Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble ...
Study examines wage disparity among obese workers in China
New research that analyzes economic disparity among obese Chinese adults shows that there is no wage disparity for obese women in China, but there is pay inequality among obese men.
The G20 has a crucial role in preventing future energy crises
Next week, Brisbane hosts the final meeting of the G20 Energy Sustainability Working Group before the main G20 summit in November. Government officials and energy experts from 20 of the most powerful countri ...
China Mobile net profit drops 8.5% on competition, regulation
China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile operator by subscribers, said Thursday its half-year net profit fell by 8.5 percent, blaming the downturn on fierce competition and market reforms.
Robo-cook: Android restaurant boots up in China
It's more teatime than Terminator—a restaurant in China is electrifying customers by using more than a dozen robots to cook and deliver food.
China launching 'severe' cyber attacks on Taiwan: minister
Taiwan's science and technology minister said Wednesday that China is launching frequent cyber attacks on the island despite warming ties between the two former rivals.
China to send orbiter to moon and back
China will launch its first recoverable moon orbiter later this year, the government announced, in the latest step in its ambitious space programme.
French wine producers turn to science for flavour
A group of wine cooperatives in southwest France has joined forces with leading scientists to "liberate" the flavours most prized by consumers in growing wine markets, from China to the US.
Arrests as China cracks down on Internet rumours
Police in China have arrested four people and detained or warned another 81 as authorities crack down on alleged Internet rumour-mongering, state media reported Saturday.
WTO upholds 'rare earth' ruling against China (Update)
The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that China violated trade rules with restrictions on the export of "rare earths," the minerals used in mobile phones, hybrid cars and other high-tech products.
China Unicom 1H profit jumps on 3G, 4G revenue
State-owned phone company China Unicom said Thursday its first-half profit jumped on higher mobile data revenue and lower fees to connect to a rival's network.
China tightens controls on Internet messaging apps
China is banning users of Internet messaging services from posting political reports without permission, and demanding they promise to "uphold the socialist system", state media said Thursday.
China probes automakers, technology firms
Chinese regulators have launched a series of anti-monopoly investigations of foreign automakers and technology providers, stepping up pressure on foreign companies that feel increasingly unwelcome in China.
Xiaomi beats Samsung in Chinese smartphone market
Xiaomi, a Chinese handset maker little known in the West, overtook tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. to become China's top-selling smartphone brand in the second quarter, a market research company said Tuesday.