Drought fuels food price increases

The impacts of China's worst drought in 50 years have been served up on the nation's dining tables as the price of rice and vegetables from drought-hit provinces have skyrocketed.

Severe drought continues in central, southern regions

Severe drought is continuing in central and southern China. Water shortages have affected residents and crops.

Lingering drought in central China


Three Gorges Dam problems revealed

Three Gorges Dam problems revealed

The central government has for the first time acknowledged downsides to the Three Gorges Project, but vowed to correct the mishaps and improve disaster prevention mechanisms, as a severe drought in central and southern China threatens millions of people.