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Japanese Singer to Hold Gun-Control Concert in China

18 June 2000

Kyodo News

NAGOYA — A Japanese singer-songwriter actively involved in gun-control movements is to hold a concert in Beijing next Sunday aimed at raising awareness of the need to curb gun violence, organizers said Sunday. Akemi Mano, from Fukuoka Prefecture, is to sing more than 10 songs before some 150 people in a studio in the Chinese capital, the organizers said. U.S. jazz pianist Donny Schwekendiek will accompany her in the planned concert, they said. One of the songs Mano... (GunPolicy.org)

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China

School Guard Injures Seven in Shooting Rampage

25 October 1999

Associated Press

BEIJING — A guard at a middle school in southwestern China's Guangxi region opened fire with a hunting rifle after a drinking binge, injuring one teacher and six students, state run media reported Monday. Liang Yongcheng, a 30-year-old man described as reclusive and volatile, spent the afternoon of Oct. 19 drinking. He then went to a student dormitory at the middle school in Longzhou and began shouting, "I'll kill whoever dares to try to stop me!" the Beijing Youth... (GunPolicy.org)

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Gun Control Steps See Initial Success

5 June 1998

Xinhua

BEIJING — China's nationwide crackdown on the illegal manufacturing and selling of firearms since early this year has achieved initial success. The Ministry of Public Security said today that in Songtao County, Guizhou Province, police smashed 15 underground gangs making or selling guns, arrested 49 suspects connected with them, and confiscated 152 illegal firearms, as well as 65 semi-finished guns and quantities of gun parts. Meanwhile, police in Yunnan Province... (GunPolicy.org)

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Layoffs to Be China Arms Makers' Magic Bullet

8 January 1998

Reuters

BEIJING — China is urging its defence industry to join other ailing state sectors and promote layoffs amd mergers to cut losses within the next three years, the People's Daily said on Thursday … The arms industry, one of China's most troubled state-owned sectors, in 1997 saw six mergers of large- and medium-sized enterprises and laid off 90,000 redundant workers, finding new jobs for 74,000 of them, the newspaper said... (GunPolicy.org)

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