Beijing has launched a national effort to reduce environmental degradation. Part of the plan is mandatory waste separation. As to be expected the new waste disposal program is being implemented with Orwellian efficiency
The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian PM Narendra Modi comes after Beijing sharply criticized New Delhi's recent actions in India-administered Kashmir and supported India's rival Pakistan.
For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy.
The World Trade Organization has downgraded its prediction for 2019 global trade. The "darkening outlook" comes just months after the WTO predicted a more optimistic outcome.
Negotiators from the world's top two economies are meeting in Shanghai to discuss ways to ease their trade tensions, which have irked businesses and governments worldwide. Expectations for a breakthrough are running low.
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