A lawyer and two provincial officials were also arrested today in the case.
In China, it's easy for provincial officials to have different interpretations of the law.
Independent from the province and does not vote for provincial officials.
Since then, all news conferences have been held by provincial officials with tribal leaders.
"In China," said one of the provincial officials, "the rules sometimes do not matter."
A top provincial official said there was no turning back on the economic liberalization.
However, for four days, provincial officials said the spill was only several hundred barrels.
Many victims were killed when their houses collapsed, a provincial official said.
Provincial officials accepted the new name, which was soon commonly used by residents and visitors.
Provincial officials who attempt to hide the disease face heavy punishment.