During the “heating season”－which runs from Nov 15 to March 15 annually－demand in Hebei was 3.5 billion cubic meters last year, according to Liang. This year, the figure is forecast to be 8.2 billion cu m.
Some of the families of passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370－the jetliner that disappeared on its way to Beijing in 2014－will go to the United States next week to file a lawsuit against aircraft maker Boeing, a lawyer involved in the case said.
A sand-to-soil conversion method developed by Chinese scientists has proven effective in a large section of desert in northern China, local authorities said.
A group of Chinese demanding that the Japanese government apologize for the bombing of Chongqing in World War II staged a protest after a Japanese court ruled against their appeal on Thursday.
At least four students were killed and 24 others seriously wounded, including 21 college students, as a train collided with a school bus in southern France on Thursday.
China will likely tighten monetary policy next year while increasing policy flexibility to ensure sufficient credit supply and to prevent overtightening from hurting the economy, economists said on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve rate hike.
China will remain a popular destination for foreign investment, due to economic stability, market potential and further opening up, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are preparing for the second round of talks on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that has been effective for nearly two years and generated mutual benefits.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland surged 90.7 percent year on year to hit nearly 125 billion (around 19 billion U.S. dollars) yuan in November thanks to fast growth in new foreign-funded companies.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the army to restructure and enhance its combat capability.
The density of hazardous fine particle matter (PM2.5) stood at 58 micrograms per cubic meter on daily average at the end of last month, 13.4 percent lower than the same period last year, the local authority said.
The U.S. entertainment giant Walt Disney is close to sealing a 60-billion-U.S.-dollar deal to buy a large chunk of 21st Century Fox, media reported Wednesday.
One in every four Chinese villages had e-commerce distribution sites by the end of 2016, official data showed Thursday, reflecting an improved logistics network in rural areas.
China will launch its national carbon trading system “in coming days”, said Vice-Premier Ma Kai in Paris on Tuesday, as French President Emmanuel Macron urged countries to put their climate solutions on the table.
Human-caused climate change made Hurricane Harvey rainfall that hit the United States in August more intense, international researchers said Wednesday.
A four-minute video became popular in Wechat Moments recently, showing an 84-year-old professor standing for three hours to present his last lecture at Zhejiang University on Nov 10.
Hong Kong Ocean Park announced on Wednesday that it will raise admission fee by 9 percent in January 2018.
WeDoctor, the online health care service company backed by Tencent, is in negotiations with chain hospitals and medical groups in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, according to a report by Sina News Thursday.