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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…

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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…

Young Women Take On a New Character in Chao Opera

Article written by Catherine photo from chaoting.net The girl is practising in Tanzi course.                        Photo taken by Zanith…

Cleaning Efforts of Longhu Canal Threatened

photo from gdlonghu.gov.cn At the junction of Huanghe Road and Jinghuannan Road, the water of the Longhu Canal stands still with litter on its surface. A little over…

Shantou’s drainage system no match for big rain

photo from baidu.com (Changping Road was floody after heavy rain photo from http://myshantou.net) When heavy rain falls on Shantou, part of the traffic is paralyzed. The drainage system…

Water Shortages Make Migrant Life Tougher

The dark clouds were getting thicker, and the wind blew strongly. The dusky sky was like the face of a blue man. Finally, the thunder roared. It began…

Pollution threatens eco-tourism in Niutianyang

photo from mafengwo.cn Lin Caixia was processing parts of toy truck in a small, shabby bungalow, while her 6-year-old daughter and husband were carrying dozens of wet griddles…

Chaozhou Girl to Dance on One of the World’s Greatest Stages

photo from czbtv.com The 18-year old girl from Chaozhou danced hard, day after day for the 13 years without complaints. A few days ago, the girl, Huang Tonglin…

Four Hundred Millon RMB in Finances Given to Develop Shantou Transportation Infrastructure

More than 4 hundred millon RMB in financial aid , the highest number in history,was given by the provincial government and the transportation ministry to Shantou, according to…

Richest Man in Mainland China under Investigation

According to MingPao, Huang Guangyu, the founder of Gome Appliances, who tops the latest mainland China rich list, was taken on 20th by the Beijing police on investigation. Sources reveal that Huang Guangyu is involved in a series of economic crime: illegally utilizing a shell company to operate capital, impropriating capital and commiting bribery.