BEIJING/SHANGHAI/BRASILIA Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities said on Thursday, although the World Health Organization downplayed the risk of the virus entering the food chain.
SHANGHAI, August 3 China built more than half of the world's new coal-fired power plants this year and accounted for 90% of new planned capacity, a study showed on Monday, with Beijing still commissioning new projects even as capacity worldwide declines.
SHANGHAI, July 17 Large parts of China were
reeling on Friday from the worst floods in decades, as
disruption mounted for supply chains, including for personal
protective equipment (PPE), vital in the fight against the novel
SHANGHAI, July 17 The central Chinese city of
Wuhan and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangxi and Zhejiang declared
red alerts on Friday as heavy rain threatened to swell rivers
and lakes and bring more disruption across the countryside and
to global commerce.
SHANGHAI As China counts the costs of its most punishing flood season in more than three decades, the role played by the massive and controversial Three Gorges Dam - designed to help tame the Yangtze river - has come under fresh scrutiny. | Video
SHANGHAI Four cities along China's Yangtze river have declared top-level flood warnings over the past two days after torrential rain triggered landslides and inundated roads and farmland, with parts of the river threatening to burst its banks.
SHANGHAI A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential "pandemic virus", a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat. | Video