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2008-06-20 09:00:35

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Six China Officials Sacked for Coal Mine Blast That Killed 34"] BEIJING, June 20 (Xinhua) - Six government officials in north China's coal-rich Shanxi province have been removed from their posts after an explosion a week ago killed 34 miners.

2008-06-19 09:00:46

Twenty-eight confirmed dead in north China mine blast XIAOYI, Shanxi, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-eight people were confirmed dead and six trapped on Tuesday after a coal mine blast in north China's Shanxi Province last Friday.

2008-06-16 12:00:29

Loess collapse caused China landslide that killed 19: official LISHI, Shanxi, June 14 (Xinhua) -- A loess collapse caused a landslide in north China's Shanxi Province that killed 19 workers in a brick factory, a local official said on Saturday.

2008-06-14 09:00:13

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "3rd Ld-Writethru: N.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.