'Explosion at chemical plant in east China, casualties unknown'

An explosion hit a chemical plant on Saturday night in eastern China, the official Xinhua state news agency said, citing local authorities.

Thousands protest in Shanghai suburb over chemical plant fears

Thousands of people took to the streets in a distant suburb of Shanghai on Saturday, saying they feared the government would build a chemical plant, despite assurances from officials that the plan will not go ahead.

33 fall sick in ammonia gas leak at China chemical plant

At least 33 people fell sick after an ammonia gas leak at a chemical plant in northwest China.

Over lakh kg of fish perish due to ammonia discharge in China

Over a lakh kilogrammes of fish perished in China following discharge of ammonia by a chemical plant in one of the major rivers, causing a major aquatic disaster.

Two killed in China chemical plant explosion

At least two people were killed and seven injured in a chemical plant explosion in China`s Hubei province Wednesday, authorities said.

Explosion at a chemical plant in China kills two

The accident happened at a purification workshop ran by the Hechi Chemical Industrial Group in the city of Hechi.

Chemical plant blast kills 14 in China

Among other recent deadly industrial accidents, last week at least 34 miners were killed in a blast at coal mine in the province of Yunnan.

China orders chemical plant shut after protests

Thousands of protesters earlier scuffled with police demanding closure of a petrochemical factory.

Thousands protest against Chinese chemical plant

Thousands of people demonstrated in northeastern China on Sunday.

Tropical storm threatens Chinese chemical plant

The Fujia chemical plant is a producer of paraxylene, a carcinogenic.