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  1. Parched Chongqing sees sinister connection to party chief's name

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove Chongqing residents have a simple explanation for what has brought the worst drought in 50 years to their city: the new Communist Party secretary, Wang Yang. His name literally means 'vast body of water', but since Mr Wang, an outsider from Anhui province, took over as party chief last year, the water has disappeared. 'People say he took all ...

  2. Killer's mother in mental hospital

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of the crime, Yang gained sympathy as an alleged victim of police brutality, which he claimed drove him to take revenge. His father, Yang Fusheng, said his ex-wife and Yang Jia's mother, Wang ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The father of convicted police killer Yang Jia said yesterday that his son's mother had been committed to a mental hospital, explaining her disappearance ...

  3. Taiwanese official excluded from funeral

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Lawrence Chung

    ... Chun-hsiung's request to pay his last respects to Wang Daohan, head of the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (Arats), at his funeral in Shanghai. 'Chairman Chang ... Affairs Council. He said the foundation had received a letter from Arats on Tuesday night, saying that Wang's family only wanted to invite acquaintances of the late Arats head to his funeral ...

  4. Suzhou's economic boom loses its lustre

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to speculation in the media about the growth of a so-called 'Suzhou gang', comparable to the 'Shanghai gang' of former president Jiang Zemin. Former Suzhou mayor Yang Weize recently became party secretary of nearby Wuxi city, while a former Suzhou party secretary, Liang Baohua, is governor of Jiangsu. Another former Suzhou party secretary, Wang Min, is now governor ...

  5. Cargo jet connects Taiwan to mainland in a first

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Academics and business executives said such flights, if allowed on a larger scale, could help lower costs and save time for companies. Wang Ran-chih, deputy head of Shanghai's Taiwan-Invested ... has expressed worries over the security and political implications. Additional reporting by Lillian Yang ...

  6. Cargo jet in first direct flight to mainland

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... strongly hope the [Taiwanese] authorities can consider our expectations and make transport more convenient,' said Wang Ran-chih, deputy head of Shanghai's Taiwan-Invested Enterprises ... and economic ties, which continue to strengthen despite tense political ties. Additional reporting by Lillian Yang ...

  7. Shanghai residents learn to fight back

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Government spokeswoman Jiao Yang said: 'With such mass relocation, it's not unusual that some conflicts have arisen. Most residents have given their understanding, support and co-operation ... or vague ideals such as democracy. Most just want more money for their old homes. Wang Lin claims she was never given a promised flat after her home in Yan'an Road was demolished in 1999. ...

  8. Property market digests new government controls

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and making transactions more transparent. 'The highlight is that it emphasised using more discriminating policies,' said Wang Deyong, a property analyst at Citic Securities in Shanghai. ... were stable. Additional reporting by Lillian Yang ...

  9. Patriot pains

    Posted Oct 14th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Shanghai citizens exiled during the Cultural Revolution are refusing to give up their fight for equal benefits, writes Bill Savadove When he was 17, Wang Weiguo found himself planting ... patriotic,' Mr Wang said. 'We were innocent. It's not like now.' More than three decades later, some returned to the city of their birth to live out their twilight years. But they feel ...



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