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Tunnel collapse

China Digest, February 8, 2013

The former party secretary of Chaohu's civil affairs bureau was sentenced to 10½ years in jail for embezzling 100,000 yuan (HK$124,400) from village coffers in 2005, when he was party chief of Zhonghan town. 

Friday, 8 February, 2013, 4:43am

Shanxi government accused of covering up tunnel explosion

Screenshot of the statement from the Shanxi province's official website, dated December 31, 2012. Photo: SCMP Pictures

An explosion at a railway tunnel construction site in Linfen city, Shanxi, left at least eight people dead and five injured, the provincial government said on Monday, days after news of the accident first appeared on Chinese soc

31 Dec 2012 - 3:48pm

Briefs, December 5, 2012

Djoko Susilo faced graft allegations. Photo: AFP

Demonstrators who protested peacefully in Yangon against a mining project in northwestern Myanmar have been charged under a law that denies them release on bail, a lawyer said.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:53am