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Chief executive-elect Carrie Lam has vowed to pay close attention to independence advocates in the city and will counter it with strict law enforcement, as well as stepping up national education to nurture a sense of Chinese among youth from as early as kindergarten.
Bombs hidden in courier parcels delivered across a county in Guangxi province exploded yesterday, killing at least seven and injuring dozens ahead of the seven-day National Day holiday.
Mainland scientists have discovered a "super material" that is as light as a balloon yet as strong as metal, which could be developed by the mainland's military into armour.
It is rare for a president to make such an announcement at a military parade.
After the tragedy in Tianjin, China sacks Yang Dongliang, its work-safety boss
An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China killed one person and injured nine others, a state news agency reported Sunday, 10 days after a similar disaster at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin killed 129 people.
Authorities are warning that cyanide levels in the waters around the Tianjin Port explosion site have risen, although they declared that the city’s drinking water was safe.
One of the two owners of the warehouse responsible for the Tianjin blasts is the son of a former police chief.
Some residents and journalists near the blast site in Tianjin experienced burns on their skin as rain hit the Binhai New Area yesterday.
Mainlanders are in the headlines again for their bad bathroom etiquette – namely, not using a bathroom at all.
Sodium cyanide is what executioners use in gas chambers in the USA, and there was 700 tonnes of it stored at the site of last week's multiple explosions. And now it's raining