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  • Jan 27, 2015
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Handan resists takeover by Baosteel

Hebei steelmaker's parent buys shares to counter bidder

Saturday, 17 June, 2006, 12:00am

Baosteel leads way on reform

In keeping with moves to promote transparency, top steelmaker buys shares in rival on the open market

China's biggest steelmaker has acquired 5 per cent of the sixth-biggest in the first large purchase on the open market since the country began its shareholding reforms a year ago.

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Mine disaster cover-up alleged

The owner of an iron mine in northern Hebei province has been accused of attempting to cover up a flooding accident that left eight people missing. The State Administration of Work Safety, the national agency in charge of mine safety, posted an announcement on its Web site yesterday saying cover-ups of deadly mine accidents were still continuing.

22 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

'Model' city a boom town for vice and corruption

A city once hailed in mainland propaganda as a model of the reform era has been exposed for what it is - a booming centre for gambling and prostitution.

The Beijing Youth Daily detailed the seamy side of life in the former steel town of Handan, Hebei province, in a full-page expose.

8 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Work begins

Construction has begun on the Handan-Jinan railway, which will run from Handan in Hebei province to Yancheng, at a cost about 3.04 billion yuan (about HK$2.82 billion).

25 Apr 1996 - 12:00am