Last year China invested about $78 billion in renewable energy. In comparison, Germany spent 13 billion. By 2020, China plans to have invested $361 billion, making it by far the world leader in green energy.
Nursultan Nazarbayev shocked Kazakhstan on Tuesday with his resignation after nearly three decades in power. Central Asia expert Andrea Schmitz explains what the move could mean for Kazakh-China ties.
Leaders of the 27 remaining members of the EU will start their council meeting in Brussels with Brexit at the fore. But other items are on the agenda, such as relations with China, the economy and climate protection.
A fire set off an explosion that has killed six, injured dozens and released a huge plume of toxic smoke. The blast set off a huge shock wave and blasted windows out of buildings miles away.
An order to shut down thousands of bankrupt state-run firms is being ramped up just as the economy slows to a 30-year low. China's leaders fear that a huge wave of layoffs could fuel social unrest.
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