Three More Senior Oil Executives Investigated for Discipline Violations
   2013-08-28 09:24:16      Web Editor: Sun Wanming


Beijing Times

Three more senior oil executives investigated for discipline violations

Another three senior executives with the State-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) are being investigated for suspected "serious discipline violations".

It comes one day after Wang Yongchun, CNPC's deputy general manager was announced to be investigated.

Beijing News

"Smiling" work safety official to stand trial

Former head of the Shaanxi provincial work safety administration will go on trial Friday.

Yang Dacai faces charges of taking bribes and owning property from unidentified sources.

Yang first stirred condemnations from netizens after he was photographed smiling broadly while surveying a traffic accident that left 36 people dead last summer.

Shanghai Daily

Headline: 9 brought to trial for financial scam

Nine people have appeared in court for allegedly swindling 1,000 people of 530 million yuan ($86 million) with promises of high profits.

The chief culprit, Lu Lixin, lured investors to invest in his three financial projects and promised monthly interests between 3 to 6 percent.

The court has yet to reach a verdict.

China Daily

Cancer patient delivers healthy baby

A woman with cervical cancer has given birth to a healthy baby thanks to a successful high-risk surgery when she was 18 weeks pregnant, carried out at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai.

Cervical cancer can be cured if detected in early stages. Regular screenings may help detect cancers early.

South China Metropolitan Daily

Boy's eyes gouged out

A 6-year-old boy's eyes have been gouged out in Shanxi province, local police are offering a reward of 100,000 yuan ($16,340) for information in the case.

The boy says the assailant was a woman with a foreign accent.

A doctor suggests that the boy's corneas were possibly removed to sell.

Global Times

More uniform makers flunk quality tests

Five schools in Shanghai have canceled orders after school uniforms sent by their manufacturers for quality checks were found to contain banned toxic dyes.

The companies were told to suspend the sales and production until they meet the national standard.

Guangzhou Daily

Putting money on full moon

A new product, jointly rolled out by China's largest online marketplace Taobao and German insurer Allianz, will compensate policyholders if they are unable to enjoy full moon gazing.

Insurance packages, priced at 20 yuan ($3.27) or 99 yuan each, will be available until Sunday.

The final arbiter to rule on the moon's visibility will be the China Meteorological Administration.


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