At least 17 people were killed or missing and thousands evacuated as torrential downpours unleashed floods and toppled houses in central, eastern and southern China.
Xinjiang improves highway construction2019-07-13
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region invested 10.55 billion yuan (1.53 billion U.S. dollars) in highway construction in the first five months of this year, the regional transport department said.
Yangtze River sees first flood this year2019-07-13
The first flood hitting the Yangtze River this year occurred in the middle and lower reaches, with water exceeding the alarm level Saturday morning, said the Ministry of Water Resources.
PLA opposes $2.2b sale of US weapons2019-07-12
The People's Liberation Army is strongly dissatisfied by and resolutely opposes Washington's recent approval of a $2.2 billion arms deal for Taiwan, an action that has seriously undermined Sino-US military relations, according to Senior Colonel Wu Qian, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense.
Country ramps up governance on climate change2019-07-12
China will continue to make arduous efforts to honor its promise to have its carbon emissions peak by around 2030 and promote global climate governance in a more fair, reasonable and collaborative way, Premier Li Keqiang said.
China, Japan can promote environmental cooperation2019-07-11
Leaders of China and Japan met at the G20 Osaka summit in June and confirmed Japan-China relations were fully back on track. In October last year, when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited China, he proposed to the Chinese leaders his strong desire to "turn competition into coordination" with China.
77,000 relocated after heavy rains soak south2019-07-11
About 1.63 million residents have been affected by heavy downpours and floods in South China, with about 77,000 resettled after the latest rainfalls, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.