Tag Archives: Hubei

Surgeons, donor give disfigured man hope

Doctors in Wuhan, Hubei province, thanks to a donation from an Italian businesswoman, have successfully performed the first surgical procedure on Monday to help a man whose face was burned and disfigured 22 years ago when he was an infant.

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Alibaba voted best employer for college students

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has overtaken Microsoft Corp to rank the first this year in the Top 50 Best Employers for College Students, according to an annual survey done by China’s leading research organization Horizon Research Consultancy Group. According to the survey released on Wednesday, the 2014 top 10 employers for college […]

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Cultivating interest

The life of He Shan’an shows sometimes being a botanist means shooting trees with a gun. Mike Peters speaks with the ‘godfather of China’s botanical gardens’. In 1980, five US plant scientists came to China for both herbarium study and “botanizing” fieldwork. Two years later, five Chinese experts went to the United States in a […]

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China launches its largest patrol vessel

Wuhan- China launched its largest and most advanced patrol vessel Haixun01 on Saturday in Wuhan, a city in Central China’s Hubei province, in a move to maintain its marine sovereignty and enhance its rescue efficiency.  Haixun01 is the first Chinese patrol vessel to simultaneously incorporate marine inspection and rescue functions. It will carry out missions […]

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Wuhan bank bomber given death sentence

A man who shocked China by detonating a bomb in front of a bank in Wuhan, Hubei province, was sentenced to death on Monday, according to the city’s intermediate people’s court. Wang Haijian, 25, was convicted of using explosives in a robbery attempt on a China Construction Bank branch in Hongshan district of Wuhan with […]

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