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‘Ecological civilisation’: an empty slogan or will China act on the environment?

The Observer 17 Oct 2021
Residential tower blocks in Beijing ... Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth emblazoned at the top, a sign that Beijing wants to make its mark on biodiversity and climate talks ... We will see a much stronger push from Beijing for their environmental agenda to be adopted by the rest of the world.”.

Economic Watch: Sustainable transport paves way for poverty alleviation, livelihood improvement in developing countries

Xinhua 17 Oct 2021
A visitor tries a 5G driving simulation system at the venue of the Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Beijing, capital of China, Oct ... BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- "If you want to become rich, build a road first" is a popular Chinese saying, and it may ...

The West Can’t Engage China on the Climate, While Also Demonising Them, by Patrick Cockburn

The Unz Review 16 Oct 2021
Is the risk stemming from China’s claim to the Spratly Islands, and the possibility that it might invade Taiwan, greater than that posed by Beijing building hundreds more coal power stations under its next five year plan – and thereby making the planet less habitable?.

RPT - High Demand for Coal 'Unfortunate' as World Should Strive for Zero Carbon Emissions ...

Urdu Point 16 Oct 2021
As the world is facing a massive energy shortage, two of its major economies � India and China � are suffering widespread power outages ... Despite both Beijing and New Delhi pledging to work on reducing carbon dioxide emissions and building a green economy, both countries are still getting about 70% of their power from coal ....

China’s quest for hypersonic arms

Taipei Times 16 Oct 2021
US deployment (or the risk thereof) of hypersonic weapons to the region, along with revisions to the Missile Technology Control Regime to assist allies and partners such as Taiwan, Australia and Japan to build long-range, land-based offensive capabilities, could combine to alter Beijing’s strategic calculus on arms control.

Confessions of a Chinese torturer: Prisoners given electric shocks on their genitals, women's hands slammed ...

The Daily Mail 16 Oct 2021
But after joining thousands of police officers and auxiliaries recruited under Beijing’s ‘Building Xinjiang’ policy – joining up partly to escape the institutional corruption he saw in his local police – Jiang was surprised by the introductory talk given by a senior official after his arrival in the region three years ago.
photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore
Former Ambassador John R. Bolton speaking at the 2017 CPAC in National Harbor, Maryland

Regime-change hawk John Bolton says Russia is making ‘BIG MISTAKE’ by getting closer with China ...

Russia Today 16 Oct 2021
Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton told RT’s Going Underground that Moscow has chosen the wrong strategic path by building stronger ties with Beijing instead of mending relations with the US and Western Europe ... Putin had chosen to work more closely with Beijing.

Beijing to build digital trade demonstration zone 15 Oct 2021
Beijing plans to build a digital trade demonstration zone with global influences and achieve a digital trade volume of US$150 billion by 2025, according to a municipal document issued Thursday ... According to the document, Beijing will construct a digital trade public service ...

Bikes bite back: Streets going cycle-friendly

China Daily 15 Oct 2021
Trial projects by Beijing municipality may be extended across capital in line with national goals to promote green lifestyle ... Beijing authorities also plan to build bike routes along 12 waterways, which will help connect cycling networks between the Second and Fourth Ring roads and create a green transportation network.

The Taliban, Afghanistan and the Uyghurs

MinnPost 15 Oct 2021
The Chinese government lends money to a country to build infrastructure projects ... Beijing is currently building a road through the Wakhan Corridor, a thin strip of land that gives China a 46-mile border with Afghanistan ... Beijing’s strategies to remove the Uyghurs from Xinjiang are nothing short of genocide.

Beijing Contemporary Art Expo returns for fall 15 Oct 2021
Opening at the National Agricultural Exhibition Center, one of the capital city's "10 great buildings" erected in the late 1950s, the Beijing Contemporary Art Expo aims to present a ...

In pictures: Some of the world's deadliest infernos

Gulf News 15 Oct 2021
In this image taken from video by Taiwan's EBC, firefighters battle a blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan on Thursday, Oct ... Eighteen people died and around 20 were injured in 2011 after an electric tricycle caught fire next to a four-storey building in Beijing built without a permit.

Unextinguished Incense Believed to Be Behind Deadly Fire in Taiwan's Kaohsiung - Reports

Urdu Point 15 Oct 2021
BEIJING (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th October, 2021) Police in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung suspect that unextinguished sandalwood incense could have caused the deadly fire that hit a 13-story building, killing 46 people, national media reported on Friday.

China's central bank says Evergrande risks 'controllable'

Springfield News-Sun 15 Oct 2021
BEIJING (AP) — China’s central bank said Friday that financial risks from China Evergrande ... A woman walks by an Evergrande new housing development in Beijing on Sept ... Construction cranes stand near an Evergrande new housing development showroom office building in Beijing on Sept.