China declared a “war on pollution” this week, and is now fortifying its arsenal with a new weapon: smog-clearing drones. The drones work by shooting chemicals into the air, freezing pollutants and making them fall to the ground, according to state media. The unmanned vehicles currently carry about 176 pounds of haze-scrubbing chemicals, while future [...]
In the neon canyons of Hong Kong’s Tsim Tsa Tsui — Hong Kong’s main urban shopping precinct — the proliferation of one type of shop has cropped up along its bustling streets in recent years. Slotted in between the malls and luxury brand boutiques, the shops open onto the street and are bathed in a [...]
China is fully confident of achieving its target of 7.5 percent growth in total trade this year, the commerce minister said on Friday, citing an improving global economic environment and strong fundamentals in emerging markets. The minister, Gao Hucheng, also told a media briefing on the sidelines of China’s annual parliament session that China will [...]
Chinese patrols enforcing disputed new fishing rules in the South China Sea are apprehending foreign boats on a weekly basis, Communist Party officials said on Thursday. In comments that provide the first window on how China is enforcing new rules criticized by Washington, the party secretary for Hainan Island said Chinese patrols attempted to peacefully [...]
Two men were convicted Wednesday of stealing an American company’s secret recipe for making a chemical used to whiten products from cars to the middle of Oreo cookies and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government. The four-man, eight-woman federal jury found Robert Maegerle, 78, and Walter Liew, 56, guilty of economic [...]
Months after China said it planned to ease its controversial one-child policy, health officials are struggling to implement changes to the country’s population controls. China Health Minister Li Bin said on Thursday at a health briefing that many couples are facing red tape with the new policy, which allows married couples to have two children [...]
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