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China aggressively building islands on r...

China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by Philippines

China is reportedly proceeding with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs, which are claimed by the Philippines, despite Beijing promising to end some work soon. Mayor Eugenio Bito-onon of Kalayaan Islands, which falls under Philippine’s control, said that he saw... read more »

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to con...

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to connect Beijing and Moscow

China is planning to build a 7,000 km-long high-speed railway line, costing $250 billion, between Moscow and Beijing through Central Asia to provide a fast transport link between the neighbouring countries. The railway line will pass through China, Kazakhstan and Russia and cover more than 7,000... read more »

Chinese react to stampede deaths: Though...

Chinese react to stampede deaths: Thought this happened only in India

China on Friday mourned the 36 dead from New Year festivities at its financial capital Shanghai, as the city government revealed the victims of the deadly stampede were mainly young women. Among the 47 who were injured – many of them students – at Shanghai’s famous waterfront area, called... read more »

Explosion in Auto-Parts Plant in China K...

Explosion in Auto-Parts Plant in China Kills 17, Xinhua Reports

An explosion at an auto-parts factory in southern China’s Guangdong province killed 17 people and injured 20 others, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Blasts were heard at about 9:30 a.m. today from Fuwa Engineering Manufacturing Co.’s plant in the Shunde district of Foshan city, Xinhua... read more »

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Six nurses killed in latest attack on Chinese medical workers

BEIJING: Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest in a string... read more »

9 killed in landslides in southwest China

Nine people have been killed inlandslides that struck southwest China’s Yunnan province last week. Nine people were buried as the disasterhit Xiaoxin Village in Dongchuan District of... read more »

4 schoolchildren killed in China knife attack

BEIJING: Four primary schoolchildren were killed in a knife attack by a man in south China’s Guangxi autonomous region, the latest such incident in the country in recent years. The... read more »

The number of victims of terrorist attacks Sunday in Xinjiang has increased to fifty

Chinese authorities announced that as a result of the terrorist attacks in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on Sunday, September 21 killed 50 people. Among the dead – 40 suicide... read more »

13 dead in China firework plant explosion

CHANGSHA – Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and one more remained missing after an explosion at a firework plant in central China’s Hunan Province on Monday, local authorities... read more »