China dials up mobilization push for regional economic powerhouses to rev up recovery (1)
By GT staff reporters Published: Aug 17, 2022 11:02 PM Updated: Aug 17, 2022 10:45 PM A view of Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.Photo: VCGChina has dialed up a mobilization push for its regional economic powerhouses to play a central part in revving up the recovery of the world's second-largest economy, injecting optimism into the economic resilience despite a gloomy and increasingly uncertain outlook globally.
Yangtze River basin faces severe drought after experiencing lowest rainfall for six decades (1)
By GT staff reporters Published: Aug 17, 2022 10:32 PM Updated: Aug 17, 2022 10:47 PM A view of Yangtze River. Photo: ICAs Yangtze River basin is in the grip of a severe drought with sizzling temperatures for more than two months and the lowest rainfall for six decades, many parts of the region, especially Southwest China's Sichuan Province, are reaching their limit of electricity.
India home to 18 of 20 cities with most severe increase in PM2.5 pollution: Study (1)
PTILast Updated: Aug 17, 2022, 02:44 PM IST Share Synopsis India is home to 18 of the 20 cities with the most severe increase in fine particle pollutants (PM2.5) from 2010 to 2019, according to a comprehensive and detailed analysis of air pollution and global health effects for over 7,000 cities released on Wednesday.
China finds over 14 mln hidden risks during work safety overhaul (1)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-18 01:02:48 BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - More than 14.2 million hidden workplace safety risks have been identified to date during a nationwide production safety overhaul, the Ministry of Emergency Management said on Wednesday. Approximately 94.5 percent of the risks have been forestalled, according to the ministry. From mid-April to the end of June, the Work Safety Commission under China's
China 'highly appreciates' Putin's Pelosi remarks (4) 18 Aug 2022, 02:11 GMT+10 The Kremlin's criticism of the US representative proves ties between Moscow and Beijing are solid, China says China "highly appreciates" Russian President Vladimir Putin's critical remarks about US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's "provocative" visit to Taiwan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday. Wang noted that Putin's position reflected the high-level strategic
Beauty And The Inflation Beast: 'Lipstick Effect' To Shield Estee Lauder, Coty (1)
By Ananya Mariam Rajesh 08/17/22 AT 2:24 PM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Share on Flipboard An Estee Lauder cosmetics counter is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 19, 2019. Americans are turning to cosmetics and fragrances to beat the inflation blues in a trend called "the lipstick effect" that could keep the beauty market's post-pandemic rebound alive and help quarterly sales for Estee Lauder and Coty.
Explainer: What's behind the ongoing heatwave scorching parts of China (2)
(Xinhua) 09:26, August 18, 2022 BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - Searing heatwaves have scorched several Chinese regions for about two months, bringing challenges for the country in alleviating its impact on residents. The National Meteorological Center (NMC) issued the first highest alert for high temperatures this year on Aug.
Reducing salt intake by one gram a day can reduce heart disease risk, researchers say (1)
By Mallika Marshall, MD August 17, 2022 / 12:00 PM / CBS Boston BOSTON - Reducing your salt intake can be a challenge. But doing so by just one gram a day could reduce your risk of heart disease. UK researchers analyzed data from China where people have among the highest daily intake of salt in the world.
China to curb overpackaging, overpricing of festival foods (1)
(Xinhua) 09:31, August 18, 2022 BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - China announced Wednesday that it would launch a crackdown on overpackaging and overpricing of festival delicacies, such as mooncakes and hairy crabs, as the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches. During the two-month campaign, the State Administration for Market Regulation will provide administrative guidance for mooncake producers and step up training for law enforcement regarding excessive packaging.
China's heatwave closes factories that supply parts to Tesla, Intel, and Toyota (1)
Prices on raw materials used to produce electric car batteries and solar panels could rise By Sheena Vasani@SheenaV123 Aug 17, 2022, 4:53pm EDT Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The world's biggest electric vehicle battery maker, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.