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Starring: Xu Fan, Chen Daoming, Chen Jin, Zhang Jingchu, Li Chen Director: Feng Xiaogang Category: IIA (Putonghua)

Thursday, 22 July, 2010, 12:00am

Feng pays tribute to love, sans thrills

Mainland director Feng Xiaogang has given audiences fair warning: anyone looking for entertainment should not waste money on his new movie, Aftershock.

'It's not entertaining at all. You'd better save your money. If you want to see an entertaining production, wait for my next movie,' he says.

22 May 2010 - 12:00am

Hebei Steel out in front

Hebei Iron & Steel Group has overtaken Baoshan Iron and Steel as the industry leader after a string of domestic mergers, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said.

The ministry also said on its website that crude steel production in May rose 7.02 per cent from April and 0.57 per cent from a year ago to 46.46 million tonnes.

9 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Wen tells industries to learn from crisis

Touring northeastern cities in Hebei province at the weekend, Premier Wen Jiabao urged industries to take advantage of the economic slowdown to rethink their product lines and improve their technologies - changes that would strengthen their footing against future drops in demand.

22 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Director's quake movie suddenly topical at Cannes

When Kevin Chu Ka-wang set off for France last week, he was just an independent director trying to promote his small-budget film by himself at one of the largest film markets.

16 May 2008 - 12:00am

New top prosecutor earned respect as legal academic

In 1991 Cao Jianming became the nation's youngest law professor at the age of 36. As a lecturer, he has taught many classes, but few as significant as one on December 9, 1994.

17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Angang blames 17.5pc profit drop on export-tax rebate reduction

Angang Steel, the Hong Kong- and Shenzhen-listed arm of the mainland's No3 steelmaker, said third-quarter profit fell 17.5 per cent after Beijing cut export-tax rebates.

31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Price rise lifts Wisco, Tangshan Steel gains

Wuhan Iron and Steel (Wisco), the listed unit of the mainland's fifth-largest steelmaker, and rival Tangshan Iron & Steel reported a surge in first-half profits on rising steel prices and output, indicating that other steel producers are likely to unveil strong earnings later this month.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Tangshan Steel eyes bond sale

Tangshan Iron & Steel, the listed arm of the mainland's second-biggest steelmaker, plans to raise up to three billion yuan by selling convertible bonds to fund a cold-rolled steel sheet plant and other projects.

1 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Survivor's story

In his first attempt at making a full-length feature in 14 years, Kevin Chu Ka-wang worked as the film's producer, screenwriter, editor and director of cinematography - not to mention his main gig as director.

26 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Police crush triad gang, claims NGO

A triad gang with links to the military has been broken up in Tangshan , Hebei province , and is facing allegations of extortion, attacks on police, and illegal possession of weapons, including armoured vehicles, an NGO claims.

20 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

'Miracle' city remembers killer quake

Victims' relatives lay flowers for the 240,000 who died while officials hail Tangshan's rebirth

Tangshan yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the earthquake that claimed at least 240,000 lives and all but obliterated the northern city, with tributes to both the family lost and the city's recovery.

29 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Quake warnings ignored: media

Mainland media reports have accused the Yunnan government of failing to alert the public about seismic warnings ahead of last week's earthquake that claimed at least 22 lives.

The magnitude-5.1 quake hit northeast Yunnan near Zhaotong on July 22 and a spate of reports has accused the authorities of not heeding predictions that an earthquake was imminent.

28 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Tangshan facts

The quake by numbers:

Over 242,000 people dead, 164,000 seriously injured

10 billion yuan of direct damage caused

Over 7,200 families destroyed

3,817 left paraplegic and 4,204 children orphaned

Over 100,000 PLA, 30,000 medical workers and 20,000 cadres sent to help rescue

24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

I have no qualms about what I did for Tangshan. I did what I should have done

Tangshan miner Li Yulin's brothers and sisters refused to talk to him for three years after the earthquake, when he put his countrymen before his family.

24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am