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Testing complete on core module of new space station


China's manned space program has taken another step forward after authorities revealed on Tuesday that the Tianhe, the core module of the country's upcoming space station, has completed testing, including a vacuum heat test and will soon advance to the flight modeling stage, a day before the country's fourth aerospace day.

Naval parade marks PLA Navy's 70th anniversary

A grand naval parade was held on Tuesday off Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, marking the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, which was founded on ...

Training of captive giant pandas to go into the wild yields results, but not without setbacks

Giant pandas are a cultural icon and a source of national pride in China, the only country that is home to these cuddly creatures. China has spent decades perfecting breeding ...


Heilongjiang breeding center welcomes over 20 Siberian tiger cubs

More than 20 cubs have been born so far this year at the world's largest Siberian tiger breeding center in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 20:51:29

China leads BRI with full tech support

China is going all out to provide science and technology support for cooperation projects in countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with continuous financial and talent investment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/19 20:48:40

Guangzhou customs strengthens effort against smuggling of animal products

Guangzhou customs officials have seized more than 170 kilograms of smuggled endangered animals and byproducts so far this year, including ivory, rhino horns and pangolin scales.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/19 19:28:40

CPC holds meeting to discuss economic situation, poverty alleviation, Party publicity work

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Friday held a meeting to discuss the current economic situation, poverty alleviation work in 2018, and a regulation on publicity work of the CPC.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 19:04:36

China's 2nd peacekeeping helicopter unit in Sudan's Darfur finish equipment inspection

China's second peacekeeping helicopter unit in Sudan's Darfur region has finished the third contingent-owned equipment inspection.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:33:24

Indian navy ships to participate in multinational navy event for Chinese navy anniversary

India's indigenous stealth destroyer INS Kolkata and fleet tanker INS Shakti will participate in the international fleet review in Qingdao, China, as part of the celebrations of the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, official sources in the Indian Navy said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:13:19

CAS provides 268 mln USD for B&R science projects

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has provided over 1.8 billion yuan (about 268 million U.S. dollars) for Belt and Road (B&R) science and technology projects since the B&R Initiative was proposed in 2013, said CAS President Bai Chunli on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:12:52

Tibet's cultural industry sees sound development

Tibet Autonomous Region's cultural industry has increased more than 10 percent in output value annually for five consecutive years since 2013, according to local cultural authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:09:42

1st foreign ship arrives for PLA Navy celebrations

A Singapore navy frigate arrived at Dagang port in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province on Friday – the first foreign warship to reach the port ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/19 17:28:40

Xi to address Belt and Road forum next week: FM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) to be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 14:29:56

Over 200 Fortune 500 companies sign up for 2nd CIIE

More than 200 Fortune 500 companies have signed up for the second China International Import Expo (CIIE), according to the organizer.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 17:20:23

Indian navy ships to participate in multinational navy event for Chinese navy anniversary

India's indigenous stealth destroyer INS Kolkata and fleet tanker INS Shakti will participate in the international fleet review in Qingdao, China, as part of the celebrations of the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, official sources in the Indian Navy said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 17:02:59

A young female Chinese diplomat's 33 months in Karachi

As if in the blink of an eye, February 23, 2019 came up, the exact day that marked the 33 months I had been working in Karachi. Almost three months ago, the terrorists attacked the Consulate General in Karachi. That day, November 23, 2018 remains a nightmare for me. At 9:13 am, I was on the phone with a colleague of mine from the consular department. Suddenly, some noise interrupted from the other end of the line, and the next second I heard my friend speaking in a rushed tone, "Xiao Meng, I got to go, sounds like a gunfight breaking out!"
Source: gwadarpro.com | 2019/4/19 16:42:24