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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.

Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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