China draws up ‘ecological red lines’ to protect environment

In a policy document published by state news agency Xinhua, China's cabinet said all regions were under instruction to decide on their "red lines" before 2020. The heavily industrialised region of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei in northern China, as well as the ... ( read original story ...)

China investigates 'rare pangolin banquet' in Guangxi

The pangolin is on China's list of endangered wild animals ... and Chinese forestry officials have since said they are probing the incident, reported Chinese media. News outlets have identified the Weibo user as a Hong Kong businessman who visited the ... ( read original story ...)

Vatican defends China invite to organ trafficking summit

The Vatican has defended its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite its record of using executed inmates as organ donors. The head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) admitted he did not know whether the practice was ... ( read original story ...)

China News – Citi, JPMorgan

Reuters reports that Citigroup is the first U.S.-based bank to be granted the Type A license to act as a bond settlement agent in China's interbank bond market. Other global banks with such a license include Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas. Type A license ... ( read original story ...)