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Focusing on Clean Energy Innovation in China and Britain

The 2018 Sino-UK Symposium on Advanced Materials and Structures & UK-China Partnership Forum in Thermoelectrics for Clean Energy which was jointly hosted by the British Embassy, Beijing, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Xi'an National Civil Aerospace Industrial Base successfully took place at NPU recently. More than 50 internationally renowned experts and scholars delivered academic reports and held in-depth discussions on the topics of thermoelectric materials and clean energy.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/11/20 14:37:44

Northwestern Polytechnical University celebrates 80th anniversary

Northwestern Polytechnical University held a ceremony on October 13 to celebrating its 80th anniversary at Aoxiang Stadium on its Changan Campus in Xi'an.
Source: Northwestern Polytechnical University | 2018/10/18 17:04:37

Xi'an Jiaotong University welcomes new international students for 2018

The 2018 Opening Ceremony for International Students was held at the Multi-functional Academic Conference Hall in the Main Building in Xingqing Campus, Xi'an Jiaotong University on October 11. A total of 662 international freshmen from 88 countries and regions participated in the ceremony.
Source: Xi'an Jiaotong University | 2018/10/18 16:26:54

Carlsberg launches groundbreaking innovations to reduce plastic waste

Copenhagen, 6 Sept 2018 - Carlsberg today announced a series of ground-breaking innovations including its new Snap Pack, which is set to reduce plastic waste globally by more than 1200 tonnes a year - the equivalent to 60 million plastic bags.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/10/9 13:11:40

ICBC Leasing Celebrates 350th Aircraft in Service – Delivery of an A350-900 Aircraft to Qatar Airways

ICBC Leasing announced on Saturday the delivery of the third of four new Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Qatar Airways, on a long-term operating lease agreement.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/9/29 18:51:36

Copenhagen's guest city exhibition 'Living is Giving' opens at Beijing Design Week 2018

Themed "Living is Giving," Copenhagen's guest city exhibition at the Beijing Design Week 2018 revealed the many facets of life in Copenhagen on Wednesday, September 26, with exhibits depicting the city's strength in design, gastronomy, city planning and green sustainability.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/9/27 13:05:48

Exploring literacy: Xi'an teachers' conference explores changing educational needs

Shaanxi Primary and Middle Schools English Teaching conference and the 20th “Star Of Outlook” English talent conference Shaanxi branch's opening ceremony were successfully held at the Xi'an Foreign Languages School, which is affiliated with the Xi'an Foreign Languages University, on September 20, 2018.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/9/26 18:20:57

The fourth IEEE international multimedia big data conference (BigMM2018) held in Xi'an

The opening ceremony of the fourth IEEE international multimedia big data conference was held in the Xi'an International Conference Center on September 14, 2018.
Source: Northwestern Polytechnical University | 2018/9/17 17:01:37

First meeting of the PPP and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia kicked off in Guiyang

The Public Private Partnership and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia and the Pacific was held in Guiyang, Guizhou Province on September 12. This meeting was sponsored by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and co-organized by China Public Private Partnerships Center and Department of Finance of Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 14:48:39

Musharraf Ahmed Shohel first Bangladeshi to play ten-pin bowling at Asia Pacific Masters Games

Bowler Musharraf Ahmed Shohel has become Bangladesh's first athlete to qualify for ten-pin bowling at the 2018 Asia Pacific Masters Games, the inaugural edition of the Asia Pacific Masters Games, in Penang, Malaysia.
Source: NsNewsWire | 2018/9/11 19:15:11

XJTU scientists publish research on opium poppy genome in Science

An international team of scientists, co-led by Kai Ye, professor at the School of Electronics and Information Engineering at Xi'an Jiao Tong University, and Ian Graham, professor at the University of York in the UK, and in partnership with Zemin Ning from Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, have published the DNA sequence assembly of the opium poppy genome and uncovered key evolutionary steps in the production of the pharmaceutical compounds noscapine, codeine and morphine. The breakthrough, published in the latest issue of Science, reveals the origins of the pathway leading to production of the cough suppressant noscapine and the painkiller drugs codeine and morphine.
Source: Xi'an Jiao Tong University | 2018/9/6 18:29:54

UNDP hosts regional forum on youth leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with All-China Youth Federation, kicked off the Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship on August 2 in Beijing. The Forum aims to foster youth-led entrepreneurship and accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 0:03:39

Qooco Asia Spelling Cup 2018 in China comes to an end

The sixth Qooco Asia Spelling Cup in China was themed “strive to grow up, pursue your dreams,” and ended successfully in Beijing on July 22. Nearly 300 children from a pool of more than 50,000 gathered in Beijing to make their dreams come true. At the same time, the "Asian cup" mentor Alistair Bayley amazingly appeared, and the organizing committee presented him with the appointment letter of spokesperson and mentor.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 20:28:39

As night falls, have you ever imagined how mysterious the Jurassic world could be?

Come experience a totally different dinosaur world with the most talented dinosaur popular-science experts, and allow the wonderful night tour to subvert your imagination with fascinating science games.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/7/9 11:18:18

ONE: BATTLE FOR THE HEAVENS held in Guangzhou

Kai Tingchuang defeated Yodcherry Sityodtong in the main event of ONE: BATTLE FOR THE HEAVENS on July 7 in Guangzhou, China's Guangdong Province. Photo: courtesy of One Championship
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/7/8 14:50:58

LinkedIn insights reveal growing demand for digital skills

Recently, the First International Forum on Institutional Research was held at Peking University (PKU), welcoming eminent experts and scholars from more than 20 universities and research institutes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 16:58:41

PepsiCo: In China, For China, With China

PepsiCo, Inc announced on June 14 a $2 million grant to China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) to support its new initiative “Water Cellar for Mothers-Green Village” program.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 10:43:39

Pernod Ricard seeks growth

France-headquartered Pernod Ricard, a world-leading distiller, is expecting double-digit growth in the Chinese mainland market in the fiscal year from July 2017 until this month, a company executive said on Wednesday at its Capital Market Day conference held in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 17:13:39