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Zhejiang

Toddler plucked from wreckage

A toddler was found alive in the wreckage of a bullet train, about 21 hours after the deadly crash in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province.

Firefighters said the girl was found unconscious at around 5.15pm yesterday as rescuers cleared a badly damaged carriage.

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 12:00am

Officials fired as toll rises

The death toll in the mainland's first bullet train collision rose to 35 yesterday, with a further 192 injured, as the central government sacked three senior railway officials and ordered an 'urgent overhaul' of national rail safety to assuage public anger.

25 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Train carriages plunge off bridge

Two carriages of a high-speed train travelling from the provincial capital Hangzhou to Fuzhou plunged from a bridge after derailing in Zhejiang province around 8.30pm yesterday, Xinhua reported, citing local fire sources.

Firefighters were on the scene and Hu Yadong, the deputy railways minister, was on his way.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

At least 16 die in train plunge after crash

At least 16 people were killed yesterday when a high-speed train ran into another in Zhejiang province in the worst accident to date on China's high-speed railway network.

Six carriages plunged off a bridge. As well as those killed, at least 89 people were injured. The crash happened between Taizhou and Wenzhou at 8.34pm.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Trapped train passengers plead for help on internet

Desperate passengers on a high-speed train that partially derailed in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, last night after a collision turned to microblogging services to plead for help.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

SMEs heading for financial collapse, Beijing warned

A leading business lobby on the mainland has raised the alarm over the looming failure of the nation's small and medium-sized private enterprises, urging the central government to take concrete measures to help the ailing sector.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Deputy mayors executed for taking bribes

Two former vice-mayors were executed yesterday for corruption, as Beijing shows it is being tough on graft - which Communisty Party General Secretary Hu Jintao has called one of the four dangers facing the party.

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Briefs

Leisure expo targets 15m

19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am