Environment/Science
Beijing: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 occurred in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Saturday, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said. more
China: Earthquake death toll rises to 65

Chengdu/UNI: A total of 65 people have been killed in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Luding County in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday, local authorities said on T ...

Study finds Dugong are functionally extinct in Chinese waters

London: New research led by ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led researchers to declare that one of the ocean’s most gentle giants, the dug ...

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

Beijing/UNI: China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday due to the seventh typhoon expected to approach the country's southern coastal areas this year.

Heatwave: Several regions of China may experience 40 C temperature over weekend

Beijing: Several regions of China are all set to experience rising temperatures for the next ten days as a heatwave gripped those portions of the nation, media reports said on Saturday.

Northern Myanmar witnessing surge in China-backed rare earth mining

Naypyidaw: Controlled by a militia sponsored by the Myanmar military, there has been a surge in illegal rare earth mining in northern Kachin State of the country since last year’s c ...

China builds ski venue for Beijing Winter Olympics in middle of nature reserve: Reports

Beijing: There seems to be an anomaly in China's claim of making the Beijing Games the greenest and cleanest in history as it has created the ski venue  in the middle of a nature ...

Rise in use of traditional medicine in China causing new crisis in African nations: Report

Beijing: A rise in use of Chinese traditional medicines in several African nations have created a new crisis as it is fueling demand for endangered species whose body parts are used to ma ...

China’s carbon emission 4.7 pct more in 2021: National Bureau of Statistics

Beijing: China will produce 4.7 percent more coal from the year 2020, as per data released by the country's National Bureau of Statistics.

Earthquake hits China's Yunnan region, 22 hurt : Authorities

Kunming/UNI/Xinhua: Twenty-two people were injured in a 5.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the county of Ninglang in China's Yunnan Province at 1502 hours on Sunday, local authoriti ...