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Wang Jun

I did not use Red Cross money, says scandal girl

Guo Meimei, the young woman who sparked a furore by claiming to be a manager affiliated with the Red Cross Society of China while flaunting her extravagant lifestyle online, says her possessions are not tied to the charity group.

Friday, 5 August, 2011, 12:00am

Executive quits over Red Cross row girlfriend

A board member from a partner company of the Red Cross Society of China has been forced to resign after being revealed as the boyfriend of Guo Meimei, a materialistic young woman who sparked an internet frenzy by flaunting her luxury lifestyle.

5 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Mudslide county trio face criminal charges

Three top officials in Xiangfen county, Shanxi , have been arrested and are facing criminal charges on suspicion of covering up the death toll and faking the causes of the massive mudslide that killed at least 268 people on September 8, mainland media said.

26 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Going and coming

Meng Xuenong

1949 born in Shandong province

1969-1972 studied engineering at Beijing Normal University

1983 deputy secretary of the Beijing municipal Communist Youth League

1986 general manager of the Beijing Hotel group

1993 deputy mayor of Beijing

15 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Baptism of fire for new safety watchdog chief

Yesterday's train crash has quickly presented the new chief of the mainland's safety watchdog with a major test.

Wang Jun, a former coal-mine technician, was appointed head of the State Administration of Work Safety only last month, replacing his high-profile predecessor, Li Yizhong .

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

New bosses for work safety and customs

The central government announced the appointment of two minister-level officials yesterday, a few days after the National People's Congress had approved a new cabinet for the next five years.

Wang Jun, a former deputy chief of the Communist Party in Jiangxi province, was named minister in charge of the State Administration of Work Safety.

22 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Shot professor's family accuse Guangzhou police of cover-up

About a dozen family members of a professor shot dead this week by Guangzhou police demonstrated outside provincial government offices yesterday, accusing police of trying to cover up the shooting.

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

CITIC chairman finally 'retires'

THE chairman of China International Trust and Investment Corp (CITIC), Wei Mingyi, has tendered his resignation, a CITIC spokesman says.

'We are now awaiting for the decision by the State Council. He is retiring because of his advanced age. As chairman he can stay until he is 70, but he is now 71,' spokesman Yao Jinrong said.

18 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Wang to speak out for jailed comrades

CHINA'S top dissident Wang Juntao yesterday vowed that he would not be silenced by Beijing and would fight for the freedom of his ''comrades-in-arms'' who were still in jail.

28 Apr 1994 - 12:00am