China issues blue alert for heavy rain in eastern, southern regions

China's meteorological agency on Saturday issued a blue alert for heavy rain in the country's eastern and southern regions.

Jul 15, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

China says bomber died in kindergarten blast

There have been several cases in China of disgruntled individuals setting off explosions or starting fires in revenge for perceived wrongs.

Jun 16, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
BIZZARE! Chinese man drives car inside tiny shop to buy chips, yogurt on rainy day — Footage inside

BIZZARE! Chinese man drives car inside tiny shop to buy chips, yogurt on rainy day — Footage inside

Why park your vehicle and walk down when your car can fit through the door of a store. 

Jun 16, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Seven dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast: Report

The blast occurred near the nursery, according to the Fengxian county government in Jiangsu province.

Jun 15, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
China power plant collapse kills 67: Media

China power plant collapse kills 67: Media

Industrial accidents are common in China, where safety standards are often laxly enforced.

Nov 24, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Typhoon Haima causes losses worth over USD 700 mn in China

Typhoon Haima has caused estimated direct economic losses worth over USD 702 million in China's three provinces, authorities have said.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:57 AM IST

Cambodia deports 13 Taiwanese telecoms fraud suspects to China

Cambodia has deported 13 Taiwanese nationals suspected of telecoms fraud to China, the Ministry of Public Security in Beijing has said, ignoring protests from Taiwan asking the Southeast Asian country not to proceed.

Sep 21, 2016, 09:34 AM IST
China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered "all-out rescue efforts" after what Xinhua said was one of the worst disasters ever to hit Jiangsu.

Jun 24, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

78 dead, 200 badly hurt in extreme weather in eastern China

Hurricane-force winds, freak hailstorms, pounding rain and a tornado killed 78 people in China`s eastern province of Jiangsu on Thursday and injured nearly 500 others, 200 of them critically, Xinhua reported.

Jun 23, 2016, 21:33 PM IST
Sailing in 2018 - Bigger, better, safer Titanic

Sailing in 2018 - Bigger, better, safer Titanic

The brain behind Titanic II is Australian billionaire Clive Palmer and his firm, Blue Star Line.

Feb 10, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

Cipla's arm Meditab sells stake in Jiangsu for $18.5 mn

The closing of the transaction is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals in China, it added.

Dec 10, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Boy discovers 3000-year-old bronze sword in China

A 3000-year-old bronze sword has been discovered in a local river by an 11-year-old child in east China's Jiangsu Province.

Sep 06, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

Death toll in China`s factory blast goes up to 75

The death toll from a factory blast in China`s eastern Jiangsu Province today rose to 75, as a top official said that the accident was caused by "very serious dereliction of duty".

Aug 04, 2014, 11:45 AM IST

China reports new bird flu case in humans

One more case of bird flu in humans has been confirmed in China`s Jiangsu province, health authorities said Saturday.

Apr 20, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Boat blast in east China kills two

Two people have been killed and two others, including a child, injured when a battery on-board a boat exploded in an entertainment park in east China`s Jiangsu Province, officials said today.

Nov 10, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

Building collapses due to blast in China, 10 killed

A preliminary investigation showed that the blast was caused by a gas leak, a report said.

Jun 11, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Bird flu claims 14th victim in China

Chinese authorities have confirmed the death of another person from the H7N9 bird-flu virus in the eastern province of Jiangsu, raising the number of deaths to 14.

Apr 16, 2013, 11:49 AM IST

Doomsday rumours trigger panic buying in China

December 21 marks the conclusion of a 5,125-year-long Mayan calendar, a point associated with the apocalypse.

Dec 12, 2012, 11:45 AM IST

China: 15 school kids die in road mishap

A school bus carrying students
headed to their homes plunged into a ditch in eastern China, killing 15 children and injuring eight others.

Dec 13, 2011, 12:15 PM IST