Beijing: Facing a sharp decline in work force, Shanghai authorities have appealed to "qualified young couples" to have second child as 30 per cent population of China's biggest business hub will be aged 60 or above by this year's end, official media reported today.
Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai criticised official compensation plans on Thursday, as a newspaper called for greater accountability by the Chinese city`s government.
Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, a news agency has learned.
China has arrested 10 Turkish citizens and nine Uighurs over a plot to smuggle the members of the ethnic minority -- including a wanted "terrorist" -- out of the country, a state-run newspaper reported on Wednesday.
China has cancelled a popular annual lantern festival in the country's commercial hub Shanghai over safety issues, after criticism over poor arrangements that led to a New Year eve stampede in the city that killed 36 people.
Shanghai: China`s transport ministry has banned taxi hailing apps such as Uber Technologies Inc and local rivals Kuaidi Dache and Didi Dache from using cars and drivers without taxi licences in a bid to regulate the rapidly growing sector.
Three days after his sister and 35 others were killed in a New Year`s Eve stampede, Wang Jianhua went to Shanghai`s waterfront to take pictures and measurements of the scene, hoping to piece together for himself how the disaster unfolded.
Thirty-two of 36 people killed in New Year eve stampede at Shanghai's iconic waterfront area have been identified, authorities said today, as Chinese media and public criticised the administration's failure to prevent the tragedy that marred the gleaming financial hub's image.
A stampede killed at least 35 people during New Year`s Eve celebrations in Shanghai, authorities said, possibly caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building overlooking the city`s famous Bund waterfront district.