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A coal-fired power plant in Kaifeng, in central China’s Henan province. China’s State Council has vowed to cut coal consumption, boost electric vehicle sales and shut more outdated steel and coke capacity in the coming three years. Photograph: AP

Has the global transition from fossil fuels to clean energy gone into reverse? The alarming question is being posed by no less an authority than Spenc(...)

The revelation that the valsartan problem likely dates back to changes in manufacturing processes at Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical six years ago suggests many patients could potentially have been exposed to cancer risk.

A common blood pressure and heart drug manufactured in bulk by a Chinese company and sold worldwide may have contained an impurity linked to cancer si(...)

Volvo saw car sales rise 14 per cent to 147,407 units in the first quarter.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the owner of Volvo Cars, has appointed three global investment banks to lead the Swedish carmaker’s initial public offer(...)

 Geely chief executive Li Shufu: seeking to build the firm into a Chinese version of the Volkswagen group with brands in different market segments.

Geely has acquired close to 10 per cent of Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler for about $9 billion (€7.32 billion), becoming its largest shareholder in the l(...)

The Chinese government says the national social credit system is a way of keeping people honest and making people good. Photograph: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

When booking a cab in Beijing the other day using Didi, the Chinese version of Uber, I accidentally booked twice. I was chastised by text message on W(...)

Panama-registered tanker ‘Sanchi’ on fire after a collision with Hong Kong-registered freighter ‘CF Crystal,’ off China’s eastern coast. Photograph: South Korean CoastGuard/EPA

Lashing winds, high waves and toxic gases are hindering dozens of rescue boats struggling to locate missing sailors from a stricken oil tanker in the(...)

President and chief executive of Volvo, Hakan Samuelsson, poses near the new XC40 model. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Milan was the location chosen by Volvo to reveal the XC40 compact SUV today. The five seat car, built on the new compact modular architecture (CMA) is(...)

All new Volvo models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids. File photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

The Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids, spelling the eventual end to nearly a centu(...)

Previously missing Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee gestures as he holds a press conference with local lawmaker Albert Ho at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on June 16th, 2016. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Lam Wing-kee, one of the five Hong Kong booksellers who vanished last year into Chinese police custody, said he had been abducted, held for eight mont(...)

A Baifu pet cemetery worker  decorates a new pet tomb ahead of the Qingming festival on the outskirts of Beijing. Millions honoured their ancestors on Sunday as part of tomb sweeping day. Photograph:   Jason Lee/Reuters

The first day of China’s traditional Qingming holiday, or tomb sweeping day, saw millions of Chinese visit burial sites to honour their ancestors by p(...)

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