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  1. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1256028/financial-irregularities-three-gorges-dam-project-total-79b-yuan
  2. 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 ... renewable sources by 2020. China's state-run media has praised the Three Gorges Dam for generating more than 88.2 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity last year - more than France's entire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1252835/chinas-hydropower-expansion-plans-defy-lessons-three-gorges-dam
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1465944/former-top-officials-china-three-gorges-corporation-moved-new-posts
  4. Three Gorges Dam reaches full capacity- for an hour

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen It took 17 years for the water level at the Three Gorges Dam to reach full capacity- 175 metres- yesterday. But while it should have remained there for five months, by design, or at least two months for experimental purposes, the glorious moment lasted less than an hour. As China Three Gorges Corporation president Cao Guangjing announced at 9am that the 175-metre level had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728656/three-gorges-dam-reaches-full-capacity-hour
  5. Upstream dams risk starving Three Gorges of water

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao Intensive dam-building on the upper Jinsha River- part of the upper reaches of the Yangtze- threaten the massive Three Gorges dam's viability, environmentalists have warned. A turf war over water supply between the Three Gorges dam and dozens of mega-dams on the upper Yangtze, especially during the dry season, poses a daunting challenge to the world's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003128/upstream-dams-risk-starving-three-gorges-water
  6. Champion of Three Gorges Dam dies

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Pan Jiazheng, a top hydraulic engineer and staunch advocate of the Three Gorges Dam, has died of cancer, aged 85, in Beijing. As one ... of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1980 when he was 53. In 1985, he became the technical chief for the feasibility study of the Three Gorges Dam Project at the recommendation of the water resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006834/champion-three-gorges-dam-dies
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1430626/bribery-probe-three-gorges-leaders-under-way
  8. Three Gorges Dam will start generating power this month

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Three Gorges Dam will begin producing hydroelectric power this month, two weeks earlier than originally scheduled. The first recipients will be Shanghai and other cities on the east ... from the Three Gorges project this year, with Shanghai accounting for more than 40 per cent, he said. Planners say the dam will produce 5.5 billion kilowatt-hours of power this year. Financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420597/three-gorges-dam-will-start-generating-power-month
  9. Three Gorges tourist numbers drop as dam water level rises

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the reservoir of the world's largest dam. Officials in Chongqing, the upstream gateway to the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River, declined to give figures. But state media said operators cancelled ... last month, a sharp fall, but declined to give comparative figures. However, some industry officials expect tourism to rebound after the controversial Three Gorges Dam is completed in 2009. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/467645/three-gorges-tourist-numbers-drop-dam-water-level-rises
  10. Suspicions finally confirmed over Three Gorges Dam

    Posted May 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... it admitted to serious flaws with the controversial Three Gorges Dam, made for very interesting reading. In a statement issued on Wednesday after a State Council meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao, ... the Yangtze and other major rivers. China already has more dams than any other country. But as the Three Gorges saga has shown, the mainland's power-generation frenzy- its newly added ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968533/suspicions-finally-confirmed-over-three-gorges-dam

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