Last weekend, tragedy struck China’s sports community after 21 runners were killed following a freak change of weather during an ultra-marathon event in Gansu. Among the dead was Liang Jing, 31, a champion athlete who had...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 20, 2018
Lhasa’s Jokhang temple, a sacred Tibetan Buddhist site dating back in parts to the seventh...
by Maiko Morimoto | Nov 13, 2005
From Xinhua net: More than 10,000 people were evacuated to safe places on Sunday after explosions at a chemical plant in Jilin City of northeast China’s Jilin Province. A witness said that a series of blasts took place at a workshopin No. 101 Chemical Plant under the Jilin Petroleum and Chemical Company from 2:00 p.m. […]
by Liu Yong | Oct 3, 2005
From Reuters: A gas explosion in a Chinese coal mine on Monday killed at least 34 people, the official Xinhua news agency reported, just the latest accident to hit the world’s deadliest mining industry. The blast occurred in a mine near Hebi, a city in the central province of Henan, Xinhua said, but gave no […]
by Liu Yong | Jul 14, 2005
From AP, via CBSNews.com: The managers of an illegal coal mine in China hid the bodies of 17 dead miners after a gas explosion earlier this month and underreported the accident death toll, the official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday. Officials at the Jiajiapu Coal Mine in central Shanxi province reported 19 miners had died […]
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