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.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Increasingly wealthy villagers in Taizhou of East China's Zhejiang province have built a huge wall around their village to ensure their safety.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Thousands gathered outside the charred frame of a 28-storey Shanghai apartment building on Sunday to mourn 58 people who died in Monday's fire, which has been blamed on lax oversight and illegal work practices.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Health authorities in eastern China said they had so far detected no human cases of bird flu after a woman in Hong Kong who had visited the region contracted the potentially fatal disease.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Investigators probing a fire that ravaged a downtown Shanghai high-rise apartment building, killing at least 53 people, said an energy-saving project that used illegal contracts, unsafe materials and unqualified workers was mainly to blame.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Police detained unlicensed welders Tuesday on suspicion of accidentally starting a fire that engulfed a high-rise apartment building under renovation in China's business capital, killing at least 53 people, as public anger grew over the government's handling of the disaster.