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Liaoyuan

Major accidents

2004

November 21 China Eastern Airlines jet crashes into a lake in Baotou in Inner Mongolia , killing 55 people

2005

April 24 Water floods Tengda Mine in Jiaohe , Jilin killing 30

Friday, 22 December, 2006, 12:00am

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

'Don't call the police, otherwise firefighters will come and get the hospital all wet, putting it out of service tomorrow.'

Liaoyuan City Central Hospital deputy director Li Mingming , quoted in Xinhua, which reported his arrest along with that of his boss Zhang Shaowen for dereliction of duty. A hospital fire killed 39 people, most of them patients, in December

18 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Hospital duo face charges over fire

Dereliction counts against directors after 39 die in Jilin blaze

Two top officials from a hospital in Jilin province have been charged with dereliction of duty over a fire in December that killed 39 people.

15 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Police reforms put more officers on the beat

The mainland is experimenting with policing reforms in several regions, hoping to make its public security forces more efficient and accountable.

In a pilot programme in Jilin that could extend to the entire province, the city of Liaoyuan has abolished police bureaus in two districts, the Beijing Youth Daily reported.

26 Mar 2005 - 12:00am