The axe has begun to fall for Monday’s fire at the CCTV headquarters. From the New York Times:
The police detained 12 people, including the chief of construction for the new headquarters of China Central Television, or CCTV, and eight employees of the firm the broadcaster hired to put on an illegal fireworks show that the authorities said ignited the blaze.
The fire gutted a nearly completed 520-foot futuristic skyscraper that was part of CCTV’s new $1.1 billion headquarters,
February 12, 2009