China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, left its homeport of Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province for the South China Sea on Tuesday on a scientific and training mission. This is the first time the carrier has conducted a cross-sea […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - Asia's top oil refiner Sinopec has cut production for at least two of its refineries in China's eastern Shandong province after the pipeline blast which killed 55 people on Friday, industry sources said.
The death toll from a massive pipeline blast in Shandong Province on Friday has risen to 52 as of 1 p.m. on Sunday, while 11 people are still missing. In the wake of the tragedy, Xi Jinping over the weekend traveled to Qingdao City to visit victims of the blast and express condolences to family members who lost loved ones. [ more › ]
At least 35 people are confirmed dead and 166 others injured after a leaking pipeline in Shandong Province caught fire and exploded on Friday morning, Xinhua reports. [ more › ]
Authorities in Cangshan County, Shandong, busted a ring of 15 people posing as police officers and conducting "fake police raids." As you can see, one of them got a little antsy when the real deal showed up. [ more › ]
SHANDONG PROVINCE, CHINA--Zinc is vital for the healthy growth and reproduction of all organisms. In plants, zinc plays a key role in essential functions such as carbohydrate metabolism, photosynthesis, and sugar and starch synthesis. Show More Summary
The 11th 'National Super Truck Race,' just took place in Zhaoyuan, Zhaoyuan, ZHAOYUAN, Shandong Province. Ten-ton trucks trounced about on the obstacle course, which would probably look sweet with some heavy metal music, but which is oddly anti-climactic (almost soothing) without any tunes. [ more › ]
By Gao Yu, Landesa country director in China From poisonous rice to melamine infused milk, reports of tainted food are a regular occurrence in China. This year alone, farmers in Shandong Province were found to be using an illegal and...Show More Summary
China's state-owned Shandong Shipping Corporation has signed a $500 million deal with Brazilian miner Vale SA to operate four of its giant iron-ore freighters, according to the official Xinhua news agency.
Everyone loves a good airport beer, and perhaps a good shower beer when the mood strikes, but what about a helicopter beer? This last weekend, the China Helicopter Tournament 2013 in the province of Shandong decided that a fun challenge for the 20 competing pilots would be to open a beer bottle...using bottle openers mounted to the skids of their choppers.
Do you notice anything strange about this building in Qingdao, Shandong province? The building, recently completed, houses low-cost apartments created by the government. Here's a clue. Look at the windows: Yes, earlier this month, Chinese...Show More Summary
Seven custodians in the dining hall at Shandong province's Yantai University are doing their part to combat food waste by eating students' leftovers. We seriously hope Xi Jinping enlists these guys in his anti-extravagance campaign. [ more › ]
Bo Xilai, the disgraced Communist Party boss, had his appeal against a life sentence for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power denied Friday during a brief hearing at the Shandong Higher People’s Court in eastern China. This final dishonoring of China’s most charismatic and controversial politician was never in any doubt. Show More Summary
Deployment strengthens Ericsson’s position as the leading provider of on-demand solutions in China Delivers powerful Video-On-Demand (VOD) content to 21 million subscribers across range of mobile and fixed devices China is home to the...Show More Summary
(This is a guest post by Mark Jacobs, an assistant professor at the Shandong University School of Management in Jinan) China’s government on Friday reported an increase of 7.8% in the country’s GDP in the third quarter, the latest in a world-beating expansion after three decades of economic reform. Yet export gains – once the [...]
Two incredible flight attendants with Shandong Airlines were pictured using their smartphones during a flight right after announcing to switch off all electronic devices to the passengers. [ more › ]
The Bo Xilai chronicle is bound for an additional chapter, after the Shandong Higher People’s Court approved his appeal submission on Wednesday. After one of China’s biggest political showtrials at the end of August, the former Chongqing politician was sentenced to life imprisonment on Sept. Show More Summary
Last week the news broke of yet another forced abortion in China. In an interview with the UK’s Sky News, Liu Xinwen and her husband Zhou Guoquing revealed that their home was invaded by 20 officials from the Shandong Family Planning Committee who held down Mr. Zhou while his wife was pulled from her bed […]
This is not how you appreciate literature. Xinhua reports that over 10,000 tourists queued in lines up to two kilometres (1.2 miles) long to drive past Nobel laureate Mo Yan's former residence in Shandong. [ more › ]
A man surnamed Shi recorded this footage of a truck speeding down the highway in Qingdao, Shandong province... without its front two wheels. [ more › ]