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Rio Tinto under fire as Mongolia presses for mine deal changes

Jul 19 2019

ULAANBAATAR/LONDON Mongolia will vote in August to rip up parts of an investment agreement with Rio Tinto for the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, which may force the miner to make concessions in a project beset by delays and political squabbles.

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts

Jul 02 2019

SHANGHAI A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors.

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules

Jun 28 2019

SHANGHAI Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change

Jun 26 2019

ERDENE, Mongolia An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who built it a decade ago: champion wrestler, businessman and current president, Battulga Khaltmaa.

China's small banks turn to exchanges for cash as money markets tighten

Jun 19 2019

SHANGHAI China's smaller banks and brokers are turning to stock exchanges to borrow short-term cash this week to escape the typical end of June pressure in money markets and more recent worries over credit risks in the sector.

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

Jun 17 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer in charge of the project said on Monday.

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

Jun 17 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, June 17 China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer in charge of the project said on Monday.

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war

Jun 13 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure.

Chinese financial news site closed for 'rectification'

Jun 11 2019

SHANGHAI A popular Chinese financial news site, wallstreetcn.com, said it has been shut down to undergo "rectification" amid a wider crackdown by the Chinese authorities on websites and news providers.

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