Wednesday, January 15, 2014
A fire at a shoe factory in eastern China on Tuesday killed at least 16 people, state media reported.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Chinese state-owned oil giant Sinopec will pay compensation over a November pipeline explosion at its facility in the city of Qingdao that killed dozens of people and caused losses of more than US$100 million, it said.
China's biggest drug distributor says two former executives are the target of a corruption investigation, widening a graft probe that has focused on foreign pharmaceutical makers.
China prosecuted 20 cases involving national security in Tibet last year, a state newspaper reported Monday, in an indication of continuing low-level unrest in the Himalayan region.
An explosion Monday at an illegal gambling hall in a village in southern China killed 14 people and injured seven others, state media report.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
A huge blaze that ripped through the centre of an ancient Tibetan town in the popular Chinese tourist area of Shangri-La has destroyed almost 300 buildings, state media said Sunday.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Thursday promised that his country's economic growth would benefit Africa, as he met Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama in Accra.
China's ruling Communist Party punished more than 182,000 officials last year in its high-profile anti-corruption campaign, authorities said Friday.
Friday, January 10, 2014
China's foreign minister on Wednesday said Beijing was tackling illegal gold mining in Ghana, after hundreds of his compatriots were arrested and sent home for extracting the mineral without permission.