Wednesday, August 8, 2012
China evacuated 200,000 people from Shanghai as the third typhoon in a week bore down on the east coast, state media said Tuesday, warning it could be the most powerful storm to hit since 2005.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Women unwinding on a weekend usually dress in jeans, shorts or a skirt and a T-shirt. Not Zhao Jing.
Monday, April 23, 2012
A collision between a tour bus and a truck in eastern China on Sunday left 13 people dead and another 21 injured, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Chinese police have detained 22 people for making drug capsules using a toxic raw material produced from scrap leather, state media said, in the latest in a string of product safety scandals.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
A British pizza chain which used "French Concession" to describe its Shanghai location has angered some Chinese who believe the term evokes the colonial past, state media said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
As Shanghai authorities and major battery maker Johnson Controls clash over what caused a spate of lead poisoning cases, families of the dozens of children recovering from the contamination are fretting over future risks from the heavy metal.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
China said Tuesday it had detained seven company executives after suspected industrial waste discharges polluted a river with a toxic metal, threatening water supplies for millions.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Retired basketball star Yao Ming has added another line to his post-NBA resume -- politician.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Shanghai will require microblog users to register under their real names from Monday, state media said, the latest local government in China to implement the rule after a spate of violent protests.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Chinese police detained around a dozen workers at a Singapore-owned electronics plant in Shanghai on Tuesday as a strike involving over 200 workers extended into its seventh day in the latest labour unrest to hit the country.