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Delving into the 'filth' of China's corruption

Delving into the 'filth' of China's corruption

Wang Xiaofang worked in the Chinese civil service for many years, finally reaching the position of private secretary to a provincial deputy mayor.

Sunday, 4 November, 2012, 11:09am

HK boy among injured in bus crash that killed 16

A Hong Kong resident was among the 19 people injured in a devastating bus crash that killed 16 others on Saturday in Xingshan county, Hubei province.

Local officials said all the injured passengers were sent to hospital and remained in stable condition yesterday. They included a Hong Kong boy identified as Zhang Mingya. His age is not known.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Hell and high water

Even the dogged pilgrim can pass without noticing the two monuments honouring the first man to conquer the Yangtze River.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Gorges dam firm says critics are confused

The management of China Three Gorges Corporation has defended itself against critics who say the massive dam is dangerous and have questioned its flood-control capacity amid the deluge in the southeast.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Man held over bomb hoax in Hubei city centre

Suspect threatened Yichang mall

Police in Yichang , Hubei province, confirmed yesterday the detention of a man suspected of a bomb hoax in the city that raised public anxiety just two days before the opening of the Beijing Olympics.

7 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Hubei official took payments for helping businessmen evade tax

A Hubei official who received more than 900,000 yuan in bribes from 10 business executives between 1991 and May last year awarded them government contracts such as mining and infrastructure projects, a court heard.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Three Gorges eyes 2.5b yuan from bond sale

China Three Gorges Project Corp, the builder of the world's biggest hydropower complex project, plans to raise 2.5 billion yuan from a bond sale to fund relocation costs of villagers and expansion.

The 10-year bonds and the company received the top AAA rating from China Chengxin International Rating because of the strong policy support from the central government.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Oversight of relocation fund to be tightened

Officials have pledged to strengthen efforts to regulate the fund for relocating families for the Three Gorges Dam project following misappropriation scandals.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

New Three Gorges funds scandal

Audit reveals nearly 300 million yuan in money to move families was misappropriated

Beijing's efforts to improve accounting standards for the gigantic Three Gorges Dam project have suffered another setback with revelations that nearly 300 million yuan in relocation funding was misused between 2004 and 2005.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Protesters gather to demand Three Gorges payments

Resettled Hubei residents accuse officials of embezzlement

Residents of Hubei province affected by the Three Gorges resettlement plan will gather at the Zigui county government building tomorrow to demand the distribution of compensation funds they claim have been embezzled by officials.

7 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

leak at fertiliser plant sends scores to hospital

5 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Did activist fall or was he pushed?

While Fu Xiancai says he was attacked after talking to German TV, police say he fell down a slope

The spot where police say anti-corruption activist Fu Xiancai slipped and fell in June, smashing three vertebrae and leaving him paralysed, is in full view of the recently opened Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province .

9 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Into the Gorges

Tourist outfits have been tolling the Three Gorges? death knell with see-it-while-you-still-can itineraries for some time now, but despite the disappearance of some townhips beneath the rising waters there is still a host of things to see and do here at one of China?s most famous tourist attractions


9 May 2005 - 12:00am

Benefits of dam not felt by all

The gateway to the gorges is booming, but upstream residents are not happy

In the city of Yichang, a large sign proudly declares: 'Yichang rises out of the Three Gorges.'

16 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Truckloads of rubbish at Three Gorges reservoir

Two weeks after the dam's sluice gates shut, workers battle to remove debris

13 Jun 2003 - 12:00am