» 02/25/2005, 00.00
Chinese Catholics to help mining victims
Liaoning's dioceses raise funds for victims of Sunjiawan mine explosion, the worst in the last 50 years.
The inexorable slaughter of Chinese miners: An overview
2,900 die in Chinese mines over 8 months
Although the extent of disasters is less this year, the situation remains serious despite government commitment. Official sources pointed to "collusion" between government officials and coal mine owners as being one of the causes.
Two managers condemned for death of 166 miners in Shaanxi
They received five-year jail terms for "negligence". After a fire broke out in their mine, they ordered miners to resume production; 166 were killed in a blast shortly afterwards.
Guangdong Governor admits responsibility for death of 123 miners
Miners were trapped in flooded mineshaft in early August. For the first time, a government official admits responsibilities to such disasters.
Mine explosion in northern China kills 16
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