Campaigner for farmers' rights detained in Fujian; he offended some officials when he was fighting for farmer' rights.
Constraints on investment stand in the way of alternative energy sources. The economy's semi-private economy is keeping the financial system in bad shape, to the detriment of agriculture and environment.
Fire raging underground announced the explosion but management threatened miners with punishment or job suspension.
The coal blast already caused 25 victims. Gas inside the mine hampered rescue operations.
The high costs of health care make lung disease lethal.