The death toll from a colliery accident in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday has risen to 28 after an injured miner died after rescue efforts failed, local authorities said on Sunday.
A fresh round of heavy rain hitting South China since May 6 has resulted in 19 deaths and left one person missing, according to an initial tally from local civil affairs departments.
Beijing municipal government has launched a disaster alert app for smartphones, which will inform users of disasters and public emergencies within two minutes, Beijing News reported Monday.
China and ASEAN countries signed seven mining cooperation agreements valued at about 16.3 billion yuan ($2.59 billion) during the China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum and Exhibition over the weeken
More than 30 million students in rural China are now benefiting from a nutritional lunch program launched by the government, according to Vice Education Minister Lu Xin on Friday.
Food safety authorities announced on Friday that plans to create new, unified national standards on bottled drinking water are under way - a move that experts believe is crucial to ensure the produ
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday that the year 2012 was the ninth warmest on record despite the cooling influence of a La Nina episode early in the year.
About one third of bottled water sold in Beijing is measured by quality standards set by the producers, the Beijing News reported on Thursday.
China launched a communications satellite, "Zhongxing-11", at 0:06 am Thursday (Beijing time) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan province.
The Chinese capital implemented its strictest wetland-protection regulations on Wednesday, threatening violators with a top fine of 500,000 yuan ($81,000).
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