Surgery for 'miracle' survivor Yiyi after injured leg turns gangrenous

The 'miracle' survivor of Saturday's high-speed rail crash, Xiang Weiyi , was due to undergo an operation yesterday to remove infected tissue from her injured left leg, while a procession of well-wishers flooded the hospital to bring gifts of toys and cash.

Thursday, 28 July, 2011, 12:00am

Venture capital

Walk into Pyongyang's biggest department store, buy a tube of toothpaste and a slice of the profit will go to a Chinese businessman named Zeng Changbiao.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Wily Wenzhou catches taxis to profit

Hot, new prospect follows pioneering property investment

Having led the nationwide stampede into the property market, the intrepid investors of Wenzhou have found a hot, new product on which to speculate - taxi licences.

29 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Helpless victim left to die by hospital workers

The battered woman, close to death and too weak to talk, was found on a slag-heap by the road after having been abandoned by the hospital where police had dropped her off two days before.

Curious onlookers watched the unidentified woman take her last breaths, as police arrived too late to save her, Southern Weekend reported.

18 Apr 2000 - 12:00am