China's sole operational aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, the island's defence ministry said, as Beijing steps up pressure on its democratic rival.
EU regulators are searching for ways to increase recycling of plastic, as waste piles up in ports after China banned imports of ‘foreign garbage’ from the start of 2018.
Japan said Monday that a Chinese naval submarine spotted in waters off flashpoint islands in the East China Sea was one of its new types of nuclear-powered attack vessels.
Talks held recently between Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Chinese officials and other energy companies in China had resulted in “further cooperation” in the field of energy, QP has announced in a statement.
The Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran, has been in flames since colliding with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, 160 nautical miles east of Shanghai last Saturday.
Japan on Thursday lodged an official protest with China, after it spotted a Chinese frigate in waters surrounding flashpoint islands in the East China Sea, the first such incursion in more than a year.
The potential A320 order, which had not been previously announced, would be worth more than $18bn at list prices.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) president and CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, who is also chairman of Qatargas, has left for China as head of a high-level delegation to discuss cooperation in the energy field.
A Chinese court has sentenced two people to life imprisonment for fraud in a 15.6 billion-yuan ($2.39 billion) pyramid scheme that sucked in more than 200,000 people.
The poor conditions, with strong winds, rain and waves as high as 3 metres, frustrated efforts to tame the oil tanker fire and search for the 31 remaining crew members, the Ministry of Transport said.
French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europe on Monday to take part in China's Silk Road revival plan, despite some European misgivings about the massive project, as he began a state visit.
Concerns were growing that the tanker, which hit a freight ship on Saturday night in the East China Sea, may explode and sink as the inferno grew.