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  1. News - China

    Briefs, October 24, 2012

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of failed attempts by the provincial government to persuade officials to report their assets. Mimi Lau   Former police deputy 'owns 22 properties' An official in Guangzhou's Panyu district was placed under investigation on Monday after internet users revealed he owned 22 properties worth more than 35.5 million yuan (HK$43.68 million), The Southern Metropolis News reports. ...

  2. Panyu presses on with incinerator plans

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Nearly three years after plans to build an incinerator in Guangzhou's Panyu district triggered massive protests, authorities have invited ... be operating by 2014 in Dagang town, at the southern end of Panyu, The Southern Metropolis News reported yesterday. The plant was originally planned for the northern end of the district. Two other ...

  3. Panyu farmers in path of train join battle against eviction

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The 500 residents of Choi Yuen Tsuen in the northern New Territories are not alone in their battle against removal to make way for the new express rail link. Across the border in Panyu, near Guangzhou, seven farmers in Weichong village have filed a lawsuit against the village government over an eviction order for them to make way for support facilities of the express ...

  4. Disgraced Panyu boss admits to charges of corruption

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter in Guangzhou Liang Bainan, the former party boss of Guangzhou's Panyu district, appeared in court yesterday to answer four charges of corruption and abuse of power. ... had admitted the charges. During Liang's tenure, a project launched by Hong Kong tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung on Nansha Island near Panyu faced a multitude of obstacles. Liang was charged ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US House to debate funding for NSA data mining

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia Debate comes six weeks after Edward Snowden's revelations US lawmakers will begin debate as early as Tuesday on whether to halt intelligence agencies from spying on millions of Americans, but senior senators warned the effort was “unwise”. The debate comes six weeks after a National Security Agency contractor, ...

  6. Riot police break up Panyu hunger strike, arresting 18

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Police in Guangzhou's Panyu district arrested 18 women from Taishi village in a pre-dawn raid yesterday to break their hunger strike in front of the district government office, releasing them at noon. The protesters were pressing for the removal of their village chief for alleged corruption. 'There were 20 of us who spent the night outside ...

  7. Panyu rail hub set to shift focal point of Guangzhou by 2020, academic says

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in 2005 to 1.39 million in 2020, while the population of Panyu district around Shibi would grow from 1.25 million in 2005 to 2.03 million in 2020. As Guangzhou developed, the centre of the city ... Toh Han Shih in Shibi, Guangzhou When the first train from Hong Kong on the controversial express line to Guangzhou stops at the terminus in Shibi, Panyu, it will have arrived ...

  8. Township cadre caught driving drunk

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam An official in Guangzhou who fell foul of a crackdown on drink-driving claimed he had been doing public work while drinking and then tried to order the traffic police to let him off. Liang Huiming, head of the party disciplinary committee of Lanhe township in Panyu district, was detained for 15 days on Wednesday night after a blood test showed a high alcohol level, ...

  9. Stealth protest over waste burning takes off

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of a growing protest movement in the Guangzhou satellite town of Panyu against a 930 million yuan (HK$1.05 billion) incinerator planned on their doorsteps is catching the eyes of the community- ... of the participants. Since then residents of Clifford Estates- including some Hong Kong people- and neighbouring middle-class developments in Panyu's Daishi area have been quietly pressing on, gathering ...

  10. Guangzhou girl, 4, killed, body parts stored in fridge

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... and was once heard talking about the taste of human flesh, mainland media reported yesterday. Li Lingli, the daughter of a Hunan migrant worker family living in the Panyu district of the city, ... room, the report said. Panyu district police refused to reveal details of the case last night. A staff member at the news office of the Guangzhou Public Security Bureau said the bureau was still ...




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