Who said that getting off the couch is good for your health? In China's capital Beijing, people are told to stay indoors, or at least wear a mask, as the city is besieged by the worst air pollution in nearly a year.
Global waste growth will outpace population growth by 2050, with most of the trash being generated in urban areas. The World Bank says urgent action is needed to prevent untreated waste from clogging the streets.
Donald Trump has ramped up his trade dispute with China. Nevertheless, Beijing has a good shot at being able to keep the damage under control. The key is a dynamic middle class, says DW's Frank Sieren.
Nations around the world have said they're ready to commit billions to eradicate tuberculosis. But the deal only came about after countries denied US-proposed changes to protect pharmaceutical companies.
Exalted as a "mega-event," the Africa-China summit is expected to draw nearly all of Africa's leaders to Beijing. Barely a squeak of criticism has come out of China or Africa, even though there is plenty to be said.
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