(April 21, 2014) China’s roving corruption crackdown has uncovered nepotism, shady property deals and dodgy bidding procedures at the country’s state-owned Three Gorges Dam operator, Three Gorges Corporation. 932 more words
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After a the rather hectic start to China, a combination of the tour itinerary and the general approach to life of the people, a trip down the famous Yangtze River is a chance to slow down a little (that said the journeys either side of the boat were a little long and arduous). 833 more words
This week’s photo challenge is Misty.
For the several days we cruised along the Yangtze River in China, it was almost misty throughout.
Yangtze flows from the Tibetan mountains to the sea and is the longest river in China and also Asia. 216 more words
(April 7, 2014) Chinese geologist and environmentalist Fan Xiao says the recent quakes that struck central China’s Hubei Province in Zigui county — “the first county of the Three Gorges Dam” due to its proximity to the project site — signal that the seismic threat posed by Three Gorges Dam is at its most critical stage now. 868 more words
(April 1, 2014) A magnitude-4.7 earthquake hit Zigui county in central China’s Hubei Province last Sunday, around 23 kilometres from the Three Gorges Dam site location, several days after a magnitude-4.3 tremor was felt early Thursday morning about 30 kilometres from the dam. 807 more words