Residents of Huangdao, the district of Qingdao where an oil pipeline explosion last Friday has...
Nov 26, 2013
In the wake of the Sinopec oil pipeline that exploded on the outskirts of Qingdao last Friday, the...
Aug 13, 2013
The U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that China is likely to become the world’s largest net oil importer as soon as October: The imminent emergence of China as the world’s largest net oil importer has...
Jul 7, 2013
Environmental groups have attacked the impact assessment report for a planned PX plant near Kunming, published late last month following major protests against the project. The report deemed risks from the plant...
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...
Mar 27, 2007
From Chinadialogue: Development in China has come at a price. During its rapid industrialisation, the country has come to utilise large amounts of coal for power generation, industrial boilers and domestic heating. Not much attention was paid to controlling soot and dust emissions, and still less to emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides – […]
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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