China's first high-speed railway network spanning 857 km through the country's southwest karst regions was completed on Sunday.
China's Civil Affairs Ministry says 44 people have been killed and 18 are missing after a week of flooding in the country's southwest that has also caused massive damage to housing and crops.
At least eight persons were killed and over 3,000 homes damaged in heavy rains in southern China, flood control officials said on Thursday.
Seven workers were killed when the roof of a coal mine collapsed in China`s southwest Guizhou Province, reports said today.
Twelve miners were killed and two others injured in a colliery gas explosion in southwest China`s Guizhou Province, local authorities said on Saturday.
Five people were injured and about 20,000 were evacuated after a chemical plant blast in southwest China`s Guizhou Province.
At least five people were killed and 19 others injured Sunday in China`s Guizhou province when their bus hit a guard-rail on an expressway and then turned turtle, Xinhua reported.
The 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the border area of Yiliang county in Yunnan province and Weining county in the neighbouring Guizhou province at 11:19 am local time.
The disaster has caused an economic loss of more than CNY 1.5 billion (around USD 240 million).
A heavy storm has battered parts of southwest China`s Guizhou province over the last two days, killing one person, leaving two missing and affecting 200,000 others, the local government said Thursday.
In 2010, 2,433 people died in coal mine accidents in China, according to official statistics.
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