Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Eleven people in China have died and about 140 have fallen ill after consuming vinegar stored in plastic barrels that once contained antifreeze, officials and state media said Monday.1 Comment
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Chinese authorities evacuated more than 200,000 residents from eastern Zhejiang province and cancelled more than 200 flights, as the region braced itself for a typhoon that could be the worst in the area in years.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Ticket sales on China's new Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail are flagging after a deadly accident on the network, with some trains selling as few as 30 percent of their seats, state media said Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A Chinese court has jailed five officials including the local government head of construction over a fire in Shanghai that left 58 people dead, the Xinhua news agency and Shanghai media said Tuesday.
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Prosecutors in China's commercial hub of Shanghai have charged 26 people with bribery and other crimes related to an apartment-building fire that killed 58 people last year, a local government website reported Saturday.
Monday, June 20, 2011
The municipality of Shanghai kicked off a week-long debate on its draft plan to reform its medical and drug system, posting the plan online on Wednesday for public comment.
Sunday, June 12, 2011
China has lifted a 60-year ban on horse racing, allowing weekly races to be conducted in the central city of Wuhan, state media reported on Saturday.
Friday, May 27, 2011
China's worst drought in a half-century is deepening, with the parched weather leaving millions in the Yangtze River region without enough drinking water, pushing inflation higher and adding to widespread power shortages.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
China's largest city is setting a limit of one-dog per family in an effort to gain control over the soaring pet population and curb rabies.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Shipping along Yangtze River, one of China's most vital waterways, has been closed at some points to prevent ships being grounded due to water levels drained low by the worst drought in a decade.