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  1. Laid-off man kills two, then himself

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... tense labour relations. The man, surnamed He and in his mid-20s, was found dead immediately after he had jumped from the roof of the eight-storey factory building in Panyu on Thursday, ...

  2. Shanghai inferno kills three, injures nine

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Shanghai Three firefighters were killed by a falling beam in a warehouse fire in Shanghai yesterday afternoon. The blaze broke out shortly after noon in the Fengxian district and was still burning late last night. The cause of the fire was no ...

  3. Seven killed in chemical blast

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan and Chloe Lai An explosion at a chemical plant in Henan killed seven people and injured more than 100 early yesterday morning. Among the injured were residents cut by shards of glass from shattered windows. The blast occurred at a factory owned ...

  4. On common ground

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai For a free economy like Hong Kong, a government development plan is largely a reference document for the community to see how the administration views the future. On the mainland, however, where the state still plays a vital role in every aspect ...

  5. Buildings chief 'made errors in land grant'

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Probe into Grand Promenade saga finds department guidelines weren't followed Former buildings chief Leung Chin-man committed procedural errors in granting bonus land ... at the development. The question of disciplinary action was not included in the panel's remit. The report may not be made public soon because Mr Leung is challenging the auditor's report ...

  6. Short notice for man in the middle

    Posted Nov 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Leung Chin-man revealed yesterday that he was only notified about the Audit Commission report two weeks before it was made public. 'I was only sent a copy of the final draft ... and October, thus the criticism made against me in the report was completely unfair.' Mr Leung stressed it was his duty as a civil servant to co-operate with Legco's Public Accounts Committee ...

  7. Cross-strait talks to be held every six months

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in research and development, while acknowledging the contribution the businesses had made to the mainland's economy. 'Some Taiwanese businesses- I am not saying all- came to the mainland ... where they house their factories, where goods are made for export to other countries. 'But as the mainland advanced on reform, which resulted in changes in the business environment, ...

  8. Demolitions make it impossible to solve collapses, planner says

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou The impact of rescue efforts on much of the earthquake disaster zone in Sichuan had made it all but impossible to find out why so many buildings collapsed, ... why so many structures collapsed during the magnitude-8 quake has been the most controversial issue surrounding the May 12 disaster. Many of the dead were children, who were killed when ...

  9. Guangzhou victim pleads for privacy

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the reports said. He runs a business that sells pets, fish and live coral. 'His parents have passed away, he made some money over the years, and since his children have grown up, he plans ...

  10. Observers to declare their interests

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... made by Legco and the director of audit. The Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau also told legislators it had set up an appointment process for external observers. The Grand Promenade saga ... suffered a financial loss from former building chief Leung Chin-man's decision to grant the concessions. It found Henderson paid a $6 million premium for an additional 10,700 square metres, ...




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