Sichuan-Tibet Railway: China builds world's most challenging railway


From the Sichuan Basin to the "Roof of the World", the Sichuan-Tibet railway will go over 21 snowcapped mountains, cross 14 major rivers and ascend an accumulated 16,000m, making it the world's most challenging railway construction.



Sichuan-Tibet Railway: China builds world's most challenging railway

From the Sichuan Basin to the "Roof of the World", the Sichuan-Tibet railway will go over 21 snowcapped mountains, cross 14 major rivers and ascend an accumulated 16,000m, making it the world's most challenging railway construction.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/10/19 14:58:42

China to develop HyperFlight train capable 1,000 km/h speeds by 2025

A new signature product for China! China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation will develop a supersonic speed HyperFlight transport network with the speed of 1,000 kilometers per hour.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/10/11 19:21:19

China's poverty reduction 1978-2017

China's contribution to global poverty reduction exceeded 70%! China lifted 740 million people in rural areas out of poverty from 1978 to 2017, roughly 19 million each year. The incidence of poverty in rural areas dropped 94.4% with an average annual decrease of 2.4%.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/10/11 10:13:15

Divorce rate in China (1978-2017)

The number of divorces in China increased from 285,000 in 1978 to 4.37m in 2017. Over the last 40 years, the divorce rate grew from 0.88‰ to 3.2‰ due to factors that include a more open environment for public opinions, changing views on marriage and rising population movements.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/9/18 13:57:40

Xi's new approach to drive forward China-Africa ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced China's approach to dealing with Africa during his keynote speech at the opening ceremony for the 2018 Beijing Summit of the FOCAC on September 3.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/9/4 23:57:47

China - Africa trade (2009-17)

The FOCAC Beijing summit will kick off on Sept 3. In 2017, the China-Africa trade volume reached $170 billion and China becomes Africa's largest trading partner for the ninth consecutive year.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/9/2 12:20:07

Military cooperation between China and India

China's defense minister is visiting India, the first visit since last year's #Doklam standoff. Presently, Sino-Indian military ties have advanced with bilateral ties, and maintained a good momentum through several areas.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/8/23 17:04:49

Xi – Hussain Meetings (Feb 2014 – Jun 2018)

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain have met seven times in the past five years. The China-Pakistan all-weather strategic cooperation is not only a shared asset between the two countries, but also offers a model for a new type of international relations, Xi said at his latest meeting with Hussain during the SCO Summit in Qingdao on June 9.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/8/12 16:54:16

China's foreign trade 1978-2017

China's foreign trade volume reached $4.1 trillion, nearly 200 times the volume in 1978, while the structure for exporting and importing has been transformed and upgraded.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/8/7 19:05:03

Meetings between Chinese and Vietnamese leaders (Jun 2013 – Jun 2018)

Bordering China, Vietnam has significant geographical advantages in the "Belt and Road". In the past five years, top leaders of China and Vietnam have met seven times to boost bilateral relations.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/8/3 9:47:48

Relations between China and Mauritius

Mauritius is the 1st African country to start a free trade talk with China, and the only African country that lists the Chinese Spring Festival as a public holiday.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/7/20 17:34:53

Relations between China and South Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to South Africa is his 3rd state visit to the country, and also the first state visit received by the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa after his inauguration.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2018/7/20 17:31:41