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  1. Officials 'turned blind eye' to death factory

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Choi Chi-yuk and Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The humming machines of the Xianghe Chemical plant in Liuyang city, Hunan, ran day and night. They stopped only when the boss got a special call ... always had to make sure the front gate was locked.' In Zhentou town, Liuyang city, residents say the environmental protection bureau's collusion kept the factory in operation for so ...

  2. Invest in rainforests now

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Liuyang city, Hunan, where at least five people have died because of toxic pollution from a factory making materials for electronics. This story has been extensively covered by the Post. Buying the latest gadget is something we barely think twice about these days. For the people of Liuyang, our choice means life or death. Susan, Editor ...

  3. Guangdong officials to disclose assets- but not to the public

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... incumbent and retired, were also ordered to submit to the rule. In the same month the disciplinary committee of the party in Liuyang, Hunan province, released information on 75 officials on its ... 'Corruption occurs because of a lack of transparency. Hopefully more authorities can follow Liuyang's example and make asset declarations of high-ranking officials public.' ...

  4. News - China

    Flooding in Guangdong kills 19 and destroys homes

    Posted May 25th 2014, 07:19pm by Associated Press

    ... About 200 millimetres of rain were recorded over a 24-hour period this weekend in Liuyang city in Hunan province. ...

  5. Bombing ends family peace talks

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Nine people were killed and 25 injured in a bomb explosion at a village restaurant in Hunan province after being invited to a dinner to resolve a family dispute. A Hunan Public Security Bureau spokeswoman confirmed yesterday that the explosion had happened in a hotel restaurant in Liuyang's Wenjiashi township on Sunday night. 'We believe it was a premeditated ...

  6. Sport - China

    Qatar basketball team's actions mar golden day in pool for China

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:28am by Reuters, AFP

    ... continued with four more titles, including a fourth gold for teenager Shen Duo in the women's 200 metres freestyle, following the 100m free and two relay golds, and Jiao Liuyang won ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan set to renew fierce rivalry in the pool

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:08pm by APSPT

    ... are China's undisputed superstars in the pool, the Asian giant also boasts two other Olympic gold medallists in the form of women's 200m butterfly world-record holder Liu Zige and Jiao Liuyang ...

  8. Don't let children pay the price for development

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and neighbouring villagers in the Zhentou township in Liuyang, cadmium poisoning has killed at least five people and poisoned hundreds more. In Wenping township, state media say 70 per cent of nearly 2,000 ...

  9. 40m yuan to be spent on reformist's birthday

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... an exhibition hall, a 3,000 square metre plaza and a road connecting the village with the city of Liuyang, relatives said. Villagers in Cangfang were eagerly preparing for the commemorative activities, ...

  10. Toxic villages look to Hunan for lessons

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Liuyang The metal poisoning scandal in Liuyang city, Hunan province has become a case study for tens of thousands people across the mainland who are suffering under corrupt local administrations and from the effects of pollution. The cadmium poisoning that killed at least five people and poisoned hundreds more in Shuangqiao village, Zhentou town in Liuyang, has ...




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