China pushes mines to aim for higher daily output as an energy crisis begins to bite with electricity shortages and production cuts dragging industrial output.
Pyongyang successfully tests a "new type" of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile, state media KCNA reports.
The latest test comes as both Koreas are building up their weapons capabilities in what could become an arms race on the peninsula.
China's economy likely grew at the slowest pace in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply bottlenecks and sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks and raising heat on policymakers amid rising jitters over the property sector.
"The United States and Canada colluded to provoke and stir up trouble, seriously jeopardising peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait," the Chinese military said.
Muslim and Christian holy book apps and Amazon's audiobook service Audible have been removed from App Store in China reportedly at a request of the country's officials.
Beijing has taken a slew of measures to contain coal price rises, including raising domestic coal output and cutting power to power-hungry industries during periods of peak demand.
Taiwan defence ministry’s warning comes a week after China mounted four consecutive days of record air force incursions into the Taiwanese air defence zone.
Officials say at least 46 people have been killed in an “extremely fierce” fire that engulfed a 13-story building overnight in Kaohsiung city.
The plaintiffs are asking $900,000 each in damages, accusing Pyongyang of "deceiving plaintiffs by false advertising to relocate to North Korea", where "the enjoyment of human rights was generally impossible".
The series reached 111 million fans in just 27 days, since its release on September 17, easily outpacing UK costume drama "Bridgerton", which was streamed by 82 million accounts in its first 28 days.
China and India have been facing a serious energy crunch as the economies of the two Asian nations struggle to recover from the crisis posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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