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HK legislator launches campaign to clean city's streets; residents join in

In a day-long "Clean Hong Kong" campaign launched by Hong Kong pro-establishment legislator Junius Ho Kwan-yiu and his supporters, the streets of all of the city's 18 districts underwent a coordinated cleaning on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/21 17:08:17

Intercity railway linking Beijing with Xiongan starts test runs

Photos show the Beijing West Railway Station of the Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway during a test run in Beijing, capital of China on Sep 20, 2019. Photos: Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 17:51:19

China-ASEAN Expo opens in south China

The 16th China-ASEAN Expo commenced Saturday in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, highlighting trade and investment among China, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 17:32:29

Chinese companies in Kuwait hold marathon to mark PRC founding anniversary

Chinese companies in Kuwait held on Friday a marathon in Kuwait City, capital of Kuwait, to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 15:45:28

Huawei Mate 30 beats iPhone 11 in innovation, quality: customers

Sales of Apple's new iPhone 11 in China began on Friday, but were met with a much cooler reception from consumers than in previous years. Many compared it with Huawei's newly launched Mate 30, saying the Chinese firm's device beats the new iPhone in terms of innovation and quality.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 17:03:40

At least 4 Chinese tourists dead in tour bus crash in Utah, US

At least four Chinese speaking tourists were confirmed dead in a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park in US state of Utah on Friday, according to Utah Highway Patrol (UHP).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 8:32:32

Telecoms to further open up

As the world's most prosperous telecommunications market, China vowed to open the sector wider to share its growth opportunities with global enterprises, China's Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 22:13:40

HK Police dismiss Amnesty report

Hong Kong police dismissed Amnesty International's biased report on police, saying it is out of context and neglected the fact that police only use force when facing violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 21:14:40

China grants bail to FedEx pilot with pellets in luggage

The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday the detention of a FedEx assistant pilot who was found with 681 air gun bullets at Guangzhou airport, saying it has reported the case to the US Consulate in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 16:46:43

Top museum exhibits 600 retrieved relics

Visitors flooded to the National Museum of China, as 600 long-lost Chinese relics returned to China, including bronze animal heads looted from the Old Summer Palace, are on exhibit together for the first time to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 22:08:40

China taps state pork reserves, to release 10,000 tons for steady supply

China on Thursday moved to tap its state pork reserves to ensure steady supply ahead of the National Day holiday peak season, as pork prices have been skyrocketing from strained supplies caused by the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 21:08:41

Chinese researchers conduct in situ measurement of lunar dust at Chang'e-3 landing site

Chinese researchers have successfully conducted an in situ measurement of lunar dust at the landing site of the country's Chang'e-3 probe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 14:46:18

Chinese firm uses robots for tunnel construction

A state-owned company is using advanced technology in the mechanical construction of a tunnel in the mountains in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, which saves manpower and ensures construction safety and quality.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 22:45:23

China launches new remote-sensing satellites

Five new remote-sensing satellites were sent into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/19 22:07:11

Climate changes threaten Mogao Grottoes, challenges protection project

As the climate in Northwest China gets warmer and wetter, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu Province have deteriorated with changes in temperature and humidity, challenging scientists seeking to protect the ancient remains.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 21:58:40

China's father of hybrid rice tackles saline-alkali lands in Northeast China

Yuan Longping, China's “father of hybrid rice” and his research team on Wednesday established the first planting base for “seawater rice” in the cold areas of Northeast China. Insiders said the goal of the project is to meet the requirements for growing rice in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 21:38:40

New AI training system launched in China

A new artificial intelligence (AI) training system has been launched in China, which aims to encourage enterprises to cooperate with schools and offer research tutors and chances to practice for students.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 20:38:43

Facial recognition in elevators provokes privacy concerns

Shanghai's residential compounds have been installing smart elevators with facial recognition technology to warn of possible safety risks of elevators and help rescue trapped residents. But the new technology has also triggered some people's concern about abuse of residents' privacy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 20:38:42