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3 Aug 2017 ZHENGZHOU
Li Zhonghua, mayor of Yongcheng City, jumped into the Huchenghe River to test the anti-pollution efforts of local authorities. Officials with the municipal government general office, environmental protection office and construction bureau all followed suit.
29 Jul 2016 ZHENGZHOU
Back in February, the Chinese central government demanded an end to all mainland construction of buildings that are “oversized”, “xenocentric” or “weird” and a move toward architecture that is “pleasing to the eye”. Fast forward five months, and a 12-story toilet has been built in Henan province.
17 Dec 2015 ZHENGZHOU
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday met with Afghanistan's CEO Abdullah Abdullah in Zhengzhou, calling for further economic and security cooperation between the two neighbors. China encourages companies to invest in Afghanistan's key projects and boost bilateral trade and called on both countries to step up counter-terrorism and security cooperation...
14 Aug 2014 ZHENGZHOU, China
Central China’s Henan Province has lost some $1.2 billion USD, mostly in the agricultural sector, to the current severe drought, local authorities said this week.The province is a major grain producer for the country. The drought has affected 19.3 million of its residents and left 1.1 million short of drinking water...
4 Aug 2014 BEIJING, China
Twelve of China's provinces are grappling with the effects of an ongong severe drought, state-run media reportd over the weekend.Xinhua News Agency said 1.6 million people and 2.07 million head of overstock have been affected, and over 29 million hectare of crops are dying.Xinhua quoted Wang Hao of the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research as saying overconsumption on top of lack of precipitation may have worsened the problem...
28 Jul 2014 HOHHOT, China
An ongoing drought in China’s northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is threatening drinking water supply to 600,000 people, half of whom are completely without water, local authorities reported this weekend.The drought, the worst the region has faced in three years, is also affecting farms, putting at risk some 150,000 hectares of farmland, 16...
18 Feb 2014 ZHENGZHOU
A section of the south-to-north water diversion project across central China’s Henan Province will be completed by the end of May, local authorities said on Tuesday. According to the Office of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project Commission of Henan, most work on the section was completed by the end of last year, and there are plans to invest another 8...