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China, U.S. agree to cooperate on climate change despite spat in Alaska

John Kerry

China and the United States (U.S.) have decided to establish a joint working group on climate change, according to a statement by the Chinese delegation which took part in high-level talks in Anchorage, Alaska. US Special Presidential Climate Change Envoy, John Kerry The delegation said that both countries were committed to enhancing communication and cooperation on the issue, state news ...

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Almost all of South Korea shrouded with yellow dust blowing in from China

Yellow Dust

Almost all parts of South Korea were blanketed on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by a massive yellow dust storm originating from the inland deserts of northern China, the state weather agency said. Yellow dust invasion in South Korea According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), almost all parts of the nation came under the influence of high levels of yellow ...

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China collaborates with WHO to trace origin of coronavirus

Wang Wenbin

China will maintain contacts with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in search of the origin of COVID-19, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Wang Wenbin, said on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Wang Wenbin WHO experts arrived in Wuhan, considered the ground zero of the outbreak on Jan. 14, and self-isolated until Jan. 29, and thereafter visited the Wuhan ...

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China issues first batch of carbon-neutral bonds

Xi Jinping

The first batch of carbon-neutral bonds were issued in China’s interbank bond market, the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors said on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Chinese President, Xi Jinping The bonds, worth ¥6.4 billion (about $991.74 million) in total, will be used to finance carbon-reduction projects. China Three Gorges Corporation, China Huaneng Group, State Power Investment Corporation Limited, ...

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Scientists discover over 240 dinosaur footprints in east China

Dinosaur footprints

A team of Chinese paleontologists has identified more than 240 fossilised dinosaur footprints in east China’s Fujian, the first traces of dinosaur activity found in the province. Dinosaur footprints The dinosaur track site in Shanghang County, covering an area of about 1,600 square metres, is the largest and the most diverse of such site discovered in China, dating back to ...

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China denies allegation coronavirus slipped out of Wuhan lab

Coronavirus

U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Matthew Pottinger’s allegation that the coronavirus had slipped out of a lab in China’s eastern Wuhan city is false, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday, January 4, 2021. Coronavirus On Sunday, UK media quoted Pottinger as saying during a virtual conference with foreign politicians last week that the most “credible” theory about ...

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China to further cut crude steel output for carbon neutrality target

Li Keqiang

China will resolutely cut the output of crude steel and ensure it falls year-on-year in 2021, a senior official said on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. China’s Premier, Li Keqiang Efforts will be made to promote low-carbon industrial development and green manufacturing in 2021, said Minister of Industry and Information Technology, Xiao Yaqing, at a conference. China previously announced that it ...

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Mount Everest is higher than we thought – Nepal, China

Mount Everest

Nepal and China on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 said Mount Everest is higher than previously thought, settling a long-running conflict over the height of the world’s tallest peak that straddles their shared border. Mount Everest Kathmandu and Beijing had differed over its exact height but after each sent an expedition of surveyors to the summit they have agreed that the ...

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China to ban all imports of solid waste from 2021

Li Keqiang

China will ban all imports of solid waste from Jan. 1, 2021, authorities have said. China’s Premier, Li Keqiang The ban was inline, according to a notice issued by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the Ministry of Commerce, and the General Administration of Customs. The dumping, stacking and disposal of waste products from overseas on Chinese territory will also ...

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China sends 13 satellites into orbit with single rocket

Xi Jinping

China had successfully sent 13 satellites into orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province on Friday, November 6, 2020. Chinese President, Xi Jinping The satellites, including 10 commercial remote sensing satellites developed by Argentine company Satellogic, blasted off atop a Long March-6 carrier rocket at 11:19 a.m. (Beijing Time). Each weighing about 41 kg and ...

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