A village rebellion last year ends in a democratic vote, China says it will boost its defense spending by 11.2% in 2012, the death toll from an explosion at a chemical plant in northern China last week rises to 25.
An explosion at a chemical factory in northern China has killed at least 13 people, state officials said. Part of the plant was flattened by the blast and witnesses said houses within a 2km diameter had windows smashed.Police believ... Read Post
Villagers in China whose rebellion against local officials last year grabbed the headlines kicked off a key process on Wednesday that will see them hold their first-ever open, democratic elections. Residents in Wukan in the wealthy ... Read Post