Kidnapper Killed at School
   2014-06-11 11:16:55    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Sun Wanming


 

 

THE BEIJING NEWS

Kidnapper killed at school

A knife-wielding, explosive-carrying suspect has been shot dead after holding children and a teacher hostage in a school in central China.

The incident took place yesterday at a primary school in the city of Qianjiang in Hubei, and is said to have stemmed from an arguement with a local official

The suspect had previously been jailed for theft, illegal firearms production and assault.

BEIJING MORNING POST

Laos delivers drug suspects to China

Laotian police have handed over five suspects allegedly involved in a major cross-border drug trafficking case to their Chinese counterparts.

The suspects have been taken to Kunming in Yunnan.

THE BEIJING TIMES

Another official sacked

Party officials in Jiangxi have removed a provincial committee member for disciplinary violations.
The details behind what Zhao Zhiyong is accused of have not been revealed.

CHINA DAILY

Oil refinery still burning

A fire caused by an explosion on Tuesday at an oil refinery in Nanjing is still said to be burning.
The explosion caused the collapse of three chemical storage tanks at the site.

One of the tanks is still burning.

No casualties have been reported.

GLOBAL TIMES

Cult members arrested

The paper is reporting that a wide-sweeping campaign has been underway to arrest members of a cult.

Since 2012, 15-hundred members of the so-called Church of the Almighty God have been arrested.

800 have been detained in Ningxia.

SHANGHAI DAILY

Maid abuse in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong woman has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges of abusing her Indonesian domestic helper.

The pictures of the domestic helper's bruised body has prompted international outrage at the treatment of maids in Hong Kong.

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has denounced her treatment as torture.

Metro operator scraps World Cup station name plan

Beijing's Metro operator has canceled its plan to name subway stations after World Cup teams due to public complaints.

Above the regular station name, a sign printed with a country name and national flag had been added.

However, the metro operator has decided to remove the signs after receiving complaints from people online, many of whom said the move would be confusing for travellers.

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