Crash probe blames faulty design

2011-08-12 08:03:13

The deadly high-speed train crash that killed at least 40 passengers in July was "a completely avoidable accident" and "should not have happened".

ConocoPhillips urged to apologize

2011-08-12 08:01:36

The ocean watchdog urged ConocoPhillips China to apologize to the public for its slow cleanup of oil leaks off Bohai Bay. Experts: Sea environment fragile

Rising enmity haunts China-Japan relations

2011-08-12 07:10:20

There has been a sharp drop in the number of people harboring feelings of friendship toward each other. Exchanges crucial for ties
Memory of collision off Diaoyu Islands divisive

95,000 affected in SW China quake

2011-08-11 09:03:44

Six people were injured and more than 95,000 people were affected by the 5.2-magnitude earthquake that hit southwest Yunnan Province Tuesday evening.

Chinese manufacturer signs $395 m contract after crash

2011-08-11 08:22:34

The Chinese State-owned company that made the trains involved in a deadly crash last month has signed a 2.54 billion yuan ($395 million) contract to provide trains to Turkmenistan.

Bullet trains told to reduce speed

2011-08-11 07:45:19

China has decided to lower the operating speed for its bullet trains due to safety concerns amid an overhaul of the high-speed rail system.

Smoking warnings to change

2011-08-11 07:44:39

Next year will bring a doubling in the size of the words that appear on cigarette packages to warn consumers of the dangers of smoking.

Maiden run for carrier

2011-08-11 07:13:10

China's first aircraft carrier, refitted from a Soviet-era vessel, began sea trials on Wednesday.

China trade surplus rises on surprise export surge

2011-08-11 07:13:56

China's trade surplus for July hit $31.5 billion, the highest in two and a half years, thanks to higher-than-expected export growth, especially to the EU.

China inflation controllable: NDRC

2011-08-10 09:17:11

China's consumer prices are currently within a mild and controllable range,a senior government official said Tuesday.

Red Cross faces credibility crisis

2011-08-10 08:05:50

Corruption scandal casts cloud over charity organization.

China's refitted aircraft carrier starts sea sail

2011-08-10 07:58:25

Refit and test work will continue after the carrier returns from the trial, which will not take a long time.