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  • Lack of safety training blamed for deaths

    2013-09-02 00:46

    People who were injured in a deadly liquid-ammonia leak remained hospitalized on Sunday, as workers blamed a lack of safety training at their company for the many deaths and injuries in the accident.

  • Pupil workload should shrink in new semester

    2013-09-01 23:38

    Primary school students should have a less-stressful new semester, thanks to new national education guidelines that aim to reduce students" workload.

  • Most opposed to increasing retirement age

    2013-09-01 23:23

    An overwhelming majority of those questioned in an online survey expressed opposition to a proposal pushing back the retirement age.

  • Southwest rattled by second quake

    2013-09-01 09:00

    Another earthquake killed at least five and injured more than two dozen in three counties in Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on Saturday - four days after a 5.1-magnitude temblor in the same area destroyed thousands of houses and national highway sections. 5.9-magnitude quake jolts SW China

  • Liquid ammonia leak kills at least 15

    2013-09-01 07:55

    A liquid ammonia leak from a food company's refrigeration unit in suburban Shanghai killed at least 15 people on Saturday, local authorities said.

  • 5.9-magnitude quake jolts SW China

    2013-08-31 09:44

    An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China at 8:04 am Saturday (Beijing Time), said the China Earthquake Networks Center.

  • Mainland licenses for 577 Taiwan doctors

    2013-08-31 06:24

    A total of 577 doctors from Taiwan have obtained professional licenses for the Chinese mainland since 2009, according to official statistics revealed at a seminar on cross-Strait medical exchanges on Friday.

  • 'Brother Watch' pleads guilty to corruption

    2013-08-31 08:24

    A former official of Shaanxi province, who drew public outrage last summer after a news photo showed him smiling at the site of a deadly highway crash and for his collection of luxury watches, pleaded guilty to corruption charges on Friday in Xi'an.

  • 4th China city to offer 72-hour visa-free stays

    2013-08-31 06:23

    Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, will start offering international transit passengers 72-hour visa-free stays from Sunday.

  • New 7-D cinema steals the thunder in Shanghai

    2013-08-30 07:29

    Seven Wonders of the World, seven-star hotels and now, according to its creators at least, witness the arrival of 7-D cinema - complete with handheld guns, machine-created bubbles, and a few early glitches.

  • Expand employment for the disabled

    2013-08-30 06:38

    At least one disabled person should be employed in China's provincial-level Party or government organs and municipal working committees for the disabled by 2020, according to an official statement.

  • 4 plead guilty at trial of Chinese tenor's son

    2013-08-30 06:38

    A trial of a renowned Chinese tenor's teenage son, accused of gangrape, ended on Thursday at a Beijing district court.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.