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11 held in China for sale of toxic capsu...

11 held in China for sale of toxic capsules

BEIJING: Eleven people have been arrested for production and sale of toxic capsules on massive scale in east China’s Zhejiang Province. Police arrested the gang, headed by a man surnamed Pan, in late July in Ninghai County together with food and drug administration officials. They seized... read more »

Eight killed, 24 missing after rainstorm...

Eight killed, 24 missing after rainstorms, landslides hit China

Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China’s southwestern Chongqing Municipality. More than 500 professional rescuers, including fire-fighters and armed police, have evacuated over 7,000 residents in nine rain-drenched townships in Yunyang... read more »

Man in China kills 2 in knife attack at ...

Man in China kills 2 in knife attack at school

Officials said a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping to his death. Chengguan township official Deng Yunshan said the attack took place on Monday morning at the Dongfang primary school in... read more »

China bus-truck collision death toll ris...

China bus-truck collision death toll rises to 15

The death toll in a massive head-on collision between a truck and bus in northwestern China has risen to 15, with 48 other people being treated for injuries, the local government said on Wednesday. The casualty figure rose overnight after two bus passengers died from their injuries, according to a... read more »

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43 injured in China quake

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted a county in China’s Yunnan province Friday, injuring 43 people and forcing the evacuation of 35,000 people. The quake hit Yingjiang county under... read more »

Report: 7 killed in central China knife attack

BEIJING — A Chinese state news agency says a man stabbed seven people to death in a village in a central province. The China News Service said the attack occurred at 4 a.m. Wednesday in... read more »

Six Wounded in Knife Attack at Chinese Train Station

Chinese state media reported six people were wounded Tuesday in a knife attack at a train station in a southern city, the latest in a series of such attacks. The People’s Daily says... read more »

13 people killed in bridge, house collapse in China

At least 13 people were killed when an illegal bridge under construction collapsed in southern China and a residential complex caved in east China, officials said today. Eleven people were... read more »

5.3-magnitude earthquake hits southwest China

Beijing – At least three people were injured and several houses damaged after a 5.3-magnitude quake jolted a town in southwest China early today, authorities said. There were reports of house... read more »