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Hong Kong Freemasons angered by cash controversy 'cover-up'

It is an organisation synonymous with secrecy, but one trying hard to change its image. However, confidential documents from the inner sanctum of Hong Kong Freemasonry - seen by the Sunday Morning Post - appear to show the task may be a tough one.

Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 5:50am 5 comments

Changzhi mayor apologises for silence over aniline spill in Zhuozhang River

A Shanxi mayor has issued a public apology for waiting days to report a toxic spill into a river that serves as a source of drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people.

The statement by Changzhi Mayor Zhang Bao follows a days-long public uproar over the aniline leak at a chemical plant on the Zhuozhang River last Monday, which was not publicly disclosed for five days.

8 Jan 2013 - 6:57am

Calls for governor Li Xiaopeng to resign after second Shanxi disaster cover-up

The Shanxi government has come under fire for covering up another industrial disaster - this time a toxic chemical spill that has contaminated drinking water for hundreds of thousands of residents in Hebei.

7 Jan 2013 - 12:07pm 1 comment

Briefs, January 4, 2013

The workplace safety watchdog yesterday called on regional governments to step up their investigations into a series of fatal accidents and mete out harsh punishment for any attempted cover-ups. 

4 Jan 2013 - 4:29am

I'll investigate killer blast cover-up, pledges acting Shanxi governor

Shanxi's acting governor, Li Xiaopeng, has visited the city where eight construction workers were killed on Christmas Day and promised a thorough investigation amid calls that he should be held accountable for the week-long cover-up of the accident.

2 Jan 2013 - 11:30am