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  1. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, March 11, 2013

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Japan, Xinhua reports. There were reports of birds being illegally hunted when they migrated south, and birdwatchers feared the same would happen again. SHANXI Checks on water supply Jincheng authorities launched a 20-day inspection campaign on underground water pollution last week, to address growing public concerns, the Shanxi Evening News reports. Areas around factories and mines, where ...

  2. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 16, 2012

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... and that the local culture wasn't taken into consideration, Yunnan.cn reports. XINJIANG Housing in hot water Cold tap water has mysteriously turned hot at a residential compound housing 300 families in Urumqi, but the water company cannot figure out the cause, the Xinjiang City Daily reports. The problem has lasted more than a week, and maintenance crews from the utility said they tried to go ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ... with drinkable mineral water have been found, with a combined capacity of 250 million tonnes a year. But the city's 11 mineral water producers have tapped about 150,000 tonnes a year. Lightning ... (HK$624,000).   GUANGXI Green water safe: firm Bottled water from a major supplier in Nanning often turns green within three or four days of shipment, but the firm said the colour change was normal ...

  4. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 24, 2012

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the store's licence but have so far received no response. Men due childbirth cover The Department of Human Resources and Social Security in Jiangsu has deemed that all employees of enterprises ... between the northern and southern ends of the city in less than 70 minutes. Work on the line, which crosses several bodies of water, began in 2007 and cost about 22 billion yuan. City sells seized ...

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    China Digest, November 7, 2012

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... dollars. Oceanic pillar Governor Zhu Xiaodan said on Monday that oceanic resources and related businesses will be a key pillar of Guangdong's economy, and that the government will develop ... appealing to customers, the Shanghai Morning Post reports. A customer who bought the oranges wrote on his micro blog that the water and paper towels he used to clean the oranges turned red. ...

  6. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 28, 2013

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Wuyong River in Guangzhou's Huangpu district over the weekend as the water appeared black and yellow, the Yangcheng Evening News reports. A local resident blamed refinery factories located upstream, but the district's environmental officials said that, despite the discoloration and dead fish, tests of water samples showed that the water quality was normal, and they suggested ...

  7. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 21, 2013

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Hotel in hot water for snub A hotel manager in Wuhan has apologised to a sanitation worker who was refused a glass of hot water at the hotel on Saturday morning, the Chutian Jinbao reports. The manager said a staff member who demanded that the street cleaner leave the hotel's kitchen was reprimanded, as it is the hotel's policy to provide free hot water and microwave access ...

  8. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 4, 2013

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... from his family's sixth-floor apartment to the ground, the New Culture News reports. The ice formed because of a leaky solar-powered water heater atop the building. Local firefighters ... The boy was playing at the pond with a young girl when he fell into the water. YUNNAN Gold production increases Annual gold output in Yunnan increased by 4.7 per cent last year, to 27.14 tonnes, ...

  9. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 8, 2013

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... and various companies, in exchange for favours. An equal opportunity Municipal human resources and social security officials have drafted new regulations banning workplace discrimination based ...

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    China Digest, February 6, 2013

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... efforts. Of the total, 20.6 billion yuan went towards water conservation and buying "green" products that are better for the environment. SHANGHAI Some lost money returns A migrant worker ...




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