A new proposal put before the National People’s Congress realigns the structure of the...
by Cindy | Aug 11, 2016
A deadly steam pipe explosion at a coal-fired power plant in Dangyang, Hubei killed at least 21...
by Cindy | Dec 21, 2015
On Monday, rescue work continued at an industrial park in Shenzhen a day after a massive landslide...
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 Samuel Wade | Jun 2, 2013
A fire at a Jilin poultry slaughterhouse early on Monday morning killed at least 61 people, according to Xinhua: Over 300 workers were in the plant when the accident happened, survivors told Xinhua, adding they heard a sudden...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 31, 2013
At Bloomberg Businessweek, Christina Larson examines a previously featured study which found a strong correlation between executives’ political connections and higher death rates among employees. Coal mining in China is...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 23, 2013
Fatal accidents are five times more frequent at Chinese companies with political connections, new research claims. The finding adds weight to accusations that executives’ political ties allow them to get away with placing...
by Sophie Beach | May 20, 2011
More tragedy for Foxconn workers, as an explosion at a Chengdu plant killed two workers and injured at least ten. From the Guardian: A spokesman for the company said people had been injured in a fire at the plant but that it had...
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