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  1. News - China - CHINA ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai will be hurt most by Three Gorges Dam project, researcher says

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:32pm

    ... The long-controversial Three Gorges Dam project is expected to bring especially serious environmental harm to the Yangtze River estuary, and Shanghai will bear the worst of it, said a government scientific think ... water is being transferred to the north by the South-to-North Water Diversion Project. Water is reserved at the Three Gorges, and there is a rise in sea level and a high tide …” He said local ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Three Gorges Corp probes wayward officials

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 06:20pm

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com State-owned enterprise promises to punish problematic staff who had been treated too leniently in the past China Three Gorges Corporation, the operator ... Three Gorges would “strictly follow regulations” to review and punish problematic cadres, who inspectors said had been treated leniently, the statement said. According to the statement, ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Probes find new problems at Three Gorges Corp, State Grid and China Southern Power Grid

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by Keith Zhai and Keira Lu Huang

    ... to curb corruption seen as undermining the economy and the Communist Party. In two separate statements yesterday, Xinhua said investigations into the China Three Gorges Corporation, ... A graft inquiry into Three Gorges was announced in February and its chairman and general manager were replaced. Following that inquiry, the company said it would begin a review of all officials ...

  4. Three Gorges Dam is full as engineers struggle to develop more shipping capacity

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:25pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng The Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydropower project, has reached its shipping capacity and already exceeds the target set for 2030, the Ministry of Transport said. One ... River. “We estimate the throughput of the five-tier ship lock of the Three Gorges Dam will hit 110 million tonnes this year … It’s far beyond our expectations. The shipping capacity of the three ...

  5. News - China - LOGISTICS

    Three Gorges Dam exceeds cargo target set for 2030

    Posted May 24th 2014, 02:45am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Project has improved conditions for river navigation but is constrained by limited lock capacity Three Gorges cargo traffic hits target 16 years early The Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, has reached its shipping capacity and already exceeds the target set for 2030, the Ministry of Transport said. One of the key ...

  6. News - China - COMPANIES

    Former top officials from China Three Gorges Corporation moved to new posts

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:01am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Former head of scandal-hit corporation becomes Hubei deputy governor and general manager assigned to construction office Three Gorges chiefs shifted to new posts The former head of the scandal-hit China Three Gorges Corporation, which built the world's biggest hydropower scheme, has been appointed deputy governor of Hubei province, two people ...

  7. News - China - THREE GORGES DAM

    Financial irregularities of Three Gorges Dam project total 7.9b yuan

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to the Three Gorges Dam project, including around 279 million yuan in funds intended for relocating residents. The auditor also said construction mismanagement had led to an extra investment of 808 ... concerning compensation for migrants, geological disaster prevention and ecological protection in reservoir areas. "The infrastructure and public services of the Three Gorges Dam is flawed, ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's hydropower expansion plans defy lessons of Three Gorges Dam

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Hydropower plans defy Three Gorges lessons A decade after China began filling the Three Gorges Dam, concerns about the project's environmental ... on Saturday, submerged scores of towns and communities, and thousands of poorly compensated migrants remain mired in poverty. But the nation's growing thirst for energy means the Three Gorges ...

  9. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    China Three Gorges Corp bosses replaced after graft probe

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chairman and general manager assigned other jobs after problems found at state-owned firm Three Gorges bosses replaced after graft probe The central government has removed two senior executives of China Three Gorges Corp after an anti-corruption watchdog discovered problems at the state-owned enterprise. Three Gorges chairman Cao Guangjing ...

  10. Business - China Business - CORRUPTION

    Bribery probe into Three Gorges leaders under way

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:33am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Bribery probe into Three Gorges leaders under way The mainland government's corruption inspectors have passed on evidence against some leaders of China Three Gorges, the operator of the world's largest dam, to the anti-graft watchdog and some analysts say they could face discipline or prosecution for corruption. The evidence ...




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