Residents of China's so-called richest village, Huaxi, where everyone is a shareholder, have been asked to stay at its luxury five-star hotel to "drive consumption" after the town-corporation in Jiangsu province began posting losses, Chinese media reported yesterday.Tuesday, 16 April, 2013, 4:35am
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Amid all the craze about the new first lady Peng Liyuan, China Digital Times discovered this photo of her “comforting the troops at Tian’anmen Square” in 1989.27 Mar 2013 - 10:59am
Residents of China’s “richest village”, Huaxi, on Friday bid farewell to the man who made them wealthy by transforming a rural settlement into a socialist paradise.22 Mar 2013 - 1:17pm 4 comments
Two men badly beat the wife of a popular challenger for a seat in a local people's congress in a Zhejiang village as the couple strolled in Huaxi at 7pm on Monday, according to locals.6 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
The South China Morning Post and Sunday Morning Post were winners in nine categories at the Society of Publishers in Asia Awards.
An article by Polly Hui and Barclay Crawford on the sentencing of Nancy Kissel for murdering her banker husband won in the breaking news category; Didi Kirsten Tatlow's reporting of riots in Huaxi village in Zhejiang earned an honourable mention.26 May 2006 - 12:00am
Nearly a year after the village of Huaxi in Zhejiang province was rocked by a massive riot against the government, the target of villagers' anger - chemical factories built on illegally taken farmland - lie empty, a rare victory for the farmers.
Yet Si Xiaoyan , 31, is paying a heavy price for that victory.3 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
One of the villages selected to test the land reform policy, Huaxi in Shunde , has 2,700 residents, but no one seems to know much about the new measures or understand how they work, because they say they have no land left.1 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
Meishan township, Xincheng county and Huaxi village lie within a 200km radius, stretching in a north-south band across Zhejiang, one of the mainland's richest provinces.29 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Tensions in Huaxi, Zhejiang province , are rising again after the arrest of five elderly villagers by police who tore down roadblocks around 13 chemical plants accused of poisoning the environment.28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Local officials in Zhejiang pledged to move factories after a bloody protest, but four months later the pollution continues
Villagers in Zhejiang province who won a promise from their local government to clear out factories that are blamed for poisoning the environment are threatening to resume protests after officials failed to act on their vow.26 Aug 2005 - 12:00am