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Hainan Deluge

Chinese Society | Oct 17, 2010 AM

New storms hit flood-ravaged Hainan, 500 dams threatened

HAIKOU - A new round of storms has been pounding south China's island province of Hainan since Thursday, raising water levels in the province's 500 r...

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Coal mine accident

Chinese Society | Oct 16, 2010 PM

Explosion in Chinese coal mine kills 20, traps 17

BEIJING -- The blast came shortly after the world was riveted by Chile's dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners after they spent more than two months u...

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Richest Chinese

Chinese Society | Oct 15, 2010 PM

$12b man now richest in China

China has a new richest man, and his claim to the crown is an indication that domestic consumption is the key driver in the rising number of China's ...

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Hainan Deluge

Chinese Society | Oct 8, 2010 PM

Torrential rainfall continues to hammer Hainan

BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhuanet) -- Millions of people visit Hainan Island every year. It's one of China's most popular tourist destinations. But, not at ...

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Road Accident

Chinese Society | Oct 8, 2010 PM

Road accidents kill 1,010 people over China's National Day week

BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Road accidents killed 1,010 people in China from Oct. 1 to 7, the National Day break, down by 25.5 percent from the same ...

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building collapse

Chinese Society | Oct 3, 2010 PM

8 killed in building collapse in Xi'an

XI'AN -- The accident occurred at around 10:50 a.m. in Chang'an District of Xi'an City, capital of Shaanxi. Rescue work involving more than 300 fire ...

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Freighter sank

Chinese Society | Oct 2, 2010 AM

Three dead, 9 missing after freighter sinks in Fuzhou

FUZHOU, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The freighter, with 15 crew members on board, sank in the waters off Ao'qian Township in Pingtan City of Fujian. Three c...

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lunar probe

Chinese Society | Oct 2, 2010 AM

China launches lunar probe Chang'e-2

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhuanet) -- China launched its second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2 on Friday, inaugurating the second phase of a three-step moo...

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