The Chinese government's determination to fight air pollution and the nation's developing solar energy market have attracted more international players to compete for a slice of the cake.
Separate multiparty free-trade talks in Asia backed by China and the US are generally seen as a rivalry between the world's two biggest economies, but some experts say the agreements could ultimately converge.
Dozens of mayors from China and the United States gathered in Los Angeles to discuss trade between their countries as well as sustainability and other common challenges facing the cities they lead.
China expressed shock and indignation at a Japanese politician's statement that the Japanese military's WWII-era sex slaves served a "necessary" role by keeping troops in check.
Low interest rates, and ample money supply overseas, are luring more Chinese companies to issue dollar-denominated bonds to refinance debt.
Visa services have been suspended at the US consulate in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, after it received a bag of unidentified white powder on Monday.
President Xi Jinping paid an unexpected visit to a job fair in Tianjin on Tuesday, in a move that experts said reflects top leaders' concerns over the job market.
Yunnan provincial officials said on Tuesday that new facilities will be installed to tackle wastewater and exhaust gas at a controversial oil refinery in Kunming.
Despite its efforts to boost grain yields for the 10th consecutive year, China is expected to become also the largest rice importer this year.
Despite rapid development in the past few years, many die-hard traditionalists in Shanghai still believe in the old adage that a bed in Puxi is preferred to a house in Pudong.
German automaker BMW will recall 389 cars in the Chinese mainland as part of a worldwide recall due to a defect in the front passenger seat airbags, China's consumer quality watchdog said Tuesday.