China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection this week directed municipal authorities in 28...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 18, 2014
Li Keqiang’s three-day visit to the U.K. got into full swing on Tuesday, with the Chinese premier meeting both the Queen and his British counterpart David Cameron. Deals and declarations were announced, covering trade...
by Olivia Rosenman | Jul 2, 2013
A performance by Jennifer Lopez for Turkmenistan’s leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow has provoked accusations that the singer helped to paper over human rights abuses. But with the concert organized in part by the China...
by Melissa M. Chan | Apr 17, 2012
As the governor of Tokyo plans to buy islands in a disputed part of the East China Sea, Beijing has stated that the plan is illegal and is claiming sovereignty over the region. The East China Sea has been a source of tension...
by cschultz | Dec 6, 2009
Government-owned Sinopec has agreed to buy two million tonnes of natural gas annually from Papua New Guinea to feed its growing economy: Earlier this year another big Chinese energy company, PetroChina Limited, secured a similar...
by Mo Ming | Feb 20, 2007
From People’s Daily Online: China has made substantial breakthroughs in shipbuilding as the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship made in China, one of the most advanced in the world, will be delivered in September. Only the Republic of Korea, Japan and a few European countries have acquired the technologies to build such ocean liners. […]
by Michael Zhao | Apr 5, 2006
From Xinhua News Agency via sina.com (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): An official with Russia’s Natural Gas Export Company said on April 4 in Moscow that his country will sign a governmental agreement late this year to kick off exports of natural gas to China, after a momerandum of understanding signed off by President […]
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