Grief, Anger Over 11 Deaths in Qiqihar School Roof Collapse

Ten young volleyball players and their coach were killed and four others injured when the roof of their middle-school gymnasium in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang province, collapsed during a practice on Sunday. The tragedy has touched...

Belly Dancing For The Dead

NPR’s Louisa Lim spends a day with one of China’s top professional mourners, Dingding (“Dragonfly”) Mao: As the ceremony starts, the strains of “The Internationale” ring out, and Zhang...

Tens of Thousands Mourn China High-rise Fire Dead (Updated)

AP reports on the mass gathering in Shanghai to mourn the victims of the high-rise building fire which killed 58: Police were grabbing people by their collars and pulling them away from a designated mourning area if they tried...

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