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Anshan City

Paradise with prices from hell

A tourist from Liaoning received a shock when he was handed a receipt for his breakfast in Hainan over the Lunar New Year holiday. It wasn't a typo - the ordinary glass of milk he'd ordered cost 110 yuan (HK$135).

Wednesday, 8 February, 2012, 12:00am

Man held after killing spree in which 10 died

A man suspected of killing 10 people, including his wife, father and son this week, was arrested by police in Liaoning province yesterday.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Anshan Steel puts US plan on hold

Anshan Iron & Steel Group, one of the mainland's top producers of the alloy, has put its plan to invest in a US steel plant on hold in the face of political opposition. But Chen Ming, vice-chairman of its listed unit Angang Steel, says the delay will not affect the group's long-term international expansion strategy.

20 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Beijing to discuss steel industry incentives and consolidation

The mainland Cabinet will discuss measures this week, such as tax cuts and incentives, to promote consolidation in the slumping steel industry.

The steps are expected to be implemented 'very soon' and are separate from the central government's 4trillion yuan (HK$4.54 trillion) stimulus package, which is slated for implementation over the next two years.

13 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Renowned filmmaker gets top award

Director Ann Hui On-wah is the first Hongkonger and woman to take the top honour in the Fukuoka Prize since it was set up in 1990. The 61-year-old was named the grand prize winner in recognition of her contribution to Asian culture. Born in Anshan , Liaoning , Hui is one of the city's most socially conscious directors, tackling issues from Vietnamese boatpeople to Alzheimer's disease.

8 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Once a graveyard for state-run industry, Liaoning is struggling back to prosperity

Nowhere has the death of the mainland's Stalinist industrial economy been more evident or the victims more numerous than in Liaoning .

Ten years ago, the northeastern province was ground zero in the biggest and most painful economic bloodletting to take place on the mainland since it began modernising its economy in 1978.

17 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Liaoning official chosen to head Anben Steel

The merger between steelmakers Anshan Iron & Steel Group and Benxi Iron & Steel Group is gaining momentum with the government's appointment of a chairman shortly to head the integrated entity, a mainland newspaper has reported.

5 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Lottery law aims to tackle surge in fraud

The mainland will issue its first national laws on the burgeoning lottery industry next year, offering regulators the power to combat a growing number of frauds.

3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Steel giants link up in Cambodia to cut ore costs

Four mainland steel giants, led by Wuhan Iron & Steel, have set up a joint venture to invest in iron ore projects in Cambodia - a move that may make them less vulnerable to rising import prices.

Wuhan Steel, the country's fifth-biggest steel mill operator, owns 50 per cent of the venture, while Baosteel Group, the mainland's biggest steelmaker, holds a 20 per cent stake.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Parkson buys out Liaoning store for 730m yuan

Parkson Retail Group, the Beijing-based department store unit of Malaysia's Lion Group, will pay 730 million yuan to acquire the 49 per cent stake it does not already own in its flagship store in Liaoning province including related property.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am