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2 arrested in raid on fake formula factory

Two suspects and nearly 11 tonnes of fake baby formula made with starch and sucrose were seized from a warehouse-turned-factory in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on Monday in the latest milk powder scandal on the mainland.

Thursday, 3 March, 2011, 12:00am

25pc of bridges in Anhui are in danger of collapse

About 25 per cent, or 7,500, of the bridges in Anhui province are in danger of collapse and need to be either repaired or rebuilt, according to a province-wide survey.

25 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Banker held over loans swindle

A well-connected Anhui bank manager was detained this month in connection with a 200 million yuan (HK$228 million) fraud.

Starting last year, Li Qun, a sub-branch manager for the Agricultural Bank of China in Fuyang , allegedly borrowed from around 100 lenders at an interest rate of between 25 and 30 per cent, the Anhui Market News reported yesterday.

19 May 2009 - 12:00am

Graft tip-offs by e-mail allowed

People now may report corruption by e-mail and fax, and Beijing has strengthened its protection of informers as the public continues to fear retaliation if officials get into trouble as a result of a tip-off.

The Supreme People's Procuratorate had announced a revised regulation on Monday to encourage tip-offs, Xinhua reported yesterday.

6 May 2009 - 12:00am

Senders of lewd text messages face fines, detention in Anhui

A regulation detailing detention and fines for senders of lewd mobile phone text messages was implemented yesterday in Fuyang , Anhui province , amid criticism from the public.

2 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Doctor hailed as a hero for sounding alarm on outbreak

State media has praised a doctor in Fuyang , Anhui province , for alerting experts about the outbreak of the deadly hand, foot and mouth disease when her colleagues insisted the cases were just colds or flu.

10 May 2008 - 12:00am

Schools ordered to close amid cover-up claims over killer virus

Amid media claims of a cover-up about a virus that has killed 20 children in a month, authorities in Fuyang , Anhui province , have ordered kindergartens to close in a belated attempt to contain the spread of the disease.

30 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Virus kills 19 children

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Air force fighter crashed on landing, pilot's fate unclear

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Expose publisher pressed on lawsuit

State urges out-of-court settlement of former cadre's libel suit over book about exploited farmers

The government is stepping up pressure on the publisher of a banned book exposing the dark side of rural life in China to settle a libel lawsuit with a former official named in the publication.

6 May 2006 - 12:00am