Maoming

Type: City
Name: Maoming
Country: China
Latitude: 21.92
Longitude: 110.870003
population: 473,251
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Planned trash plant sparks protests in southern China

SHANGHAI, Sept 14, 2014 (AFP) - Thousands of people gathered Sunday in southern China to protest against a proposed trash incinerator, participants said, the latest in a series of demonstrations over the feared health impact from development projects ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 14 2014]
Entities: Protest, China, Police, Maoming
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

A pioneering editor who’s in it for love

BIVASH Mukherjee was a member of the first team of copy editors at Shanghai Daily, when the city’s first official English-language newspaper was launched in 1999.As a newsroom editor, he works on local stories, and edits copy for the national, international, ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

23 mafia-style gang members stand trial in Guangdong

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.GUANGZHOU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-three members of a mafia-style gang stood trial on Wednesday on multiple charges in a court in south China's Guangdong Province.Maoming Intermediate People's Court accused the gang leader ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese Nurse Arrested for Selling Newborn Babies to Traffickers

A nurse in southern China’s Guangdong Province was arrested recently for human trafficking, after she was caught selling off the newborn babies she was entrusted to protect, according to Chinese press reports.Along with the nurse, nine other trafficking ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Naked officials’ transferred

More than 280 "naked officials" in Guangdong Province have brought their family members who lived overseas back to China, and nearly 40 percent of the 2,190 naked officials have been reassigned, announced Guangdong authorities on Wednesday."Naked officials" ... [Published Global Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sinopec licenses PP technology to the US

By Nina Ying Sun, Plastics NewsPosted 27 August 2014China’s state-owned petrochemical giant Sinopec Corp. said it is licensing polypropylene polymerisation technology to a US plant for the first time in history.The Beijing-based company said it has recently ... [Published European Plastics News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

FX fraud committed by 80 year old man discovered by Beijing Police

Beijing police home in on octogenarian who solicited substantial sums of money from unsuspecting citizens along with three accomplices.Rather unlike those who tread the conventional path of gainful employment with a view to it leading to a comfortable ... [Published LeapRate - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Guilin, Beijing, Police
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Nurse accused of child trafficking

Police in Maoming, South China's Guangdong province broke up a child trafficking ring and detained nine suspects, including a nurse, New Express reported on Monday.The nurse, who worked in a township hospital, is accused of getting five newborns from ... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sinopec licenses PP technology to USA, posts half-year results

Image by Sinopec.China's state-owned petrochemical giant Sinopec Corp. said it is licensing polypropylene polymerization technology to a U.S. plant for the first time in history.The Beijing-based company said it has recently signed an agreement to license ... [Published Plastics News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

China's rising unrest: An economic threat?

Incidents of unrest in China are increasing, and analysts told CNBC the country`s one-party government may be getting more concerned about the broader impact on social and economic stability.Protests are illegal in China, an authoritarian state where ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: James Miles, China, Protest
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Fortune Oil on track

Fortune Oil says its overall business performance is in line with expectations and the board remains optimistic about its prospects.Fortune says this is despite the Chinese government's plans to accept a slower economic growth than previously with the ... [Published MoneyAM - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 4 reports

One killed in super typhoon Rammasun

HAIKOU, July 18 (Xinhua) -- A man was killed when super typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Wenchang City of south China's island province of Hainan on Friday afternoon, according to the local government.The man, a resident of Wengtian Town, was hit by ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 18 2014]

Quotes

"We are on the square right now, at least four to five thousand people gathering here before a march" one told AFP by phone
"My grandfather made a 26-layer ivory ball and won an award at a World's Fair (at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco). My dad made a 45-layer one, and he was recognized as a national-level master carver."
"Naked officials are not necessarily corrupt, but they are more likely to be connected to corruption" said Huang
"Most of these protests have involved farmers pushed off their land and sometimes poorer people in urban areas kicked out of their houses to make way for development" said James Miles, China editor at The Economist

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Chinese increasingly protest projects that thre... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 16 2014]
China Bans Use of Coal With High Ash or Sulfur ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 16 2014]
『 Chinese bid to curb coal output seen lifting ... [Published ECF - Sep 16 2014]
Planned trash plant sparks protests in southern... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 14 2014]
A pioneering editor who’s in it for love [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 04 2014]
23 mafia-style gang members stand trial in Guan... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 03 2014]
23 mafia-style gang members stand trial in Guan... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 03 2014]
Chinese Nurse Arrested for Selling Newborn Babi... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 02 2014]
Mammoth task [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 29 2014]
‘Naked officials’ transferred [Published Global Times - Aug 28 2014]
Sinopec licenses PP technology to the US [Published European Plastics News - Aug 27 2014]
FX fraud committed by 80 year old man discovere... [Published LeapRate - Aug 26 2014]
Nurse accused of child trafficking [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 26 2014]
Nurse accused of child trafficking [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 26 2014]
Sinopec licenses PP technology to USA, posts ha... [Published Plastics News - Aug 25 2014]
China's rising unrest: An economic threat? [Published Moneycontrol.com - Aug 19 2014]
Rising unrest may threaten China economy [Published CNBC - Aug 19 2014]
159 Maoming officials punished for corruption [Published Shenzhen Daily - Aug 18 2014]
Oil & Gas Sector: Eland pre-tax losses rise [Published Stock Market Wire - Aug 15 2014]
Fortune Oil on track [Published MoneyAM - Aug 15 2014]
Fortune Oil announces its Interim Management St... [Published Oil Earth - Aug 15 2014]
Thousands of swallows appear in sky over S Chin... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 15 2014]
Chinese tilapia industry resigned to lower pric... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 08 2014]
One killed in super typhoon Rammasun [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 18 2014]
China braces for super typhoon Rammasun [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 18 2014]
China braces for strengthened super typhoon Ram... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 18 2014]
Rammasun strengthens to super typhoon [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 18 2014]
Cases of media violations publicized [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 18 2014]
How To Forget An Atrocity, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 04 2014]
Hot War Starts. [Published London Irvine Report - May 27 2014]
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How To Forget An Atrocity, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 04 2014]
Uncropped version of Jeff Widener’s famous photo of Tank Man on Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 1989. pic.twitter.com/G2s4plNmqH — ClassicPics (@History_Pics) June 1, 2014 On the  25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, Chinese activist Hu Jia feels ...
Hot War Starts. [Published London Irvine Report - May 27 2014]
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Knife-wielding man attacks students at elementa... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 21 2014]
BEIJING — A Chinese man with a kitchen knife attacked first- and second-graders at a school in central China on Tuesday, injuring eight children, local authorities said. The government of Macheng city in Hubei province said the man, identified as 35-year-old ...
Not In My 后院 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 16 2014]
China’s so-called “NIMBY” environmental protest movement appears to be  gaining steam : On Saturday, protestors held public demonstrations against the planned construction of a waste incineration plant near the city of Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. ...
China Police Arrest 60 in Environmental Protest [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - May 12 2014]
(BEIJING) — Police said Monday they detained 60 people following a protest over plans to build a waste incinerator in a city in eastern China, where neighbors expressed skepticism about official pledges to seek public approval before proceeding. More ...
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