As China Evergrande’s debt crisis deepens, unpaid small business owners speak of despair

As China Evergrande’s debt crisis deepens, unpaid small business owners speak of despair
People gather to demand repayment of loans and financial products as security personnel guard outside Evergrande's headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/David KirtonSHENZHEN, China, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Wu Lei says his small construction company in central China has accepted commercial paper from property developer Evergrande (3333.HK) as payment for two… Read More

China to ramp up recycling, incineration in new plastic pollution push

China to ramp up recycling, incineration in new plastic pollution push
Plastic bottles are seen in a ditch where floodwaters have receded following heavy rainfall in Xinxiang, Henan province, China July 25, 2021. REUTERS/Aly SongSHANGHAI, Sept 15 (Reuters) - China will boost its plastic recycling and incineration capabilities, promote "green" plastic products and take action against the overuse of plastic in packaging and agriculture, it said… Read More

China, Vietnam should avoid magnifying S. China Sea disputes

China, Vietnam should avoid magnifying S. China Sea disputes
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi listens during a meeting in Manila, Philippines January 16, 2021. Francis Malasig/Pool via REUTERS//File PhotoSHANGHAI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - China and Vietnam should refrain from unilateral actions regarding the South China Sea that could complicate the situation and magnify disputes, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told a Vietnamese official, China's… Read More

Asia shares ease as weak China data weighs

Asia shares ease as weak China data weighs
An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File PhotoGraphic: Global asset performance http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgnGraphic: World FX rates http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVhHONG KONG, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Asia stock markets opened lower on Tuesday despite fresh all-time highs on Wall Street, as worries about China's slowing economic… Read More

China environment ministry says U.S. climate envoy Kerry invited to visit

China environment ministry says U.S. climate envoy Kerry invited to visit
John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, delivers remarks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Tom BrennerBEIJING, Aug 31 (Reuters) - United States climate envoy John Kerry will visit china between Aug. 31 and Sept. 3 at China's invitation, China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment said in… Read More