BEIJING is to tighten control of industries that impact on air quality, the municipal bureau of quality supervision said Sunday.

BRITAIN became the first country Saturday to unveil plans to impose a legal ban on the sale and manufacture of microbeads used in cosmetics and personal care products.

The Gulf of Maine’s once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing, scientists say.

HONG Kong authorities reported the city’s first Zika virus infection yesterday, which they described as an imported case of the disease blamed for birth defects.

The number of people in need of food assistance in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 4.5 million, nearly twice as many as in March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including

All 47 African member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted a new framework on how to deal with malaria on the continent, which still accounts for more than 90 percent of global mal

CHINA and Myanmar yesterday agreed to enhance cooperation to find a proper solution to the suspended Myitsone Dam project in northern Myanmar.

CHINA successfully launched the world's first quantum satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gobi Desert at 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday.

TAINTED tap water has sickened hundreds of people in a small town on New Zealand’s North Island and forced schools to close.

China is the first middle-income country to join the ranks of the world's top 25 innovative economies, a joint report by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organisation