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Police explanation of deadly Fujian bus blaze questioned by sceptics

Soon after a fire on a crowded commuter bus killed 47 people and injured 34, authorities offered an explanation: One of the dead had written a suicide note, boarded the bus during the evening rush and set it ablaze.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 4:43am

Sale of 40 tonnes of diseased pork sparks police inquiry

Police in Nanjing county, Zhangzhou, detained a 44-year-old woman surnamed Lin and a 33-year-old man, busting an illegal operation in which 40 tonnes of pork was allegedly sold in three months, according to the Strait Metropolis Daily, a newspaper affiliated with the propaganda department in Fujian.

7 May 2013 - 4:24pm 2 comments

H7N9 bird flu spreads to southern China

China’s deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to Fujian province in the country’s south, the government said on Friday, marking the second case in two days in a new location after Jiangxi confirmed its first case of the deadly virus.

26 Apr 2013 - 11:14pm 2 comments

Hong Kong women seek official help with forced eviction in Fujian

Two Hong Kong women are appealing to the city's administration to intervene after gangsters allegedly beat up their family at their house on the mainland earlier this month. The violence was apparently prompted by their refusal to accept an offer of compensation over a local government redevelopment project, they said.

30 Mar 2013 - 4:54am

CLSA's head of oil and gas and pig research

The mainland's dead pigs story has been viewed with some interest by some financial institutions in Hong Kong, and not just out of morbid curiosity.

15 Mar 2013 - 4:37am

Two animals poisoned to death at Fujian zoo

Two animals were killed over the Spring Festival at Donghu Zoo in Fujian province after tourists allegedly fed them toxic oleander leaves.

27 Feb 2013 - 6:33pm

Fujian to spend 326 billion yuan on projects to boost ties with Taiwan

The sum is to be spent on 368 major projects, including 150 new developments, the Fujian government said on its website. Sectors to be invested in include agriculture, irrigation, transport infrastructure, energy, urban projects, environment and services.

31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am

Fujian family planning official selling babies

While China considers changing its one-child policy, a family planning official in Fujian province has found herself a profitable side job: selling babies, China Youth Daily reported on Friday.

4 Jan 2013 - 11:36am

Fujian billionaire marries off daughter with gold-laden dowry

Wu Duanbiao, chairman of ceramics firm Fujian Wanli Group, bestowed more than a billion yuan (HK$1.2 billion) as dowry for his daughter’s marriage on Sunday, according to media reports.

The wedding took place in Cizao town, Jinjiang county, in eastern China's Fujian province.

10 Jan 2013 - 8:12am 3 comments

Former Hong Kong liaison chief Peng Qinghua to be party boss in Guangxi

Guo Shengkun is set to become public security minister after yesterday's announcement that the former head of the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, Peng Qinghua, has been appointed party boss of Guangxi Autonomous Region, replacing Guo.

20 Dec 2012 - 5:12am