Authorities in Qingdao, Shandong province, apologized Wednesday to local residents for the recent controversial tree planting project, chinanews.com reported. The Qingdao Municipal Bureau of Landscape and Forestry published a statement on its website on April 18, apologizing for the lack of communication with residents and slow replies to residents' questions about the project. In an [...]
India has announced the successful test launch of a new nuclear-capable missile that would give it the ability to strike the major Chinese cities of Shanghai and Beijing for the first time, a significant step forward in its aspirations to become a regional and world power. The Agni-V missile, with a range of 5,000 kilometers, [...]
(Beijing) – The death of a company's dream for a piece of New Zealand has shed light on the ambitions and challenges that face Chinese investors trying to buy large tracts of land around the world. Shanghai Pengxin (Group) Co.'s bid for New Zealand's largest dairy farm – a 7,800-hectare sprawl once held by the [...]
Xu Xing slouches in his chair, wearing a tracksuit, a child-like smile on his face. Kids love dinosaurs, and so does Xu, 43, one of China's leading paleontologists. He and his colleagues have named dozens of species of dinosaurs so far. His office at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), at the Chinese [...]
BEIJING, April 19 (Xinhua) — China expressed "grim concern" for the escalation of conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan, and has again called for the two sides to immediately end such conflicts, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin said Thursday. Liu said during a regular press briefing that China has called for the two countries [...]
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