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.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Shanghai truckers said Monday they have halted a strike over high fuel costs after authorities met their demands amid fears of wider inflation-related unrest.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Hundreds of truck drivers staged a strike this week in major container ports in Shanghai, seeking higher freight rates to offset their rising fuel costs, companies and Chinese media said.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Shanghai authorities have seized more than 6,000 steamed buns and the Chinese city's mayor has ordered a probe after they were found to have been dyed, expired or filled with unidentified chemicals.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Police raided a popular gay bar on Shanghai's Bund riverfront over the weekend, taking more than 60 people into custody for several hours, state media reported Monday.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Authorities in China's commercial hub of Shanghai say they will prosecute 24 people for bribery and other crimes related to an apartment building fire that killed 58 people.1 Comment
Monday, March 14, 2011
Shanghai Stock Exchange, the Chinese mainland's largest bourse, plans to attract 50 new listings each year during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), the exchange's president said.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
A widening probe into graft in China's powerful Railways Ministry is raising calls for the government to pull back on its multibillion U.S. dollar investment drive into costly high-speed railways.