HAIKOU, June 6 (Xinhua) -- One person was killed and 11 others injured after a tornado hit Wenchang City in south China's Hainan on Sunday afternoon, local authorities said Monday.

HONG KONG, June 6 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted 202 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga at 22:33:52 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

HONG KONG, June 6 (Xinhua) -- A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted 143 km south-southeast of Raoul Island, New Zealand at 0235 GMT on Monday (10:35 Beijing time), the U.S.

NO advance warning this time.

China launched a new civilian high-resolution mapping satellite on Monday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province.

US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold gives a speech to accept the Millennium Technology Prize 2016 during the award ceremony in Helsinki, Finland, on May 24, 2016.

More than 27,000 people have been displaced in central China's Hunan Province following heavy rain this past week.

AFTER 2,856 environmental concerns were discovered during a pilot environment inspection program in north China’s Hebei, one of the most severely polluted provinces, the comprehensive scheme will b

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Saturday called on developing countries to step up efforts to control air pollution to help reduce death from diseases associated with the menace.

THE Zika virus, an infectious disease linked to severe birth defects in babies, may spread to Europe as the weather gets warmer, although the risk is low, health officials said yesterday.