Thursday, March 14, 2013
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
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
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.
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.