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AseanPlus News 05 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Chinese digging for solutions as graveyards fill up

Beijing: Cars from Beijing crowded the parking lot of Lingshan Pagoda Cemetery in Sanhe city days before Tomb Sweeping Day, which was held yesterday. Located about 50km from Beijing, the 50ha cemetery is one of the most popular burial sites for Beijing residents.

Nation 02 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

PAC to visit bus ‘graveyards’

The Public Accounts Committee will visit two bus depots in Selangor where about 1,000 decommissioned buses are stored.

World 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

As Aleppo battle rumbles, hospitals and graveyards fill up

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) - Abdelrahman left school at 17 to join the Syrian rebels in Aleppo. His parents never heard he had reached the city until they got the call to pick up his body.

World 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

As Aleppo battle rumbles, hospitals and graveyards fill up

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) - Abdelrahman left school at 17 to join the Syrian rebels in Aleppo. His parents never heard he had reached the city until they got the call to pick up his body.

Nation 20 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tax break for upkeep of public graveyards

Money used by management bodies of public cemeteries to maintain, administer and develop burial grounds is tax exempt.

Nation 17 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Chinese community: Taboo to move graves during Qing Ming

JOHOR BARU: The Chinese community in Pengerang wants the relocation of five Chinese graveyards in the constituency to only take place after the Chinese New Year and Qing Ming on the first week of April.

Nation 24 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Corrosive liquid hurled at activists' bus

JOHOR BARU: A group of activists fighting over the relocation of several graveyards in Pengerang, about 110km southwest of here, was shocked when their bus outside the civil court here was splashed with a corrosive liquid believed to be acid.

World 25 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Auto graveyard born from Japan tsunami wreckage

MIYAKO, Japan (Reuters) - The destruction wrought by the tsunami that slammed Japan two weeks ago has given rise to graveyards for machinery pulled from the wreckage.

World 25 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Auto graveyard born from Japan tsunami wreckage

MIYAKO, Japan (Reuters) - The destruction wrought by the tsunami that slammed Japan two weeks ago has given rise to graveyards for machinery pulled from the wreckage.

AseanPlus News 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thousands prefer to stay at home for Ching Ming

Thousands of people shunned visits to mainland China and local graveyards to mark the ancient Ching Ming festival yesterday, favouring the sanctity of home as a killer pneumonia outbreak left residents stricken with fear.