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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
China's smog-plagued capital has announced plans to ban the use of coal by the end of 2020 as the country fights deadly levels of pollution, especially in major cities.
Yunnan earthquake's death toll at 410, thousands more are displaced
More than 400 people have died in an earthquake that devastated a Chinese village, officials said Tuesday, as relatives faced the stark probability that rescuers would only find the remains of their loved ones.
China's probes into foreign firms spread to the auto sector Tuesday as German car giant Daimler said it was assisting authorities after reports anti-monopoly investigators raided an office of its Mercedes-Benz unit.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Rescuers battle to clear bodies after 400 die in Yunnan quake
Rescuers laid out bodies in the streets Monday after at least 398 people were killed by an earthquake in China, leaving the idyllic mountain landscape littered with scenes of devastation and sparking a huge rescue effort.
All eyes on Yunnan quake, not scandal: Chinese Red Cross
With Beijing police having ruled out any link between China's Red Cross and a self-confessed criminal, the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) is calling for attention to be paid to the Yunnan earthquake rather than the earlier scandal, China News Service reported.
A car parts plant in China where 75 workers were killed in an explosion committed multiple violations of regulations, the country's work safety chief said Monday, according to state media reports.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Rescue efforts after nearly 400 die in China quake
An intense rescue operation was under way in China Monday after an earthquake killed at least 381 people and injured thousands more, leaving scenes of devastation across a mountainous area.
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At least 175 killed in SW China quake: state media
At least 175 people were killed and 1,402 injured after a strong earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province Sunday, state media said.
Chinese state media said Sunday that 37 civilians and 59 “terrorists” had been killed in an attack earlier in the week in Xinjiang, home to China's mainly Muslim Uighur minority.
The death toll from an explosion at a Taiwan-invested car parts factory in China climbed to 71 on Sunday, state media said, as a labor rights group cast doubt on its safety measures.
  
  
  
  
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