Jan. 24, 2019

English Stories from the Chinese Press May 4th - 10th

 English Stories from the Chinese Press May 4th – May 10th


Food, Water, and Soil

China Focus: Water pollution treatment open for trillions yuan of private investment BEIJING, May 7 (Xinhua) China is expected to roll out a string of supportive policies to encourage private investment for developing projects worth of millions of dollars, according to sources from the state environment watchdog.

Zhejiang filled with fantastic forests

By Wu Huixin | May 6, 2015, Wednesday Nanmu — a type of evergreen tree also called phoebe nees — has a long history of being used in China for boat building, architectural woodworking and wood crafts. Nanmu pieces are highly prized since it can take 1,000 years for these trees to mature and produce useful timber.


China’s lakes flushed away by human hands

By Qu Zhi | May 6, 2015, Wednesday  “A few years ago, I went back to the lake,” Hu tells Shanghai Daily. “There was only desiccated soil, wind and dust.”  Naiman West Lake is one of many vanishing bodies of water in the northern region.



Law and Regulation

Polluting companies told to pay for waste treatment

By Ma Yue | May 7, 2015, Thursday ENVIRONMENTAL authorities are coming up with new policies in the city as they step up the fight against polluting firms.


International Affairs

China urges G20 members to promote food security, tackle malnutrition worldwide ISTANBUL, May 8 (Xinhua) China urged here on Friday the Group of 20 (G20) members to take practical measures to promote global food security and tackle malnutrition worldwide.


CELAC FMs meet in Ecuador over proposed 2015-2020 agenda QUITO, May 5 (Xinhua) Foreign ministers from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) gathered in Ecuador 's capital of Quito Tuesday to discuss the bloc's proposed five- year agenda (2015-2020).


China committed to reaching Paris climate agreement: Chinese scholar BRUSSELS, May 5 (Xinhua) China is committed to taking its responsibility to reach a binding climate agreement in Paris in late 2015, said a Chinese scholar here on Tuesday.


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