China could waste as much as half a trillion dollars on unnecessary new coal-fired power stations, a climate campaign group said Monday, arguing the world's top carbon polluter already has more than enough such facilities.
Nine executives are being held responsible by the Chinese government for a power plant accident where 74 workers were killed when an under-construction cooling tower collapsed, state media reported Monday.
An island city that China established in 2012 to govern disputed island chains in the South China Sea has drawn 16 of the world's 500 largest companies, Chinese media said, citing the city's deputy mayor.
The editor of a Chinese website monitoring human rights issues has been detained on suspicion of subverting state power, according to an announcement on the website.
Scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China collapsed into a deadly heap on Thursday, sending iron pipes, steel bars and wooden planks tumbling down on about 70 workers in the country's worst work-safety accident in over two years.
In this Monday, Nov. 21 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work near vehicles that collided on the Pingyang section of the Beijing-Kunming expressway in north China's Shanxi Province. A vehicle pileup in snowy weather in northern China, which involved more than 50 vehicles, has led to the deaths of at least 17 people, according to reports.
China, the world's biggest cigarette producer and consumer, aims to impose national smoking-control regulations by the end of this year, authorities said Tuesday.
Entertainer Douglass Fearon attributes part of his success to the fact that "I'm an anomaly -- I'm a black man in China."
People's Liberation Army (PLA) and U.S. troops staged joint drills Friday in an effort to better coordinate a response to humanitarian disasters and build confidence between their militaries that remain deeply wary of each other.
China's Shenzhou-11 spacecraft returned to earth Friday, bringing home two astronauts from the rising power's longest-ever orbital mission, in a milestone for its vaulting ambitions.1 Comment