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  • Dec 26, 2014
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Pictured: Henan residents on rampage over Honda driver's sense of entitlement

A crowd smashes a car in Jiyuan, Henan on Friday. Photo: Screenshot from Sina Weibo

When the side rearview mirror of a black Honda bumped a 10-year-old girl on her way home from school, the driver - instead of helping the child - insulted and hit the mother. "I come from an influential family," the driver said.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Nightclub's superstar 'welcome' lands Henan official in trouble

A night club "welcomed" Tian by displaying his name and title on an electronic banner. Photo: screenshot via Weibo

Having your name in lights inside a nightclub is perhaps not the best idea when your party is openly cracking down on the extravagent lifestyles of its members. 

24 May 2013 - 12:40pm

Chinese condom maker barred over concerns in Africa

A woman browses items for sale beside a shelf of condoms at a supermarket in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Henan authorities have ordered a condom maker to suspend sales of its products, recently found to be problematic in Ghana, because they could tarnish the reputation of Chinese exports to Africa. The Henan Food and Drug Administration launched a product quality probe and banned the sale of condoms made by the Xibei Latex Company.

25 Apr 2013 - 3:59am

Aids activists call on Henan to release petitioners

Premier Li Keqiang. Photo: AFP

Rights groups and Aids activists have appealed to Henan's provincial government for the release of at least four people with HIV/Aids who were detained during a protest by some 300 people affected by the disease in front of the government compound on Monday.

24 Apr 2013 - 5:04am

China news round-up: Donors turn to private charities, land conflicts grip Henan

Rescue workers search through rubble in Qingyuan, Sichuan, April 22, 2013. Photo: AP

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29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Chemical plants probe as piles of dead pigs and dogs found in Henan

Thousands of dead pigs were found in a river in Shanghai last month. Photo: AP

Hundreds of pigs have been found dead in a northern province - this time together with scores of dogs. A total of 410 pigs and 122 dogs were discovered in homes and at farms this week in a village under the jurisdiction of the city of Yanshi in Henan province, authorities said yesterday.

18 Apr 2013 - 10:12am 1 comment

Railway builder apologises for village scuffle over land dispute

Villagers in Henan province said they were attacked on Sunday morning by more than 300 uniformed construction workers with metre-long sticks. The bureau said the villagers were "unco-operative".

17 Apr 2013 - 11:09pm

Henan villagers 'beaten up by hundreds of rail workers' over land dispute

Workers from the China Railway 13th Bureau were allegedly sent to rough up villagers in Huangchuan, central China's Henan province. Photo: Screenshot/Dahe.cn

The villagers said they were attacked by more than 300 uniformed construction workers with metre-long sticks, new portal Dahe.com reported on Monday.

16 Apr 2013 - 12:15pm

H7N9 spreads in China in 'sporadic, unconnected way'

Nurses collect blood samples at a fever clinic at Beijing's Ditan Hospital, where a girl is being treated for H7N9. Photo: AP

The deadly new strain of bird flu has spread further on the mainland, with two people in Henan province confirmed yesterday as infected with H7N9, the first cases in the region.

15 Apr 2013 - 7:01am 1 comment

Henan farmers reject proposed land-grab compensation

Online photos show farmers confronting with construction workers on the land grab issue.

Henan farmers have angrily refused to recognise a local government land requisition in which famers were offered compensation in crops after 65 years.

3 Apr 2013 - 4:40pm

Talking points

Court ponders Sands' Macau dealings

Las Vegas Sands' interests in Macau enter the spotlight as a trial begins in Nevada.

3 Apr 2013 - 3:29am

Gruesome photos of Henan farmer killed in land grab protest

Song Heyi was crushed to death while protesting a land grab in Henan, March 27, 2013. (Photo: SCMP)

A gruesome photo, widely first circulated on Chinese micro-blogs on Thursday, showing a man crushed to death by a massive tractor front loader has outraged netizens.

29 Mar 2013 - 11:51pm 1 comment

Villagers re-build 1m demolished tombs in Henan

A tomb was destroyed in 2012 in Zhoukou, Henan. Photo: Xinhua

Authorities launched the unpopular policy of demolishing tombs in 2012. Henan’s provincial government said it was necessary to provide more land for agriculture. More than two million tombs had been destroyed since March 2012, the government claimed.

20 Feb 2013 - 7:15pm

Henan man slashes father, scalps mother in dispute over money

Screenshot of the hospitalised father of Zhou Moumou. Photo: SCMP Pictures

He violently attacked them with a knife on two seperate occasions, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Tuesday.

20 Feb 2013 - 2:04pm

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8 Feb 2013 - 2:19am 1 comment