Sino Prosper to boost gold mining on mainland

Sino Prosper State Gold Resources Holdings plans to invest HK$300 million to boost its mining and processing capacities on the mainland.

Tuesday, 8 February, 2011, 12:00am

Heilongjiang targets 11pc economic growth

Heilongjiang has set a target of 11 per cent growth in gross domestic product this year even though the economy only rose 6 per cent in the first quarter, according to governor Li Zhanshu.

22 May 2009 - 12:00am

CCB makes US$160m foray into agriculture

China Construction Bank Corp's investment banking arm is set to make its first foray into rice production after signing an agreement yesterday to invest US$160 million on a project in Heilongjiang province.

The deal was one of 35 agreements worth a total of US$985 million signed by the Heilongjiang government with Hong Kong companies for agricultural business.

19 May 2009 - 12:00am

Policeman sentenced to death for shooting

A former Yunnan police officer has been sentenced to death for fatally shooting a man in an off-duty brawl in February, China News Service reports.

14 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Renhe Commercial debut defies market slump with 4.4pc gain

Renhe Commercial Holdings, a mainland operator of underground shopping centres, defied a slumping market yesterday to gain 4.42 per cent in its trading debut.

Renhe shares closed at HK$1.18, up 5 HK cents from the offer price of HK$1.13, giving holders a paper profit, excluding expenses, of about HK$100 for each board lot of 2,000 shares.

23 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Bribery case in court after 13 years

Of the thousands of wanted officials deported back to the mainland in recent years, Song Shihe , one-time director of the Heilongjiang Development and Reform Commission, is arguably among the least corrupt to face court.

29 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Actor arrested over 1b yuan forestry scam

A former mainland television actor, once feted at the Great Hall of the People for his entrepreneurial spirit, has been arrested in Inner Mongolia over a 1 billion yuan forestry scam.

Seven accomplices were also arrested in the fraud case, Xinhua reported yesterday.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

NPC Briefs

long wait to get hands on rogue banker

6 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The Brilliance of Capitalism

Artist Wang Mai, from Heilongjiang province, creates paintings and sculptures which explore social prosperity from the evolution of science and technology. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery, 20 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2580 0058. Ends Jan 27

8 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

History being rewritten, say S Koreans

Scholars accuse China of trying to hijack its neighbour's past

Chinese claims to an ancient kingdom regarded by Koreans as part of the origins of modern-day Korea continue to provoke angry protests on the peninsula, with accusations that Seoul is failing to pursue the issue for fear of upsetting Beijing.

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

21 held liable for Qiqihar drugs scandal

The Ministry of Supervision has found 21 people liable for the Qiqihar drug scandal that led to the deaths of at least 11 people in Guangzhou in April and May.

20 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Heilongjiang IPO 'delayed over corruption scandal'

Hong Kong listing will not happen until 2007, says member of restructuring team

Heilongjiang Beidahuang Agriculture, a former commercial unit of the Chinese army, has had its US$1 billion initial public offering slowed by a corruption scandal, sources said.

20 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Heilongjiang in grip of severe drought

One of the worst droughts and heatwaves in five decades is drying up rivers and farmland in Heilongjiang, the region long regarded as China's granary and known for its annual ice festival.

10 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Toxic-drug lab staff only had basic education

No training given to worker responsible for testing chemicals

A laboratory staff worker responsible for testing a chemical substitution in the manufacture of a gall bladder medicine at a Heilongjiang pharmaceutical factory, which later proved fatal, only had a high-school education, China Central Television reported.

30 May 2006 - 12:00am

Pre-marital health checks reimposed in Heilongjiang

Growing number of unhealthy newborns behind the decision

Heilongjiang has become the first province to resurrect compulsory pre-marital health examinations in an attempt to counter escalating rates of congenital infections in newborns.

22 Jul 2005 - 12:00am