27 Jul '11, 3am

China ordered its media not to probe a deadly high-speed train crash that triggered public anger

China ordered its media not to probe a deadly high-speed train crash that triggered public anger

This aerial photo taken on July 24, 2011 shows rescue operations continuing on the wreckages of two high-speed trains that collided the night before in the town of Shuangyu, on the outskirts of Wenzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. -- PHOTO: AFP BEIJING - CHINA has ordered its media not to probe a deadly high-speed train crash that has triggered public anger and raised questions over the rush to develop the rail system, reports said on Tuesday. Journalists have been ordered to focus on 'touching stories' and avoid questioning official accounts of the disaster, which killed at least 39 people, Chinese bloggers and the US-based China Digital Times website said. China's railway minister said Saturday's accident, which left nearly 200 people injured and was the worst to hit the country's rapidly expanding high-speed rail network, had taught the country a 'bitter...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

Tweets

The significance of China's high-speed train cr...

blogs.straitstimes.com 26 Jul '11, 8am

For the past month, I have been a regular commuter on China’s high speed trains, zipping up and down the country between m...

China outraged by rail crash

channelnewsasia.com 25 Jul '11, 10am

BEIJING - Chinese media and public reacted with anger on Monday to a fatal high-speed train crash, with even official news...

Bullet train in China derails: 32 dead and 200 injured

Bullet train in China derails: 32 dead and 200 ...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 24 Jul '11, 9am

Two high-speed bullet trains slammed into one another in eastern China yesterday (Jul 23), causing several cars to derail ...

China bullet train derails; coaches fall off br...

straitstimes.com 23 Jul '11, 11pm

A chinese bullet train derailed on Saturday with two of its carriages falling off a bridge but the number of casualties wa...

China bullet train derails; coaches fall off br...

straitstimes.com 23 Jul '11, 2pm

A chinese bullet train derailed on Saturday with two of its carriages falling off a bridge but the number of casualties wa...

China bullet train derails; coaches fall off bridge

China bullet train derails; coaches fall off br...

channelnewsasia.com 23 Jul '11, 2pm

BEIJING: A Chinese high-speed train derailed on Saturday with two of its carriages falling off a bridge, the official Xinh...

Singaporeans return after horror crash (via ST iPhone App)

Singaporeans return after horror crash (via ST ...

straitstimes.com 26 Jul '11, 12am

Inquiries made regarding claims MOST of the passengers on the ill-fated monster truck ride may have returned home last nig...

China lawyers told not to take rail crash cases

China lawyers told not to take rail crash cases

channelnewsasia.com 30 Jul '11, 1pm

BEIJING: Legal authorities in China ordered lawyers not to take on cases from the families of victims of last weekend's fa...

Nissan Leaf Scores 5-Star NHTSA Crash Safety Rating

Nissan Leaf Scores 5-Star NHTSA Crash Safety Ra...

allcarselectric.com 26 Jul '11, 1pm

Given the relative youthfulness of electric car technology in the mainstream, it’s understandable that a lot of potential ...

After speaking with a SMRT staff, our reader wo...

straitstimes.com 26 Jul '11, 10pm

LAST Friday, the MRT service was once again delayed along the East-West Line due to a "train service fault" during the pea...

China bullet train cars derail and fall from br...

todayonline.com 24 Jul '11, 4am

At least 11 people were killed and 89 hurt yesterday when a Chinese bullet train lost power after being struck by lightnin...

www.googlyfish.hk Hong Kong groups protest over China's rail crash

www.googlyfish.hk Hong Kong groups protest over...

straitstimes.com 31 Jul '11, 12pm

Hong Kong activists on Sunday held rallies calling for a thorough and open investigation into a fatal train crash in China...

China 'forced papers to scrap rail crash coverage' - AsiaOne: The sudden ban sent to newspaper ... #Business #China

China 'forced papers to scrap rail crash covera...

asiaone.com 31 Jul '11, 8am

HONG KONG - China imposed a widespread ban on coverage of last week's high-speed train crash, forcing newspapers across th...

Latest: Internet users slam censorship of China...

anilnetto.com 06 Aug '11, 5pm

Attempts by censors in China to cover up online criticism about a high-speed train disaster have not gone down well among ...

China forced papers to scrap rail crash coverage

channelnewsasia.com 31 Jul '11, 3am

HONG KONG: China imposed a widespread ban on coverage of last week's high-speed train crash, forcing newspapers across the...