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Eastern Wu

Demolition violence stirs fury on the mainland

A 53-year-old farmer in Taiyuan, Shanxi, was beaten to death by dozens of men wielding sticks last weekend as he tried to defend his home from demolition.

Saturday, 6 November, 2010, 12:00am

Top referees held as part of corruption drive, report says

Two top referees have reportedly been detained as part of the mainland's crackdown on soccer-related corruption, which the top disciplinary chief insists for the sport says has spread into the women's game and youth ranks.

8 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Ex-activist not one of us, say pan-democrats

Anna Wu Hung-yuk was a staunch pro-democracy activist in the colonial days but many of her then allies stressed yesterday that she should not be seen as their representative in Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's cabinet.

21 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Vanness Wu directs video for a change

Vanness Wu Jian-hao wants to be more than a pop star. The former Taiwan teen idol from F4 is now making his move behind the camera, too.

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Anna Wu fights on in cyberspace

THE tactics used by the Government to scuttle the Equal Opportunities Bills put forward by former legislator Anna Wu Hung-yuk may soon be splashed on computer screens across the world.

Ms Wu has decided to put details of her two-year crusade and Government's intransigence on the Internet computer network which has tens of millions of users.

6 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Zhang Lianwei

CHINA'S great golfing hope, Zhang Lianwei, marked his professional debut with a one-under par 71 in the Malaysian PGA Championship yesterday, writes Spencer Robinson.

Zhang turned pro a fortnight ago after winning the individual silver medal in the golf competition at the Hiroshima Asian Games and claiming his third China Open amateur crown.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

China vows to act on skimming

CHINA trade minister Wu Yi has pledged to clamp down on officials stationed abroad who skim off commissions on trade deals.

Government authorities are ''looking into the problem of commissions, which are skimmed off by those foreign economic and trade staff stationed abroad in places like Hong Kong'', said Ms Wu.

19 Sep 1993 - 12:00am