With 158 festivals a year, the Miao people of Guizhou have plenty to celebrate, unlike their livestock. Words and pictures by Trefor Moss.Saturday, 8 December, 2012, 11:06pm
The inquiry was launched after photos of the girl, bound at the hands and escorted by a group of men through a street, began spreading on the internet early last month.28 May 2013 - 4:29pm 2 comments
A Chinese businessman who was accused of killing a man 16 years ago and went on the run, setting up a new life as a university professor, has been held after the victim’s brother found him, reports said on Thursday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Guizhou, a southwest province long known for its strong mao-tai liquor, is seeking capital and talent from Hong Kong to boost its economy. The province has brought 480 projects to the city for investment, with a total capital demand of US$150 billion. Contracts for 60 projects worth a combined US$26.2 billion are expected to be signed today.21 May 2013 - 5:11am
Chinese state media say a coal mine blast in southwestern China has left 12 people dead and two more injured.
The official Xinhua News Agency says the gas explosion occurred on Friday night in Pingba county in Guizhou province. It says the coal mine was operating illegally and that the operators lied about the number of trapped miners and deaths. An investigation is under way.11 May 2013 - 10:56am
An accident at a coal mine in southwest China killed 21 miners Tuesday, state media said, in the latest disaster to hit the country’s troubled industry.
Four others were missing after the coal and gas outburst at the Machang coal mine in Guizhou Province, Xinhua reported citing local authorities, adding that 58 more had managed to get to the surface safely.13 Mar 2013 - 10:19am 2 comments
The 31-year-old died in hospital in the city of Guiyang on Friday, the Guizhou province health department statement said, adding that no other human cases of bird flu had been reported in the province. Another city resident, a 21-year-old woman, died from the virus earlier this month.24 Feb 2013 - 5:21am
A charity school funded by a Hong Kong-based foundation was abandoned and turned into a rubbish dump shortly after its construction, according to a Beijing News report on Friday.22 Feb 2013 - 2:18pm
Three months after the death of five boys in a rubbish bin in Guizhou province shocked the nation, five more boys have been killed in a similar incident in the same province. The boys, aged between four and six, were burning straw in a poorly ventilated barn used for curing tobacco, Xinhua reported.20 Feb 2013 - 5:47am 3 comments
Five young boys in China’s southwestern Guizhou province died of suffocation on Monday in a deserted shack, the Xinhua state news agency reported on Tuesday.19 Feb 2013 - 4:09pm
The government will issue real-time air quality data in 74 cities from January 1, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said yesterday. The data will include PM2.5, fine particles that can enter the lungs.29 Dec 2012 - 4:54am
More than 600 ancient villages have been designated as having special cultural significance, a first step towards slowing the pace of their destruction in the drive towards development.22 Dec 2012 - 3:37am
The deaths of five boys in a refuse bin in Bijie city, Guizhou province, last month has heightened concerns over the plight of China’s street children.
The boys succumbed to carbon-monoxide poisoning from burning charcoal.20 Dec 2012 - 5:33pm 1 comment
The death toll from a coal-mine explosion in Guizhou on Saturday increased from 18 to 19 yesterday, Xinhua reported, citing a local government official.26 Nov 2012 - 4:59am
Mainland news outlets have been brushing up on their Danish fairy tales as they struggle to understand the deaths of five young boys who were huddled in a large refuse bin on chilly night in remote Guizhou province this month.25 Nov 2012 - 4:11am