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China curbs plans for more coal-fired power plants

China curbs plans for more coal-fired power plants

HONG KONG — Coal-fired power plants have propelled much of China’s economic rise for decades, helping make the nation the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Even with...

Gallery: Bravery, loss and hope: Life after Taiwan waterpark tragedy

Organiser jailed over Taiwan waterpark explosion

TAIPEI — Mr Huang Po-wei trains five times a week with a coach, crunching out 300 sit-ups and pulling on weights — all in anticipation of the day when he can strap on a new pair...

Organiser jailed over Taiwan waterpark explosion

Organiser jailed over Taiwan waterpark explosion

TAIPEI — The organiser of a party which saw a fireball rip through a Taiwan waterpark leaving 15 dead was found guilty of negligence on Tuesday (April 26) and jailed for almost...