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  1. Hundreds rescued from blazing ferry

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

    ... rescued and the cause of the fire was under investigation. The ferry left Yantai in Shandong province at 8am and was travelling to Dalian when it caught fire at 1.30pm. Passengers and crew were ... seas off Yantai, killing 282 people on board. ...

  2. Fire breaks out at a Foxconn Shandong plant

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... province, but no one was hurt. The blaze started in one of the facilities at the company's Yantai complex at about 10am. 'The situation was quickly brought under control by the fire ... where labour is about a third cheaper than in the southern region. The Yantai plant is Foxconn's third-largest production base, employing nearly 80,000 workers. Its mainland factories ...

  3. Litany of disasters

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Death tolls from other large-scale transport tragedies 280 Nov 24, 1999 9,000-tonne ferry Dashun catches fire and capsizes in rough seas off eastern port of Yantai, Shandong. It was carrying 312 passengers from Shandong to Dalian in Liaoning 112 May 27, 2002 China Northern Airlines flight, flying from Beijing to Dalian in Liaoning province, plunges into Yellow Sea 20km off ...

  4. Fish farmers in the lurch over oil spills

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and seek justice for the contaminated sea and victims?' asked Qu Baozheng, a scallop farmer from Muping district in Yantai city. Qu, 60, who owns the largest fish farm in Muping, said oil ...

  5. Soothing words, but no talk of culpability

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhijun] should resign.' More than 10 groups of local officials from Yantai, Qingdao and other cities visited victims from their areas in Zibo's four major hospitals yesterday. Escorted ...

  6. Oil spills a threat to marine biodiversity

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... involved were operating near Changdao, a county consisting of a string of islands to the north of Yantai with a degree of biodiversity rarely to be found in the Bohai Sea, Zhao said. ...

  7. Total chaos led to train crash: bureau chief

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the train bound for Qingdao derailed. An oncoming train bound for Yantai crashed into them and plunged off the tracks into a ditch. Mr Liu and his ministry have been under attack from the public ...

  8. Full inquiry needed into rail disaster

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be expected to emerge over days. So far, it appears that a high-speed passenger train from Beijing to Qingdao derailed on a bend and collided with a train from Yantai to Xuzhou, derailing it too. ...

  9. Lives shattered in early morning crash

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, Klaudia Lee

    ... with train No 5034 travelling from Yantai to Jinan. Among those in critical condition, Mr Hu was transferred from Zibo to the Qianfoshan Hospital in Jinan to have one of his legs amputated, ...

  10. HK pilots provide cutting edge for rescue service

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... More than 300 distress calls are received every year from vessels in Chinese waters, but the Dashun ferry disaster in 1999, which killed 282 people off Yantai in Shandong province, is believed ...




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