Beijing Automotive Group Co (BAIC) chairman Xu Heyi said over the weekend the company will phase out sales of conventional cars in Beijing by 2020 and nationwide by 2025, according to the official Xinhua news agency.
Seoul and Washington decided to install the powerful US THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the South earlier this year to guard against threats from the nuclear-armed North.
Authorities claim Chinese secret services use fake accounts to extract sensitive information
The $1.12 billion deal first announced in July lets a Chinese state company take over the southern port of Hambantota, which straddles the world's busiest east-west shipping route, on a 99-year lease.
The IMF report comes a day after regulators in Beijing drafted new rules to strengthen bank funding, and follows a number of alerts about a ballooning debt problem in the world's number-two economy.
Epicentre of the quake was located northwest of China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
The announcement came as a high-level United Nations representative held talks with a senior North Korean official during a rare trip to Pyongyang.
Canada blames China, U.S. for using erroneous Canadian flags as backdrops during visits by officials
6 dead, 11 injured in a building fire broke out on 38th floor of an apartment building in China's Tianjin.
Turkish people will always have a place in my heart, says Li Ruilian
Officially, Song Tao was sent by President Xi Jinping to report on the outcome of the Chinese Communist Party's recent congress.
Song Tao is visiting on behalf of President Xi Jinping, ostensibly to brief the North's officials on the recent Chinese Communist Party congress and other "issues of mutual interest".
Epicentre of the quake was located southwest of China's Tibet Autonomous Region
Second Aerospace Security joint exercise set to be held in Beijing on Dec. 11-16
The "One Belt, One Road" initiative, unveiled by Xi in 2013, envisages linking China with Africa, Asia and Europe through a network of ports, railways, roads and industrial parks.
Sincere approach and strong will to improve ties will continue to yield positive results, says Mevlut Cavusoglu
US president, on his first state visit to Beijing, meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping
The world's largest armed forces should be "absolutely loyal, honest and reliable to Xi", said a new guideline issued by the Central Military Commission and reported by state news agency Xinhua late Sunday.
China conducts drill with ASEAN member states
Seoul and Beijing appear to be moving past THAAD missile defense controversy
At least twenty universities have established research institutes for Xi's ideology, which was enshrined in the Communist Party's constitution during its 19th national congress this month.