Provincial fire authorities in Heilongjiang blamed a short circuit for a fire at a major grain-storage centre in Huayuan township, Lindian county, but the finding further fuelled public scepticism about the cause and efforts to tackle corruption.Tuesday, 4 June, 2013, 4:37am
The overseas edition of People's Daily ran a prominent profile of rising political star Lu Hao yesterday, with analysts saying it was part of a propaganda campaign ahead of his elevation to the next generation of party leadership.21 May 2013 - 4:06am
Like many petitioners who dare to journey to Beijing to seek redress for injustices, Chen Qingxia soon found herself sent to toil in a dingy labour camp.24 Jan 2013 - 8:00pm
A former China Railway Container Transport chairman went on trial for corruption yesterday at a court in Qiqihar , Heilongjiang . Luo Jinbao, 56, was said to have introduced ousted railways minister Liu Zhijun to Ding Shumiao - believed to have found Liu numerous young women for sex - and made 800 million yuan (HK$983 million) from rail projects. Prosecutors accused Luo of taking 47 million yuan in bribes, as well as illegally owning a shotgun.27 Dec 2012 - 3:07am
Taiwan urges focus on Chinese citizens' rights9 Nov 2012 - 4:11am
The recent collapse of an approach ramp on a new, 1.8 billion yuan bridge in Harbin , Heilongjiang , could be the final blow to provincial party secretary Ji Bingxuan's hopes of promotion to the Communist Party's Politburo.3 Oct 2012 - 1:42pm
A district government in Daqing of northeast Heilongjiang province has tried to distance itself from a tragedy in which the operator of an earth mover and the owner of a pig farm were killed in a macabre incident last week.23 May 2012 - 12:00am
Guangdong standing committee take posts14 May 2012 - 12:00am
The alleged mastermind of a 1 billion yuan (HK$1.2 billion) bank fraud in Heilongjiang province has returned to the mainland and surrendered to police after seven years of self-imposed exile in Canada.
Li Dongzhe, 45, is said to have played a key role in the fraud from 2000 to 2004, Xinhua reported yesterday, quoting a statement from the Ministry of Public Security.31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Overhanging tree branches that struck a tour bus may have led it to crash, killing two Hong Kong tourists, in Jilin province, tour members said yesterday.
A man, 42, and a 60-year-old woman died after the coach ran into a truck carrying corn near Yushu wile it was heading from Harbin in Heilongjiang to Jilin on Friday.11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am