China clones gene-edited monkeys to aid disorder research

Chinese scientists announced Thursday (Jan 24) they had cloned five monkeys from a single animal that was genetically...

Just how green is the Belt and Road?

China is frequently hailed as a leader in international efforts to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius,...

Chinese police pounce on ‘hunter’ over illegal toad haul

  A man found with more than 80 wild toads in eastern China could face a prison term of up to three years if convicted...

Cockroaches Are Becoming Big Business In China

  In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards...

Chinese City Bans Daytime Dog Walking in a Crackdown on Canines

  A major city in China is cracking down on pet dogs, banning dog walking during the day and prohibiting many larger breeds, after a...

World’s biggest marine reserve blocked by China and Russia

  Proposals to create three ocean sanctuaries - the largest being the size of Germany - were put to the Antarctic Ocean Commission in Hobart...

Abby Rockefeller buys four rare pigs from China in hopes of breeding them in...

  A member of the Rockefeller family is trying to bring four pigs from China to the U.S., The New York Times reported on Thursday. Abby...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea (Oct 22)

  BEIJING - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral...

China-backed hydro dam threatens world’s rarest orangutan

  A billion-dollar hydroelectric dam development in Indonesia that threatens the habitat of the world's rarest great ape has sparked fresh concerns about the impact...

What Is Swine Fever? 38,000 Pigs Killed As Virus Spreads To China

  China has culled more than 38,000 pigs in a bid to contain an outbreak of African swine fever that has also reared its head in...