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Beijing issues red alert as 'worst smog of the year' headed for northern China
Historic Paris agreement to stop climate change: 'A victory for all of the planet and for future generations'

Cheering envoys from 195 nations approved Saturday an historic accord in Paris, offering hope that humanity can avert catastrophic climate change and usher in an energy revolution.

13 Dec 2015 - 4:26PM
Historic Paris agreement to stop climate change: 'A victory for all of the planet and for future generations'

Cheering envoys from 195 nations approved Saturday an historic accord in Paris, offering hope that humanity can avert catastrophic climate change and usher in an energy revolution.

'Final' global climate draft: French hosts submit 'historic and legally binding' UN climate-rescue accord

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said a draft climate pact worked out after two weeks of talks in Paris was ambitious, balanced and if adopted would be a "historic turning point" to keeping temperature rises well below 2 degrees Celsius, while striving for a 1.5-degree limit.

13 Dec 2015 - 12:50AM
'Final' global climate draft: French hosts submit 'historic and legally binding' UN climate-rescue accord

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said a draft climate pact worked out after two weeks of talks in Paris was ambitious, balanced and if adopted would be a "historic turning point" to keeping temperature rises well below 2 degrees Celsius, while striving for a 1.5-degree limit.

Despite smoggy reality at home, China wins praise in Paris for 'green projects'

While Beijingers choked and tried to find their way through the capital's smog, Chinese representatives were in Paris trying to promote the country's "green projects" at the global climate-change conference.

6 Dec 2015 - 11:31AM
Despite smoggy reality at home, China wins praise in Paris for 'green projects'

While Beijingers choked and tried to find their way through the capital's smog, Chinese representatives were in Paris trying to promote the country's "green projects" at the global climate-change conference.

President Xi Jinping to meet Barack Obama at climate change summit, but will offer no new concessions
China pushes for legally binding emissions limit at Paris climate change summit
Rising sea levels set to displace 45 million people in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin if earth warms 4 degrees from climate change

Some 45 million people in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin will be displaced as the cities slip under the waves when global temperatures rise 4 degrees Celsius if nothing is done to curb climate change, according to a study released on Monday.

30 Nov 2015 - 2:49PM
Rising sea levels set to displace 45 million people in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin if earth warms 4 degrees from climate change

Some 45 million people in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin will be displaced as the cities slip under the waves when global temperatures rise 4 degrees Celsius if nothing is done to curb climate change, according to a study released on Monday.

Threats fail to stamp out polluting crop-stubble burn-offs in China as rising costs add fuel to fire for farmers
How the US and the West contributed to China addiction to dirty development

Los Angeles-based author Chip Jacobs became well known in China for his book, Smogtown, about pollution in the Californian metropolis, which he co-authored with William Kelly.

8 Nov 2015 - 11:08AM
How the US and the West contributed to China addiction to dirty development

Los Angeles-based author Chip Jacobs became well known in China for his book, Smogtown, about pollution in the Californian metropolis, which he co-authored with William Kelly.

China's Xi Jinping and Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou's historic meeting: the timetable
Beijing invokes immunity for consulate staff over fatal Cebu shooting
No lectures for China's Xi Jinping on human rights, but a few subtle reminders

No lectures for Xi on human rights, but a few subtle reminders

4 Aug 2016 - 10:36AM
No lectures for China's Xi Jinping on human rights, but a few subtle reminders

No lectures for Xi on human rights, but a few subtle reminders

Stable autumn weather and burning of harvest stalks create blanket of smog across northern and eastern China
Clearing the air: Chinese leaders to consider pollution-cutting targets that actually might make a difference
Workers of the world yawn: Marxism must find answers to today's social woes, or become irrelevant PLA general warns
Exposing shoddy 'tofu': China's eco-research to clean rivers and lakes squandered billions in funds
Shaolin abbot Shi Yongxin resurfaces at Chinese temple, months after claims of misconduct
China's US$3 billion pledge to help countries tackle climate change is a sign of growing confidence as a leading player in world affairs
There is no ‘House of Cards’: China’s president rejects for first time claims anti-graft crackdown is power struggle

Xi Jinping made the comments hours after landing in Seattle on his first state visit in the US, when he spoke at a Washington State Welcoming Banquet. 

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
There is no ‘House of Cards’: China’s president rejects for first time claims anti-graft crackdown is power struggle

Xi Jinping made the comments hours after landing in Seattle on his first state visit in the US, when he spoke at a Washington State Welcoming Banquet. 

China's new grand plan to streamline oversight of its embattled environment
Heavy smog’s return in northern China masks all-too-fleeting memories of Beijing’s blue skies

Air quality in the capital described as 'heavily polluted' on Thursday with the hazardous levels of smog expected to remain across the region for several days

17 Sep 2015 - 3:43PM
Heavy smog’s return in northern China masks all-too-fleeting memories of Beijing’s blue skies

Air quality in the capital described as 'heavily polluted' on Thursday with the hazardous levels of smog expected to remain across the region for several days

China keen to meet carbon goals five years early, former US energy chief says

China intends to achieve its carbon reduction and renewable energy targets five years ahead of schedule, former US energy secretary Steven Chu said, as Beijing readies for climate talks in Paris.

21 Jun 2018 - 3:16PM
China keen to meet carbon goals five years early, former US energy chief says

China intends to achieve its carbon reduction and renewable energy targets five years ahead of schedule, former US energy secretary Steven Chu said, as Beijing readies for climate talks in Paris.

Drool practice: Chinese college students practice military ‘training of the will’ within tantalising distance of their lunch
Beijing’s elderly volunteers are ready to ‘persuade’ those who step out of line

A powerful force has been added to the Fengtai district government in the Chinese capital – an army of volunteers, many of them retirees, organised into “persuasion teams” to help solve minor disputes and beef up surveillance, a local newspaper reported.

14 Sep 2015 - 10:41PM
Beijing’s elderly volunteers are ready to ‘persuade’ those who step out of line

A powerful force has been added to the Fengtai district government in the Chinese capital – an army of volunteers, many of them retirees, organised into “persuasion teams” to help solve minor disputes and beef up surveillance, a local newspaper reported.

Chinese woman has narrow escape as mall escalator floor collapses just weeks after fatal Hubei accident
The leading power: China to take charge in Iran’s nuclear plant revamp

Iranian Vice-President Ali Akbar Salehi, who is also head of the country's Atomic Energy Organisation, on Friday said China would play "a leading role" in redesigning the Arak heavy-water reactor to significantly reduce its plutonium output.

29 Aug 2015 - 12:17PM
The leading power: China to take charge in Iran’s nuclear plant revamp

Iranian Vice-President Ali Akbar Salehi, who is also head of the country's Atomic Energy Organisation, on Friday said China would play "a leading role" in redesigning the Arak heavy-water reactor to significantly reduce its plutonium output.

China's leaders vow to severely punish officials responsible for Tianjin's deadly blasts
Apology but few answers as Tianjin’s mayor finally addresses media - a week after deadly blasts

Tianjin's top official apologised for the city's deadly blasts as he addressed the media for the first time on Monday a week after the explosions killed at least 114 people.

20 Aug 2015 - 12:07AM
Apology but few answers as Tianjin’s mayor finally addresses media - a week after deadly blasts

Tianjin's top official apologised for the city's deadly blasts as he addressed the media for the first time on Monday a week after the explosions killed at least 114 people.

Owners of firm that ran Tianjin warehouse used connections to gain their permits

One of the main controllers of the logistics company at the centre of last week's deadly warehouse blasts in Tianjin has admitted that his father was the city port's former police chief and that he had good connections with the public security and fire services authorities.

20 Aug 2015 - 12:04AM
Owners of firm that ran Tianjin warehouse used connections to gain their permits

One of the main controllers of the logistics company at the centre of last week's deadly warehouse blasts in Tianjin has admitted that his father was the city port's former police chief and that he had good connections with the public security and fire services authorities.

‘Air and water at Tianjin blast site both safe’ says official as report claims nerve gas detected

A Tianjin city environment official has reassured the public that air and water supplies around the deadly blast site are safe following reports that an unidentified nerve gas was found in the area.

19 Aug 2015 - 9:05PM
‘Air and water at Tianjin blast site both safe’ says official as report claims nerve gas detected

A Tianjin city environment official has reassured the public that air and water supplies around the deadly blast site are safe following reports that an unidentified nerve gas was found in the area.

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