The eastern route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project has made obvious progress on pollution control, and will achieve its ambitious goal of supplying clean water next year, authorities s

Typhoon Vicente has affected 168,000 people in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, including 9,900 who were forced to evacuate, local authorities said Wednesday.

Torrential rain has ravaged China's 17 provincial areas since July 20, leaving 95 dead and another 45 missing, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on Monday.

The Ministry of Finance said Sunday that 120 million yuan ($19 million) has been allocated to help the cities of Beijing and Tianjin and neighboring Hebei province to fight floods.

Beijing remains firm on its stance of settling the carbon tax dispute with the European Union through a multilateral approach, a Chinese official said.

Torrential rain has ravaged south and central China's provincial areas since July 11, leaving 30 dead and another four missing, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on Tuesday.

Authorities in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region say they have hit on a solution: transferring water rights for a price.

China, the supplier of 90 percent of the world's rare earths, cut mining rights for the materials by about half to 65 nationwide to help the industry consolidate and create bigger producers.

Torrential rain last week affected more than 2 million people in several southern Chinese provinces, according to local authorities.

Every summer, Tibetan antelopes in China's remote northwest follow a certain pattern of migration that is key to the endangered species' survival.