China to try to curb CO2 emissions earlier

2015-07-01 05:19

China will try to curb its carbon emissions before a 2030 target, its prime minister has said during a visit to Paris where he announced the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter's contribution to United Nations climate talks.

Propaganda machine in overdrive for China shipwreck

2015-06-04 13:42

China's propaganda machine has cranked into top gear after a ship disaster, extolling the official response while dousing any public criticism and tightly controlling foreign media.

China has surpassed Britain's 'declining empire'

2014-06-18 12:47

China has overtaken Britain as a world power, a state-run newspaper has argued, after Premier Li Keqiang oversaw the signing of trade deals that will see Chinese invest in British high-speed trains and nuclear power.

China in new rail deal with east Africa

2014-05-11 16:30

East African leaders and China have formally signed agreements for the construction of a multi-billion dollar railway.

China's soil pollution, a serious secret

2014-04-17 13:13

A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government says, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret.

Taiwan builds China 'hacking' shield

2013-03-20 22:17

Taiwan has set up a unit to create a comprehensive internet shield against hackers in response to what it claims is a growing cyber threat from China.

At least 42 dead in China landslide

2013-01-11 22:27

A landslide has killed at least 42 people including seven from a single family when it smashed into a remote village in south-western China.


China, EU in pledge to get Paris climate deal

2015-06-15 22:10

China, the world's biggest polluter, will sign a joint pledge with the European Union this month to seek a UN agreement to tackle climate change.

China’s Li going to Davos to quell angst at slowdown

2015-01-08 14:37

China is planning to send its highest-level delegation to the annual Alpine meeting of business, social and political leaders in Davos since the global recession of 2009.

China, UK to sign $30bn worth of deals

2014-06-13 17:30

China and Britain will sign business deals worth at least $30bn during a visit to London by China's Premier Li Keqiang, the Chinese ambassador to Britain says.

China pledges 'no strings' support for Africa

2014-05-08 14:29

All China's support for Africa will come with no political strings attached, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Rape victim's mom loses reparation case

2013-04-12 15:00

A Chinese woman sent to labour camp after demanding her daughter's rapists be punished, has lost her compensation case, as gruesome details have emerged of inmate abuses.

Child moons China's premier-to-be

2013-02-07 15:00

State media coverage of a routine visit to a home by China's incoming premier Li Keqiang has become a colourful internet sensation after a boy appeared on camera half-naked.

How China's leadership is selected

2012-11-08 09:29

China's communist elite are meeting to install a new generation of leaders in a process that is part public show and part backroom politicking.

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