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London to Delhi, how cities across the world are limiting vehicles to control air pollution

November 15, 2019 12:16 pm

City dwellers want cleaner, healthier air and less traffic. The long-term payoffs can be big: Curbing transportation emissions, which account for nearly a fourth of all greenhouse gases, is vital to staving off climate catastrophes.

Beijing’s giant new airport helps China rival US in the skies

September 25, 2019 10:35 pm

A state-of-the-art terminal designed to eventually handle more than 100 million passengers a year is symbolic for President Xi Jinping, who faces a raft of challenges, including a trade war with the US, a slowing economy and mass protests in Hong Kong.

China: 8 students killed in knife attack in Hubei province

September 03, 2019 1:15 pm

The incident happened at around 8:00 am on Monday at Chaoyangpo grade school in the town of Baiyangping at Enshi county at Hubei province, on the first day of the new academic year, according to the Global Times.

A floating panda, tai chi in China: Learning Mandarin in a VR classroom

September 01, 2019 12:11 am

The Project Aims To Augment Collaborative Learning With A.I. Agents, Simulated Environments

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest

July 29, 2019 11:29 am

In a rare move, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Beijing, which has cabinet-level authority over the former British colony, is due to hold a news conference at 0700 GMT about the unrest gripping the city.

China: 10 killed, 19 injured in gas plant explosion in Yima city

July 20, 2019 8:12 am

The Yima gas plant of Henan Gas Co Ltd was established in 1997, covering an area of 87 hectares, with more than 1,200 employees.

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China

July 12, 2019 1:19 pm

Relations between Beijing and London have deteriorated in recent months, partly due to top British officials' calls for China to honour its agreements on the former British colony of Hong Kong.

With paper and a promise, a Chinese cafe keeps traditional writing alive

June 22, 2019 8:45 am

To The Indian Express, she hands a simple version for foreigners with “zhongwen” written in Chinese - “zhong” meaning “centre or middle” and “wen” meaning “writing”.

China still 'cautiously optimistic' on US trade talks despite new tariffs

May 12, 2019 12:35 pm

On Monday, hours after Trump said he intended to raise tariffs, the Chinese central bank cut the amount of reserves that some small and medium-sized banks need to hold, freeing up more funds for lending to cash-strapped firms.

China: At least 26 killed, 28 injured after tour bus catches fire

March 23, 2019 7:27 am

Local authorities say 26 people have been killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught fire on a highway in central China's Hunan province.

BEIJING PHOTOS

Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

September 29, 2014 11:46 am

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.