Tuesday, September 20, 2011
China has ordered the closure of a solar panel plant in the east of the country after hundreds of local residents staged violent protests over pollution, authorities said Monday.
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Shanghai's environmental watchdog ordered two factories in its suburbs to halt production pending an investigation into the source of lead poisoning among children in a nearby village.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Families living in one of Shanghai's many industrial suburbs say their children are suffering from lead poisoning from nearby factories and recycling facilities.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Under fire for oil spills off China's eastern coast, ConocoPhillips says it has finished collecting virtually all oil and drilling mud released into Bohai Bay, meeting a deadline to finish its cleanup by Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Tropical Storm Nanmadol lashed China Tuesday, forcing tens of thousands of boats back to harbor and causing the cancellation of dozens of flights, officials and state media said.
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.