The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank last week has been jailed and is facing five charges including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law, according to Yonhap News. 12 more words
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A top mainland internet regulator has been placed under investigation for graft, less than a month after a fellow supervisor committed suicide.
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The mainland’s anti-corruption agency is investigating the chairman of China Resources Holdings after domestic media repeated accusations that a unit of the state-owned company deliberately overpaid for coal assets. 12 more words
Scientists are researching whether so-called solar chimneys, which rise half a kilometre or even higher from the earth, might produce enough clean energy to help reduce the mainland’s chronic air pollution. 14 more words
When the Shanghai Greenery and Urban Management Bureau announced last week it would launch another effort to get households to sort their rubbish, residents took little notice. 14 more words