Top-deck cabins poked out of the water from a capsized ship after disaster teams righted the vessel to quicken the search for more than 340 victims still missing. LIVE report
More countries sent condolences to China as confirmed casualties rose from the tragic cruise ship accident on the country's largest river.
Measures are being taken across the country to ensure that students taking the national college entrance exam, or gaokao, have an appropriate environment for the test that determines university placement for 9.42 million students across China.
Fourteen cities across the country will draw the line on urban development this year to control sprawling expansion.
Death toll from the capsized ship in Yangtze River has climbed to 75, according to information from a press conference organized by the rescue headquarters Thursday afternoon.
Born in 1963, Zhang has been working for 35 years and his experience as a sailor was flawless with numerous awards.
Three rescue divers have been awarded at the bank of Yangtze River near the ship sinking site by Naval University of Engineering, PLA because of their excellence in the operation.
The Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region's long, porous border and lengthy coastline have resulted in the area becoming one of the major routes for extremists to cross into neighboring countries illegally.
Wang Sheng signed up to give his parents a cruise tour along the Yangtze River after seeing a newspaper advertisement. The 38-year-old Shanghai resident said in an interview with Caixin that he wanted his retired parents "to go out to see the world".
Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday paid tribute to those dead after the worst recorded ship disaster on the Yangtze River.
PICC Property and Casualty Co Ltd, insurer of the ship that capsized in the Yangtze River on Monday, has offered 10 million yuan in compensation to the vessel's owners.
Fishermen, outdoors experts and environmental groups have been combing waters and banks near a capsized Chinese ship in an attempt to find and rescue more than 400 missing passengers.