At least 14 people were killed and 150 injured in an explosion in Yulin, Shaanxi Province,...
by Cindy | Aug 31, 2015
At The New York Times, Andrew Jacobs, Javier Hernandez, and Chris Buckley report on the lax...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 25, 2015
An explosion at a Shandong chemical plant on Saturday has further highlighted safety concerns in...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 19, 2015
A week on from a series of explosions in the port area of Tianjin, the confirmed death toll stands...
by Mengyu Dong | Jun 4, 2013
The death toll from a fire at a Jilin slaughterhouse on Monday has risen to at least 120, prompting the detention of a senior official at the plant’s operator, anger on the part of bereaved relatives, and a call from the...
by Melissa M. Chan | Dec 30, 2012
After a bus crash that left 11 schoolchildren dead in Jiangxi, another accident involving an overloaded minibus killed ten people, five of whom were children, from The South China Morning Post: At least 10 people, including five...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 7, 2011
An official investigation into a fire which killed 41 bus passengers late last month has yet to definitively explain the accident, but overcrowding and circumvention of security checks appear to have contributed. Both are said...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 2, 2011
A dozen escalators—more than 10% of the total—have been recalled from stations along Beijing’s Yizhuang subway line, which opened in late December. Inspections were prompted by the death of a 13-year-old and...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 29, 2011
Shanghai has been stricken with a plague of exploding glass windows, as substandard materials, design and maintenance meet fierce summer heat. From Shanghai Daily last week: “Poor quality, improper design or installation...
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