Friday, August 21, 2015
A U.N. human rights expert has criticized mainland China for its lack of transparency in handling a chemical blast in the northeastern city of Tianjin.
Beijing has mobilized 850,000 residents to patrol the city to ensure security ahead of a huge military parade commemorating victory over Japan in World War II, mainland state media reported.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Officials in the Chinese port city of Tianjin agreed on Wednesday to negotiate with angry residents left homeless by massive explosions, after a series of protests seeking compensation for their destroyed homes.
The owners of a Chinese hazardous goods storage facility at the center of giant explosions -- including the son of a former police chief -- hid their stakes in the firm through friends, state media reported Wednesday.
Foreign investment into mainland China rose 5.2 percent in July compared to the previous year, largely on the back of mergers and acquisitions by overseas firms, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Heavy rain fell Tuesday on the remains of a Chinese industrial site devastated by giant explosions, complicating clean-up efforts and heightening fears about toxic contamination as ceremonies were held to mark the disaster's 114 deaths.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Residents who fled their homes near vast and deadly explosions in the mainland Chinese port city of Tianjin gathered in anger on Monday to demand redress from a government they say is ignoring their plight.
Mainland Chinese state media on Monday urged the United States to show more "sincerity" towards Beijing's moves to track down its corrupt officials overseas, saying the U.S. should not become a safe haven for criminal suspects.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Hundreds of tonnes of highly poisonous cyanide were being stored at the warehouse devastated by two giant explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin which killed 112, a senior military officer said Sunday.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
TIANJIN, China -- Authorities pulled more bodies from a massive blast site in the Chinese port of Tianjin, pushing the death toll to 112 on Sunday as teams scrambled to clear dangerous chemical contamination.