Business News Archive - November 02, 2008
Three more bodies found Sunday raised the death toll from a Chinese coal mine gas explosion to 26, officials said.
China is moving toward becoming a welfare state with universal medical care and old-age pensions likely within 40 years, a panel of Chinese experts says.
- A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
- A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.