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First 5G subway line section set for service in Chengdu

The world's first subway line section equipped with 5G networks has passed tests and is set to enter trial service soon in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, China ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 22:00:38

Nuclear plant approvals may resume after three-year pause: analyst

Construction work will start on more nuclear energy projects this year as China pursues the development of nuclear energy technology on the premise of ensuring safety, officials said at a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 21:08:40

EU grants new quotas to Chinese duck meat in boost to productivity of poultry farms

The EU granted China individual country export quotas for duck meat on Monday, allowing China to export 6,600 tons of duck meat to the bloc. The new quotas can be ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 21:08:40

Wine brands from China make their official debut in France

After almost a year of preparation, Chinese-born Jia Jingru, now living in Paris, has finally imported 10 Chinese wine brands to France, a country known for its vineyards and fine ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 18:33:39

Korean trader becomes famous after acting in 'The Wandering Earth'

Simply by helping out a friend, Choi became part of The Wandering Earth's cast and was chosen as the only Korean actor with lines. Released on February 5, the Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 17:03:39

China's cloud services market could be open to foreign players, but national security must be protected: experts

Just as in numerous other sectors, China will eventually open up its rapidly growing domestic market for cloud computing services, which many US technology companies covet to move in. But ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 20:43:41

Autonomous vehicles complete 150,000km of tests in Beijing: report

Road tests of more than 150,000 kilometers were made by 54 driverless vehicles from eight companies in Beijing in 2018, an industry report said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 20:33:40

Apps found using data to 'peep' into Chinese consumers' personal lives: study

Apps including Alibaba-backed food-ordering platform ele.me and US-based travel site TripAdvisor are accessing sensitive private information that's not related to their functions, and this enables them to “peep into users' ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 20:33:40

Chinese airlines' profits dented by fuel costs, but carriers increasingly compete on global market

China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines, the country's largest and second-largest carriers by passenger numbers, reported profit declines of about 50 percent for 2018, which industry analysts said reflected ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 20:28:40

Shanghai launches world's first district-wide 5G network

Shanghai announced on Saturday that it has launched a test run of the first 5G wireless network covering a district of the megacity, further evidence that China is consolidating its ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 15:39:41

China's development of 5G unhindered by US crackdown: analysts

China's 5G agenda will hardly be hindered by US opposition or its crackdown on China's technology as 5G deployment has entered the final stage in the Chinese market, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/25 21:48:40

Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bridge set to 'develop world benchmark'

The Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bridge, a massive infrastructure project within a one-hour radius of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, is even more challenging than the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and its construction ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/25 21:38:40

Chemical sector needs tougher regulation after Xiangshui blast

Industry rationalization, stiffer penalties for violations and tougher rules have been highlighted after a chemical plant blast in East China's Jiangsu Province last Thursday raised widespread concerns about safety in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/25 21:28:39

Russia remains China's largest crude oil source for 3rd year: report

China's dependence on imported crude oil has climbed to about 70 percent with Russia remaining the country's largest supplier for three consecutive years from 2016 to 2018, said an industry ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 20:18:39

EU to shun American assault against Huawei

The EU appears to be poised to deal a major blow to what Chinese officials and experts call a politically charged campaign against Huawei, as the bloc's executive branch is ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 20:03:39

Cost of dental implants hard to swallow for Chinese patients

“A full set of implanted teeth could cost as much as a brand-new BMW sedan,” 21jingji.com reported on Saturday, a sign of Chinese people's surging demand for oral treatment – ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 19:58:39

Belt and Road Initiative the new norm for globalization: economist

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) can be a new model for globalization, as the current model is beginning to falter, said Li Yang, an expert in economics at the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 15:15:50

Brunei earmarks 1.2 bln USD for oil, gas exploration

Brunei has earmarked 1.65 billion Brunei dollars (1.2 billion US dollars) for the development of new oil and gas fields and the acceleration of exploration activities this year as ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/22 15:35:40