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  1. Farmers win better deal on land seizures

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Mainland farmers learned this week what the much-touted third plenum of the 16th party congress meant for them- greater protection from unscrupulous officials and developers. The rural land acquisition system would be overhauled ne ...

  2. Steel giant helps to clear the skies

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo The Capital Steel Group has reaffirmed its long-standing promise to cut production during the Games in a well-orchestrated publicity move by Beijing authorities to show the world its efforts to provide athletes and visitors with a clear sky and cle ...

  3. Thirsty capital wrings water from neighbours

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plain, where most surface water was depleted and underground water overused. 'The first and worst hit will be farmers in downstream areas where demand is huge and there is never any ...

  4. No plans to curb cars in capital

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Easing congestion 'to be an uphill task' Beijing municipal authorities have no plans to control the number of cars in the city, although they are desperate to relieve congestion ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games. 'We d ...

  5. Pollution engulfs Bohai Bay fishermen

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... flowing into it were severely polluted, China Central Television reported. And 80 per cent of the 112 discharge outlets in Tianjin, Shandong, Liaoning and Hebei frequently discharged chemicals, industrial waste and sewage into the sea. The bay has also been hit more frequently by red tides. The fast-breeding algae have plagued China's coastline in recent years. They consume the waste ...

  6. Forgotten villagers complain of lack of assistance

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao and Wei Hanyang in Laishui county, Hebei As volunteers raise money and send aid packages to flood victims in Fangshan in Beijing, residents in Hebei province are being largely ignored by the media, and their relief effort is proceeding at a s ...

  7. Severe flooding brings traffic chaos to Tianjin

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Heavy rain that hit Tianjin yesterday unleashed severe flooding and paralysed traffic, although there were no reports of fatalities. Unlike in Beijing, residents said they had received government warnings on their mobile ...

  8. Rural districts get big slice of budget

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu Beijing invests 7.7b yuan to boost resources on city's outskirts Beijing will spend half of the city government's budget on developing rural areas this year, as it struggles to solve resource shortages for the capital's developmen ...

  9. Plain science

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... consequences. In this light, some political leaders are showing that other approaches can work. In China- which is now the largest emitter of greenhouse gases- authorities are encouraging industries ...

  10. No need for US ships to ruffle the diplomatic seas

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A US scientific vessel on its way to the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait has caused controversy among green groups and may be in danger of sparking a diplomatic incident with China ... planned to conduct off Taiwan and the southern mainland are genuine and scientifically valid. But by planning to operate within China's exclusive economic zone, apparently without approval, ...




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