Beijing to charge emitters of PM2.5-forming pollutants

2015-09-15 21:06:27

Emitters of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), a source of air pollution, in Beijing will pay fees from October, the city's environment watchdog said on Tuesday.

SOEs take measures to reduce graft

2015-09-15 08:21:32

More than 40 officials in the State-run China National Offshore Oil Corp have quit their jobs in the last decade and used their connections to improve the profitability of their own firms, according to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Turning waste into power cleans up village lifestyle

2015-09-15 08:21:32

Liu Huaiyu raises more than 200 pigs in her farmyard, which houses one of the largest piggeries in her village, and the prodigious amount of manure they generate every day never bothers her. It is a source of extra income for her family.

Police experience helps environmental agency head

2015-09-15 08:21:32

An experienced former police officer has headed the environmental watchdog in Zigong, Sichuan province, for more than three years and is trying to give environmental protection work more bite.

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei deal to promote landscape tourism in area

2015-09-15 08:21:32

Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province will jointly develop landscape tourism in their boundary areas, according to a cooperation agreement signed last week.

Drones help rein in mosquito breeding

2015-09-15 08:21:32

Aerial drones have become part of the prevention effort against dengue fever in Guangdong province, after the epidemic peaked last summer.

'Silver' tourists may become travel goldmine

2015-09-15 08:58:40

'Silver' tourists may become travel goldmine Senior travelers get a rough deal from travel agencies, who believe the low profits they generate aren't worth the efforts required to make them.

New SOE guidelines clarify equity structure

2015-09-15 08:21:05

China's biggest blueprint in two decades on the overhaul of State-owned enterprises has clarified principles for diversifying the equity structure of SOEs, which have total assets of more than $15 trillion.

Public to be given more say on pollution

2015-09-14 07:58:02

In its effort to clean up polluted urban rivers, China will give more weight to public opinion in determining which rivers are given a clean bill of health and removed from a listing of polluted waters.

Museum crowds wait six hours to see ancient scroll

2015-09-14 07:33:27

The appearance of a rare artistic treasure in Beijing over the weekend resulted in crowds waiting in line for six hours at the Forbidden City.

Most netizens' privacy compromised

2015-09-14 07:58:02

Under a new cybersecurity law, Web operators are urged to provide safe products and services

Rising cancer rate drives prevention plan

2015-09-14 07:57:30

Commission seeks more registration, better education, smoking reduction