"We have particles that have a diameter smaller than a virus. Human hair is very big compared to these. The larger ones will be deposited into the lung - that's the biggest worry. But recent scientific evidence shows that when the particles are small enough they go into the bloodstream, they can go directly into the brain. … [Read more...] about What is China doing to tackle its air pollution?
"In the case of the US, the Chinese have rejected (mediation), and the Indian side did not mention anything explicitly," Kondapalli pointed out, underlining the fact that New Delhi currently shares a far closer political partnership with Washington than does Beijing. … [Read more...] about Tense India-China border raises fears of inadvertent escalation
From the point of view of EU companies, China has to make significant compromises to reach an agreement with the bloc. "The European side has made it very clear that it cannot meet China in the middle," Jörg Wuttke, president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, told the German news agency DPA. Chinese firms in the bloc already operate in open markets with fair competition, he said, unlike EU firms in China. Beijing must "close the gap," Wuttke said — though he did not express optimism that that would happen. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus makes Germany’s EU-China summit go virtual
China said the incident happened on the southern coast of Pangong lake in an area known in Chinese as Shenpaoshan. On the Indian side, the area is known as Chushul where the two countries’ local military commanders have held several rounds of talks to defuse the standoff. … [Read more...] about China claims Indian soldiers opened fire in fresh border clash
China launched its Long March 4B rocket Monday, sending an Earth observation satellite to orbit - but the booster’s return was not so successful. Footage released after the launch shows the booster falling back to Earth, narrowly missing a school, before crashing and exploding in a nearby town … [Read more...] about China’s Long March 4B rocket booster explodes into a massive cloud of orange smoke after crashing into a nearby town and narrowly missing a school