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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Alarms sound over local subway drive

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... sound over local subway drive Mainland provinces and cities have moved quickly into higher-end manufacturing and plan to spend more on subways and intercity transit projects. The move ... to better gauge risks. As local authorities try to increase labour mobility and attract more businesses, they have spent more on subways and intercity high-speed rail. According to a report ...

  2. News - China

    Woman discovered wearing false stomach on Beijing subway

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 06:26pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Fake stomach wearer angers netizens by complaining about its quality An embarrassing incident for a Beijing woman on a subway train has angered thousands ... popular online shop, Taobao.com, sells silicone stomachs as acting props. They come in different sizes. Prices range from 318 to 1,650 yuan. Beijing's subway system is among the most crowded ...

  3. News - China

    Beijing subway riders could be detained for 10 days if they refuse security checks

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:56pm

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com City increases measures to handle influx of summer vacation visitors with police dogs patrolling stations Beijing subway passengers could face up to 10 days ... security bureau said the highest level of security checks has been put in place with more than 10 million passengers using the subways daily this time of year. Police dogs and armed police officers ...

  4. News - China - PUBLIC TRANSPORT

    One woman reportedly killed and another escapes injury after falls on Beijing subway

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:31pm by Kathy Gao Kathy.gao@scmp.com

    ... stranded One woman was reportedly killed and another escaped serious injury after falling from platforms onto Beijing’s subway track this morning in separate incidents. Xinhua reported that a female passenger lost consciousness and fell off the platform onto the track at Xuanwumen station, on Line 2 of the subway at 6.48am. Officials told Xinhua that the approaching train stopped ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    At least 12 killed, scores more injured as Moscow subway train derails

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... deadly attacks in Moscow, including twin suicide bombings that killed 40 people on the subway in 2010. ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York subway acrobats put police in a spin

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Crackdown on performers ordered, but passengers don't seem to mind Subway acrobats put police in a spin The underground acrobats who flip, somersault and pole-dance among New York subway riders as trains roll are drawing a new audience- police officers. The New York Police Department is cracking down on the subway showmen who use the tight quarters ...

  7. News - China - PUBLIC TRANSPORT

    Beijing steps up subway security- with focus on rubbish bins

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 06:02pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... subway system and launched an anti-terror security check yesterday, the largest scale of its kind so far. All 17 lines and 276 subway stations are part of the inspection with particular attention ... Police at the Beijing Public Safety Bureau have stepped up efforts on training subway staff on anti-terrorism-related techniques. “Almost every day after the last train, we organise training ...

  8. News - China

    After woman leaves diamonds on Shanghai subway, police find them in trash can

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 07:37pm by Anne Yi

    ... Anne Yi The six-hour search for them involved officers and subway personnel A a woman in Shanghai narrowly avoided the consequences of a costly mistake when she left a package containing ... on the previous train. “I left my express package on the train. It’s really precious. What should I do?” a sobbing Miss Hou told the station police and subway staff. “The woman passenger was totally ...

  9. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Lessons to be learned from Taipei subway killings

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:41am by Lawrence Chung

    ... subway killings The bloody subway attack in Taipei last month initially created panic and shock among the public in Taiwan. The subway operator said there was a sharp reduction in the number of passengers using the system in the first week after the killings. This panic now appears to have subsided, but nervous passengers riding the subway in Taipei no longer spend their time surfing ...

  10. News - China - 2014 SOCCER WORLD CUP

    Beijing abandons scheme to rename subway stations after World Cup teams

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 02:30pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Plan abandoned after Beijingers complain that having two signs indicating metro stops could cause confusion Beijing has scrapped a scheme to rename subway ... the tournament which kicks off on Thursday, the transport authorities had renamed subway stations on Line 4 and its extension, the Daxing Line, after each of the countries competing in Brazil. ...




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