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2006-03-07 02:24:55

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Some police have been detained for not following orders properly after shooting protesters to death in China's southern Guangdong province in December, the provincial governor said on Tuesday. At least three people died and eight were wounded in Guangdong's Dongzhou village when police shot villagers protesting against a lack of compensation for land lost to a wind power plant, the government said. Villagers put the number of dead as high as 20....

2005-08-09 09:43:46

BEIJING (Reuters) - At least 123 miners are now known to have been trapped deep underground in a flooded shaft in south China, not 102 as first reported, and they have little chance of survival, official media reported late on Tuesday. "An additional 21 miners were added to the missing list announced on Monday after the mine counted the number of miners working underground today," Xinhua news agency quoted a senior official in charge of rescue operations as saying. "Currently, they are...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.