Running cemetery a booming business in China

Running cemetery a booming business in China

Most cemeteries in Chinese cities are full, so burials in neighbouring cities have become popular.  

Beijing among most polluted Chinese cities

 Beijing was one of the 10 Chinese cities with the worst air quality in July, according to a ranking released by the ministry of environmental protection (MEP) on Monday.

Chinese cities see cleaner air in May after drastic measures

China Monday said Beijing and its neighbouring cities enjoyed better air quality in May after years of dreadful pollution, as the main pollutants, ozone and PM2.5 decreased year on year.

Air pollution reaches dangerous level in 106 Chinese cities

The air pollution reached "dangerous levels" in 106 Chinese cities due to use of fireworks and firecrackers during the celebrations welcoming the Lunar New Year, according to a report.

Only nine Chinese cities reach air quality standards

Only nine of 161 Chinese cities reached the new -- and stricter -- air quality monitoring standards in the first half of this year, according to the ministry of environmental protection (MEP).

Several Chinese cities reel under smog

Smog continued to blanket China`s north and central regions for the third day today, prompting the National Meteorological Centre (NMC) to issue a yellow alert for air pollution.

Chinese city officials to declare assets

A district in a south China mega-city will be among the first to pilot a scheme requiring officials to declare their assets and make them known to the public amid increasing public outcry against corruption.

China's rising urban population big challenge: Expert

The biggest challenge facing Chinese cities is the huge influx of people from rural areas, a top urban management expert has said.

More Chinese cities see home prices rebound

More Chinese cities saw home prices rise in July as compared to June as signs of warming have emerged in China's property market.