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  1. New Three Gorges funds scandal

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... forced to shut down and move out. Highlighting the irregularities, the report said communication authorities in Yunyang county channelled more than 14 million yuan to non-relocation purposes such as office renovations and loan repayment. In another instance, an agency under Zigui county received an extra 10.3 million yuan by inflating relocation costs. Xinhua said local police ...

  2. Officials deny evictees returning to partly submerged areas

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... their plight afterwards or mentioning their return. Mr Wang said the poverty-hit counties of Yunyang, Fengjie and Wushan in the remote eastern suburbs of Chongqing had seen the people return home after ... Of more than 160,000 Three Gorges migrants from Chongqing relocated to some 100 counties in 12 provinces and municipalities, only about 5,000 people had returned, according to his bureau. ...

  3. Famed tea-producing county is regularly shaken by tremors

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The county at the epicentre of yesterday's 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Yunnan province that killed at least three people has fallen victim to strong tremors many times, the provincial seismology bureau says. The 3,670 sq km Ninger Hani and Yi Autonomous County has been jolted by earthquakes of at least 5 on the Richter scale nine times in the past 30 years, the Yunnan ...

  4. Henan county denies funding massive statue of Han emperor

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Authorities in Yongcheng, Henan province, yesterday defended themselves against claims that they funded the construction of a massive, bronze statue, saying the project was a private venture and had cost less than the 30 million yuan report ...

  5. Riding high

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Damien Ryan

    ... Leathers: check. Helmet: check. Damien Ryan rents a motorbike and cruises along Taiwan's east coast on one of the world's most exhilarating- and treacherous- stretches of road. It's Friday evening and my companions and I meet at Hong Kong I ...

  6. Officials sacked for luxury buildings

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guo Aibing More than a dozen senior officials in impoverished Puyang county, Henan province, have been disciplined for building extravagant offices and homes, according to Xinhua. Four of the 18 officials lost their jobs and the rest were disciplined by the party, it reported. Puyang county, the 75th poorest of the province's 108 counties, is home to 1.1 million people; tens ...

  7. Great Asian Escapes- Guilin, China

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Clare Murray

    ... Clare Murray The wonders of Angkor Wat, the sublime scenery of Guilin or the thrill of the roulette table in Macau... whatever you yearn for, you can find it just a short flight (or ferry ride) away from Hong Kong. On the following pages are six cities to ...

  8. Lake Tahoe

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Straddling California and Nevada is a winter wonderland where your biggest problem is deciding what to do, writes Christina Pfeiffer 1 Most beautiful drive in the US Because the California-Nevada state line cuts through the centre of Lake Tahoe, the 115km ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report, 'New PM to boost ties with China, analysts say', on the front page yesterday should have said relations between China and Japan had soured, not soared, under Junichiro Koizumi. The error was introduced in the editing process. Xiangfen county in Shanxi province incorrectly appeared as Xiangfan county in the story headlined 'Watchdog cites progress ...

  10. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sunday's page 1 story 'Media blackout on mudslide disaster' and the editorial published on the same day incorrectly stated that Xinhua took five days to report on the Lushi county mudslide. Xinhua reported on Wednesday that flash floods caused by torrential rain on Sunday and Monday had killed 18 people in the county and left 57 missing. In the report 'Party ...




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