Residents Unwilling to Pay After Falling Object Kills Baby in China

Thirty households are appealing a verdict that all residents must pay compensation to the family.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 17 September 2020

Residents May Pay for Damages Caused by Falling Objects

China's new civil code intends to hold all residents liable in the event that a falling object causes damage and the perpetrator cannot be identified.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 28 May 2020

Lit Cigarette Tossed From Shanghai High Rise Nearly Causes Major Fire

There seems to be no end to the dangerous behavior of tossing objects from high rises.

by Urban Family, 24 July 2019

Woman Injured by a Falling Watermelon in Shanghai

The incident incited another round of appeals to create a law to prevent tossing objects from high-rise apartments.

by Urban Family, 18 July 2019

You May Soon Have a Camera Pointed at Your Apartment Window in Guangzhou

The announcement comes nearly one month after a falling window in Shenzhen killed a 6-year-old boy.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 08 July 2019

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