CHINA

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 ...


Videos, livestreaming become new learning tools among young Chinese

Learning from various kinds of online videos and livestreaming platforms have become a rising popular choice among Chinese young people.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 14:07:23

Survival rate for breast cancer rises in China

The five-year survival rate for Chinese breast cancer patients has reached 83.2 percent, up 7.3 percent over the past decade, according to the 2019 annual meeting on breast cancer held by the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 14:06:43

China's LinkSpace successfully launches reusable rocket to a new height

China's private rocket company LinkSpace successfully launched a reusable rocket in east China's Shandong Province on Friday. The RLV-T5 rocket flew to a height of 40 meters and then safely landed, in 30 seconds.
Source: CGTN | 2019/4/21 11:26:26

China becomes 6th largest trade partner of Ireland

China has become the 6th largest goods trade partner of Ireland, according to the latest statistics released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Ireland.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:21:17

Beijing to open first bicycle-only road

The Chinese capital will open its first bicycle-only road at the end of May, according to the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:20:30

Chinese community partners with Zimbabwe gov't in greening key roads

The Chinese community in Zimbabwe has partnered with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in greening the country's strategic roads as the two nations strengthens environmental cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:19:57

Foreign naval delegations arrive in Qingdao for Chinese navy anniversary

Naval delegations from over 60 countries Saturday began to arrive in the port city of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, to join multinational naval events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:19:16

China's top legislature reviews package of draft law revisions

China's top legislature on Saturday began to review a package of draft revisions to eight laws.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:12:51

Spotlight: Chinese, American scholars call for cooperation on ecological civilization at Int'l forum in California

Chinese and American scholars called on the two countries and the rest of the world to strengthen cooperation on ecological civilization at an international forum, which kicked off here on Friday in western US state of California.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:11:21

Chinese ambassador says BRI deepens China-Russia ties

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has facilitated the alignment of development strategies between China and Russia and raised bilateral relations to a higher level, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 23:23:43

China's power generation up 4.2 pct in Q1

China's power generation climbed 4.2 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2019, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 23:21:21

China to build Guangdong's Hengqin District into international tourism island

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently unveiled the Construction Plan for Hengqin International Recreation Island. According to the plan, China will develop the Hengqin District in southern Guangdong Province into an international tourism island in its efforts to further integrate the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 18:26:33

Chinese solar power operators face more pressure than wind farms: Fitch

Chinese solar power companies face more pressure than wind farms due to heavier financial burdens, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 17:49:26