Green China? The country could mine 400 million more tons of coal

“For all its talk about cutting coal mining capacity, China actually plans to add more,” reports Bloomberg News. Indeed, China’s greenhouse gas emissions increased 4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, so what gives?

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Solid as a rock

Ensuring public stability has become even more of a priority for President Xi Jinping in the sensitive lead-up time to the CPC Central Committee’s 19th Party Congress scheduled for later this year. Law enforcement and local officials must guard against potential threats as never before, including the threat of disaster. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan province earlier this month saw “earthquake rumours” added to the growing list of bans in recent weeks.