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Robert J Saiget

Robert J Saiget

    Deadly violence taints China's village elections
    Deadly violence taints China's village elections
    When Zhou Changshun complained about the fairness of elections in his home village in China's Hebei province, he had just three days left to...
    More than one million on alert as China drains 'quake lake'
    More than one million on alert as China drains 'quake lake'
    China was poised on Saturday to dynamite a dangerous "quake lake" to drain its waters as 1,3-million people nearby were kept on alert for possible...
    Forty survivors rescued 16 days after China quake
    Forty survivors rescued 16 days after China quake
    The rescue of 40 half-starved people from a remote village 16 days after China's earthquake provided a rare piece of good news on Thursday as rain...
    China's press accuses Dalai Lama of 'monstrous crimes'
    China's press accuses Dalai Lama of 'monstrous crimes'
    China's state press on Monday accused the Dalai Lama of "monstrous crimes," a day after Chinese officials reportedly agreed with envoys of the...
    Foreign diplomats want unfettered access in Tibet
    Foreign diplomats want unfettered access in Tibet
    Foreign diplomats demanded unfettered access in Lhasa Saturday after authorities allowed them to visit the riot-torn city amid debate in Europe on...
    River of poison flows into Chinese city
    River of poison flows into Chinese city
    An 80km-long slick of highly toxic benzene flowed along the icy Songhua river into one of China's biggest cities on Thursday, contaminating water...
    China hit by another coal-mine disaster
    China hit by another coal-mine disaster
    Fifty-one miners are missing and feared dead after a gas explosion early on Thursday ripped through an illegally operating coal mine near Chengde...
    China's migrant labour flexes its muscle
    China's migrant labour flexes its muscle
    Labour disputes in southern China's booming Guangdong province are becoming increasingly prominent as an unprecedented army of 30-million migrant...