35 killed, 42 injured in Shanghai stampede

2015-01-01 03:00:56

At least 35 people were killed and 42 others were injured in a stampede at Shanghai's Bund area around midnight when huge crowds of revelers gathered to celebrate the New Year.

China imposes record fine in water pollution case

2014-12-31 12:19:42

Chinese state media are reporting that a court in eastern China has issued the country's biggest environmental fine resulting from public interest litigation against polluters.

Hunting down financial suspects hiding overseas

2014-12-31 07:44:10

In April 2012, Wang Guoqiang, former Party chief of Fengcheng, Liaoning province, obtained a passport and visa to attend his daughter's graduation ceremony in the United States.

A silk road in the air

2014-12-31 07:44:10

The number of airports in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will rise to 25 from the current 16 by 2020, as China attempts to transform the area into a major transportation hub on the Silk Road Economic Belt.

Stronger pollution law takes effect this week

2014-12-31 07:44:10

The revised Environmental Protection Law that takes effect on Thursday imposes more severe fines and even comes with the possibility of criminal charges against polluters.

Officials punished in AIDS demolition team case

2014-12-30 13:34:13

More than 20 officials in Nanyang, central Henan province were punished for accepting coupons offered by a company which hired an "AIDS demolition team" to threaten locals.

China stresses protection of AIDS children's privacy

2014-12-30 08:04:55

Chinese authorities have stressed privacy protection for AIDS-affected children and may punish those found leaking private information.

10 die in construction accident

2014-12-30 07:41:01

Ten workers were killed and another four were injured when they were buried under steel bars that collapsed at a construction site in Beijing on Monday.

Experts recommend fighter plane for developing nations

2014-12-30 07:33:05

China could export a modern fighter plane to developing countries to take a bigger share of the international military aircraft market, experts suggest.

The Party has 'no room for cliques'

2014-12-30 04:39:14

There is no room for cliques and factions within the Communist Party of China, top leaders said on Monday as they pledged to persist in the fight against corruption.

Officials dismissed over unsafe pork

2014-12-29 10:20:47

Eight officials from east China's Jiangxi Province have been dismissed for negligence, over sales of pork from pigs that were sick, or had already died.

Deals planned to recover illegal assets from abroad

2014-12-29 07:51:55

China will strengthen financial intelligence exchanges with the United States and Australia to track corrupt officials' illegal assets and fight money laundering.