A chemical firm in East China's Zhejiang province is being investigated on suspicion of discharging waste polluting a local river and disrupted tap water supplies since Sunday.
Rain-triggered floods have killed 24 people in China over the past week, with three new deaths reported in East China's Jiangsu province.
A water-buying panic triggered by a chemical spill into a river in East China's Zhejiang province continued Tuesday.
Floods in Guizhou province has killed 21 people and left at least 31 others missing .
Nine people allegedly involved in a violent wage-related dispute have been detained, local police said on Tuesday.
China urged all parties in Libya to reach an immediate cease-fire and resolve the crisis through political means.
Continuous downpours have triggered severe floods in a county in southwest China's Guizhou province, leaving 14 dead and 35 missing by 8 am on Tuesday.
Should China go ahead with its plan to develop the hydropower sector? It definitely should, says an expert, while a professor of ecology and microbiology disagrees.
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More than 200 migrant workers gathered Monday night at a government building in south China's Guangdong Province, protesting over a wage-related dispute that led to injury, authorities said.
Torrential rains brought some partial relief for more than 1 million people in central China and also triggered flooding in many townships in Hunan and Guizhou. Pollution leads to run on bottled water
The number, while unimaginable for any European nation, represents the third straight year of fall.