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Tuopu Carries on Christian Tradition with Four Churches

Old Sewage System High Risk for Lower Parts of Shantou

By Zhong Jing Zhen (Tiffany)   photo from nianzhi.cc   He would put on the plastic boots, roll up his trousers and finally cover his nose with his…

Agriculture Weakened by Factory Pollutants

By Wang Xiuli (Lily) photo from dahuawang.com A little boy was playing delightedly near the water lock. “Go away, it’s so dangerous,” shouted an old man. As the…

Over fishing and Water Pollution Threaten Local Fishermen

By Su Dongxia (Evana) photo from e.news.163.com by Greenpeace Several ducks swim on the river surface. Sometimes they fight each other over small fish. Sometimes they play for…

Migrant Workers in Shantou

The Fall of the Baby Eel

By Xu Jiang Yun (Sunny) Photo from Baidu Xu Leiyong was smoking quietly, sitting in the bow of his boat. At his side, his wife Shen Xiaofeng was…

Once a Smelly Canal, Always a Smelly Canal

photo from tieba.baidu Trees line both sides of the canal. The water is green with yellow leaves and some garbage such as some white disposable lunch boxes on…

Clean Water Shortage in Shantou

By Ye Xiao (Nika) photo from baidu Dark blue, gray, purple, Shantou City is divided into different colors on the map, the most prevalent being dark blue and…

Deciphering water purification in swimming pools

By Chen Yubo (Judy) photo from flickr by guilherme pavan The sun shines brightly and light twinkles on the surface of the swimming pool. Everything looks peaceful and…

News map of water stories

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Pollution Imperils Fishing Industry in Shantou’s Main Bay

It’s 3:30am, Li Zebin, a fisherman in Haimen Bay, gets up and looks at the sky. Shining stars and a gentle breeze indicate that it will be a…

A Disregard for Water Conservation, Despite Shortage

By Ding Li (Jasmine) photo from nipic.com With the persistent sound of running water knocking at the board, a mother holds her temper while trying to persuade her…

Water Diving

Water Diving (By ZhangXiaojia)On March 16, 2009 a view through the window of a diving school in Shantou, a group of children are trained by a coach Chensi.

Water Rice

Water Rice (By Huang Xiao Qing)Lai Han Sheng, a farmer from Lai Cuo Villiage in Shantou, is transplanting his rice seedlings alone into his wet rice field on…

Taxis Face Challenges from Bargaining Culture and Illegal Cars

By Shirley Xue photo from news.cnwest.com Seeing a man in the late 20s walking out of Shantou Bus Transportation Center, Zhang Xiaosong and three other taxi drivers rushed…