Yunnan, China Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Uyghur photographer battles stereotypes with fascinating portraitsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    Kurbanjan Samat, a 32-year-old Uyghur photographer, wants to dispel the stereotypes he says many Chinese hold about people from his home region -- an ethnically diverse province in China's far west. He traveled to more than 20 cities to interview and photograph more than 500 people as part of a photography project called "I'm from Xinjiang" that aims to bridge the gap between China's Han majority and the predominantly Muslim Uyghurs at a time of heightened tensions between the two groups.

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  2. An avoidable deadly clashRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | China Daily

    We know it. The authorities know it. We know they know it very well. We also know they were seldom innocent third parties in those tragedies.

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  3. Why India is planning a new road near the China borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | BBC News

    India has unveiled plans to build a mountain road along the disputed border with China in the country's remote north-east. The $6.5bn , 1,800km all-weather road will stretch from Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh state to where the borders of India and China meet with Myanmar.

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  4. China villagers burn laborers to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The China Post

    Villagers in a bitter standoff with a property developer in rural southwestern China detained several construction workers and burned four of them to death in a scuffle that left eight people dead, authorities said Thursday. The incident in Yunnan province was one of the most violent land conflicts in recent years to strike the country's vast rural hinterland, casting a spotlight on the plight and anger of rural residents who see their livelihoods threatened when their lands are seized by developers with the backing of local governments keen on economic development.

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  5. Workers burned alive in Chinese village in land disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | New York Post

    A villager carries police shields taken from police injured during the clashes between villagers and construction site workers at Fuyou village in Jinning county October 15th. Chinese villagers kidnapped construction workers, tied them up, doused them in gasoline and set it ablaze when a land dispute turned violent, the government said on Thursday, providing grisly details of the latest bout of rural unrest.

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  6. Workers torched amid land disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Independent.ie

    Villagers have burned four construction workers to death after a fight broke out during a bitter stand-off with a property developer in rural south-western China. Eight people died in total during the unrest at Fuyou village in Yunnan province as part of one of the most violent land conflicts in recent years to strike the country's vast rural hinterland.

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  7. China Says Some Victims of Yunnan Land Clash Burned AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Chinese villagers kidnapped construction workers, tied them up, doused them in gasoline and set it ablaze when a land dispute turned violent, the government said on Thursday, providing grisly details of the latest bout of rural unrest. Eight people died in Tuesday's unrest when tension over a new trading and logistics center boiled over in Jinning, a suburb of Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province in China's southwest.

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  8. Report: Chinese villagers burned workers to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Denver Post

    Villagers in a bitter standoff with a property developer in rural southwestern China detained several construction workers and burned four of them to death in a scuffle that left eight people dead, authorities said Thursday. The incident in Yunnan province was one of the most violent land conflicts in recent years to strike the country's vast rural hinterland, casting a spotlight on the plight and anger of rural residents who see their livelihoods threatened when their lands are seized by developers with the backing of local governments keen on economic development.

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  9. China Says Villagers Burned Construction Workers to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Voice of America

    Villagers carry police shields taken from police injured during clashes at Fuyou village in Jinning county, Kunming, Yunnan province, Oct. 15, 2014. Chinese officials provided new details about what they say happened during a clash between villagers and construction workers in the southwestern province of Yunnan.

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  10. CSR, CNR Lead China Railway Stocks Higher After New DealsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Bloomberg

    High-speed trainmaker CSR Corp. led a rally among China's railway-related stocks after the country's top economic planner announced approvals for new projects totaling 70.1 billion yuan . CSR Corp. , based in Beijing, jumped by the maximum 10 percent in Shanghai as of the midday trading break, while China CNR Corp. climbed 9.9 percent.

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  11. UPDATE 2-China's Agile shrinks rights issue, says director missingRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Reuters

    Struggling Chinese developer Agile Property Holdings Ltd, whose billionaire founder was detained last month, said one of its executives had disappeared as it announced fresh plans for a life-saving capital increase. The company, saddled with debt and slumping margins amid China's economic slowdown, said it now planned a rights issue to raise HK$1.65 billion , much less than the HK$2.79 billion it proposed to raise in September.

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  12. Agile Executive Director Missing as Second Funding AttemptedRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Agile Property Holdings Ltd. , the Chinese developer whose shares plunged after its chairman was placed under house arrest, said it lost contact with a second director and unveiled plans to revive a rights offer. Huang Fengchao, who oversaw Agile's developments in Yunnan province and Hainan province, asked a manager on Oct. 11 to assist with queries from the Communist Party's top anti-corruption agency, the developer said today in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange.

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  13. Agile Property launches fresh rights issue in bid for HK$1.6bRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Scandal-plagued Agile Property Holdings has launched another bid to raise funds from a wary market, announcing a scaled-back rights issue on Thursday while also advising that it has lost contact with a senior executive as a graft investigation at the mainland developer widens. Agile, whose chairman Chen Zhuolin has been detained on the mainland, aims to raise HK$1.63 billion by issuing 435.22 million rights shares at a subscription price of HK$3.80 each.

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  14. 8 die, 18 hurt in China land disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | HeraldNet

    During World War II, Gao Shangpei fought Japanese soldiers invading his hometown. This week, the 85-year-old said he found himself taking up arms again as men wielding steel pipes and knives invaded his village over a land dispute, sparking clashes that left eight people dead and 18 others injured.

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  15. Counterfeit restaurants open in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | CNN

    The co-founder of popular Hong Kong restaurant Chachawan Isaan Thai and Bar , Wong woke up and logged onto her computer to find a friend had forwarded her multiple images of a second Chachawan restaurant in Shanghai . In addition, Chachawan's Facebook page was filled with enthusiastic inquiries asking if the shop had opened a new branch in Shanghai.

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  16. 8 Dead in Construction Clash in SW ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    China's state-run media say violence between construction workers and villagers in southwestern Yunnan province has left eight people dead. The reports say the clashes broke out late Tuesday near the provincial capital, Kunming, where a "logistics center" is being built.

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  17. Eight reported dead in latest land clash in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Star Online

    Eight people have died in a clash between construction workers and villagers in southwestern China over a land dispute, the government and Chinese media said on Wednesday, in the latest bout of rural unrest in the world's most populous country. The government of Jinning county near Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, said on its official microblog that a fight broke out between workers building a trading and logistics centre and the residents of a village.

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  18. A Massive Chinese Property Company Just Canceled A Share Offering, And The Chairman Has Been DetainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Trading in Agile Property Holdings, a $20 billion real estate development company in mainland China, has been suspended since Oct. 3, pending information about a share offering that was supposed to take place on Friday. Rumors then started circulating that the company's billionaire chairman , Chen Zhuolin, had gone missing.

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  19. Chinese dogs and American abortionsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A city in China has killed nearly 5,000 dogs in an attempt to stunt the spread of rabies. Baoshan, in southwestern Yunnan province, did so after saying that there were five human deaths because of the disease.

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  20. Can China Pacify Its Restive Minorities Peacefully?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Nation

    The former economics professor, who resided in Beijing for most of his career, is internationally known for his countless articles promoting stronger interethnic dialogue between Uighurs and China's majority Han population. Through writing and peaceful advocacy, Tohti tried to lessen the friction between Uighurs and the Han community while advocating for Uighur rights.

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