China’s two annual national legislative sessions kicked off last Friday. Among the attendees of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC), the female representatives in particular drew a lot of attention.
Pets may suffer more from smog as the amount of air they inhale with each breath is relatively large. Many owners have tried methods like taking their pets to the gym and feeding pricey TCM ingredients to pets to enhance their resistance to air pollution. But some say food and medicines that are believed to be good for humans may be ineffective on animals.
In China, pangolins are extremely endangered. They are a second-class protected animal in the country, but are still being killed on a huge scale for food and medicine, because of traditional beliefs.
Some mainland commentators have alleged the verdicts against seven Hong Kong policemen were harsh and politically motivated, suggesting Beijing revise the region’s law to increase the central government’s power.
For nearly two decades, Wang Enlin has been fighting the Qiqihar Chemical Group, a State-owned company based in Qiqihar, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province on behalf of his village after the company polluted hundreds of acres of their land.
By teaching himself the law, pushing the government to test for pollutants and collecting evidence, Wang, now in his 60s, successfully brought his community’s case to court in January 2015. The Angangxi District People’s Court in Qiqihar ruled against the Qiqihar Chemical Group in the first trial, demanding it to pay compensation of 820,000 yuan ($61,095) to 55 households in Yushutun village whose land were polluted.
Yu Jiahua remembers his brush with death like it happened yesterday. In August, 2004 he was told some hunters were poaching on Jiudingshan, a mountain located in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province.
China's Muslim restaurant owners are looking to open locations in Malaysia, Indonesia, encouraged by the Belt and Road initiative.
There's a large difference between regions in China concerning transparency about pollutants.
Officials in both China and India doubt that India will be officially involved in the One Belt and One Road initiative in any way.
Giant pandas, as one of the world’s most iconic animals, can always create a sensation. So getting to be the one who looks after the black and white stars, especially when they are babies, can land one in the limelight too.
"Deng's boosting of the establishment of Sino-US ties created a peaceful environment for the two countries. For decades, peace has been the cornerstone of the bilateral diplomacy, though there have been frictions and disagreements at times."
At each National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which is held every five years, the number, composition and election criteria for delegates differs slightly.
But quickly, discussions on the Internet over the incident itself and worries about safety turned into an ideological war. Because of Japan’s history of conflict with China, in recent years even small matters can lead to groups of people hurling insults in each other’s faces.
Deng Xiaoping is widely applauded for the legacy of his reform and opening-up policy. But some believe he is to blame for social problems such as corruption and wealth inequality.
Coal has been the fire in the furnace of China’s economic growth, but has brought immense damage to the country’s environment and health. Mining on a gigantic scale has lead to massive soil subsidence and mountains being stripped naked.
A Chinese veteran who was stuck in legal limbo and trapped in India for more than 50 years has finally arrived home after the bilateral governmental efforts of China and India.
Matchmaking events are held in many cities, but many are only attended by parents looking for potential spouses for their children.
You can see from how we celebrate Spring Festival that the cause of gender equality is advancing, albeit unevenly.