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Video of Zhengzhou woman attacked on bus by older man wanting her seat goes viral

A screen shot of the woman apparently being attacked.

The man grabbed the woman’s hair, struck her and dragged her from the seat. Several passengers got up and separated them. The man quickly jumped out of the bus after the fight.

Thursday, 14 March, 2013, 4:40pm 6 comments

'House Sister' and her shady parents brought down by MSM microblog crusade

In an unusual twist, traditional media outlets took to their microblog accounts to expose one Henan official's massive corruption, only filing news reports on the story several days later.

2 Jan 2013 - 2:28pm

Mainland tycoon fined HK$40m after launching 'clean government' bid for mayor

Henan property tycoon Cao Tian. Photo: Zhan Min

A Henan property tycoon who revealed bold plans to contend in the Zhengzhou city’s mayoral race on a “clean government” independent slate last year was handed a fine of 34 million yuan (HK$42.2 million) by the state tax administration, according to a report by Guangzhou-based 21st Century Business Herald

13 Dec 2012 - 6:47pm

China Digest, August 23


12,000 bikes rolled out

23 Aug 2012 - 7:25am

Railways, transport ministries team up for projects

The railways and transport ministries are jointly launching six container rail projects linking mainland ports to the country's interior.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Charity accused of murky deals

A regional branch of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, the third biggest charitable organisation on the mainland, has been accused of lending money to businesses for profit. It comes as merely the latest in a string of allegations about abuse of donations at officially sanctioned NGOs.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Wang On joins venture to build produce market

Wang On Group, the largest operator of wet markets in Hong Kong, will pay 58 million yuan in cash for a 50 per cent stake in a joint venture to develop an agricultural products wholesale market in the mainland.

The venture, in Zhengzhou, Henan province, would be the group's fifth agricultural products wholesale market in the mainland, said chairman Tang Ching-ho.

14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Trafficker admits to selling 3,000 labourers in three years

Human-trafficking is a lucrative trade in Henan province , according to an investigative report broadcast by state television last year, with as many as 3,000 labourers duped or abducted and sold to brick kilns and mines through just a single trafficker in the previous three years.

20 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Official response to exam muted, for good reasons

Last week, a record 10 million students sat the annual university entrance exam, marking its 30th anniversary. One would have assumed the occasion would provide a perfect backdrop against which mainland leaders could show up in force to claim the credit and beat the drums on how higher education has changed the country.

11 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Chaos takes lustre off 'golden week'

Millions of returning holiday-makers jammed mainland train stations and airports on the final day of the Labour Day break yesterday criticism again arose of a government policy that puts more than 1.3 billion people on holiday for a week at exactly the same time.

8 May 2007 - 12:00am

Zhengzhou Gas eyes control of three Henan distributors

Talks aimed at expanding presence outside home city

Zhengzhou Gas Group, parent of listed piped-gas distributor Zhengzhou Gas, is in talks to buy controlling stakes in three municipal gas distributors in Henan province as it seeks to expand outside its home city, the province's capital.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Wrinkles show up on perfect face

At first glance, Nanjie looks much like the utopian neighbourhood that China's communist founders once dreamed of - all properties and enterprises are collectively owned, its residents enjoy free welfare benefits, there are jobs for life and its streets are said to be free of crime and violence.

1 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

From backwater to cultural hub

Reforms, heritage promotion on the cards for Henan province

Henan aims to transform itself from a traditional hinterland into a cultural hub as its economy expands with the help of a drive by Beijing to develop the central region.

21 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Bank boss and 2.6m yuan vanish

Bank of China (BOC) officials are investigating the alleged theft of 2.6 million yuan in cash by a branch manager from the vault of his own bank.

6 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Resignation fails to resolve diploma row

The headmaster of a college in Zhengzhou, Henan province, where thousands of students rioted last weekend has resigned, but the move has failed to appease students angry over changes to their diploma.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am