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1. 08-01 China factory blast kills at least 65 Kunshan, Jiangsu, Shanghai
C. 08-02 China gives Xinjiang death toll Xinjiang, Western China
08-03 Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China Ludian, Yunnan, Southern China
4. 08-03 China troops join earthquake search Yunnan, Southern China
5. 08-05 Officials say death toll from weekend earthquake rises to 589 Ludian, Yunnan, Southern China
G. 08-07 British GSK investigator on trial in China Shanghai
7. 08-09 Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley Tibet
I. 08-18 Jackie Chan's son Jaycee in drug arrest Beijing
J. 08-22 Chinese fighter jet flies dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane Hainan, Southern China

China gives Xinjiang death toll Map of Xinjiang China  Chinese state media say 37 civilians were killed by a gang in Xinjiang, with 59 attackers killed by security forces Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China Map of Ludian Yunnan China
China factory blast kills at least 65 Map of Kunshan Jiangsu China


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Aug.1   Shanghai  
   At least 65 people were killed Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors
Aug.2   Western China  
Aug.3   Southern China  
  The magnitude-6.1 quake in Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 175 people and injuring more than 1,400
 About 12,000 homes collapsed in Ludian
  Southern China   China troops join earthquake search Map of Yunnan China  China has sent 2,500 soldiers to the southwest province of Yunnan after an earthquake killed hundreds of people   Shanghai   Metal dust 'behind deadly China blast'   A metal dust explosion was probably to blame for the blast that tore through a plant in eastern China on Saturday, killing dozens, officials... Aug.5   Southern China   Officials say death toll from weekend earthquake rises to 589 Map of Ludian Yunnan China  Search and rescue teams worked to clear debris from isolated mountain communities struck by the disaster Aug.7   Shanghai   British GSK investigator on trial in China   Peter Humphrey and his wife are being tried in China for illegally trafficking personal data Aug.9   Tibet   Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley
  44 died in the incident late Saturday afternoon. Tourism has been on the rise in the scenic Tibetan plateau
Aug.14   Northeast China   23 trapped in flooded coal mine in China   56 workers were down the shaft when the flooding occurred Thursday afternoon at the privately owned Anzhishun Coal Mine in Jixi City Aug.15   China   Released Chinese human rights attorney was starved, isolated  The wife of human rights attorney Gao Zhisheng says her husband was kept in isolation for 2 1/2 years and starved before his release from pr... Aug.18   Beijing   Jackie Chan's son Jaycee in drug arrest  Jaycee Chan, 31, and Taiwanese movie star Kai Ko, 23, were detained last Thursday, Beijing police said Aug.19   China   China's latest bus fire leaves 1 dead, 19 more injured   State-run Qilu Evening News in the eastern province of Shandong said Wednesday that the incident in Yantai was likely a case of arson Aug.22   Southern China   Chinese fighter jet flies dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane
Map of Hainan China
  A Chinese fighter jet made several dangerous passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week -- coming as close as 20 feet at one point
Aug.25   Australia   Clive Palmer makes China apology over 'mongrels' remarks  Australian billionaire Clive Palmer has apologised for calling the Chinese government '"mongrels' in televised comments that drew widespread... Aug.27   Southern China   6 dead, 21 missing after landslide hits village   77 houses collapsed or were buried in the village of Yingping in Guizhou province. Xinhua says another 21 people were injured in the landsli... Aug.31   Hong Kong     Occupy Central anger over Beijing ruling
  Democratic groups have vowed to fight a Chinese government ruling that effectively gives control over the candidates for the leadership election
  Hong Kong     Beijing official heckled amid Hong Kong election anger  Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech given by a Beijing official explaining voting changes for the territory   Beijing   China factory growth misses forecast  Manufacturing activity missed expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum and require more stimulus





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