Tuesday, February 28, 2012
As Shanghai authorities and major battery maker Johnson Controls clash over what caused a spate of lead poisoning cases, families of the dozens of children recovering from the contamination are fretting over future risks from the heavy metal.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
China said Tuesday it had detained seven company executives after suspected industrial waste discharges polluted a river with a toxic metal, threatening water supplies for millions.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Retired basketball star Yao Ming has added another line to his post-NBA resume — politician.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Shanghai will require microblog users to register under their real names from Monday, state media said, the latest local government in China to implement the rule after a spate of violent protests.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Chinese police detained around a dozen workers at a Singapore-owned electronics plant in Shanghai on Tuesday as a strike involving over 200 workers extended into its seventh day in the latest labour unrest to hit the country.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Nearly half of China's wealthiest citizens are considering emigrating, with the United States and Canada the most popular destinations, according to a new report from the authors of China's rich list.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
A subway crash in Shanghai that injured nearly 300 people resulted from negligence, inadequate training and faulty installation of backup power systems, the city's safety agency said. It announced penalties for a dozen subway employees.
Monday, October 3, 2011
When students of Shanghai Luwan No. 1 Central Primary School come to school in November, some will no longer have to watch the blackboard. Instead, their eyes will be directed toward brand-new Apple iPads given by the school.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Shanghai's metro operator came under fresh fire Thursday, with Chinese media saying a crash that injured more than 280 people was an “embarrassment” to the company.2 Comments
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Two metro trains collided in Shanghai on Tuesday, injuring more than 240 people, the system operator said, just months after a deadly high-speed rail crash that shocked China.