Government orders impact reports to be put on Web after objections raised over projects

The death toll in a gas explosion that occurred Wednesday afternoon in a coal mine in Southwest China's Sichuan province has climbed to 19, rescuers said Thursday morning.

A team of astronomers has found two planets orbiting around a pair of stars roughly 5,000 light years away from the Earth, declaring it the first multi-planet system centering a binary star.

Several key indices for pollution and energy consumption dropped in the first half of the year, a senior official said Wednesday.

Five people have been confirmed killed and three others injured in a landslide that hit Southwest China's Yunnan province early Wednesday, rescuers said.

Environmental authorities in Central China's Hunan province have finished a detailed plan to tackle the heavy metal pollution that has for years ravaged the Xiangjiang River, a major tributary of t

The government of Liberia and the World Bank have signed an agreement to finance the Liberian section of the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP), which also involves three other countries in the region.

Four Chinese fishermen are confirmed dead and eleven others are still unaccounted for after a powerful typhoon sank their fishing boats in South Korean waters early Tuesday morning.

South China's metropolis Guangzhou will begin a pilot garbage sorting program in September, the Economic Information reported Tuesday.

Nineteen people who were responsible for a deadly coal mine accident that occurred in southwest China's Yunnan province last November have been transferred to judicial organs, according to a report