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Two landslides kill 30 in China

BEIJING: Two landslides in rural areas of China have killed 30 people with at least another 12 missing, according to state media reports on Wednesday. The death toll from a large landslide that struck a town in southwestern Guizhou province on Monday rose to 23 while a second landslide on Wednesday killed seven people in the northwest of the country. More than 600,000 cubic metres of rock and mud had fallen in the town of Zhangjiawan in Guizhou, and rescue efforts were continuing to find 12 people still missing, the…

China produces trains for Orange Line metro

BEIJING: A train designed for the Orange Line Metro subway in Lahore has rolled off the production line in central Hunan province of China, Xinhua reported on Monday. The train with five coaches is the first of 27 and designed for the 25.58 km Orange Line Metro in Lahore. It is produced by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co. Ltd. According to a corporation engineer, an energy-saving air-conditioning system suitable for the constant high summer temperature and unstable voltage in Pakistan is the showpiece of the design. The…