Beijing to adopt world's strictest emissions standard

Beijing starts soliciting public opinion about its sixth phase emissions standard, the world's strictest, due to be implemented starting Dec 1, 2017.

Erdogan-Putin meeting possible: Turkish presidency

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin may hold talks at next week's climate summit in Paris.

Equine arrival

Nine Ferghana horses arrive in Guangzhou on Wednesday after a four-day trip from Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region

Asia's largest Carrefour store opens in Beijing

Carrefour pened its largest store in Asia in Beijing to cash in on demand from mediun and high-end shoppers, amid testing times for international retailers.

Adaptation frenzy

The notion that popular online fiction guarantees on-screen success has created a bubble in Chinese showbiz, and if unchecked, it will leave many by the wayside.

Russia accept full suspension from athletics over doping: IAAF

Russia have accepted the full suspension from athletics over widespread doping without requesting a hearing, announced the sport's world governing body IAAF.

France pays tribute to victims of Paris attacks

France paid tribute on Friday to the 130 mostly young people killed while they were enjoying themselves in Paris two weeks ago by Islamist gunmen and suicide bombers.

Vanishing traditional weaving revived in Tibet

Tsethang serge, considered the finest of all Tibetan traditional fabrics, has reemerged decades after disappearing from the market.

Food and Travel

Taking the water way to fly

They don't need large airports and are getting popularThe flying stunt and the whole gravity-losing experience is part of a floatplane sightseeing package offered in Zhoushan city in Zhejiang province.

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Where the money is and who is sitting on it

This year is a milestone for Chinese entrepreneurs going international, according to Rupert Hoogewerf, who has spent years tracking and ranking the wealthiest people in China.

Goals: 'No alternative to alternative energy'

China prepares to help show the way to a low-carbon future as world leaders gather for UN environmental summit.

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