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Kevin Huang

Murder in villa shocks estate's residents

A woman killed in her Guangzhou home at the weekend is thought to have been murdered by a burglar who broke into a number of other villas on an estate where many Hong Kong people live.

Monday, 19 March, 2007, 12:00am

Attacks on Guangdong hospitals, staff top 200

Guangdong has recorded about 200 angry protests and violent acts against hospitals, including the dumping of corpses in public areas of hospitals, in the first half of the year following disputes between patients' families and staff.

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Just 17pc satisfied with Guangzhou officials' integrity

Corruption still seen as endemic in the city's government

Less than 20 per cent of Guangzhou residents, who lead the mainland in per capita income, are satisfied with the city administration's level of honesty and integrity, according to the results of an opinion poll reported yesterday by local media.

30 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Corruption is getting worse, says court

More Guangzhou officials appear to be taking bribes in return for awarding government procurement contracts, with a steep rise in the number of commercial corruption cases in the city this year, according to a local court.

16 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Shaanxi woman believed to be the fourth victim of deadly antibiotic

Injections of an antibiotic produced by an Anhui pharmaceutical company may have killed a fourth person, with reports saying yesterday that a Shaanxi woman died after receiving the drug.

8 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Shanxi to get tough on people who illegally keep explosives

Shanxi aims to reduce the number of blasts from illegally stored explosives by asking the country's high court to endorse tougher penalties for people illegally producing, selling, transporting or storing the material, Shanxi governor Yu Youjun said yesterday.

15 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Thanks to you, she's back on her feet

Donations exceed $375,000 for teen injured while escaping prostitution gang

The 19-year-old woman from Hubei who broke her back while trying to escape from a prostitution gang in Guangzhou stood unaided yesterday, 10 days after surgery.

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

A sound network requires focus on improved railways

Lin Jianzhong car industry head

Improving the railway network through private investment and strengthening credibility and honesty in society are the keys to creating an integrated and efficient logistics network in China, says Lin Jianzhong, chairman of the Chamber of Auto Accessories Industry in Guangdong and a car-parts retailer.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Graft claims cloud popularity poll

Voting in a text message and phone poll to select the city's 10 most popular law enforcement officials was suspended yesterday in Yongzhou , Hunan , after public complaints about alleged profiteering and corruption in the ballot.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Popularity poll for officials pulled over graft claims

Voting in a text message and phone poll to select the city's 10 most popular law enforcement officials was suspended yesterday in Yongzhou , Hunan , after public complaints about alleged profiteering and corruption in the ballot.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fall victim may be back on her feet in 10 days

A 19-year-old woman from Hubei who broke her back while trying to escape from a prostitution gang in Guangzhou may be able to stand unaided in 10 days, her doctor said yesterday after conducting an operation.

Head surgeon Li Guitao said Chen Deping was faring well and could be back on her feet in 10 days, sooner than early estimates.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Guangdong home prices still climbing

10pc rise in first five months, 15pc increase in Guangzhou

Average housing prices in Guangdong rose by 10 per cent year on year in the first five months of this year, with prices in Guangzhou increasing 15 per cent, the provincial Bureau of Statistics said.

22 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fall victim to have back surgery tomorrow

A 19-year-old woman from Hubei who broke her back while trying to escape from a prostitution gang in Guangzhou will undergo surgery tomorrow morning after 50,000 yuan donated by South China Morning Post readers to fund the operation was paid into a hospital account yesterday.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fake drugs may claim two more

The death toll from the Heilongjiang fake drug scandal is expected to rise above nine, with two patients in a critical condition given little chance of survival.

The two men were among at least 64 people at Sun Yat-sen University's No3 Affiliated Hospital who received doses of defective batches of armillarisin A made by the Qiqihar No2 Pharmaceutical firm.

24 May 2006 - 12:00am

Family of crash victims in Fujian seeks HK help

The family of a Hong Kong woman and her son who were injured in a traffic accident in Fujian called on the Hong Kong government yesterday to send a medical team to treat the casualties.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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