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.