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  1. Earthquake damaged 14,000 schools in province

    Posted Dec 26th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... in Zhaotong city alone. The public has criticised the quality of school buildings that collapsed in the earthquake, killing tens of thousands of students. But more than six months on, The Wall Street Journal reported that no case against officials or construction companies had been filed in mainland courts. ...

  2. Residents flee to streets as nine quakes rattle Taiwan

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwan was struck by at least nine earthquakes yesterday, with two measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale sending panicked residents on to the streets. The quakes, all in the northeastern county of Ilan, caused four injuries, police said. A hospital in Lotung had to evacuate all of its patients because of the tremors. There were reports of partial house collapses, wall ...

  3. Francis Yuen to head Journal as publisher

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Economic Journal, marking a new era for the newspaper. The appointment follows the retirement of co-founder Lam Lok Yau-mui from the post of publisher and member of the board. The Journal ... investment banking and business experience in Hong Kong and Asia. 'His academic background should make him suitable as the Journal's publisher,' the source said. 'With his deep ...

  4. News - World - WEATHER

    Floods hit Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... not taking chances. They shut the metro system, and in streets near the river, soldiers put up mobile metal fences- flood defences that were ordered after the disaster 11 years ago. Elsewhere, volunteers built walls of sandbags. The Charles Bridge, a favourite spot for tourists that dates to the 14th century, was closed. Tree trunks floated by in the muddy brown water. A riverside path ...

  5. Top magazine's fate hangs on woman of steel

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Caijing's business department and the possible resignation of Hu underscored the division between Hu and the magazine's parent company, led by former Wall Street banker Wang Boming. It comes ... for its bold investigative reports and consistently high standard of journalism. So a massive walkout recently and an ongoing power struggle between Hu's team and the magazine's parent ...

  6. Tiananmen flag-raising sets off celebration

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... in Beijing's Yanqing county but was stranded in traffic for more than 11/2 hours as tourists rushed to the Badaling section of the Great Wall. 'I almost missed the whole wedding,' Ms Jiao ...

  7. Inquest told of struggle to rescue pair after wall collapsed

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The bodies of a man and a woman crushed to death after a 30-tonne wall collapsed in a rainstorm lay in their hut for more than 12 hours as rescuers struggled to remove the debris, the coroner's court heard yesterday. The wall fell on the hut at Cafeteria Old Beach, Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, about 6am on June 7, 2008 and was not removed until 4.45pm. ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... thought it [is] only professionals and business people [who are here],' Mr Tung said after the questioner had identified himself, revealing perhaps what he really thinks of the journalism profession. Another question came, also inadvertently, from the Dow Jones corporate table, where an Asian Wall Street Journal reporter reminded Mr Tung that media organisations are also large ...

  9. Off the wall

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Compiled by John Millen All sorts of walls A wall is a vertical structure that divides or surrounds something. But what do these 'wall' words mean? 1 I need some money. Is there a hole in the wall nearby? 2 Our new shop has two party walls with a gym next door. 3 Part of the sea wall was destroyed during the storm last night. The town is badly flooded. 4 I don't ...

  10. Chipping away at wall of injustice

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... (which he named FAKE), an elegant, minimalist bamboo courtyard on the outskirts of Beijing, has a four-letter word neon sign on one wall. Ai- renowned internationally and co-designer ... he produced Remembering, a wall of Chinese text that covered the facade of the Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany, with thousands of children's backpacks. The text read, 'She lived ...




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