China returns seized US sea drone

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China returns underwater drone to U.S., Pentagon says

WASHINGTON - China has returned to the U.S. an unmanned underwater drone the Chinese Navy seized unlawfully last week in international waters, the Pentagon said. China's defence ministry said it handed the drone back after "friendly consultations." ( read original story ...)

North China on ‘red alert’ over choking smog

China’s air pollution is blamed on its reliance on coal and ... The smog had earlier grounded flights in some cities and closed highways due to low visibility. On Sunday, news websites said the number of children being taken to Beijing hospitals with ... ( read original story ...)

China set for slower growth as government targets asset bubbles

China’s economic growth is expected to cool in 2017 as its top leaders flag tighter monetary policy and further curbs to clamp down on asset price bubbles, especially in the property market, even as a sharp drop in the yuan has fed fears of markets ... ( read original story ...)

China restricts cars, factories amid 5-day smog red alert

China's capital and other northern cities have banned half of all vehicles from city streets and ordered factories, schools and construction sites closed in response to a five-day smog red alert. The emergency steps enacted Friday night significantly ... ( read original story ...)