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Chandra Nair calls for unilateral, drastic revision of environmental policy in Asia

Russia close to signing gas deal

Russia on Wednesday announced it was finalizing a landmark deal for Gazprom, a state energy company

Shenzhen latest city to join PX plant protests

About 20 protesters rallied in Shenzhen against a planned chemical plant in the Guangdong city of M

Hundreds protest against Guangdong chemical plant

Hundreds of demonstrators marched against a chemical plant in the city of Maoming in Guangdong prov

PBOC buys stakes topping 2% in Italian Eni, Enel

China's central bank bought stakes exceeding 2% in Italy's two most valuable companies,

Smog is hurting Shanghai's shot at becoming a financial hub

Pollution on the Yangtze

Hangzhou restricts car sales to fight pollution

Eastern China's Hangzhou city will start limiting car sales today amid a “war” on pollution,

Chinese yuan paying for Canadian gas

Energy relations

Sinopec plans to sell marketing assets by third quarter

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec; SNP.NYSE, 0386.HKG, 600028.SHA) hopes to sell 30

"Smog insurance" hits the market in China

Chinese online travel agent International (CTRP.NASDAQ) and state-owned Ping An Insurance

Expats flee Beijing smog: US business survey

China’s smog is turning top executives from foreign firms away from the country,

MMG confirms talks to buy Las Bambas mine

MMG (1208.HKG), a Melbourne-based resources company invested by state-owned China Minmetals Corpora

Beijing wants thorium reactors 10 years early

China has moved forward the deadline to develop the world's first commercial thorium nuclear reacto

China and EU resolve solar trade dispute

Germany's Wacker Chemie (WCH.ETR) and China's Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday announced a deal over

China risks losing Iran gas field contract

Iran's deputy oil minister, Mansour Moazami, told 

Panasonic offers pollution pay to China workers

Panasonic Corp (PC.NYSE) announced it will pay extra compensation to employees it sends to China ov

China to beat 2015 shale target with Fuling find

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec; SNP.NYSE, 0386.HKG, 600028.SHA) agreed with local aut

Chaori Solar defaults on bond interest payments

Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology (002506.SHE) failed to pay interest on a bond

China asks rich nations to provide $490b for climate fight

China has called on rich nations to contribute US$490 billion to developing economies to help them

Chinese energy giants seek private investment

Chinese energy giants PetroChina (PTR.NYSE, 0857.HKG, 601857.SHA) and Sinopec (SNP.NYSE, 0836.HKG,

Green economy comes into focus at NPC

China on Wednesday declared a "war on pollution" and promised sweeping reforms to promote sustainab

Chaori Solar may miss bond payment

A Chinese solar company warned it may not be able to make a US$14.6 million (RMB89.8 million) inter

Three Gorges dam builder accused of corruption

A scathing report on corruption at the company that built China's US$59 billion Three Gorges dam ha

Greenland, a frontier market unlike any other for China

China in the Arctic

New steel capacity to outpace plant closures

Despite China's plans to cut steel production in the hopes of reducing pollution this year, new ste

WHO calls Beijing smog a "crisis"

The WHO representative in China on Tuesday described the choking pollution in Beijing as a “crisis”

Sichuan mining tycoon to be tried for Mafia crimes

Mining tycoon Liu Han, who went missing a year ago, will go on trial in central China along with 35

Beijing warns residents ahead of heavy smog

City authorities in Beijing issued an emergency pollution alert for the first time on Thursday, for

Sinopec to open distribution networks to outside investment

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP.NYSE, 0386.HKG, 600028.SHA), known as Sinopec, said

China out-spends US on smart grids

China spent US$4.3 billion on energy-efficient smart grids in 2013, more than the US for the first


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