Beijing has drafted the first regional road map for the control and prevention of air pollution in the area that includes the capital and neighboring Tianjin and Hebei province, a senior official from the municipal environmental authority said.
A top official of coal-rich Shanxi province has started a five-day visit to the western US states of Idaho and Wyoming in an effort to boost exchanges in economic transformation, tourism and education.
Hong Kong authorities haven't ruled out further arrests after police said on Monday that they busted nine radical activists who were allegedly preparing to bomb sites around the city's center of government.
Environmental protection authorities have reined in polluters by using the "teeth" of regulations and laws to levy record fines in the first four months of the year, prompting polluters to clean up their acts, a senior environmental official said.
Didi Kuaidi, China's dominant ride-hailing company, keeps growing even as it faces challenges on two fronts: profit-pinched taxi companies are threatening a lawsuit and local governments are considering more regulations.