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  1. Taiwanese hold out for more fruitful returns

    Posted Oct 19th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... trade could make use of the 'mini-three-links' instead of going through Hong Kong. The links allow direct ferry services between Fujian and Taiwan's offshore islands of Quemoy ... Minnie Chan in Xiamen Produce traders hope Beijing will level playing field with concessions for more imports A day after Beijing announced 20 sweeteners for Taiwan's farmers to trade ...

  2. 1b yuan loan plan aims to help laid-off workers

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Trade unions join forces with a bank to set up credit scheme China's trade unions are joining forces with a bank to provide 1 billion yuan of loans to help laid-off workers return to work. China News Service said yesterday 250,000 laid-off workers were expected to benefit from the All-China Federation of Trade Union's 'small business credit plan ...

  3. Shaanxi accused of stalling flood aid

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Complainants were sent to labour camps, says representative More than 50 million yuan in relief funds allocated by Beijing to flood victims in Weinan, Shaanxi province, has been held up by provincial and municipal governments, a staff member at the local relocation office said. Li Wanming, head of the trade union at the Weinan Relocation Bureau, said flood victims ...

  4. Henan workers release hostage after four days

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... ahead, Xinhua said. China Daily said laid-off workers could only get 1,090 yuan (HK$1,240) for each year of service. General manager Chen Guojun was killed during a protest against the proposed ... to be cancelled and a management reshuffle at Tonghua. The official All China Federation of Trade Unions urged state enterprise managers to seek support from worker representatives before carrying out ...

  5. New policies a goodwill gesture for Taiwan

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... and Television and the General Administration of Press and Publication (Gapp), which sent senior officials to take part in yesterday's opening of the fifth Cross-Straits Economic, Trade and Culture ... allow universities to begin accepting mainland students next month. Yuan Guiren, the mainland's vice-minister of education, said yesterday that Taiwanese students who met admission ...

  6. Mass protest over ban on motorised tricycles

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... 30,000 drivers in the city demanding the right to ply our trade,' said Mr Gui, a 36-year-old army veteran. He said the drivers were planing a bigger demonstration today. All ... she said, adding drivers could earn a monthly income of up to 2,000 yuan. Taxi drivers have complained that unlicensed operators of the cheaper tricycles have stolen their business, while ...

  7. Controversy not new for first lady with rebel streak

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... assassination' attempt, even though the driver was one of his supporters. The tragedy won the couple a lot of public sympathy and support. In 1986, Wu represented her husband in the Legislative Yuan ... leaving the Legislative Yuan, she decided not to run for public office again, and instead focused on being a politician's wife. She was greeted with applause whenever she showed up in her ...

  8. Anti-graft hero counts the cost

    Posted Jan 28th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... sold his blood and amassed big debts to finance his cause. Mr Li, 54, is a trade union chairman at the Weinan Relocation Bureau in Shaanxi province, and has been a loyal communist and advocate ... yuan in savings and 22,000 yuan in debt. He estimates he has also spent more than 45,000 yuan of his own savings- resorting to selling his blood in 1996 and 1997 when his finances got ...



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