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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Local authorities in Shanghai have denied that a petitioner was beaten to death by local police over a property dispute.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Dozens of people protested in the heart of China's commercial hub Shanghai on Saturday after the death of a petitioner following his alleged beating by police.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Chinese government bond futures rose on their debut Friday as authorities lifted an 18-year ban on the product as part of efforts to speed up economic reforms.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Chinese state media increased the pressure on British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) over a bribery investigation Tuesday, accusing the firm of being responsible rather than individual employees.
Sunday, September 1, 2013
15 people dead, dozens sickened after chemical leak in Shanghai
An ammonia leak from a cold storage unit at a food company in China's commercial hub of Shanghai killed 15 people on Saturday and sickened dozens, the city government said.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
World's second tallest building tops out in China
Work on the main structure of the world's second tallest skyscraper was completed on Saturday, as the final beam was placed on the Shanghai Tower.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Shanghai river pig toll doubles as fear mounts
The number of dead pigs found in Shanghai's main river has doubled in two days to nearly 6,000, the government said, as residents worried over the water supply questioned the handling of the incident.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
2,800 pigs dumped in Shanghai river raise concern
A surge in the dumping of dead pigs upstream from Shanghai -- with more than 2,800 carcasses floating into the financial hub through Monday -- has followed a police campaign to curb the illicit trade in sick-pig parts.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Chinese tradition says at the very beginning of a new year, when there's a bright full moon hanging in the sky, there should be thousands of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appreciate and thus, the Lantern Festival is celebrated in winter.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Typhoon ploughs into China east coast, causes severe destruction
A strong typhoon ploughed into China's eastern coast on Wednesday, the country's third in a week, knocking down buildings and cutting off power to hundreds of thousands of people, state media said.
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