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Huang Xianfan

Long-distance call

'I was among students who had to witness ... teachers, including my father, [being] tortured during the Cultural Revolution,' says Huang Jiawan, an ?migr? who feels the time is right to commit her personal history to writing.

Sunday, 27 September, 2009, 12:00am

If only couple had waited for the next bus

Huang Xiang and his girlfriend Li Lingzhi could have taken another bus but decided to squeeze into the No 9 bus to Chengdu when urged by Huang's mother not to be late for work.

7 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Farmer recalls time of hard work and honest profit

A dusty old box contains some of 69-year-old Zhongshan farmer Huang Xinwen's happiest memories. It holds several hundred letters he received after mainland media reported in 1979 that his was the first post-1978 wanyuanhu, or household to earn at least 10,000 yuan a year.

4 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Long illness claims top party leader

Huang Ju dies in PLA hospital

Vice-Premier Huang Ju - the mainland's sixth-ranked leader - died early yesterday morning, at a time of intense jockeying over leadership positions ahead of the key party congress in the autumn.

But political analysts believe Huang's death will not affect preparations for the congress as he had been gravely ill for months.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Beijing denies reports ailing leader is dead

The central government took the unusual step last night of denying media reports that the mainland's sixth-ranked leader, Vice-Premier Huang Ju , had died.

'It is our understanding that news regarding Vice-Premier Huang Ju's death is totally wrong,' an official of the cabinet spokesman's office said.

10 May 2007 - 12:00am

Ailing vice-premier back in limelight after five months

Vice-Premier Huang Ju made an official appearance yesterday after disappearing from the public scene for five months.

Mr Huang, 68, attended the opening ceremony of the biennial General Assembly of Academicians - a gathering of top scientists from the Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering - held at the Great Hall of the People, according to Xinhua.

6 Jun 2006 - 12:00am