City governments across China have thrown everything but the kitchen sink at their real estate sector in an attempt to dampen demand and prevent a bubble from developing in the property market.
President Xi Jinping has delivered a series of speeches on how to revitalize the region, and at this year's annual sessions of China's top legislature and top political advisory body, he emphasized the importance of boosting the real economy in the traditional industrial base.
It is both sensible and imperative for the food safety watchdog to always keep a close eye on the quality of imported foods as the city relies on overseas food sources.
Carrie Lam shows a firm grasp of policy issues and, moreover, she is ready to get things done.
Hong Kong needs an integrated waste treatment scheme that includes efficient separation, recycling and collection.
China's role in the global context has grown in terms of its output, trade and now its voice and leadership in sustainable and inclusive development, and resolve to pursue low carbon pathways.
The remains of 28 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War (1950-53) will be returned by the Republic of Korea to China on Wednesday, the fourth such batch of remains to be returned after the two countries signed a handover agreement in 2013
A guard is posted every 20 to 50 meters. The guards are so positioned that they can see each other despite the vegetation and man-made structures around.
The visit of Premier Li Keqiang to Australia starting on Wednesday is a time to reflect on the importance of the Sino-Australian economic relationship to the region and the world and how that may play out in the "age" of US President Donald Trump.
If every party occupies a moral high ground and refuses to budge, and even resorts to violence to advance their cause, there will never be peace in this city.