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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 ...


BRI media network to hold 1st council meeting to boost cooperation, exchanges

Media outlets at home and abroad have responded positively after Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed to build a news alliance for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) at the first BRI forum held in 2017 as part of the country's efforts to boost people-to-people exchanges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 20:13:25

Joint navy celebrations kick off

Multinational naval activities to celebrate the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's 70th anniversary kicked off as Chinese and foreign navies held a two-hour joint military musical performance on Monday afternoon in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:58:40

China's health indicators higher than international average: report

The main health indicators of Chinese people are better than the average level of those in middle- and high-income countries, according to a report submitted by the State Council to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:46:48

Increasing numbers of Chinese students in US see brighter future at home

Despite having already landed an offer in the United States, He Jielin showed up at the job fair organized by Chinese companies on Saturday just outside of Washington DC.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/4/22 19:28:40

Chinese container ship becomes first visitor to CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal

CSCL Mercury, a Chinese container ship with a capacity of 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit), on Saturday became the first visitor to the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal of Khalifa Port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 19:06:18

Beijing makes Great Wall repair timetable

Beijing has formulated an emergency work plan to repair dilapidated sections of the Great Wall in the next five years, according to the municipal cultural heritage authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 17:38:51

Decades of forestation efforts see rich results in Xinjiang

The artificial oasis area in Xinjiang has expanded to five times the size of in the 1950s after consistent efforts over a long period.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:28:40

China releases report on progress, contributions and prospects of BRI

China on Monday published a report elaborating on the progress, contributions and prospects of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 16:40:08

Yunnan police seize over 41 kg of drugs

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province apprehended two suspects and seized more than 41 kg of drugs, the public security bureau of the city of Tengchong said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 16:37:54

How China's BRI becomes increasingly popular worldwide

The upcoming Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing will be attended by some 5,000 participants from more than 150 countries and 90 international organizations, including heads of state and government from 37 countries, the secretary-general of the United Nations and the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced on Friday.
Source: CGTN | 2019/4/22 14:48:09

Shanghai streamlines procedures to woo global talent: newspaper

Shanghai has opened a talent hub in its free trade zone aiming to streamline procedures for attracting foreign professionals.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 13:21:11

China lifts 3 ethnic minorities out of poverty

China has lifted three ethnic minority groups out of poverty in the southwestern province of Yunnan as it steps toward delivering the goal of completely eliminating poverty by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 10:46:44

China's road freight volume grows in Q1

China's road freight transport saw steady growth in the first quarter, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 10:42:38