China's extreme smog predicts a slow down in coal consumption

China's extreme smog predicts a slow down in coal consumption

Kieran Cooke for Climate News Network – WNN Breaking (WNN/Climate News Network) London, UK, WESTERN EUROPE: There are still doubts. The statistics might be proved wrong. But it looks as if China might be starting to wean itself off its coal consumption habit.China produces and consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined. […]

Walking 1,243 miles across China to promote women’s rights

Walking 1,243 miles across China to promote women’s rights

Abby for Global Post – WNN Breaking (WNN) Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: Traveling alone on foot is still a new concept in China. While some women like the adventurous idea, they worry about sexual harassment on the road. That’s why Chinese feminist activist Xiao Meili started her new project: Beautiful Feminist Walk- […]

China’s Communist Party reform eases ‘one-child’ policy for families

China’s Communist Party reform eases ‘one-child’ policy for families

William Ide for VOA – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: China says that it plans to ease its one-child policy and abolish a controversial system of re-education through labor that often arbitrarily puts activists and those who would challenge the Communist Party behind bars. The announcement, along with other significant reforms, comes […]

100 self-immolation protest deaths as Chinese rule in Tibet region continues

100 self-immolation protest deaths as Chinese rule in Tibet region continues

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Kathmandu, NEPAL, ASIA: A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in Nepal’s capital Wednesday, as separate reports emerged confirming the 100th self-immolation in the Tibetan area of China took place earlier this month. The incidents are part of a four-year protest campaign against Chinese rule in Tibet. Sources inside China told WNN […]