrol station they came around the corner and there in the middle of the road was a motorcyclist who had evidently come off his bike. One ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... says AC Milan,' said Mr McFadden. 'Lightning does not strike twice.' News drought follows rain The rain in Beijing brought an interesting answer from China Netcom chairman Zhang ...



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