Maoming

Type: City
Name: Maoming
Country: China
Latitude: 21.92
Longitude: 110.870003
population: 473,251
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

China's PX production capacity in petrochemical sector

File photo of a man and a girl on his shoulders at a protest against a chemical plant project, near the city government building in Maoming April 21 (Reuters) - China has launched an intense media campaign to defend the safety of producing paraxylene, ... [Published Sharenet - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-pollution protest in China turns bloody

by J. D. Heyes(NaturalNews) A series of photographs published recently on the Chinese Twitter-like microblog service Weibo has shown scores of demonstrators marching along streets, an overturned car ablaze and protesters lying bloodied along the road, ... [Published Natural News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

Choking smog and environmental degradation in many parts of China is angering an increasingly educated and affluent urban class and after a series of health scares and accidents there is deepening public scepticism of the safety of industries ranging ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Public mistrust on PX is justified by history of corporate secrecy

In late March, street clashes hit the southern Chinese city of Maoming, home to a cluster of petrochemical plants, during public protests against a new paraxylene (PX) factory . By the end of the month, the city government announced it would respect the ... [Published China Dialogue - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Mistrust, Protest, Maoming
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The urban voice

CAO TIAN IS a property dealer who dreamed of changing his city. As a poet and writer chosen by the government of Henan in central China as one of the province’s ten cultural personalities of the year in 2006, he clearly did not lack imagination. When ... [Published The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: China, Protest, Zhengzhou
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

'Taking a Walk' To Protest Chemical Plant In Guangdong

User Generated, Censor Chosen Keywords on Weibo is a monthly feature produced by China Digital Times for The WorldPost. Hundreds of residents of Maoming, a city in the southeastern province of Guangdong, took to the streets on March 30 to protest the ... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Low support for PX: poll

2014-04-15 08:47 Global Times Web Editor: Wang Fan1Graphics: GTA Global Times poll has revealed that over one-third of respondents in five cities, where paraxylene (PX) projects were planned, oppose construction of PX plants, while only 20 percent ... [Published Ecns.cn - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands Clash With Chinese Police in Crematorium Protests

Residents of a city in China's southern Guangdong province clashed with armed police on Monday during a mass protest at government plans to build a crematorium, protesters and officials said, amid reports of one death and multiple injuries in the vio ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

China Leads Green Energy Drive As Global Investment Stutters – OpEd

By Michele PennaStaring at Beijing on a smoggy winter day you wouldn’t think it, but in 2013 China strengthened its position as the world’s leading investor in clean technology. According to a recent research published by the Pew Charitable Trusts – a ... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 15 reports

Volatile atmosphere

They don't want the PX and they're not sure about the PR, eitherDEMONSTRATIONS against a petrochemical plant have this week reverberated throughout cities in China’s southeastern Guangdong province, at times becoming riotous. The unrest began on March ... [Published The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 26 reports

Maoming Protests Continue, Officials Admit Injuries...

Protests that began Sunday against a proposed paraxylene (PX) plant in Maoming , Guangdong Province,  swelled in size as they entered their fifth day   on Thursday, according to a report from Radio Free Asia:Thousands of protesters converged on government ... [Published China Digital Times - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 21 reports

Chinese authorities crack down on petrochemical plant protesters

A protest in Maoming against aplanned paraxylene plant. Photo shared via WeChat.The Chinese authorities have clamped down on all information related to a protest movement against a petrochemical plant in Maoming, southern China. On Sunday, a march led ... [Published The Observers - Apr 02 2014]

Quotes

"What's worse, some locals don't even trust those experts or technicians who speak for the local government. This is a serious trust crisis" he worried
"The serious pollution cases and accidents that the industry has had have naturally scared people" Cao said at the PX forum last week organised by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
"In my opinion, everyone who posts on weibo must be cautious in their comments and actions, must think about their responsibilities."
"We have confirmed that one person has died and three are injured [in hospital]," said the protester, who asked to remain anonymous. "The person who died was a youth of 17 or 18, and he was taken to hospital, but they couldn't save him."

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Trust crisis behind PX fears [Published China.org.cn - 3 hours ago]
China's PX production capacity in petrochemical... [Published Sharenet - 7 hours ago]
Anti-pollution protest in China turns bloody [Published Natural News - Apr 19 2014]
As opposition grows, China defends plans for pe... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
As opposition grows, China defends plans for pe... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 18 2014]
SZ China LPG Prices Daily Alert Apr 18, 2014 [Published SZEenergy.biz - Apr 18 2014]
Public mistrust on PX is justified by history o... [Published China Dialogue - Apr 17 2014]
China aims to purge Internet of porn, ‘rumors [Published Washington Post - Apr 17 2014]
Para-xylene plants face uphill struggle for acc... [Published RSC - Apr 17 2014]
Netizen Report: Zambian Government Nixes Intern... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
The urban voice [Published The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
Low support for PX: poll [Published Ecns.cn - Apr 15 2014]
Drawing the News: Lanzhou Water, Maoming PX, More [Published China Digital Times - Apr 14 2014]
Thousands Clash With Chinese Police in Cremator... [Published Radio Free Asia - Apr 14 2014]
Low support for PX: poll [Published Global Times - Apr 14 2014]
'Taking a Walk' To Protest Chemical Plant In Gu... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 14 2014]
China Shows Taiwan How to Handle Protesters [Published Epoch Times - Apr 14 2014]
SZ China LPG Prices Daily Alert Apr 14, 2014 [Published SZEenergy.biz - Apr 14 2014]
China Leads Green Energy Drive As Global Invest... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 14 2014]
Construction of funeral home suspended in S China [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 13 2014]
China seeks to build PX plants overseas amidst ... [Published Want China Times - Apr 12 2014]
China Environmental News Alert (4/6 - 4/11/2014) [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 11 2014]
Sub-anchor: PX projects in China [Published CNTV - Apr 11 2014]
Residents of Maoming, Guangdong protesting Sino... [Published Plastemart.com - Apr 10 2014]
SZ China LPG Prices Daily Alert Apr 10, 2014 [Published SZEenergy.biz - Apr 10 2014]
Why Police Brutality Won’t Stop Environmental P... [Published Vice UK - Apr 10 2014]
『 Can China win the war on air pollution? 』 [Published ECF - Apr 10 2014]
- Chinese police illegally copy journalists’ re... [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Fears over PX 'unfounded', experts say [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 08 2014]
Sensitive Words: Maoming PX Protest [Published China Digital Times - Apr 07 2014]
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China Environmental News Alert (4/6 - 4/11/2014) [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 11 2014]
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing April 6th - April 11th, 2014 NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green ...
China protests new cheical plant [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 07 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OleGIFqQjIU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;China protests new cheical plant Protesters have been clashing with riot police in the southern Chinese ...
Chinese State Media Downplays Protests Against ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 06 2014]
Protests in Maoming in China’s southern Guangdong province over a planned paraxylene (PX) project plant continue to grow and have spread to neighboring Shenzhen.  The demonstrations began on March 30, 2014 when about 1,000 Maoming residents rallied ...
China Environmental News Alert (3/29 - 4/5/2014) [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 05 2014]
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing China Environmental News Alert March 29th - April 5th, 2014 NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, ...
Volatile atmosphere [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
They don't want the PX and they're not sure about the PR, either DEMONSTRATIONS against a petrochemical plant have this week reverberated throughout cities in China’s southeastern Guangdong province, at times becoming riotous. The unrest began on March ...
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