Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Schools in Beijing kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air pollution for the fifth straight day.
Taiwan and Hong Kong were found to be lagging behind mainland China and Singapore in a survey on the society improvement index of the four ethnic Chinese societies, according to the results of the survey released yesterday.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air pollution for the fifth straight day.
Beijing suffered its worst air pollution of the year on Monday, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants.
After enduring days of intense back pain that made it difficult for her to walk, Inner Mongolian native Chen Hailing decided that it was time to get a professional opinion from a doctor -- on her smartphone.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Beijing on Sunday issued its highest-level smog alert this year and urged residents to stay indoors as dangerous air pollution continued to cloak swaths of northern China.
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may disappear altogether.
Chinese Internet tycoon Jack Ma's mooted buyout of Hong Kong's struggling South China Morning Post could see the paper prosper from his Midas touch, analysts say, but also further erode its independence and with it the city's press freedoms.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The son of peach farmers, Chen Jian relishes the fruits of his middle class life, driving to work and flying on holiday, epitomizing how China's carbon footprint has grown alongside the prosperity of its nearly 1.4 billion people.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Three of mainland China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.