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Urban drone delivery project tackles 'last-mile delivery' challenge

A fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery project to tackle the "last-mile delivery" challenge in urban areas of China was jointly launched on Thursday by DHL-Sinotrans, China's first and ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 22:03:02

Futuristic concept

New-energy vehicle (NEV) start-up Iconiq Motors showcases its driverless concept car on Thursday in North China's Tianjin.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 20:48:40

Microsoft opens largest AI lab in Shanghai

US technology giant Microsoft Corp has upped the ante in China's artificial intelligence (AI) arena, announcing Wednesday the opening of its largest AI and Internet of Things (IoT) lab in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:23:40

MOU signed between Chinese, US cities on scientific, cultural exchanges

Austin in US state of Texas and Changsha in Hunan Province of China signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, focusing on exchanges and cooperation in science and culture. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 13:41:00

China expands soybean plantation area to cut dependence on imports

Major soybean growers in China are on an expansion mode to achieve a fast growth in domestic supply of high-quality soybean produce this year, while cutting the country's dependence on ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 13:21:26

Faster and cheaper internet services to benefit Chinese economy

China will extend gigabit broadband connection to more than 300 cities and cut the average service rates by 15 percent for small and medium-sized enterprises this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 10:33:11

Chinese customs expands int'l cooperation on IPR protection

Chinese customs will strengthen international collaboration on intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, an official with the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 10:23:19

State Council calls for better internet services to boost economy

A State Council executive meeting Tuesday created a guideline to take various measures to ensure faster Internet access to businesses and individuals at lower costs.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 10:15:36

African swine fever spreads to S. Vietnam as urgent measures being taken

The first three provinces in Vietnam's southern region, including the country's biggest pig-raising hub, have hit by African swine fever (ASF), forcing authorities and farmers to take urgent measures to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 9:51:26

China to strengthen credit checks of individuals, businesses

China will strengthen credit checks of individuals and businesses and cut their evidentiary burden when applying for government approval or registration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 9:32:09

China's satellite navigation industry sees rapid development

China's satellite navigation and location services industry achieved a total output value of 301.6 billion yuan (about 43.93 billion US dollars) in 2018, up 18.3 percent from the previous year, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 9:31:01

China strengthens IPR protection to improve business environment

China has improved its business environment by enhancing its protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), a senior official with China's National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 9:11:37

BeiDou satellite system accelerates application in emerging sectors

China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has been rapidly expanding its application in emerging sectors in a bid to achieve large-scale commercialization in the near future, according to an industry ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 22:18:08

Nation's courts hear most IPR cases in the world: official

Chinese courts have processed the most intellectual property rights (IPR) cases, especially those involving patents, in the world, said an official from China's top court on Wednesday, a sign that ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 22:18:04

China's mixed April data shows continued downward pressure but resilience despite trade war

China on Wednesday released a set of mixed economic data for April, with slower growth seen in retail sales and fixed-asset investment but improvements in high-tech sectors and the job ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 11:57:18

Chinese economy likely to report steady growth in April, resilient to US pressure: experts

China is set to release its April economic statistics on Wednesday, and experts predicted the domestic economy will pick up momentum and maintain steady growth, lifted by strong consumption power ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 21:18:26

Shanghai releases sponsorship plan for AI projects

Shanghai released a guideline on Monday to provide financial support for artificial intelligence (AI) projects, showing its ambition to build up an AI pilot zone for the nation amid the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 21:17:28

Silk Road experience

Customers in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province select goods on Monday at a foreign vendor's stall during the fourth Silk Road International Expo.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 21:17:11