A top water resources official said proposals for controversial hydropower projects should be shelved to allay public concern, but added his support for damming the Nu River in Yunnan, which is home to a world heritage site.Thursday, 19 April, 2007, 12:00am
When Wang Shucheng spent his leisure time practising a telegraphic code and watching the dance troupe led by classmate Hu Jintao perform revolutionary routines at Tsinghua University some four decades ago, little could he imagine he and his classmates would take up such important roles in the government one day.19 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Water Resources Minister Wang Shucheng talks to Shi Jiangtao and Josephine Ma about the mainland's plan to ration a dwindling resource
The mainland's growing water shortages will become so severe that rationing will become one of authorities' main strategies for dealing with a crisis expected to last for more than 20 years.18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
A year before former premier Zhu Rongji retired, he set off to inspect hydraulic projects along the Yellow River and around the northeast provinces to see how the money he set aside from treasury bonds was being used.18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
The project to divert the Yangtze River to quench the capital's thirst will not be finished by 2010 as originally scheduled, says Water Resources Minister Wang Shucheng .
The postponement of the central route for the South-North Water Diversion Project was mainly because of funding shortages and rising costs, Mr Wang said.18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Building work for a colossal project to divert water from the Yangtze River Basin to northern China will start soon, Water Resources Minister Wang Shucheng said.
Speaking on the sidelines of the NPC session yesterday, Mr Wang said the ministry had finished planning the project.7 Mar 2002 - 12:00am
Water prices will rise as the Government speeds up construction of a diversion scheme to transport supplies to solve the shortage in northern China, Minister of Water Resources Wang Shucheng said.15 Jan 2001 - 12:00am