Local Governments News
- New subway line to open in Beijing ahead Oct.1
Beijing is to open a new subway line ahead of Oct. 1, the National Day of the People's Republic of China, said the city's transport authorities.
- Beijing starts A/H1N1 flu vaccinations
The national capital Beijing took the lead in the country to start A/H1N1 flu vaccination program Monday, the municipal health authorities announced.
- Macao delays announcing election results
Authorities of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will delay announcing the results of the city's legislative election because 6,539 ballots were found to be spoiled, the SAR's Legislative Election Affairs Committee said Monday.
- Stabbing forces knives out of supermarkets
A ban on knife sales is in place at major supermarkets until the end of the National Day holiday, following two stabbing attacks in the capital.
- Macao kicks off legislative election
The election of the 4th Legislative Assembly of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) officially started Sunday morning as voters began casting ballots in 28 polling stations across the city.
- HK Chief Secretary for Administration to visit Beijing
Hong Kong's Chief Secretary for Administration Henry Tang leaves for Beijing Friday afternoon to attend a string of events celebrating the National Day, according to local government website on Friday.
- Probe into herbal drug linked to three deaths started
Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province started on Thursday a probe into a herbal injection after the country's drug watchdog said three deaths were possibly linked to it.
- Officials arrested for bribes in Chongqing
Two senior judicial officials in Chongqing have been arrested for taking "huge amounts of bribes" in the midst of a widening corruption scandal in the southwestern city, a municipal spokesman said yesterday.
- TCM effective on A/H1N1 flu patients: authority
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) had proved effective for preventing and curing A/H1N1 flu in clinical tests, Beijing health authorities said Wednesday.
- Suspect detained in Xi'an needle attacks
A suspect who used a needle-like item to prick people in Chang'an district of this capital city of northwest Shaanxi province was detained on Sunday by police.
- Beijing parks join in holiday festivities
During the upcoming eight-day holiday, 10 Beijing parks will celebrate with parties and decorations, allowing nearly everyone - residents and expats alike - a chance to participate in the National Day festivities.
- 7 syringe attack groups arrested: Press conference
Some 75 suspected syringe needle attackers have been apprehended, and more than 36 related cases have been cracked, said Zhang Jun, deputy director of Urumqi public security bureau, at a press conference Tuesday.
- Beijing bans flying activities ahead of National Day
Beijing has widened a ban on flying activities to include pigeons and kite flying in its latest efforts to beef up security ahead of the National Day celebrations, police said Tuesday.
- Deadbeat debtors buying border troubles
Foreigners and locals who fail to pay off their business debts in Guangdong province after being ordered to do so in court may find their way out of China blocked at the border, thanks to a new regulation.
- Taiyuan determines 'meeting-free week'
The CPC Taiyuan Municipal Committee recently issued new regulations under which the last week of each month will be a "meeting-free week." The newly-released opinions on further improving the work styles of cadres have 16 aspects of detailed regulations on how to further strengthen the work style of cadres.
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