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Construction finishes on new section of China's longest coal rail

China's longest coal transport route, Menghua railway, has completed track laying on its Inner Mongolia-Shaanxi section, the constructor said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 17:53:19

China completes first successful liquid rocket engine trial

The first 80-ton liquid-oxygen methane engine in China, named "Tianque" (TQ-12), completed successfully its trial test on Friday, Landspace, an emerging private Chinese rocket company, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/18 16:45:16

China reports over 970,000 cases of occupational diseases

More than 970,000 cases of occupational diseases were reported in China as of the end of 2018, according to an official statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 16:36:46

China's poverty reduction efforts exemplary, UN seminar participants say

China's poverty reduction approach can serve as a useful model for developing countries around the world, United Nations (UN) experts and Chinese officials said at a seminar on poverty reduction.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 16:36:18

Healing "Mother Mountains" in Inner Mongolia

The Helan Mountains in Alxa League, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is starting to heal from decades of overexploitation, under an ecological restoration campaign launched by the local government three years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 10:34:34

Passing of Pei sparks works' admiration

Chinese American architect I.M. Pei died at 102 on Thursday. Tributes have been pouring in from Chinese netizens, hailing him as an example of integration of Eastern and Western civilizations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/17 17:13:40

Top telecom operators cover subway with 5G network in C China

A subway line in central China has been covered by 5G networks of the country's top three telecom operators, sources said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 9:13:37

No casualties reported after 5.1-magnitude quake hits Jilin

No casualties have been reported yet after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Ningjiang District, Songyuan City of northeast China's Jilin Province, local authorities said Saturday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 8:57:30

China launches new BeiDou navigation satellite

China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 11:48 p.m. Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 7:48:28

Beijing metro line achieves full 5G coverage

Metro Line 16 in Beijing has achieved full 5G signal coverage, the first in the country to do so, the operator BeijingMTR Corporation said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 0:06:44

China unveils first 5G "smart museum"

A central Chinese museum on Friday became the first in the country to offer full 5G coverage and multiple related services including real-time viewing of a 2,000-year-old bronze chime.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 0:03:37

Pork prices to stabilize in China: official

Pork prices will continue to soar following the impact of African swine fever, but China's consumer price index (CPI) will stabilize later in the year, a senior government official said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/17 22:38:40

Xinjiang attracts more TCM students from Belt and Road countries

Nagymetzhan Minar, from Kazakhstan, is a sophomore in Xinjiang Medical University. Together with her Chinese classmates, they are learning "Selective Reading of Neijing," an important book that introduces the basic theories of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 21:25:20

Netizens criticize red carpet moochers for self-promotion in Cannes Film Festival

With the focus on the annual Cannes Film Festival, some Chinese agencies have been helping internet celebrities buy their way to the red carpet show to promote themselves.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/17 20:03:43

Louvre Museum mourns renowned "visionary architect" Ieoh Ming Pei

Jean-Luc Martinez, president and director of the Louvre Museum, on Friday mourned the passing of China-born American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, and paid tribute to the "visionary architect with an exceptionally long and rich career."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 19:19:15

Renowned Chinese American architect I. M. Pei dies at 102

Renowned China-born American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I. M. Pei, died at age 102, several sources confirmed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 17:55:04

Chinese cities recruit "public eyes" to check traffic violations

People in north China's Tianjin Municipality have shown enthusiasm to become "public eyes," after the city's traffic police launched recruitment to assist supervision of traffic violations earlier this month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 17:48:37

China to set up high resolution Earth observation center in Qingdao

China will set up a center for high-resolution Earth observation in the port city of Qingdao to provide satellite data assistance for marine science and technology innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/17 17:37:59