(April 1, 2011) It is business as usual for the China Three Gorges Corporation, operator of the world’s largest dam and builder of the Xiangjiaba hydropower project in southwestern China, after 2,000 protesters were dispersed by 1,500 riot police.
(March 31, 2011) Thousands of Chinese residents displaced by the Xiangjiaba hydrodam protest China’s resettlement policies.
(November 27, 2006) Construction began Sunday on a hydropower project in Southwest China which will have a third of the capacity of the Three Gorges Project when completed in nine years.
(October 24, 2006) China’s large-scale hydropower exploitation of the Yangtze River’s upper reaches pose no risk to nearby giant panda habitats, experts said here Friday.
(March 21, 2006) Information on just a few of the scores of dams planned for the Yangtze and Jinsha (as the upper Yangtze is called).
(May 9, 2003) The Three Gorges Corp. is planning to build four more dams in the Yangtze Valley to help absorb the huge labour force that was assembled for Three Gorges and will soon be idle, a Chinese newspaper says.
(December 5, 2002) China’s newest power giant, created with much fanfare in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People in September, aims to finance not only the completion of the Three Gorges project on the Yangtze River but also the construction of many more huge dams upstream, a respected Chinese publication reports.
(September 11, 2002) Even before all the generators at the Three Gorges dam come into operation, Chinese planners are furiously mapping out numerous dams along some of the biggest rivers in the southwestern part of the country.