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In an open letter, top insurance companies ask G-20 leaders to phase-out all fossil fuel subsidies by 2020.
Shortly after it completed its test run in the city of Qinhuangdao, publications began to question the viability of China's futuristic 'straddling bus.'
Last week in the Chinese coastal city of Qinhuangdao, a massive electric vehicle that can drive over two lanes of automobile traffic made its debut.
China’s rail system is an awesome experience and a great way to see the country. Just be sure to book those tickets ahead of time.
Last week, an international arbitration court ruled that China has no territorial rights to the Spratly Islands, nor to the South China Sea. Considering the potentially rich food and energy resources, expect this region to be a global flash-point for years to come.
Walking along Nanjing Road in Shanghai is a reminder of what defines modern China, with consumerism bombarding you with messages from all directions. And indeed, it is a guilty pleasure.
Xi’an’s bird market is a great place to stock up on goods from China; everything from the different varietals of oolong and green teas to the gnarled walnuts that are a favorite of locals.
The Big Goose Pagoda is also an example of how the old in China segues into the modern, and is worth a few hours if you travel to Xi'an.
China is on pace to open one new coal-fired plant a week until 2020, says Greenpeace, despite its promises to boost renewables and wean itself off dirty fossil fuels.
If you want a real slice of modern Chinese life in Xi'an, visit the megamalls that dot this city of 8.3 million.
Foreign influences aside, the Bund offers an incredibly eclectic collection of architecture, and is a visual reminder of how Shanghai’s global status rivals other great cities.
The grounds of the Great Mosque date back to the 8th century, when Islam first arrived in China, are worth a visit while you visit Xi'an's Muslim district.