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  1. Law being 'manipulated', says Yang

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the protection of national law,' he said. Wang Jindi, Liaoning's deputy secretary-general, read statements purportedly made by Mr Yang in September, 1993 in which the businessman stated he ... Ex-Brilliance chief accuses Liaoning of one-sided view in branding him a fraud Mainland entrepreneur Yang Rong yesterday accused Liaoning officials of manipulating the law to seize his ...

  2. 2 jailed for covering up tragedy in gold mine

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Xinhua reported yesterday. Wang Yanping, former chief of Fanzhi county, was found guilty by Xinzhou Intermediate People's Court of accepting 229,200 yuan (HK$215,450) in bribes from operators of the Yixingzhai gold mine in April last year and allowing them to run the mine without licences. Wang was also fined 30,000 yuan. Yang Linhe, owner of the gold mine, was found guilty ...

  3. Fire reported at Foxconn's Shenzhen plant

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the help of heavy rain at the time, according to some reports. The fire broke out on the same day that Guangdong party secretary Wang Yang visited Shenzhen to conduct an investigation into the suicides. After his visit, Wang called for Foxconn to work with the government to 'take effective measures to prevent similar tragedies from happening again', Xinhua reported. 'Labour ...

  4. Passengers injured trying to escape jet fire on tarmac

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the front,' Yang Jing, a passenger, was quoted by the Beijing News as saying. 'It was chaos when people started to run.' Ms Yang jumped on the emergency chute, but grazed her arms on the ground when another passenger landed on her. But she was lucky compared with a colleague, Wang Nan. Mr Wang said a passenger pushed him off the plane as he was preparing to jump onto the slide. ...

  5. In your element

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... fire, which burns to produce earth, which in turn produces metal. Each element is represented twice in the sequence, in yang and yin form. Thus, there are 10 types of year in a decade: the yang form of the element followed by the yin of the same element and then the yang version of the element that is produced, followed by the yin version of this element, and so on. For instance, 2010 ...

  6. China's long march out to the stars

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for putting the first Chinese person into space. Shenzhou programme founder Wang Yongzhi explained the goals of the programme in a 2002 China Central Television interview: 'Our first manned ... will not simply copy what other countries have done. We will break out into new frontiers.' The following year, Yang Liwei became China's first person in space. On the morning of October 15, ...

  7. Mandatory green targets set

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... for 11.4 per cent of the country's fuel mix by 2015. Xinhua quoted NPC delegate Wang Binghua, chairman of the State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation, as saying that the results of Beijing's campaign to cut energy intensity were barely acceptable given that sweeping power cuts for steel and cement mills and homes and hospitals were ordered to meet the targets. Dr Yang Fuqiang, ...

  8. Workers face a long wait for justice

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma concludes her three-part series on migrant employees' fight for back pay Yang Tao set himself on fire in the Construction Building near West Beijing Railway Station last ... Year. Mr Yang set himself ablaze in the newly established Back-Wages Clearance Office, which was set up to prevent these sorts of tragedies. He was trying to collect 60,000 yuan in back pay ...

  9. Demolish fire-trap Silk Market, say officials

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Political consultant Gao Yang suggested retaining part of the market because it had unique Chinese characteristics. Another deputy, Wang Hong, said the market provided businesses with a necessary ... Irene Wang Bazaar built 20 years ago is criticised for lax safety standards Beijing's famed Silk Market is a fire hazard and presents a security risk to nearby embassies, say ...

  10. 9 suspected of graft, negligence over club blaze

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... derelict in carrying out their duties. The report came after provincial leaders vowed to root out the causes of the disaster. Xinhua reported that Guangdong Communist Party secretary Wang Yang had ...




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