China has, for example, looked to London for help in developing its financial markets and regulation, and Britain has sought Chinese investment in fields such as power and high-speed rail.
In 1989, thousands of students, workers and ordinary citizens gathered to demand political reforms out of which hundreds, possibly thousands, of people were killed as tanks and troops converged on Beijing on the night of June 3-4.
We have introduced varying vehicle restriction measures since 2008 to tackle Beijing’s poor air quality.
Spending at all levels of China’s government is being curbed because of a drop in the economic growth rate, which fell to a 25-year low of 6.9 percent in 2015 and is expected to decline further this year.
“Some Internet celebrities ignored social responsibilities and abused their influence to publish information that violated the Constitution and damaged the national interest,” CAC said in a statement.
The company which started out bottling fresh air has seen its product fly off the shelves in pollution-hit China.
Beijing’s environmental watchdog levied fines totalling about 183 million yuan ($27.76 million) for violations of pollution laws in the Chinese capital last year, the state news agency Xinhua said on Friday. The agency did not offer a comparative full-year figure, but state media reported last year that the 100 million yuan Beijing collected in pollution […]
The pollution level in Beijing since Thursday is far worse than during the last week’s red alert.
Beijing police issued a yellow security alert to ensure safety during the Christmas period.
Parts of north China will see the worst smog so far this year the National Meteorological Centre said yesterday
Beijing issued a first pollution “red alert” on Monday, and set out measures to combat the hazardous smog
“So we hope the relevant side does more to enhance mutual trust among regional countries, and thus benefit the regional peace and development,” Hua said.
The red alert – the most serious warning on a four-tier system adopted a little over two years ago – means authorities have forecast more than three consecutive days of severe smog.
Kejriwal govt’s decision to control vehicular pollution by allowing vehicles with odd and even numbers to ply on alternate days is laudable but a bit surprising too
It was the first time this year that authorities have raised the orange alert, second only to red, which means heavy smog is forecast for three days.