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2008-11-11 09:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspire International, Inc.'s ("Aspire" or the "Company") (OTCBB:APIT) wholly owned subsidiary, Aspire GuangXi, announced today that the Company has signed a mining subcontract management agreement with GuangXi WuXuan GuangDa Mining Company Limited (GuangXi GuangDa) to develop the GuangXi FangCheng Pingwang Nawang Manganese mining property. The GuangXi FangCheng Pingwang Nawang manganese mining property currently has a total area of 21.3km(2)....

2008-11-04 09:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspire International, Inc's. ("Aspire" or the "Company") (OTCBB:APIT) has hired Chan Hoi Ming to establish and lead the mining operations and business development operations of its wholly owned subsidiary Aspire (GuangXi) Inc. in China. Chan Hoi Ming has over 18 years of professional experience as a successful Chinese Entrepreneur focusing on property investment and management. Ming brings to his position of President of Aspire (GuangXi) Inc....

2008-10-13 09:00:34

Seven dead, seven injured in south China mine gas blast NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Seven miners died and another seven were injured after a coal mine gas blast on Friday morning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a local safety official said. The accident occurred at around 9:20 a.m. in a well of Heshan Coal Mine Co. Ltd in Heshan City, said Zeng Biao, the Laibin Municipal Work Safety Bureau deputy head. Heshan is a city administered by Laibin City. Less than 100...

2008-10-13 09:00:34

Death toll hits 9 in south China mine gas blast NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a coal mine gas blast on Friday morning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has risen to nine, a local safety official said. The accident occurred at around 9:20 a.m. in a well of Heshan Coal Mine Co. Ltd in Heshan City, said Zeng Biao, the Laibin Municipal Work Safety Bureau deputy head. Heshan is a city administered by Laibin City. A total of 83 miners were underground...

2008-10-13 09:00:26

Number of sick in south China water poisoning rises to 450 NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The number of people sickened after drinking contaminated water in south China has risen to 450 as of Friday, including four with arsenic poisoning. All 647 people in the two villages affected had been tested for arsenic, according to the government of Hechi City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Twenty-three children aged under seven and 32 people aged over 60 were kept in hospital for...

2008-10-10 12:00:28

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Death Toll Hits 9 in South China Mine Gas Blast"] NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) - The death toll from a coal mine gas blast on Friday morning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has risen to nine, a local safety official said. The accident occurred at around 9:20 a.m. in a well of Heshan Coal Mine Co. Ltd in Heshan City, said Zeng Biao, the Laibin Municipal Work Safety Bureau...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

South China water poisoning toll rises to 200 sick NANNING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The number of people made ill after drinking contaminated water in south China has risen to 200 from Tuesday's 136, as medical tests found more people with arsenic poisoning. Nineteen people were kept in hospital for observation while the others received outpatient treatment, a spokesperson of the Hechi city government, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, said on Thursday. All those affected were described as...

2008-10-10 06:00:28

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) - Seven miners died and another seven were injured after a coal mine gas blast on Friday morning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a local safety official said. The accident occurred at around 9:20 a.m. in a well of Heshan Coal Mine Co. Ltd in Heshan City, said Zeng Biao, the Laibin Municipal Work Safety Bureau deputy head. Heshan is a city administered by...

2008-10-08 09:00:24

136 villagers poisoned by contaminated water in south China NANNING, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Contaminated drinking water has poisoned 136 villagers in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the local government said on Tuesday based on an initial investigation. Residents of two villages in Hechi City began to show symptoms of swelling to the face and eyes, vomiting and blurred eyesight as of Friday, according to the city government. Medical tests found excessive amounts of...

2008-10-08 09:00:24

Arsenic-sickened villagers out of danger in south China NANNING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A local government official said on Wednesday that 136 villagers were in stable condition after drinking water contaminated by arsenic in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. "All those sickened are in stable condition," said Wei Kaizhong, health bureau director of Hechi City. "Residents in the affected villages have now access to safe drinking water." The city government is expanding the...


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