The trilateral economic agreement will focus on expanding land, air and sea connections, energy and mineral resources, high tech, manufacturing, agriculture and forestry while strengthening environmental protection.
China and South Korea are bringing the work of cutting emissions down to the consumer level, implementing "green credit cards" that swap consumer goods vouchers for proof on emission reduction, a carbon trading scheme that is making waves.
Shamshad Akhtar –
Internet access is a clear development enabler, yet it remains unequally distributed across the Asia-Pacific region. UN under-secretary-general Dr Shamshad Akhtar shares what's being done about this.
and Cecilia Tortajada –
Floods have had a devastating effect on China's communities and economy; it will take political will, time, money, and good holistic planning and implementation before flood damages in China can be significantly reduced, say water experts Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
and Wei Li –
Questions about national security are legitimate and important, but so is international collaboration for breakthroughs in the energy sector. Is public debate surrounding the Ausgrid bid obscuring the big picture?
After achieving the goal of halving the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water in the last 10 years, there have been calls for another water decade to continue to tackle the issue of water security.
Australia and China both have a keen interest in the frozen continent. And while they don't agree on everything, there is great scope for scientific collaboration, says University of New England lecturer Nengye Liu.
In early March 2014, China's important yearly political consultation began, followed by the annual parliamentary sessions, known as Lianghui. Timed to coincide with these sessions, this new briefing interprets outcomes ...
This white paper released by Solidiance about "Electric Vehicles in China" comprehensively explores the current condition of this industry and explains the possible reasons behind its growth which seems to ...