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Multiple-vehicle accident in China's Shandong; at least 10 killed, 20 injured

At least 10 persons were killed and 20 others injured in a multiple-vehicle accident in China's Shandong province on Thursday.

China vaccine scandal sees 37 detained

At least 37 suspects have been detained and 13 wholesalers put under investigation over a vaccine scandal that has raised deep concern about safety, Chinese media said Wednesday.

China identifies dinosaur with bow-shaped hip bone

Paleontologists in China's Shandong province have named a new dinosaur species in the genus leptoceratops after its unique hip bone.

China factory gas leak: 10 killed in Shandong province

The incident happened Sunday at a stainless steel company in Zouping County, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Rare Ming Dynasty tomb with murals found in China

A tomb dating back about 500 years with rare brightly coloured murals was today discovered by archaeologists in east China's Shandong province.

Blast reported at chemical plant in northern China

An explosion shook a chemical plant in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, state media said on Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of casualties in a country on edge after blasts killed more than 145 people last month.

Man condemned to die for burning farmer to death in China

A Chinese court on Thursday condemned a man to die for burning a farmer to death and injuring three others in a land dispute last year.

China police bust baby trafficking rings: Report

The Chinese police have busted several trafficking rings for selling newborn babies and children, some of them kept in squalid conditions in a disused mortuary, state-run media reported on Wednesday.

Thick fog closes highways, airports in East China

A heavy fog on Saturday shrouded many parts of east China's Shandong province, closing highways, delaying flights and throwing normal life out of gear.

Thick fog closes highways, airport in China

A heavy fog shrouded many parts of China`s Shandong province Saturday, closing highways and delaying flights, authorities said.

China completes first phase of major oil reserve project

The first phase of China's massive 16.4 million cubic metres strategic oil reserve project aimed at averting supply based risks and fluctuating energy prices has been completed and made operational, it was announced on Thursday.

Eleven kindergarten children killed in China bus crash

Eleven kindergarten children were killed when their packed bus crashed into a truck in eastern China, state media reported on Tuesday, in the latest of a series of accidents that have sparked anger over unsafe school transport.

18 killed in China plant fire

 At least 18 people were killed after a major fire at a food company in east China`s Shandong province, authorities said Monday.

China court gives death penalty to two cult members

A Chinese court on Saturday sentenced two members of a banned Christian cult to death for "brutally" murdering a woman at a McDonalds outlet in Shandong province in May.

Food poisoning sickens 30 in China school

Suspected food poisoning in a primary school in east China`s Shandong province have sickened dozens of students, authorities said early Tuesday.

China plans to build world`s longest underwater tunnel

China plans to build the world`s longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a $36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.

China`s oil pipeline blast toll rises to 52

The deaths in an oil pipeline explosion in Qingdao city in China`s Shandong province have climbed to 52, rescuers said Sunday.

Ship catches fire off China coast, 15 rescued

Fifteen of the 16 crewmen on a Panama-registered freighter have been rescued after the vessel caught fire off the east China coast.

About 1,000 ships stuck in East China Sea ice

About 1,000 vessels are stranded in the water as a cold snap has created a layer of thick sea ice on Laizhou Bay in China`s Shandong province.

Heavy fog causes 20 crashes in China, seven killed

A thick blanket of fog caused at least 22 accidents on an expressway in China, killing seven people and injuring 35, officials said.