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China notifies WTO of ban on plastic, paper, textile waste imports

China notified the World Trade Organization on Tuesday that by the end of this year it will ban imports of 24 types of rubbish, as part of a campaign against "foreign garbage" and environmental pollution. “By the end of 2017, China will forbid the import...

Russia, China joint naval drills in the Baltic Sea

China and Russia are gearing up to hold joint naval drills in the Baltic Sea with more than a dozen warships set to take part. Beijing has already sent one of its advanced guided-missile destroyers to participate in the exercises, codenamed Joint Sea 2017. In...

Total of 49 people rescued on South China Sea island

 A total of 49 tourists who had been stranded on Nanpeng Island in the South China Sea were picked up and moved to safety on Sunday morning, authorities said. The tourists belonged to four camping groups visiting the uninhabited Nanpeng Island, some 35 km east...

China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

A pre-dawn fire in a two-story residential building in eastern China killed 22 people and injured three on Sunday, authorities said. The officials of Changshu, a city in Jiangsu Province, about 80 kilometers northwest of Shanghai, announced in a brief social media post that the...

Shocking footages show torrential downpour hit sw China

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Shocking footages show torrential downpour hit the city of Chengdu in southwest China on Thursday.

Chinese scientists successfully teleport a photon to space

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Researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite orbiting more than 500 kilometers above.Last year, a Long March 2D rocket took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert carrying a satellite called Micius, named after...

China floods, over one and a half million people have been forced to flee their homes

Chinese authorities say floods and landslides have killed dozens of people in the central Hunan Province while over one and a half million more have been forced to flee their homes due to torrential rains. Tens of thousands of houses collapsed while nearly 350,000 buildings...

Two US bombers fly over South China Sea amid G20 summit

Two US bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, the US Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory despite China’s claims in the busy waterway. US warship USS Stethem, a guided-missile destroyer near South China...

At least 56 people killed, 22 missing as heavy rains continue in S. China

China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs said Tuesday, at least 56 people have been killed and another 22 reported missing as heavy rains continue to pummel southern China, flooding towns, cutting off power and halting traffic, reported Yahoo news.  As much as 48.6 centimeters (19 inches)...

North Korea using Chinese truck on its ICBM test

North Korea appeared using a Chinese truck originally sold for hauling timber to transport and erect a ballistic missile that was successfully launched on Tuesday, highlighting the challenge of enforcing sanctions to curb its weapons program, reported Reuters. North Korea state television showed a large...

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