Beijing News

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The world’s fastest-growing economies India and China have the most toxic air

In the coming weeks, the Modi government’s policies on pollution will be put to the test as winter descends on the dusty plains of north India.


Nine dead as car crashes into square in central China

China has experienced violent attacks in public places in recent years, including bombings and arson of buses and buildings, sometimes by people trying to settle personal scores or grievances against society.

Beijing to get first internet court to settle online disputes

China opened its first internet court in Hangzhou last August, with an average age of 40, all the personnel of court have over 10 years of experience in relevant fields and more than 75 per cent of them hold graduate degrees, the report said.

China plans patriotism classes for intellectuals

The key aspect of the initiative will be to strengthen the “political guidance” of intellectuals and bring their “ideological and political identification” in line with the party’s overall goals.

China's state media urges US industry to rally against Trump tariff threat

China warned on Friday it was fully prepared to respond with a "fierce counter strike" of fresh trade measures if Trump imposes the additional $100 billion in tariffs.

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Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

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