(This September 3 story was refiled to fix typo in Li Peiying's name in paragraph 3)
SHANGHAI For many affluent young Chinese consumers, modern simplicity is out and tradition is back in when it comes to jewellery.
* July primary aluminium output 3.26 mln T vs 3.29 mln T in
SHANGHAI A slew of measures by Chinese authorities to tame soaring raw material costs has had only a fleeting effect, leaving the world's largest manufacturing base facing the harsh reality of substantially higher input costs for the foreseeable future.
XINXIANG, China Chinese farmer Cheng wades through knee-deep water, pulling dead pigs behind him one-by-one by a rope tied around their ankles as he lines up the bloated carcasses for disposal. | Video
ZHENGZHOU For many migrant workers caught up in severe flooding in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, crossing town to stay with relatives in less affected areas or returning to their homes in the countryside are not posssible. | Video
ZHENGZHOU, China Workers driving construction vehicles helped to rescue stranded residents and deliver food to those still trapped on Friday after days of torrential rain swamped the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou. | Video
ZHENGZHOU, China, July 23 Disaster recovery in
rain-battered Zhengzhou in central China moved up a gear on
Friday as floodwaters that deluged the city of 12 million began
to recede, helping rescuers reach the trapped and stranded.
ZHENGZHOU, China Tens of thousands of people were being evacuated from flood-hit regions of central China on Thursday as officials raised the death toll from heavy rain that has deluged Henan province for almost a week to 33 people.