1,000 patay na bibi, natagpuang lumulutang sa isang ilog sa China

admin   •   March 26, 2013   •   2296

Google Map: Nanhe River

Google Map: Nanhe River

CHINA — Matapos makakuha ng mahigit sa 16- libong patay na baboy sa Huangpo River sa Shanghai, tinatayang nasa isanlibong patay na bibi naman ang natagpuan ngayon sa isang ilog sa timog-kanlurang bahagi ng bansa.

Ang mga patay na bibi ay nakasilid sa 50-supot na palutang-lutang sa Nanhe River sa Pengshan County sa probinsya ng Sichuan.

Nang buksan ng mga otoridad, nakita ang mga nabubulok na hayop.

Sa ngayon ay inaalam na ng mga otoridad ang posibleng dahilan ng ikinamatay ng mga bibi at kung sino ang nagtapon nito sa ilog. (UNTV News)

Man fined for riding go-kart on streets of Shanghai

Robie de Guzman   •   July 8, 2019

Security camera footage showing man riding go-kart on streets at Shanghai Municipality, east China. A man was fined 1,000 yuan (about 145 U.S. dollars) for riding a go-kart on the streets of Shanghai. | Courtesy: Reuters

A man was fined 1,000 yuan (about 145 U.S. dollars) for riding a go-kart on the streets of Shanghai, China.

The man, who was only identified by his surname Ye, was seen riding the go-kart on June 23 in Baoshan District.

The video posted online went viral and caught the attention of police as go-karts are classified as banned vehicles and are not allowed on public roads.

It turned out that the go-kart is actually a toy belonging to the offender’s 6-year-old grandson. While playing with his grandson on that day, he received an emergency call from his firm. Being in a hurry, Ye came up with the idea to borrow the go-kart from his grandson.

After getting caught by the police, Ye realized that his actions were reckless. He was fined 1,000 yuan and the go-kart was confiscated.

Police have emphasized that personal transporters like segways, e-scooters, and mobility devices for elderly people are prohibited on the streets in Shanghai. They are only allowed on pathways in closed compounds or indoors.

“These vehicles pose great hidden safety hazards while driving on the streets. If they are involved in an accident, settlement of claims cannot be guaranteed, so we ban these vehicles from driving on the streets,” said Mao Chenchen, a traffic police officer with the Baoshan branch of the Shanghai Public Security. (REUTERS)

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Eleven pulled alive from rubble in China building collapse

Robie de Guzman   •   May 16, 2019

A team of rescuers are trying to find survivors under rubble after a building collapsed in Shanghai, China on May 16. | Photo grabbed from Reuters footage

Rescue services pulled out 11 people alive from a collapsed building in China’s financial hub of Shanghai on Thursday (May 16), and about same number are believed to be still trapped in the rubble.

The building in Shanghai’s Changning district was being renovated when it collapsed late in the morning, trapping some 20 people inside, fire services said in a statement.

Witnesses heard a big bang which lasted for five to six second and a cloud of dust that enveloped the building.

“The accident happened at 11 am and a big bang lasted five to six seconds. I immediately ran to the balcony and saw the entire factory was surrounded by dust. After the dust dispersed, I found the factory collapsed. As it was my first time to witness this, I was quiet shocked,” said Zhang Lei, who was working in an office next to the collapsed building

More than 150 rescuers are on the scene but they have not said how the building collapsed. (REUTERS)

Trillanes belies allegations of having personal bank accounts in Singapore

UNTV News   •   September 20, 2017

Sen. Trillanes visits Singapore

Sen. Antonio Trillanes in Singapore


Senator Antonio Trillanes personally went to Singapore to belie the allegations of President Rodrigo Duterte that he has an offshore account in the said country.

Trillanes went to DBS Bank and then to HSBC here in Singapore this morning, but found no account under his name.

The managers of the banks could not release certification as he is not their client.

Following his visit to Singapore, Trillanes has once again challenged the President to sign a waiver to allow authorities to scrutinize his bank accounts.

“So from this, everyone can see that all the allegations of the President against me are all made-up to divert the public’s attention away from the primary issue which is the President’s involvement in illegal drugs, and his hidden wealth,” Trillanes said. “They do this at the same to divert my attention and to harass me and damage my name.”

President Duterte initially disclosed that the lawmaker has currency accounts in Shanghai, China, Zurich and Geneva in Switzerland, Singapore, and in Cayman Islands.

Mr. Duterte, however, noted that the senator’s accounts in Zurich and here in Singapore are already closed.

Malacañang, meanwhile, said authorities have to validate Trillanes’ claims that he has a non-existent bank account in Singapore.

“Those things have to be verified, apparently like we said, the President already checked into the background of that particular account ,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said. – Mary Jo Maleriado | UNTV News & Rescue


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