Local Governments News
- S. China island to become strategic new zone: Press
The long-awaited development plan of a virgin island in southern China will thrive the sluggish economy of Zhuhai and diversify the industry of its neighbor Macao, which has heavily depended on gaming and tourism.
- East China city tries direct grassroots election
The new Party chief never expected that the election process could be so challenging - even though it was just at neighborhood level.
- Syringe victims receive 'all clear'
Tests of victims' samples found no dangerous viruses or chemicals involved in a string of bizarre hypodermic syringe stabbings in Urumqi, capital of China's far western Xinjiang region, a military medical expert said Sunday.
- Police chief probed for alleged mob connections
Seven senior officials from the local government and law enforcement agencies in Chongqing suspected of ties to organized crime are the subject of a growing investigation targeting criminal gangs.
- Shanghai considers crackdown on corruption of retired officials
Shanghai is considering a new regulation for officials after their retirement or resignation, so as to check their "future corruption", local authorities said Thursday.
- Tighter security and traffic controls in Beijing for National Day
Beijing is soon to put in place tighter security and traffic controls for the upcoming National Day holidays, according to public security authorities.
- HK launches energy saving scheme for NGOs
The Hong Kong government Thursday launched a Pilot Tripartite Scheme on Energy Saving to help non-government organizations (NGOs) to implement energy efficiency measures in their buildings or premises.
- High-speed rail system on track for 2012 start
A high-speed rail network covering 13,000 kilometers is scheduled for completion in three years, cutting train journey times considerably.
- 13 officials arrested after mine accidents killed 56
A total of 13 officials and mine managers were arrested, sacked or suspended from their posts after two mine accidents on Tuesday killed 56, trapped another 36 and injured 14 in central China's Henan Province, local authorities said Wednesday night.
- Beijing steps up anti-drug crackdown ahead of Oct. 1
Beijing police launched an anti-drug campaign Wednesday to ensure the security of China's 60th National Day, which falls on Oct. 1.
- Xinjiang bans classified topography map trading
Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have released a joint notice to ban the online and offline trading of classified topography maps, local officials said Wednesday.
- Pilot program in Shenzhen lessens role of gov't
One third of government departments here have been axed in an attempt to de-emphasize government and move toward a more market-based society.
- Officials sacked over fatal colliery gas blast
Two local officials were sacked after a coal mine gas explosion left 35 dead and 44 trapped underground in central China's Henan Province Tuesday.
- Xinjiang tightens control over chemicals
Buyers of dangerous chemical products in Xinjiang will now be required to register identification, a measure that the government said was aimed at maintaining safety in the workplace.
- HK's chief administrative secretary to visit Guangzhou
Hong Kong's Chief Secretary for Administration Henry Tang will visit Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province of the Chinese mainland, on Sept. 10, according to the Hong Kong government website on Tuesday.
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