Firefighters assess the damage at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant in Xiangshui county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, where 78 people are known to have been killed by an explosion. Photo: Reuters

Chinese man arrested for spreading rumours of firefighter fatalities in Jiangsu chemical factory blast blaze

  • Authorities dismiss ‘hateful’ internet post
  • Fire chiefs say none of their crews died fighting Thursday’s blast
Topic |   China Society

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Firefighters assess the damage at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant in Xiangshui county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, where 78 people are known to have been killed by an explosion. Photo: Reuters
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All companies in Xiangshui Biochemical Park, where the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant is located, have been shut down temporarily, according to the local government. Photo: AP

Chemical plant explosion sends China dye stocks surging, sinks affected firms

  • Explosion will directly impact supply of m-Phenylenediamine, a chemical intermediary used in dye production
Topic |   China chemical plant explosion

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All companies in Xiangshui Biochemical Park, where the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant is located, have been shut down temporarily, according to the local government. Photo: AP
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