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Meizhou

Student bands rock for humanity

Students rocked the joint for a good cause this week when 10 bands took to the stage at Delia School of Canada to raise money for flood victims in Guangdong province.

Saturday, 19 April, 2008, 12:00am

Baolihua New Energy in 912m yuan placement

Guangdong Baolihua New Energy, a Shenzhen-listed thermal power generator, has raised 912 million yuan from a share placement to fund a project at its base in Meizhou.

The company placed 96 million new A shares at 9.50 yuan to seven investors. After expenses, net proceeds came to 887 million yuan.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Former safety official to face court over Daxing coal mine disaster

A former senior Guangdong work safety official arrested over last year's Daxing coal mine tragedy will face court in Guangzhou today accused of dereliction of duty and taking bribes.

1 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

500 officials heed order to quit mine business

Nearly 500 government officials had given up their stakes in coal mines by yesterday after repeated warnings by the State Administration of Work Safety and the expiry of a government deadline.

27 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

3 miners killed

Three miners were killed and one injured yesterday when part of a mine undergoing safety improvements in Meizhou, Guangdong, collapsed, Xinhua reported.

The four miners from Jiangxi were trapped on Thursday afternoon during a time when the mine was under an order by local officials to close for inspection. According to Xinhua, the mine was fully licensed.

24 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Mine owners warn of drastic action

Guangdong mine owners are threatening to take drastic action to stop authorities from destroying their operations.

Their defiance came after Guangdong officials said on Sunday that all poorly run coal mines would be closed and blown up shortly after.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Mine owners threaten action

'We would rather die together as they blow up pits'

Guangdong mine owners are threatening to take drastic action to stop authorities from shutting and destroying their operations.

Their defiance came after Guangdong officials said on Sunday that all poorly run coal mines would be closed and blown up shortly after.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

English given a boost in China

Five Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) students majoring in English travelled to Guangdong last month to read English stories to 120 primary school pupils in an attempt to boost their interest in learning English.

The undergraduates were joined by more than 450 primary English teachers in Heyuan and Meizhou in the Shared Reading project organised by HKIEd.

1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

123 trapped pitmen considered dead as subsidence forces end to recovery effort

Guangdong authorities yesterday officially abandoned efforts to find the bodies of miners trapped at the flooded Daxing Colliery in Meizhou .

Zeng Haiying , spokesman for the Meizhou government, said all 123 miners were now considered dead.

'We cannot officially declare them dead, but an official declaration will be made by the local court soon,' he said.

30 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Blood will flow, warn mine bosses

Angry Guangdong mine bosses are warning that 'blood will flow' if local governments fail to pay compensation for the destruction of their unlicensed mines after 123 miners died in a flood at the Daxing Colliery in Xingning, Meizhou, earlier this month.

23 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

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