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Stories with place: Nanjing
  • Capsized Yangtze ship cited over safety problems 2 years ago story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 11:43 pm

    Eastern Star, the cruise ship that capsized in the Yangtze river with more than 450 people aboard, was cited for safety violations two years ago, records from a Chinese maritime agency show.

  • Yangtze River: Long river, long history, top tourist spot story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 1:51 am

    BEIJING - The scene of a capsized cruise ship with hundreds on board is one of the longest and most famous rivers in the world. The Yangtze has dramatic cliffs, peaks and waterfalls that are often featured in Chinese paintings, but its importance goes far beyond that to its role as a major transportation artery that created some of the country's biggest cities.