World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 28, 2011
A long-awaited government report said design flaws and sloppy management caused a bullet train crash in July that killed 40 people and triggered a public outcry over the dangers of China's showcase transportation system.
World News | Michael Wines and Sharon La Franiere, New York Times | Friday July 29, 2011
"After all the wind and storm, what's going on with the high-speed train?" read the prophetic message posted last Saturday evening on the Chinese microblog Sina Weibo. "It's crawling slower than a snail. I hope nothing happens to it."
World News | Associated Press | Monday July 25, 2011
A toddler was rescued around 21 hours after a crash involving two high-speed trains in eastern China killed at least 35 people and injured more than 190 others, state media reported on Sunday.