Beijing Air Unsafe Four Days a Week

China recently announced planned spending of 1.7 trillion yuan ($277.5 billion) to combat air pollution across the country, but new figures from the Ministry of Environmental Protection highlight the extent of the air quality...

Japan to Release Chinese Boat Captain

The New York Times has posted a brief news update: Japanese prosecutors say they will release the captain of a Chinese fishing vessel involved in a collision near disputed islands. The incident has raised tensions with China,...

17 Killed in Building Collapse in Northern China

AP reports on another building collapse, this time more deadly than the last: An unfinished factory building collapsed amid a violent thunderstorm Tuesday in northern China, killing 17 people, state media and a government...

Police Detain 22 for Making, Selling Melamine

Xinhua reports that 22 have been detained in connection to the melamine milk contamination scandal. Among the detained, 19 people were managers of 17 pastures, breeding farms and milk purchasing stations. The local procuratorate...

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