Monday, August 4, 2014
An intense rescue operation was under way in China Monday after an earthquake killed at least 381 people and injured thousands more, leaving scenes of devastation across a mountainous area.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
A massive explosion killed 68 people Saturday as it ripped through a factory in eastern China, officials said, as badly burned victims were rushed to local hospitals.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A college student in China leaped to his death after losing more than US$3,000 gambling on the World Cup, state media reported Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
A knife-wielding attacker went on a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Tuesday, wounding eight schoolchildren with one seriously hurt, state media reported.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Heavy rain caused a retaining wall to collapse at a recycling plant in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Sunday, killing 18 people, state media reported.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A Chinese shaman resplendent in a dark suit and green cloth hat thumbed yellowing pages said to predict the future — but mass migration to cities means the prospects for his own profession look bleak.
Chinese authorities said Sunday that four people had been detained over a bridge collapse in southern Guangdong province that killed 11 people and severely injured two, state media reported.