Jiangsu - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jiangsu


2 Americans detained in east China

Oct 17, 2019 - 1:41 PM

The detentions of Jacob Harlan and Alyssa Petersen come amid diplomatic and trade tensions between China and the United States

3 dead in China bridge collapse

Oct 11, 2019 - 1:33 PM

A preliminary investigation shows the collapse had been caused by an overloaded truck according to the Wuxi City government

BRIDGE COLLAPSE. This photo taken on October 10, 2019 shows a crowd watching workers at the site of a highway overpass collapse in Wuxi, China's eastern Jiangsu province. - Three people were killed and two injured in eastern China when a highway overpass collapsed and crushed cars below it, local officials said on October 11. Photo by AFP

China road bridge collapses, traps cars underneath

Oct 10, 2019 - 10:29 PM

Dramatic videos posted on social media show the section of the bridge swaying then crashing onto the road and vehicles underneath

Super Typhoon Lekima barrels towards China

Aug 09, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Authorities have issued a yellow alert for torrential rain and flooding for provinces in Lekima's path

WARNING. A flag warning about rough seas is pictured next to a beach in Suao, Yilan county, as Lekima approaches off the shores of eastern Taiwan on August 8, 2019. Photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

6 more detained over China blast that killed 78

Apr 14, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Measures will also be taken against Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical, according to police

(FILES) This file picture taken on March 21, 2019 shows fire and smoke rising at an explosion site in Yancheng in China's eastern Jiangsu province. - The death toll from a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 78 on March 25, 2019, with hundreds still receiving medical treatment four days after one of the country's worst industrial accidents. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT

3 detained over China chemical blast that killed 78

Apr 03, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Three employees from Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical, whose facility was involved in the blast, had 'significant responsibility' for the accident, according to a statement on the Yancheng government's official Weibo account

CHEMICAL BLAST. This file picture taken on March 21, 2019 shows fire and smoke rising at an explosion site in Yancheng in China's eastern Jiangsu province. Photo by AFP

7 killed in blast at electronics factory in east China

Mar 31, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Authorities say a container for storing scrap metal burst into flames and spread to a nearby factory workshop

Death toll in China chemical blast rises to 78

Mar 25, 2019 - 7:11 PM

Local authorities say more than 500 people are still in hospital. Among them, 13 are critically injured and 66 are seriously injured.

DEADLY BLAST. This file picture taken on March 21, 2019 shows fire and smoke rising at an explosion site in Yancheng in China's eastern Jiangsu province. Photo by STR/AFP

China probes factory blast after 47 killed

Mar 21, 2019 - 8:57 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The explosion on Thursday, March 21, in the eastern city of Yancheng, Jiangsu province is one of the worst industrial disasters to hit China

RESCUE. Paramilitary police officers and a medical staff transfer an injured man as smoke rises from an explosion site behind them in Yancheng in China's eastern Jiangsu province on March 21, 2019. Photo by STR/AFP

China kindergarten blast was bomb, suspect dead

Jun 16, 2017 - 10:54 AM

3rd UPDATE The public security ministry says the suspect was a 22 year old man with health problems who rented a room near the kindergarten in Fengxian where the blast on Thursday June 15 occurred

7 killed, dozens hurt in China kindergarten blast

Jun 15, 2017 - 7:46 PM

3rd UPDATE Images circulating online show the force of the blast tore people s clothes off and one woman is seen clutching her child who is in tears

51 dead in extreme weather in eastern China – Xinhua

Jun 23, 2016 - 10:19 PM

Photos of the scene show dazed residents near homes reduced to rubble amid tangled telephone wires splintered wood and toppled poles

Fists fly in great football brawl of China

May 12, 2016 - 7:15 PM

A Chinese FA Cup match turns into mayhem with one player receiving a kung fu style flying kick

FOOT-BRAWL. A Cup match descended into a messy brawl, which the Chinese Football Association calls a "very serious breach of discipline."

Hundreds monitored in Taiwan after bird flu case

Jan 01, 2014 - 9:59 PM

Taiwan is monitoring hundreds of people who may have had contact with a mainland Chinese tourist infected with the bird flu

First possible H7N9 human-to-human transfer reported

Aug 07, 2013 - 7:38 AM

Development worrying should be closely watched; researchers stress the virus believed to jump from birds to people is still inadept at spreading among humans

ON ALERT. A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a poster showing how to avoid the H7N9 avian influenza virus, by a road in Beijing on April 24, 2013. Photo by AFP / Wang Zhao

Hey, Meteor Garden fans: F4 to reunite

Jan 09, 2013 - 4:05 PM

After 4 years the F4 members reunite for a Lunar New Year performance

FROM F4 TO JVKV. (From left) Vanness Wu, Vic Zhou, Jerry Yan, and Ken Chu will be together again in February 2013. Photo from the F4 Facebook page