• Sunday
  • November 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:42pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 232 for xinhua news agency

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Ex-tax chief loses execution appeal

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The former tax bureau chief of Hebei province has lost his appeal against a death sentence for corruption, Xinhua reported yesterday. Li Zhen, who was sentenced in August by Tangshan Intermediate People's Court for taking bribes worth more than 10 million yuan (HK$9.4 million), will be executed once his sentence is confirmed by the Supreme People's Court. Xinhua said ...

  2. Competition- the enemy of corruption

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest In June last year, a mine explosion in Fanzhi county, Shanxi province, trapped all 38 miners in the shaft. No one survived. Last month, Xinhua revealed that 11 ... testimonies and issued a casualty report. Four Xinhua reporters based in Taiyuan, the provincial capital, sought confirmation from county officials after learning of the accident, instead of heading ...

  3. Two state executives arrested for corruption

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Two officials with a state-owned enterprise in Beijing have been arrested for embezzling state-owned assets worth four million yuan, Xinhua reports. The suspects are the former manager of Beijing Huadu Flower & Wood Company, Peng Guilin, and the company's former vice-manager and cashier, Zhang Yumei. The No1 branch of the Beijing Municipal Procuratorate ...

  4. Urban jobless goal of 4.5pc on target

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not find a job six months after leaving school. The Xinhua report said the number of jobseekers in urban China would reach 24 million this year. The number of registered jobless people is close ...

  5. Outrage at migrant worker's 'ugly' death

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at a recycling depot last month, Xinhua said yesterday. 'This extremely ugly incident has caused an uproar among the public in Baotou,' Xinhua said. 'Baotou city has set up a special investigation unit to look into the matter.' According to the agency, the man was a middle-aged farmer from Guyang county who had come to Baotou to look for work. He was found 'trembling ...

  6. Cover-up of mine disaster shakes Xinhua

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Commission for Discipline Inspection and the Supervision Department of the agency have included this case in an education documentary for our staff. 'In recent years, Xinhua News Agency has ... for covering up one of Shanxi province's worst mining accidents in recent years. The official news agency announced the punishments on Friday night, saying one of its reporters, Shan Baohong, had ...

  7. Regulation of agents offering foreign tours to be stepped up

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the authorities' line in six specific areas. Xinhua said these restrictions included no unauthorised tours, no tours to countries which have not been approved by the government and no business ... groups, buoyed by a rapidly growing middle class. Xinhua said more than 286,000 Beijing tourists joined various tour groups and travelled abroad last year - a 48.4 per cent increase from ...

  8. Report says officials are shortsighted big spenders

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Government officials are guilty of wasting money on low-quality projects in order to improve their political records, according to a Xinhua commentary. The report said many officials were shortsighted and unwilling to invest time and money on projects crucial for sustainable growth. 'For quite some time, many local cadres have wrongly interpreted development ...

  9. Nine killed as Gansu rocked by earthquakes

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... aftershocks were recorded. Gansu provincial seismological bureau was quoted by Xinhua as saying that about one-third of the houses near the epicentre were severely damaged, while 90 per cent ... house started shaking wildly. The Sina.com website posted a poignant picture of a farmer weeping bitterly next to his dead mule. which was half buried under a collapsed building. A Xinhua report ...

  10. One man killed and dozens buried in factory collapse

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dozens of workers were buried under debris last night in Xiamen after a partly-built factory collapsed, Xinhua reported. The accident happened inside the Xiamen Qunxin Factory while ... were being treated at Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital, the agency said. An unspecified number have been taken to other hospitals. According to the report, nearly 100 workers were in the building ...




SCMP.com Account